Hastoe makes Inside Housing’s UK Top 50 Affordable Housing Developments list

15/04/2014
Hastoe has been selected as one of the UK’s top affordable housing developments for its Roussillon Park development, built in partnership with ZeroC.

Top 50The UK’s top 50 developments, selected by a panel of housing and regeneration experts assembled by Inside Housing magazine, were announced at a ceremony on Thursday 3 April.

The awards were sponsored by H + H and Winckworth Sherwood and were endorsed by the Homes and Communities Agency.

Martin Hilditch, acting editor of Inside Housing, said: “The developments that made this year’s top 50 will improve the lives of thousands of people across the UK. It’s been inspiring to see so much great work and to be able to shout about such impressive schemes. This really is the cream of the housing crop.”

Kevin Hartnett, Hastoe’s Business Development Director, said: “We are very pleased to have been listed in the Top 50 list for the second year in a row. We faced some stiff competition from many top players in the industry. At Hastoe,we deliver homes that people can afford, we invest in people and communities and we are in it for the long-term.”

Representatives from each of the projects celebrated their success at an event at Winckworth Sherwood’s London offices on Thursday.

The judges were Janet Askew, vice president of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Steve Douglas, partner at Altair, Stuart Macdonald, former editor of Inside Housing, Susan Pasint-Magyar, director at Hunters, Sue Roberts, chair of the National Federation of ALMOs, Andy Rose, chief executive of the Homes and Communities Agency and Steve Trusler, accommodation sector leader of Laing O’Rourke and a board member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

For more information about the Top 50 UK affordable housing developments visit Inside Housing’s website –www.insidehousing.co.uk. This has more details of the judging process, sponsors, pictures and details of all the other projects chosen.

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