Published 11 May 2021

Peabody score a hat-trick at the WhatHouse? Awards

We've won three awards at the prestigious WhatHouse Awards for our stunning homes in East London.

Now in the 40th year, the WhatHouse? Awards is the country’s largest event that celebrates the very best new homes and attracts many of the biggest names in UK housebuilding.

Winning one award is impressive, but three awards is a great achievement and really showcases the quality of our homes while setting us apart from other new home builders.

We're proud of our winning developments which were:

Stonelea Gardens, E11

Bronze Award - Best Starter Home for 6 Oakum Square.

Set in vibrant Leyton, East London Stonelea Gardens boasts a stylish collection of Shared Ownership homes surrounded by lush green gardens and nestled next to properties of Victorian and Regency era. Built to meet the needs of the modern family, all houses feature generously sized outdoor spaces – some with rooftop patios. These vibrant homes offering real affordability to families and first time buyers.

The townhouse interiors at Stonelea Gardens are both stylish and contemporary, using quality materials and offering thoughtful finishing touches, whilst designed to last for generations. The practical layouts include robust fixtures to support a busy lifestyle, whilst the electrical, heating and hot water is energy efficient to ensure bills are kept to a minimum.

Motion, E10

Silver Award - Best Partnership Development

Developed as a joint venture between Peabody and Hill, along with award winning architect Pollard Thomas Edwards, this striking collection of apartments stands proud on Lea Bridge road in Waltham Forest, East London. Our development, Motion, marks the regeneration of the Lea Bridge neighbourhood with a landmark statement three modern high-rise buildings, across 17 floors of the Tower lies stunning 2 & 3 bedroom Shared Ownership apartments set around a beautifully landscaped resident’s courtyard. Motion is within easy reach of Stratford, Westfields and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park making this development a commutable hot spot into the City of London.

Balcony area at Motion

Fish Island Village, E3

Silver Award - Best Regeneration Scheme

In partnership with Hill, Fish Island Village is a vibrant canalside community, on the edge of Hackney Wick. Located just moments from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Victoria Park, Westfield Stratford City and Hackney Wick Overground station, you couldn’t be better placed to enjoy a dynamic and inspired lifestyle.

Building on the area’s legacy, Fish Island Village has been designed with community in mind and takes inspiration from the existing neighbouring buildings. This development houses a stylish collection of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments available through Shared Ownership, boasting  contemporary interiors whilst creating the perfect space to enjoy the vibrancy of Fish Island Village.

Living room at Fish Island Village

Watch Josephine's story on finding her dream home at award winning Motion, E10.


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