Awards & Recognition

City & Country has a reputation for creating outstanding homes. Our properties consistently win prestigious awards because they exceed expectations in terms of innovative, sympathetic design, high quality and traditional craftsmanship.

Latest Awards

2020 Scottish Home Awards - Apartment Development of the Year Winner, The Playfair at Donaldson's

The Playfair at Donaldson’s has won Apartment Development of the Year at the Scottish Home Awards 2020. From a large selection of 12 finalists, City & Country was best in class, and secures this prestigious award for the second time.

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2020 Evening Standard New Homes Awards - Special Commendation for Best Conversion, The Mansion at Sundridge Park

The Mansion at Sundridge Park has received a Special Commendation at this year’s London Evening Standard New Homes Awards; the second year running that the development in Bromley has received one of the prestigious accolades.

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We’ve also won the following awards…

2021

  • BUILD 2021 Home Builder Awards – Heritage Property Development Specialists of the Year – UK
  • BUILD 2021 Home Builder Awards – Best Historic & Listed Buildings Restoration Company – Southern England

2020

  • 2020 Evening Standard New Homes Awards – Special Commendation for Best Conversion, The Mansion at Sundridge Park
  • 2020 Scottish Home Awards – Apartment Development of the Year Winner, The Playfair at Donaldson’s

2019

  • WhatHouse? Awards, Silver – Best Renovation, The Mansion at Sundridge Park
  • South Downs National Park Design Awards – Conservation Winner, King Edward VII Estate
  • BSG Site Manager of the Year Awards, Winner – Kenneth Young, Scotland
  • BSG Environmental Award, Winner – King Edward VII Estate
  • RICS Awards Scotland – Residential Category winners, The Playfair at Donaldson’s
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Winner – Best Apartment (MG01 – The Nash), The Mansion at Sundridge Park
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Special Commendation – Outstanding Architectural Merit, The Mansion at Sundridge Park

2018

  • WhatHouse? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation, The Playfair at Donaldon’s, Edinburgh
  • WhatHouse? Awards, Bronze – Best Renovation, King Edward VII Estate, Midhurst
  • Evening Standard, Highly Commended – Best Large Development, The General
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Winner – Best Conversion, King Edward VII Estate
  • Scottish Home Awards, Winner – Apartment Development of the Year, The Playfair at Donaldson’s
  • Scottish Home Awards, Winner – Renovation of the Year, The Playfair at Donaldon’s
  • The Herald Property Awards for Scotland, Winner – Judges’ Award, The Playfair at Donaldson’s
  • Bristol Civic Society Design Awards, Winner – The General
  • BSG Site Manager of the Year Awards, Winner – Kenneth Young, Scotland
  • BSG Occupational Health Award, Winner – Implementation of the Employee Assistance programme

2017

  • WhatHouse? Awards, Silver – Best Apartment Scheme, The General
  • WhatHouse? Awards, Bronze – Best Renovation, St Osyth Priory
  • Sussex Heritage Trust Award, Winner – Best Landscape & Gardens, King Edward VII Estate
  • Michelmore’s Property Awards, Winner – Heritage Project of the Year, The General
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Winner – Best Out of London Home, The Iron Foundry
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Highly Commended – Best Conversion, The General
  • South West RICS Awards, Winner – Building Conservation, The General
  • South West RICS Awards, Highly Commended – Residential, The General
  • Bristol LABC Building Excellence Awards – Winner, Best Change of use of an Existing Building or Property Conversion

2016

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Medium Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation, The Mansion Apartments at King Edward VII Estate
  • Sussex Heritage Trust – Best Large Scale Residential Development (winner)
  • Investec Mid-Market 100 of UK’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (No.52)
  • Evening Standard Awards – Best Conversion, King Edward VII Estate (overall winner)
  • Evening Standard Awards – Best out of London Home, King Edward VII Estate (highly commended)
  • Building Safety Group Awards – BSG Project Award for Health & Safety through planning and design (highly commended)

2015

  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation, King Edward VII Estate & The General
  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Medium Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Bronze – Best Partnership Scheme
  • BSG Member of the Year South East, Highly Commended
  • The Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain
  • Real Business Hot 100 of Fastest Growing Private Companies, No.24

2014

  • What House? Awards – Housebuilder of the Year
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Medium Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation, Marquess Villas, Bentley Priory
  • What House? Awards, Bronze – Best Partnership Scheme, Bentley Priory
  • Evening Standard Awards, Best Small Development, Bentley Priory, Highly Commended
  • RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence, Best Planning for Natural and Built Heritage Award, King Edward VII Estate, Shortlisted

2013

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Small Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Apartment Scheme for The Galleries, Brentwood
  • What House? Awards, Bronze – Best Renovation for The Chapel at The Galleries
  • Investec Hot 100 ranking of UK`s fastest growing private companies
  • Evening Standard Awards. Best First Time Buy for The Garden Quarter

2012

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Small Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation Balls Park
  • The Sunday Times British Homes Awards Commended The Galleries, Property Conversion and Restoration
  • Evening Standard Awards, Best Apartment over £1m – WW1, Balls Park
  • Evening Standard Awards, Highly Commended for Best Restoration – Balls Park, Hertford

2011

  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Small Housebuilder
  • What House Awards, Gold – Best Starter Home: The Galleries, Brentwood
  • Evening Standard Awards, Best Conversion (Highly Commended) Old Saint Michaels, Braintree

2010

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Small Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation: Old Saint Michaels, Braintree
  • Evening Standard Awards, The Best New Conversion (Special Commendation) Old Saint Michaels, Braintree
  • Evening Standard Awards, Best New Apartment (Highly Commended) The Linen Store, The Galleries, Brentwood
  • Evening Standard Awards, Best New Starter Home, Winner: Old Saint Michaels, Braintree

2009

  • What House? Awards Silver – Best Small Housebuilder
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Development: The Galleries, Essex
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Best New Conversion: The Galleries, Essex

2008

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Landscape Design: The Galleries, Essex
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation: The Galleries, Essex
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Best New Conversion: The Galleries, Essex
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Best 3 bedroom home: Temple 1, The Manor, Suffolk

2007

  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Landscape Design: The Manor, Suffol
  • Daily Mail UK Property Awards: Best Redevelopment: The Galleries, Brentwood
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Best New Conversion: The Manor, Suffolk
  • What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation: The Manor, Suffolk
  • What House? Awards, Silver – Best Landscape Design: The Manor,Suffolk
  • Daily Mail UK Property Awards, Best Redevelopment: The Galleries, Brentwood.
  • Evening Standard New Homes Awards, Best New property Conversion: The Manor, Suffolk

Before 2006

  • Mail on Sunday National Homebuilder Design Awards Commendation for ‘Best Conversion’: Standon Mill, Hertfordshire
  • What House? Awards, Silver for Best Renovation – Standon Mill
  • What House? Awards, Silver for Best Renovation
  • What House? Awards, Gold Award for Best Renovation
  • What House Award, Bronze Award for Best Renovation
  • Evening Standard Award, for Best New Apartment
  • What House? Awards, Gold Award for Best Renovation
  • Evening Standard New Homes Award, Winner of the Best New Development
  • Evening Standard New Homes Award, Winner of the Best New Property Conversion
  • What House? Awards, Bronze Award for Best Renovation
  • Seven certificates of Merit at The British Housebuilders of the Year Awards
  • Four Certificates of Merit in the British House Builders of the Year Award
  • What House? Awards, Bronze Award for Best Development
  • What House? Awards, Bronze Award for Best Renovation
  • Evening Standard New Homes Award, Winner of Best New Development category
  • What House? Awards, Gold Award for Best Development