Sanctuary Group has been recognised as an award-winning organisation. We are very proud of the accolades we have received, including the awards listed below:

Development awards

Sanctuary’s £60 million transformation of Glasgow’s Anderston has been formally recognised with the following accolades:

  • Scottish Home Awards – Housing Regeneration Project of the Year 2019
  • Homes for Scotland – Affordable Housing Development of the Year 2019
  • Saltire Society – Housing Design Awards 2019: Multiple Dwelling Commendation
  • CIH Scotland - Excellence Award Winner 2018

Sanctuary Scotland worked with the local community, Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council to transform Anderston’s housing stock.

The 10-year project saw many 1960s buildings demolished and replaced with 540 high quality, affordable homes.

Andrea Campbell and Lindsay Forrest

George Baldwin and Harry Eales celebrate their awards

Employment awards

Three employees triumphed at the 2018 Worcestershire Group Training Association Apprenticeship Awards.

George Baldwin, Accountancy Apprentice, won the Excellence in Accountancy Award for his outstanding approach to both Sanctuary and his studies as part of his Association of Accounting Technicians qualification.

Harry Eales, Business and Administration Apprentice, was jointly named Level 2 Apprentice of the Year, an award given for exceptional performance in the workplace.

Matthew Spellar, Business and Administration Apprentice, was presented with the Endeavour Award for his efforts in the face of adversity. The award recognised Matthew’s exceptional commitment to personal and professional development, including overcoming barriers to learning.

Care awards

Aashna House Residential Care Home received the accolade of ‘Top 20 Care Homes in London 2019’ from the leading online guide It recognises care homes which put compassion, dignity and kindness at the heart of their care, and are making a positive difference to residents’ lives.

Upton Dene Care Home in Chester was included on the Knight Frank Luxury Care Home List 2018.

Asra House Residential Care Home in Leicester won the Care Team Award at the 2018 Great British Care Awards.

Debbie Barton, a care assistant at our Fernihurst Nursing Home, won the Caring Times Unsung Heroes Award in 2017.

Castlecroft Residential Care Home

Moor Lane Halls

Student accommodation awards

Sanctuary Students has won the 2017 Best Booking Experience accolade in the National Student Housing Awards, organised by Red Brick Research.

Grenville Street student accommodation in Liverpool has picked up Gold in the Best Halls of Residence category at the 2016 Rate Your Landlord awards. The annual accolades, which are based on feedback from over 3,000 students who live in accommodation across the city, highlight the best student accommodation Liverpool has to offer.

Sanctuary Students’ two properties in Preston have been recognised for providing good value for money in the Love it or Hate it? Rate it! Awards organised by UCLan Students’ Union, which measures the experiences of students living in accommodation in Preston, including university and privately owned halls. Sanctuary Students came out on top, winning the Value Deal of the Year Award, for providing the most value for money without sacrificing on the quality of our accommodation. The award, voted by students from Moor Lane Halls and Walker Street, showcases our affordable packages which include all-inclusive bills, caring staff, and the free on-site gym at Moor Lane Halls.

Supported Living awards


Jan Weston, Deputy Local Service Manager at Brighton and Hove Foyer, which supports 50 young people aged 16 to 25, won the Foyer Legend Award at the 2018 Sparks Awards organised by the Foyer Federation.

Clover Court in Lowestoft, which has 20 apartments designed to meet the needs of people with physical disabilities, won the Promoting Dignity and Respect in Everyday Life Award at the 2018 Suffolk Care Awards.

SSL is now landlord and support provider for Culvery Court residents