We don’t half win awards! From the Tourism Event Award for Vintage by the Sea and Best New Festival for The Vintage Festival, to scooping the top prize at the Oscars of housing design, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) North East Renaissance Awards, our creativity is recognised on a national and international stage. And we haven't even mention Wayne and Gerardine's MBEs yet... Enough of tooting our own horn, we'll let the following speak for itself!


Wayne Hemingway

UCL Entrepreneurial Alumnus of the Year Award 2014. Klein and Sons produced this nice little film.

Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway

Honorary Senior Fellowship at Regents University. 

MBEs for services to design in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2006

Housing Regeneration

Staiths South Bank

Silver Award at the ODPM Building For Life Awards 2005

Best Housing Led Regeneration Award at Building Magazine's Regeneration Awards 2005

Finalists at Local Authority Building Control National Built In Quality Awards in 2005

Finalists at The Journal's Landmark Awards in 2005

Overall Award at The Journal/Evening Gazette 21st Century Living Awards 2006

First Place in the Residential Awards category at RICS North East Renaissance Awards 2006

Best Large Housebuilder at the ODPM Housing Design Awards 2006

Best Partnership Project at The Journal's/Evening Gazette's 21st Century Living Awards 2006

Overall Winner at The Journal's/Evening Gazette's 21st Century Living Awards 2006

Donald Insall Associates Conservation Plan deems the Staiths structure as 'exceptionally worthy of conservation as a historic structure' in 2006

Regeneration Award at Northumbria in Bloom 2008

Landscape of the Year of the Mail on Sunday's British Homes Awards 2009

Hillingdon Square

Regional Planning Achievement Award 2015

Urban Design

Boscombe Overstrand

Best Generation Scheme at RICS South West Regional 2010

Project of the Year at RICS South West Regional 2010

Regeneration award at the LGC 2010

Event production

Vintage by the Sea

Tourism Event Award at the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2014

Voted the best vintage event in the world, 2014 by The Guardian

Visit England Award for Excellence 2015 

The Vintage Festival

Best New Festival at the 2010 Festival Awards

Festival of Thrift

The Observer Ethical Awards 2015

Fashion Design

Red or Dead

British Fashion Council's Street Style Award 1995

British Fashion Council's Street Style Award 1996

British Fashion Council's Street Style Award 1997

Product Design

Toothbrush Tile for Topps Tiles

British Ceramic Tile of the Year 2006


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