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Homes for Scotland Awards shortlist announced

Prizes for affordable and private sector.

The shortlist for Scotland’s home building industry awards has been announced, as Homes for Scotland prepares to celebrate the sector’s successes at the largest annual gathering of its kind.

With entries showcasing the high quality work that the industry produces, and the significant value it adds to Scotland’s social wellbeing and economic success, the companies achieving finalist places are as follows:

Affordable Housing Development of the Year              

  • Albyn Housing Association: Craig Road, Dingwall

  • Eildon Housing Association: Roxburgh Street & Union Street, Kelso

  • Dunedin Canmore Housing Association/Springfield Properties: Muirhouse, Edinburgh

  • CCG (Scotland): Leith Fort, Edinburgh

  • Places for People: Harvesters Way, Edinburgh
     

Private Development of the Year – large (100+ units)

  • Avant Homes: Richmond Gate, Glasgow

  • Miller Homes: Ashludie Grange, Monifieth

  • Stewart Milne Homes: Regency Place, Aberdeen

  • Mactaggart & Mickel Homes: Castle Grove, Newton Mearns

  • Miller Homes: Varcity North, Edinburgh
     

Private Development of the Year – medium (26-99 units)

  • CALA Homes (East): Liberton Grange, Edinburgh

  • David Wilson Homes (West): The Botanics, Glasgow

  • Stewart Milne Homes (Central): Calderwood, East Calder           

  • Cruden Homes (East): Hydro Gardens, Peebles

  • McCarthy & Stone: Jameson Gate, Edinburgh
     

Private Development of the Year – small (up to 25 units)

  • A & J Stephen (Builders): Chapelton, Aberdeenshire

  • Mactaggart & Mickel Homes: Red Lion, Newton Mearns  

  • Dundas Estates: Kings Court, Dunbar

  • McCarthy & Stone: Eighteen Murrayfield Road, Edinburgh 
     

Innovation and Best Practice

  • CALA Group: Get Into Construction

  • Springfield Properties: Choices Interactive

  • Miller Homes: Online home purchasing

  • Springfield Properties: Villages concept
     

Supporting Organisation of the Year            

  • Morrison Construction

  • Rettie & Co

  • Pixel Image
     

Reflecting the robust nature of the award programme, and the stringent judging criteria honed over the last two years, this year’s independent judging panel will again be undertaking site visits to all of the shortlisted entries in the Private and Affordable Housing Development categories. In addition, the companies shortlisted for Private Development of the Year will also be considered for the prestigious Homes for Scotland Home Builder of the Year award through a rigorous interview process.

Winners will be revealed at the Homes for Scotland Annual Lunch (sponsored by Burness Paull) at the EICC on Friday 25 May, which will be hosted by comedian Jo Caulfield. 

Chair of the independent judging panel Andy Mitchell, former Land Director at CALA Homes, said:

“I am delighted to be involved in judging Homes for Scotland’s awards, which have a reputation of being the most credible in our industry.

“The whole judging panel is determined to build upon this with a strong shortlist demonstrating the pride, passion and professionalism of those involved in delivering the majority of much needed new homes across the country.”