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Hyde's Rochester Riverside wins top national design award

Posted 23.07.20
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Rochester Riverside, the flagship regeneration scheme in Medway being delivered by the Hyde Group and Countryside, has been crowned the Winner of Winners at the Housing Design Awards, the longest running housing awards programme in the UK, for the completed Phase 1B of the development.

Rochester Riverside was also awarded the Building for a Healthy Life Award, in recognition of the high-quality green open space being created.

Designed by architects BPTW, Phase 1B at Rochester Riverside provides 131 homes as part of an overall master plan which, when complete, will provide over 1,400 homes and 8,000 sq m of commercial space.

Launched by the government in 1948 to drive quality during the rebuild of post-war Britain, the Housing Design Awards champion skill and innovation in housebuilding and planning.

Rochester Riverside champions wellbeing and celebrates high-quality public space, while also incorporating the site's natural heritage to allow the riverside biodiversity to thrive.


We have further updated housing awards events scheduled dates, as effected by Covid-19

Updated 06.07.20
Please use the links below for further reading:

Northern Housing Awards: 13th May 2021 - Old Trafford
The decision has been taken to merge the 2020 and 2021 Northern Housing Awards. Nominations have now been closed, however these will re-open in October.
All existing submissions will automatically be transferred to the 2020/ 21 awards but there will also be the the option to revise entries and re-submit.

UK Housing Awards: 25th November 2020 - London
This event has been rescheduled from its original date of 7th May 2020.

National Housing Awards: The date for the 2021 Awards has not been announced yet.
The 2020 event has been cancelled

NHMF Awards: 2021 date to be confirmed (previous years it has been in January).


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