Wheatley Group success at CIH Scotland awards

Wheatley Group was among the big winners at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Excellence awards.

CIH Awards Scotland 2019

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart congratulated Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management group and the UK’s largest builder of social-rented homes after it picked up four honours at the Scottish awards.

The Group, and its largest subsidiary GHA, won awards for:

  • Excellence in Learning and Development – Wheatley Group’s ‘Transforming our frontline response to domestic abuse’ project.
  • Excellence in Housing Innovation – 415 Livingwell Innovation Hub.
  • Excellence in Leadership – GHA’s Jennifer Russell.
  • Apprentice of the Year – Wheatley Group’s Jenna Lamb.

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning Kevin Stewart, who attended the event, said: “Congratulations to Wheatley Group on their success at the CIH awards.

“This is a true testament to their innovative work across a range of services, including tackling domestic abuse and supporting independent living for older people.”

The Scottish awards received a record number of entries, with over 100 projects, teams and individuals competing in the 18 award categories.

Callum Chomczuk, Director of CIH Scotland, said: “There was an impressive standard of excellence and everyone should be proud of what they have achieved.”

The awards, at the Radisson Blu hotel in Glasgow on Friday night, celebrated excellence in the Scottish housing sector with over 400 guests attending the annual event.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019