Finalists for EAC’s Housing for Older People Awards 2019 announced

EAC Awards

Organised by EAC, this week saw 300 regional awards made public. And a further 36 national awards in total will be won at the awards ceremony (opens new window) to be held Tuesday, 21 May 2019 in Manchester.

In their 8th year, an impressive 19,331 residents took part in the nomination process across a range of categories reflecting the diverse range of purpose-built housing for older people up and down the breadth of the country.

Jeremy Porteus, Chief Executive of the Housing LIN, praising the successful regional selections, said:

“The Housing LIN has been a long-term supporter of these awards and is proud to sponsor the Housing-with-care 56 units and over category. There were an amazing 26 in this regional category this year. Whether bronze, silver or gold, they are all winners!”

The regional winners are as follows:

East Midlands

Gold: Parkland Views, Derby, Derby Homes

Silver: Lark Hill Village, Nottingham, ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Bronze: No award

East of England

Gold: Bircherley Court, Hertford, Network Homes

Silver: Doddington Court, Cambs, Sanctuary Retirement Living

Bronze: Hawthorns, Braintree, Hawthorns Retirement Housing Group

South East

Gold: Swift House, Maidenhead, YourLife Management Services

Silver: Clemant House, Bracknell, Silva Homes

=Bronze: Denham Garden Village, Denham, Anchor Hanover; and Hughenden Garden Village, High

Wycombe, ExtraCare Charitable Trust

North West

Gold: Village 135, Wythenshawe, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (also a Housing LIN case study)

=Silver: Anderton Place, Northwich, The Guinness Partnership; and Willow Bank Court, Poulton, Housing & Care 21

Bronze: Heysham Gardens and Heysham Meadow, Carlisle, Eden Housing Association

Yorkshire & Humber

Gold: Royd Court, Mirfield, Pilgrims’ Friends Society

Silver: Jazz Court, Scarborough, Sanctuary Retirement Living


Gold: Cheviot Gardens; West Norwood, Notting Hill Housing

Silver: Bankhouse, Vauxhall, Seasons Senior Living

Bronze: No award

North East

Gold: Tree Top Village, Newcastle, Your Homes Newcastle (also a Housing LIN case study)

Silver: Dovecote Meadow: Sunderland, Housing & Care 21

Bronze: No award

South West

Gold: Woodchester Valley Village, Inchbrook, Woodchester Valley Village (also a Housing LIN case study)

Silver and Bronze: No awards

West Midlands

=Gold: Oakley Gardens, West Bromwich, Housing & Care 21; and West End Village, Stoke, Staffordshire Housing Association

=Silver: Queensridge Court, Oldbury, Housing & Care 21; and Terryspring Court, Redditch, Midland Heart Housing Association

Bronze: Mill Rise, Newcastle-on-Lyme, Aspire Housing Ltd (also a Housing LIN case study)


No category award this year, but do check out our new Housing LIN Scotland webpages


Gold: Llys Enfy, Cardiff, Linc Cymru Housing Association

Silver and Bronze: No awards