Winners Announced at the 44th Prestigious NHIC Annual Awards

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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 (22 nd 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
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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