Our awards

We’re proud of our role in providing people with a better retirement. It gives us great pleasure when we win awards because it means other people think we’re doing a really good job too.

Weymouth Civic Society Annual Award

McCarthy & Stone are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the Weymouth Civic Society Annual Award, made for the best contribution to the built environment, for the Harbour Lights Court development.

Housebuilder Awards 2016

We’re delighted to have received double recognition at this year’s Housebuilder Awards. Our combined Assisted Living and Ortus Homes scheme at Ramsay Grange / Lyle Court in Barnton, Edinburgh was awarded 'Best retirement scheme', the second year in a row we have won the award. We were also pleased to be awarded 'Best customer satisfaction initiative' which recognises the work which goes into ensuring we deliver a truly five-star service for our homeowners.

NHBC Pride in the job Awards 2016

In June 2016, we again won 10 Pride in the Job awards, which recognise site managers who achieve the highest standards in housebuilding.

Health & Safety Awards 2016

We were delighted to receive five NHBC Health & Safety commendations in July. The awards recognise and reward the very best in health & safety standards by housebuilders across the country and are driving up standards across the board by showcasing and sharing examples of best practice. To collect five awards is a great performance, giving us 8% of the total awards made to the industry. We were delighted that Paul Gethin, our site manager for Shrewsbury, then went on to win a Highly Commended award.

2016 Finalist for the Housebuilder Awards

McCarthy & Stone are honoured to announce that our beautiful developments Liberty House, Ramsay Grange and Lyle Court have been shortlisted for the 2016 Housebuilder Awards. 

2016 Customer Satisfaction Surveys: 5 Star Award

For the eleventh year running, McCarthy & Stone has been recognised with a 5 Star Award from our customers through independent customer satisfaction surveys undertaken by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) and The National House Building Council (NHBC), and independently audited by the University of Reading. We are the only UK housebuilder, of any size or type, to win the 5 Star Award each year since the awards were established in 2005.

2016 Considerate Constructors Scheme 

We are very proud to announce that the South East region has won a Considerate Constructors Scheme Award for its Turner House development in Midhurst.

National Housing for Older People Awards 2015

In February 2016 we were pleased that our developments were recognised at these awards for the third year running. Rockhaven Court in Horwich again won the Gold Award for the 'Best UK Retirement Housing Scheme' in the 45 – 59 apartment category, while Queen Elizabeth Court in Kirkby Lonsdale won Bronze in the 'Best UK Retirement Housing Scheme' in the 34–39 apartment category.

2015 Housebuilder awards

We were delighted to win the Best Retirement Scheme at the Annual Housebuilder awards. Our first Ortus Homes development at Scarlet Oak in Solihull won the award in a ceremony arranged by the Home Builders Federation and the National House Building Council that recognises excellence and innovation in housebuilding.

Sunday Times 2015

We are pleased to be named again in this year’s Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list of leading UK companies, rising to 35th position from 82nd last year. 

UK Property Awards 2015

We are happy to announce that our Retirement Living development Singer Court in Paignton has won  Best Residential Development – Devon' in the UK Property Awards 2015.

We are also delighted to announce that our Ortus Homes development, Scarlet Oak in Solihull, which has now sold out, has won ‘Best Residential Development – West Midlands’ in the UK Property Awards 2015.

NHBC Pride in the Job Awards

We were pleased to win 10 Pride in the Job awards in 2015. This is the only UK wide competition dedicated to recognising site managers who achieve the highest standards in housebuilding.

Building Safety Group Awards 2015

We received a number of awards from the Building Safety Group (BSG), a nationwide health and safety consultant to the construction industry. This includes two Regional Site Manager of the Year awards, the Northern Regional Member of the Year award, and the National BSG UK Member of the Year award.

West Lancashire Design Awards 2015

Coronation Court in Ormskirk won the Landscaping Category Award in the West Lancashire Design awards in October 2015.

UK Property Awards 2014

Queen Elizabeth Court in Kirkby Lonsdale, which has now sold out, won ‘Best Retirement Development UK’ in the UK Property Awards in October 2014. We were also pleased that our Basingstoke developments, Lady Susan Court and Emma Court, were highly recommended.

Sunday Times 2014

We were named in 2014's Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list of leading UK companies.

WhatHouse? Awards 2014

Lady Susan Court and Emma Court, our joint developments in Basingstoke, received a bronze award for ‘Best Retirement Development’ at the annual WhatHouse? Awards 2014.

National Housing for Older People Awards 2014

Rockhaven Court in Horwich has won the Gold Award for the 'Best UK Retirement Housing Scheme' in the category 45 - 59 units at the National Housing for Older People Awards 2014.

Malvern Civic Society Award 2014

Cartwright Court won the annual Malvern Civic Society Award in May 2014. The win came after the development was nominated by a member of the Malvern Civic Society who took a tour of the development during an open weekend and was impressed with what facilities were on offer to the elderly community in Malvern.

2014 Housebuilder Awards

Lady Susan Court & Emma Court, our combined Assisted Living and Retirement Living development in Basingstoke, was highly commended at the Housebuilder Awards 2014, in the ‘Best Retirement Scheme’ category.

The Housebuilder Awards are arranged by the Home Builders Federation and the NHBC and recognise excellence and innovation in house building.

UK Over-50s Housing Awards

We won two awards at the UK Over-50s Housing Awards in 2011 where we were praised for our innovation. We were judged to be the most outstanding Assisted Living provider in the UK in 2012. We were also very proud to win the Global Award. We believe that you should have the very best housing in later life. We think these awards demonstrate our commitment to that ideal.

NHBC Pride in the Job Awards

Pride in the Job is the only UK wide competition dedicated to recognising site managers who achieve the highest standards in house-building. It has been instrumental in driving up the quality of new homes for 32 years, and we are proud to have achieved 4 awards in 2013:

Quality Awards - Keith Julier at Peel Court Welwyn Garden City and Carl Lamb at North Bay Court, Scarborough, Seal of Excellence and National Award Winner was Carl Lamb at  North Bay Court, Scarborough, and Seal of Excellence was awarded to Keith Julier from Peel Court Welwyn Garden City.

50+ Awards 2013

We won two awards at the 2013 50+ awards - voted for on the internet and soley basedon the nominations and votes of those aged 50 and over. McCarthy & Stone are proud to have received Gold in the categories of Best 50+ Housing Provider and Best 50+ Assisted Living Housing Provider.

Transform Awards 2013

Bronze Award winner for Best Rebrand of a Digital Property at the Transform Awards in March 2013.

Digital Impact Awards 2012

Gold Award winner for Best Use of Digital in the Property Sector at the Digital Impact Awards in October 2012.

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