Winners announced at the 44th Prestigious NHIC Annual Awards

For over 40 years the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards have recognised excellence in UK housing and have grown to become highly regarded as the premier event in the home improvement and modernisation sector.

At a gala presentation dinner last night (22nd November) held at One Whitehall Place, London, the following winners of the 2018 awards were announced:

  • Category: Delivering Community Benefit through Home Improvement
    Sponsor: Quality Assured National Warrantees
    Winner: Guardian Warm Roof
  • Category: Best Use of Aluminium Systems for Windows, Doors and Facades
    Sponsor: Schueco UK
    Winner: Black Ridge House by Neil Dusheiko Architects
  • Category: Innovation and Education to Reduce Fuel Poverty
    Sponsor: NHIC Educational Trust
    Winner: Better at Home by NEA
  • Category: Innovation and Initiatives to Promote Consumer Safety Through Compliance in Bathroom Products and Installation
    Sponsor: Bathroom Manufacturers Association
    Winner: Roman
  • Category: The Business that has delivered the Highest Levels of Consumer Confidence to its Customers,
    Sponsor: TrustMark
    Winner: SEH BAC
  • Category: The George Clarke Medal
    Sponsor: George Clarke
    Winner: The Cottage by Guy Hollaway Architects

NHIC Chief Executive Anna Scothern said,

“To maintain the highest standards of improvement in the Nation’s housing stock it is vital we reward those organisations who are striving for and delivering excellence. All winners are leaders in their fields; and I was especially proud to award the winner of this, the first year of The George Clarke Medal, to Guy Hollaway Architects for their entry The Cottage which demonstrated a beautiful restoration with poetic modern additions ”

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