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The winners of the 2017 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards were revealed at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday 27 October 2017.

Thirteen awards were presented as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award which was given to Mary Taylor in recognition of her services to Scotland’s housing sector.

CIH Scotland would like to thank everyone who took the time to enter this years awards. We received a record number of nominations this year, and judges commended the all round standard of entries. Many thanks also to our judges, sponsors and dinner guests for their support.

We are delighted to announce the 2017 Award winners:


The Bob Allan Young Achiever in Housing Excellence Award supported by GHA

Michael Melton - Scottish Borders Housing Association


Excellence in Scrutiny Award supported by Scottish Government

Trust Customer Panel - Trust Housing Association


Excellence in Skills Development Award

A Real of Community - Maryhill Housing Association


The Margaret Vass Award for Excellence in Frontline Housing supported by Weslo Housing Management

Lynn Reid - Elderpark Housing Association


Excellence in Regeneration Award

Fernhill, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire - South Lanarkshire Council


Apprentice of the Year Award

Morgan Anderson - Kingdom Housing Association


The Margaret Blackwood Award for Excellence in Housing Innovation supported by Blackwood Homes & Care

‘Fisherman Three’ Community Wind Farm (BHA and Community Energy Scotland) - Berwickshire Housing Association


Excellence in Leadership Award supported by ALACHO

Jennifer Queripel - Clackmannanshire Council


Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award supported by River Clyde Homes

Recovery Culture – Phoenix Futures


Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing Award

Harvesters Way, Wester Hailes - Lovell and Places for People Scotland


Excellence Award for Campaign of the Year

Clean, Green and Vibrant Communities - East Ayrshire Council


Excellence in the Private Rented Sector Award supported by Scottish Association of Landlords


Housing Team of the Year Excellence Award

Standing Up For Safe Communities - Dealing with Extreme Violence - Ardenglen Housing Association


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