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Aico|HomeLINK Community Awards 2022

The Community Awards by Aico|HomeLINK will recognise the achievements of inspirational individuals and organisations working within the local community and social housing. Hosted by George Clarke, Architect and TV presenter, this spectacular awards ceremony will welcome over 300 people and finalists for an evening of celebration and entertainment.

We are delighted to announce our finalists:

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

This award recognises suppliers to the social housing industry or social housing providers who have gone the extra mile and have been committed to supporting the wider communities they serve. The winner will be chosen by the attendees on the night and issued with funds to support their project.

  • Places for People
  • Places for People Scotland
  • EQUANS UK & Ireland
  • Millwood Servicing Ltd
  • Platform Housing Group
  • The Wrekin Housing Group

Neighbourhood Transformation 

This award recognises a social housing provider that has completed or has an ongoing project to transform and regenerate their local community to make their area a better place to live.

  • Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing
  • Barrhead Housing Association
  • Grampian Housing Association
  • Grand Union Housing Group
  •  Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • Rosewood Homes

Resident Engagement 

This award recognises the best engagement with residents in the housing sector and puts communication and residents’ views at the forefront of their decision-making.

  • Wheatley Group
  • TIS Scotland
  • Stirling Council
  • Sovereign Housing Association
  • Orbit Group
  • Scottish Borders Housing Association

Lifetime Achievement Award 

We are looking for someone who has lived and breathed social housing or fire safety during their career. They will have driven change both in the organization at which they have worked and in either the housing or fire safety sector.

  • CIH Scotland – James Strang
  • Firesec Compliance Limited – John Trickett
  • Sovereign Housing Association – Joyce Ward
  • TPAS Scotland – Lesley Baird
  • We are whg – Paul Dockerill
  • EEM Ltd – Pete Smith

Woman in Fire Safety Award

Celebrating the contribution of women to the fire industry in the UK. Entrants can nominate any woman working within the fire industry who has gone above and beyond in their role to make a difference over the last 12 months.

  • AW Fire Ltd – Andrea White
  • Berneslai Homes – Kerry Storrar
  • Network Homes – Laura Jones
  • Wheatley Group – Lynsey Sneddon
  • Magna Housing Ltd – Stephanie Lloyd-Foxe
  • Ventro – Fire Compliance – Nicki Pratten

College Initiative of the Year 

This award celebrates the best and most innovative initiative among UK further education and sixth form colleges to promote best practices and support student development.

  • Dudley College
  • Cardonald College Glasgow
  • West College Scotland
  • West Lothian College
  • Derwen College
  • South Eastern Regional College

Rising Star Award 

We are looking to reward the special newcomer, junior team member, or apprentice who is making a difference in their organization, bringing improvements, and working towards positive change in the industry.

  • mhs homes – Shayda James
  • North Star Housing Group – Adam Pearce
  • Believe Housing – Jack Beckwith
  • Valley Group Limited – Jamie Pacitti
  • Watford Community Housing – Chloe Neville
  • Coeus Technical Ltd – Sonny White

Electrical Contractor of the Year 

We are looking to recognize an electrical contractor who has completed the Expert Installer Training and engaged with the Installer Community, has provided exceptional support, and demonstrated outstanding professionalism, innovation, or service contribution to a project or contract.

  • Arc Group London Limited
  • City Building LLP
  • Lantei
  • Marlowe Fire & Security
  • PiLON Ltd
  • Pobl Group and ADS – Andrew D’Auria Solutions Limited

Inspirational Colleague of the Year 

This award will recognize an individual who goes above and beyond to deliver a high quality of work that goes above and beyond the call of duty. This could be someone who has put innovation or creativity at the heart of what they do or someone who has shown unstoppable determination.

  • Stirling Council – Alexa Scrivener
  • Unitas Stoke-on-Trent Ltd – Ian Mountford
  • Southampton City Council – Neville Tomblin
  • Poplar HARCA – Peter Marcus
  • The Electrical Industries Charity – Sarah Coldwell
  • Northampton Partnership Homes – Sita Luka

Sustainability Project of the Year 

Working towards a more sustainable future and way of powering and building homes will be the key to relieving some of the environmental impacts of our current ways of doing things on the planet, with the aim of being Zero Carbon. We are looking to reward individuals, organisations, or collaborations who are working on or implementing sustainable solutions for a greener future in social housing.

  • Beattie Passive
  • Northampton Partnership Homes
  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
  • Melville Housing Association
  • Highley Parish Council

Best Distributor Community Initiative 

This award is dedicated to distributors who have gone the extra mile and have been committed to supporting the wider communities they serve.

  • City Electrical Factors
  • KEW Electrical
  • Moss Electrical Co. Ltd
  • Quantum Electrical Distribution
  • Rexel UK Ltd Inverness
  • Crossfold Electrical Wholesalers

The Awards will be presented during the evening of the Community Awards at the ICC, Birmingham on 12th May 2022.

Event Details

Start Date
12 May 2022 6:45pm
End Date
12 May 2022 12:00am
International Convention Centre, Birmingham
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