Awards

Our projects, people and partners are consistently recognised for their achievements.

With the enthusiastic support of our staff and residents, we are proud to win awards that recognise how we create opportunities in Poplar.

2020

Housing Heroes Awards: Support & Care Team of the Year (over 7,000 homes)

Our Safeguarding team won this award for their work with residents who need care and support to be able to lead independent lives.

Winmark C-Suite Movie Awards: Best Fun Movie

Chief Executive Steve Stride won this award for creating a fun movie of his sponsored haircut. He raised over £1,000 for charity Neighbours in Poplar.

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2019

Housebuilder Awards: Best Regeneration Initiative

Our Bow Garden Square development won this award, in partnership with Telford Homes. The development has provided over 100 new homes, green spaces, a Mosque and a primary school.

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Women in Housing Awards: Young Achiever

Marium Begum won this award for her outstanding achievements as a Collections Officer in our Home Ownership team.

Women in Housing Awards: Inclusion Champion

Tanzeem Ahmed won this award for her great work as the Assistant Director of Employment and Training.

Sunday Times British Homes Awards: Homebuilder of the Year

Our Bow Garden Square development won this award, in partnership with Telford Homes. The development has provided over 100 new homes, green spaces, a Mosque and a primary school.

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Sunday Times British Homes Awards: Regeneration Scheme of the Year

Our Bow Garden Square development won this award, in partnership with Telford Homes. The development has provided over 100 new homes, green spaces, a Mosque and a primary school.

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Evening Standard New Homes Awards: Best Regeneration Project

Our Bow Garden Square development won this award, in partnership with Telford Homes. The development has provided over 100 new homes, green spaces, a Mosque and a primary school.

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RESI Awards: Development of the Year

Our Bow Garden Square development won this award, in partnership with Telford Homes. The development has provided over 100 new homes, green spaces, a Mosque and a primary school.

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UK Housing Awards: Innovative Landlord of the Year

This was awarded to our Open Poplar project which has revolutionised the way Poplar HARCA thinks about and manages space.

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2018

Landscape Institute Awards: Design for a Medium-Scale Development

This was awarded to the Aberfeldy Phases 1 and 2 development project, with Levitt Bernstein. The scheme is providing more than 1,000 affordable homes set around new green spaces and uses pedestrian and cycle strategies to break down the barriers of the A13 and A12 highways.

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HANA Awards: Highly Commended for Best Financial Change/Turnaround Programme

Our Home Ownership team won this award for their ethos around supporting leaseholders.

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National Housing Awards: Highly Commended for Home Ownership Team of the Year

Our Home Ownership team was recognised for their approach to supporting leaseholders with income management.

UK Housing Awards: Outstanding Approach to Income Management

Our Home Ownership team won this award for their ethos around supporting leaseholders.

2017

SHIFT Awards: Best Sustainability Scheme

We were recognised for our multi-departmental approach to sustainability, with individuals from across the organisation working together to deliver green schemes for Poplar.

Housing Excellence Awards: Social Landlord of the Year (under 10,000 homes)

This award recognised our fantastic work creating opportunity for Poplar.

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National Housing Federation: Community Impact Awards

Our Employment and Training team won the Investing in People category for their 'Future Moves' project that helps young people move into work and achieve their aspirations.

Housing Design Awards: Special School Mention

Our St. Paul’s Way Trust School Expansion and Burdett Estate Regeneration project won this award for the way the scheme uses housing to generate income and deliver local urban regeneration.

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Alan Cherry: Placemaking Award

Accents Director of Placemaking, Paul Augarde won the One to Watch category.

Eurhonet CSR Awards: Local Social Sustainability

Our 'You’re a Champ' project addressed fuel poverty and carbon emissions in our communities. This award recognised our innovative use of peer to peer education amongst staff and residents, and investment in sustainable technology.

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UK Housing Awards: Outstanding Innovation of the Year

Our Estate Services teams were awarded for their innovative use of our Underground Refuse System (URSs), transforming the look and feel of our estates.