The University has high ambitions and aspirations for the development.  Our team is immensely proud to be working to deliver this new part of Cambridge and we hope that the industry will also recognise the work that is being undertaken to make this urban extension an exemplarly scheme.

Below is a list of the awards that the development has won to date.


World Architecture Festival 2014: Masterplanning - Future Projects (Winner)

Architects Journal Architecture 2017: Masterplan of the Year (Winner)


Housing Design Awards 2016: Project Scheme for Hill Residential on M1 and M2 (Winner)

Landscape Institute Awards 2016: Creating a Positive Community (Shortlisted)

Civic Trust Awards 2018: University of Cambridge Primary School Marks Barfield Architects (Regional Finalist)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Best new neighbourhood (Winner)

RIBA East 2018 Awards: Swirles Court, RH Partnership (Finalist)

RIBA East 2018 Awards: Storey's Field Centre, MUMA (Winner)

RIBA East 2018 Awards: Sustainability Award: Storey's Field Centre, MUMA (Winner)

RIBA East 2018 Awards: Building of the Year (Winner)


Planning Awards 2015: Planning for Housing Growth for schemes of 1250 homes or more (Winner)

Planning Awards 2016: Stakeholder engagement in planning (Finalist)

RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2016: Planning to Deliver Housing (Finalist)

RTPI East of England Awards 2016: Regional Award for Planning Excellence (Highly Commended)

RICS East Awards 2018: Residential (Winner)

RICS East Awards 2018: Project of the Year (Winner)

Planning Awards 2018: Planning for Affordable Housing (Winner)

Planning Awards 2018: Planning for the Natural Environment (Winner)

Planning Awards 2018: Editor's Choice (Winner of the best scheme overall)


Green Gown Awards 2016: Community (Finalist)

Green Apple Awards 2015: Environmental Best Practice (Silver Winner)

Green World Awards 2016 (Finalist)

Waterwise Awards 2016: Water Efficiency in the Built Environment (Silver Winner)

Utility Week Awards 2017: Environment Award (Finalist for joint submission with Cambridge Water)

Edie Sustainability Leaders Award 2018: Water management (Finalist for joint submission with Cambridge Water)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Best Engineering & Sustainability Project (Winner)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Best Engineering & Sustainability Project: Swirles Court, RH Partnership (Highly Commended)

National Recycling Awards 2018: Local Authority Innovation (Finalist)


Cambridge City Council Considerate Contractors Scheme Awards 2014: Work in Progress - (Winner - Skanska)

Cambridge Construction and Design Awards 2016: University of Cambridge Primary School (Highly Commended) 

Considerate Constructors Scheme 2016: Graham for Lot 5 and Skanska for SWIC and Madingley Road Junction - (Bronze and Silver awards)

Considerate Constructors Scheme 2018: Wates for Lot 2, Farrans for Lot 7 and RG Carter for Lot 8 (Nominated)

Brick Awards 2016: Education category: University of Cambridge Primary School (Finalist) 

Brick Awards 2017: Large Housing Development category: Swirles Court 

Structural Steel 2016: University of Cambridge Primary School (Finalist)

Building Awards 2016: Client of the Year (Finalist)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Best large building: Ryle Yard, Maccreanor Lavington/Witherford Watson Mann (Winner)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Craftsmanship Award: Swirles Court, Graham Construction (Winner)

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2017: Works In Progress (Winner)


Local authority recycling advisory committee awards 2017: Best New Idea; Best Partnership (Finalist)

National Recycling Awards 2018: Partnership Excellence - Public/Private sector (Finalist)