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Excellence in Regeneration Award

This award acknowledges the critical importance of a range of bodies, organisations and local groups in revitalising communities and neighbourhoods. It also recognises that physical improvements go hand in hand with social and economic developments to make a real difference to people’s lives.

It is targeted at helping to achieve the strategic objectives to create a Scotland that is healthier, wealthier, fairer, smarter, stronger and greener. Housing providers should work in partnership with funders, service providers and most importantly, communities, to encourage successful regeneration that contributed to a wider vision and brings benefits to all customers.

The judges in particular will be looking for evidence that lasting improvements have been made in the area, both physical and socio-economic and that there are good prospects for the long term viability of the area.

- Improved the quality and mix of homes

- Developed a sense of place

- Contributed to broader local regeneration

- Showed evidence of partnership working

Who is eligible?

The award is open to any organisation, group or partnership that can show how it has met as many as possible of the criteria listed above.

How to apply

Entrants must complete the on-line submission form. In support of the nomination, they must provide a maximum 2000 word summary outlining how the project meets the criteria. Entrants can include up to four photographs to illustrate each criteria. Judges will conduct a site visit in late September or early October to determine the overall winner of this award.


The winner will be announced and the award presented at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 11 November 2016 at the Glasgow City Hotel. The winner will receive a trophy.


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