Novus Scoop a Community Impact Award

  02 March, 2020
Novus Scoop a Community Impact Award

Novus Property Solutions are celebrating yet another industry accolade for their BIG 5 Campaign, after winning the Community Impact Award at the prestigious EEM Building Communities Awards 2020.

Building Communities Awards

Since its inception, the Building Communities Awards has become a mainstay of the CSR calendar in construction and has built up a reputation as being one of the biggest and best events of its kind.

The Building Communities Awards is hosted by procurement consortium, EEM Ltd and was devised to recognise and celebrate professionalism, excellence and innovation within the housing and construction community.

With over 500 industry professionals in attendance at the black-tie event, this awards ceremony represents a real opportunity for businesses to showcase and celebrate the very best in construction.

Community Impact Award

The judges presented this award to Novus as recognition for the positive impact that our social value activities are having on communities up and down the country. The business was recognised as putting community interests at the heart of its operations and for delivering notable benefits to local people and the surrounding environment.

As a long-lasting, far reaching community project, the BIG 5 Campaign was submitted by Novus as it met the judging criteria proposed by EEM.

According to the Building Communities website, “Entries should provide examples of meaningful and long-lasting community impact, backed up with tangible facts and figures, clearly outlining what level of value has been added through their work.”

The Judges

The winners in each category were determined by an esteemed panel of judges with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the housing and construction industry.

These were:

  • Amanda Batham – Business & Marketing Consultant – AJB Consultancy Services
  • Rachel Hayward – Managing Director of Ask the Chameleon (Bid Writer | Coach | Trainer)
  • Andrew Carpenter – Chief Executive of Structural Timber Association and of Constructing Excellence
  • Steve Hale Independent Housing Consultant

Fundraising Event

Alongside the awards ceremony, the Building Communities Awards also holds a charity auction in support in a chosen charity. This year, over £43,000 was raised for two charities:

  • Bullies Out – An award-winning charity that uses positive and practical solutions to help people overcome bullying and fulfil their potential.
  • Focus – A charity that aims to inspire and empower young people into making positive changes in their lives and communities.

More Information

For more information about the Corporate Social Responsibility activities that Novus undertakes, or for further examples of the social value projects that the business has been involved with, please visit the CSR area of our website.

Contact us to see how Novus can help with you next property maintenancebuilding refurbishment, or new build project.

Finally, we would like to thank EEM for presenting Novus with this award and to congratulate all of our fellow award winners and nominees.



We’re proud to have successfully delivered £6.5 million of maintenance for housing association Bromford during the 2023/24 financial year, in a partnership spanning more than a decade.


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