New Developer of the Year
UK Housing Awards 2016 – Winner of Outstanding New Developer of the Year
We were delighted to attend the 20th annual UK Housing Awards (26th April).
The event is held to showcase and reward excellence, our clients’ Eastbourne Homes and Eastbourne Borough Council, were nominated in the hotly contested category of Outstanding New Developer of the year. The results were announced later in the evening – Coventry Court built by Thakeham Client for both organisations was announced as the category winner! The Thakeham Client Team were delighted to be able to share the evening, but also proud have been able to deliver a scheme which now holds a recognisable award within the industry sector.
The winning scheme, Coventry Court, is a new development of 23 units in Eastbourne providing an essential mix of affordable rent and shared ownership new homes. Completed ahead of schedule and under budget, this scheme has delivered beyond expectations.
A Word from the Winners
“The Thakeham Client team had a fantastic evening, made all the more exciting by Eastbourne Borough Council and Eastbourne Homes being awarded the accolade of Outstanding New Developer of the Year. We are delighted to have been part of such a successful project and look forward to working on future schemes with both organisations.” Steve Tuhey, Thakeham Client.
“To receive national recognition is tremendously exciting for everyone connected to the Housing & Economic Development Partnership (HEDP). HEDP is a joint initiative between Eastbourne Borough Council and Eastbourne Homes and is delivering a programme of new housing, regeneration, community and economic development. I’m also very grateful to Thakeham and all our partners for their support and work on various projects across Eastbourne.” Ian Fitzpatrick, Managing Director of Eastbourne Homes.