Written Submission

Upload one A3 PDF file for the judges to consider. This should be a maximum of 5 pages and should include:

A | Written statement of up to 1,000 words

At the top, state in bullet points:

  • names of architect/designer and of the client/ developer/housebuilder
  • location 
  • number of bedrooms/units
  • size in sq ft
  • project value
  • tenure mix (for developments)
  • for Apartment development of the year and Mixed-use development of the year categories: uses included in scheme and their sizes in sq ft
  • for Affordable Housing category: sale price/rent per unit

When composing your statement, consider the following qualities that the judges will be looking for: design quality; relationship with and contribution to context; innovation in design and delivery; and ability to meet the needs of the target market.

B | Photographs of both exterior and interior of the completed scheme/project

Include short captions. In the Home transformation of the year and Development transformation of the year categories, include before and after images. Images provided with award entries must be predominantly project photography, and not computer generated images. 

C | Floorplans or site plans with full captions

D | Executive Summary

In 250 words or less, please summarise your project/ scheme. Please include relevant information about the project: location; size of the project; innovation in design and delivery; the ability to meet the needs of the target market/client brief; and discuss any challenges you may have faced and overcome. This information will appear alongside your entry on the British Homes Awards website. Keep it simple, clear and concise.


Hi-resolution photographs for use on the British Homes Awards website, during the awards presentation and other publicity of the British Homes Awards. Photographs must be free of copyright and reproduction fees. If photographers must be credited, please indicate this in the relevant field on the online entry system.