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Sponsors

Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting Housing 2021.


a2dominion

A2Dominion is a residential property group with over 38,000 homes across London and southern England, and thousands more in the development pipeline. The Group provides affordable, private and social rented homes, student, NHS and temporary accommodation, as well as supported housing and homes for older people. It also offers high-quality sustainable homes for sale and shared ownership, available through its FABRICA by A2Dominion brand.


Aico

Aico, an Ei Company, are the European leader in home life safety, pioneering new technologies and offering high quality alarms, developed and manufactured in Ireland. All Aico alarms meet UK standards and offer a variety of sensor types to guarantee protection for every home, the cornerstone of which is delivering education, quality, service and innovation. In 2020, Aico expanded their Connected Home offering with the acquisition of leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, HomeLINK. HomeLINK leverages cutting edge smart home integration and analytics technologies, providing a complementary platform to present a synergistic approach to IoT.


All Pay

The market leader of payment services within the UK public and social housing sector, providing our range of payment channels to more than 50% of UK local authorities and 90% of the UK’s top 200 housing associations.
Established in 1994 and built on foundations of providing bill payment services - primarily to the public sector – This year we will handle £8 billion from 80 million transactions.


Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.


Anthony Collins

With offices in Birmingham and Manchester, Anthony Collins Solicitors has grown to be one of the top UK law firms advising the housing association sector. We have one of the largest social housing teams in the country, ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners and Tier 1 in Legal 500.


Ark Consultancy

ARK is driven by the desire to see organisations performing and operating at their best. We are leading multidisciplinary management and technical consultancy offering a consolidated service to housing associations, local authorities, Government bodies and the charitable sector. With a team of highly skilled and experienced consultants operating throughout the UK, advice and expertise is never far away.


Bevan Britain

Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 commercial law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services from offices in London, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol. We advise businesses across construction, energy and resource management, higher education and financial services sectors, complementing the firm’s market leadership within housing, local government and health and social care.


Bosch Thermotechnology

Bosch Thermotechnology underlines the importance of the home as the origin of the energy transition. Bosch supports people around the world in their search for energy-saving heating and air conditioning solutions, no matter what their home looks like today.


Baily Garner

Established in 1976 as a Building Surveying Partnership providing Professional Services to Housing Associations and Local Authorities, over 40 years, Baily Garner has developed into a modern and forward thinking construction consultancy organisation employing over 180 members of staff across two city offices, London and Birmingham, and serving the whole of the country.


Civitas Housing Advisors

We are passionate about our work and the opportunity it presents to change lives whilst delivering stable and growing long-term income and capital growth for our shareholders.

We work closely with our partners in the sector (Housing Associations, care providers and local authorities) to improve standards and governance and to introduce practices and procedures that make our investment processes more robust.


CityFibre

CityFibre is the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform. With existing networks in more than 60 towns and cities, CityFibre provides wholesale connectivity to multiple business and consumer service providers, local authorities and mobile operators.

CityFibre has network rollouts underway with plans to pass up to 8 million homes and businesses with open-access full fibre infrastructure. A growing number of Gigabit City projects have been announced for full-city rollouts and CityFibre continues to prime its existing network assets for expansion.


Devonshires solicitors

Devonshires is one of the leading providers of legal services to registered providers nationally. Our experience ranges across strategic advice to executive boards to dealing with the routine legal work that is part of the management and development of the property estates of our clients. Housing has been a principal area of our business for over 30 years and we are dedicated to the sector. Our market leading position in the sector is recognised in both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 directories.


Engie
ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities to benefit individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland. ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. Working as a strategic partner alongside government departments, local authorities and the wider public sector, we develop sustainable, efficient and vibrant communities.

Fortem

Fortem began as a small business with just 38 employees. 15 years later, we have expanded to become a well established company with over 1000 people. Fortem supports property owners by improving the performance of both their assets and services to customers with a comprehensive range of property services.


Ground Control

Ground Control, a carbon-neutral company, offers award-winning services, including; Grounds Maintenance, Winter Gritting, Landscape Construction, Design, Arboriculture, Electric Vehicle Chargepoint Installation, and much more to over 50,000 commercial properties across the UK. Working with highly qualified local teams, Ground Control provides an efficient, effective, and safe delivery of services.


H+H UK Ltd

At H+H UK, we manufacture our range of Celcon Blocks in three state-of-the art factories in Kent and Yorkshire. Our Borough Green factory, recently the subject of a major rebuilding programme, is the most modern and efficient aircrete factory in Europe, and we benefit from the experience and knowledge of our technical experts from our plants across Europe.


Hyperoptic

Now in 43 towns and cities and counting, our dedicated team of experts partner with property professionals and government bodies to deliver full fibre infrastructure uniquely tailored to each property.

Every week we equip more new buildings with gigabit enabled connectivity as we help meet the UK Government’s target of covering the nation in full fibre by 2025.


ilke Homes

We’re pioneering the future of homes. Creating beautiful, sustainable spaces built to last. Our stunning homes are designed to reflect the local character, built at top speed and to a quality that’s unlike any other. Together, we’re shaking up the house building industry and tackling the housing shortage. By bringing together technology and people, we’re creating wonderful places, designed to adapt to those who need it and to fit seamlessly with the local area. We delivered the first volumetric housing system to gain NHBC Accepts and BOPAS 100 year durability and maintenance Assessment.


Kier

Kier is a leading property, residential, construction and services group. We have experience as a multi-disciplined house builder and developer, working in mixed tenure and private housing, and we carry out 750,000 home repairs annually on behalf of local authorities, housing associations and private clients, safely and securely maintaining homes to a comfortable standard.


Laing O'Rourke

Through its operations around the world, across building and infrastructure sectors, Laing O’Rourke’s 2025 mission will see the business secure its position as the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Over the past 10 years the Laing O’Rourke Group has delivered over 21,000 residential and student dwellings in a variety of locations and across a spectrum of tenures.

 


Landtech

LandTech provides software to streamline the property development process and get the right deals done faster.

We're the fastest-growing PropTech company in the UK.


Langley

Langley Waterproofing is a UK based leader in flat roofing systems, working with clients in various sectors including housing, education and commercial. By supplying world class products and managing installations via our industry leading contractor network, we take a responsive and personable approach to providing high performance, long lasting roofing systems. One of the many benefits of working with us is our end-to-end approach to every project we undertake. By trusting a single source to handle every aspect from initial consultations and design, through to final installation and after sales care and maintenance, you can be sure of a seamless operation and a successful outcome every time.


LHC

LHC is a not-for-profit procurement consortium with over fifty years’ experience of housing and construction. We are a leading provider of free-to-use framework agreements used by local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to procure works, products and services for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings.


Lovell

Lovell is a leading provider of partnership and open-market housing with expertise in housing-led regeneration including new-build, open market housing, refurbishment, planned maintenance and assisted living.

 

In 1971, we built the first ever affordable partnership homes. For 50 years we have been working in partnership with housing associations and local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales to create places where communities can thrive, and people can enjoy a strong sense of belonging. This year, as we look to the future, our ambition remains to work with other like-minded organisations equally committed to building homes and creating jobs and training opportunities that encourage long-term economic prosperity. This is our commitment.

 

Lovell is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Morgan Sindall Group, which provides enormous strength and stability and cross-sector expertise, as well as offering us a level of financial resilience that enables us to find solutions where others see only problems.

 


MASONITE

For the last 5,000 years, doors have pretty much done one thing. At Masonite, we believe that they can do more. That’s why we make doors that offer more —more style, more functionality, more security, more comfort, more connection, more light, more technology, and more customer service.


Mears

At Mears, our vision is to be regarded as the UK's most trusted service provider to the affordable housing market. A proven partner to public sector we value our customers and communities, putting their needs at the heart of everything we do.


Multipanel

Multipanel is the smart alternative to tiles for beautiful bathrooms and showers - 100% grout free, easy to install and maintain. The No.1 brand of bathroom panel. Made in the UK using only the best quality environmentally certified materials (FSC) and with a 30 year warranty, Multipanel's Classic, Heritage and Linda Barker collection is the go to panel brand for independent installers, commercial contractors, house builders and housing associations.


Nationwide

Nationwide Building Society was founded over 130 years ago with a simple aim – to make sure everyone has a good quality home of their own. This principle remains at the core of our business today. All homes, rented or owned, should be built and maintained to the highest standards, while providing a secure home enabling people to put down roots.    


NHBC

NHBC are the UK’s leading independent provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. Our purpose is to build confidence in the construction quality of new homes by assessing, inspecting and directly insuring new homes registered with us. We are independent of government and the construction industry.


Novus

Novus are an award-winning property maintenance company with a very clear mission: to deliver a safe workforce that provides quality service, commitment and sustainability to communities throughout the UK.


Openreach

We run the UK's digital network. We're the people who connect homes, mobile phone masts, schools, shops, banks, hospitals, libraries, broadcasters, governments and businesses – large and small – to the world. It's our mission to build the best possible network with the highest quality of service, and make sure that everyone in the UK can be connected.

 


Parity Projects

Parity Projects’ mission is to provide the most cost-effective route to Net Zero for the UK’s homes. We use data science, software and analysis to help local authorities and landlords develop cost-effective retrofit programmes that meet their cost, comfort and carbon goals, with 8 million homes now under analysis.


Places for People

Places for People is a leading UK affordable homes-led placemaker. It believes that places work when they work for everyone, and these places are designed for the long term, with sustainable value at their core. Delivering social impact by taking a commercial approach is what makes Places for People different.


HCL (PowerObjects)

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is a leader in delivering Microsoft Business Applications solutions, including Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, through unparalleled offerings of service, support, education, and add-ons. Named the 2020 Microsoft Proactive Customer Service Global Partner of the Year, PowerObjects’ mission is to help organizations increase productivity, streamline business processes, and build better relationships.


PRP Architects

PRP is a long-established architectural firm with over 100 awards to its name. An interdisciplinary practice, we offer a full range of design and building services including masterplanning, urban design, landscape and development consultancy.


Procurement Hub

Procurement Hub is leading the way in creating innovative procurement solutions through a vast range of Dynamic Purchasing Systems as well as more traditional Frameworks.


Prodo

We’re Prodo - a digital transformation agency that specialises in serving social housing providers. We’ve been experts in accelerating channel shift and transformation since 1998, whether it’s building customer-facing websites that drive digital engagement, creating complex self-service portals that empower tenants or providing strategic technical and marketing consultancy. We’ve helped many of the top 200 housing associations across the country to deliver their award-winning channel shift ambitions.


Q-Bot

Q-Bot develops intelligent tools using robotics and AI that can inspect, monitor and maintain the health of our buildings and infrastructure. Q-Bot’s mission is to transform the built environment with robotics and AI to become a global leader in construction innovation. Initial research efforts developed a method of applying of under floor insulation using a robotic device that has now been successfully commercialised.


RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. We serve our members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment. Being inclusive, ethical, environmentally aware and collaborative underpins all that we do.


Sage Housing

Sage is a Registered Provider of affordable housing across England, working with the largest house builders to deliver new housing for Shared Ownership (part buy, part rent) and low-cost rental homes.

Our residents are at the heart of our business which is why we are committed to providing high quality homes and excellent service. Since 2017, we have delivered over 4,000 homes, with a pipeline of more than 12,600 in contract.


Savills
Savills provides consultancy services to housing associations, local authorities, universities and residential investors. Combining development consultants, valuers, building surveyors, treasury specialists and management consultants we provide an integrated service. Our clients benefit from value for money, viability, de-risking and delivery while ensuring our advice is of the highest quality.

Seddon

Seddon provides end to end integrated property services for customers across the North West and Midland regions and is headquartered in Bolton, Greater Manchester. Built on family values, Seddon has a track record spanning more than 120 years with a group turnover in excess of £200 million and over 750 employees.


SightCall

Since 2008, SightCall has been improving the communication of world-class enterprises like never before. Harnessing the transformational power of AR and AI, our visual assistance platform blends the physical and digital worlds to create a collaborative environment that empowers our customers to meet challenging tasks with confidence and new insight.


Trowers & Hamlins

With rapidly evolving legislation, new ways of working and a growing number of businesses entering the sector, it pays to be working alongside an adviser with well-established expertise, experience and the imagination to innovate.

 

Trowers & Hamlins is an international law firm committed to helping businesses and governments build stronger, more integrated and ultimately more sustainable and economically successful communities. We advise developers, property companies, contractors, housing associations, investors and the public sector engaged in the delivery, funding and policy of homes both nationally and internationally.

 


UK Connect

We are the UK’s leading communications provider to the construction industry. With our unrivalled technology we provide solutions, tools and applications to improve the way you communicate, collaborate and work. Dedicated to the construction industry, all our services are simple and easy to install and manage.


United Living

United Living is one of the UK’s leading providers of refurbished and new build living solutions. We provide planned maintenance and new build services to clients across the country through our United Living North and United Living South divisions.


Vistry Partnership

Delivering homes and revitalising communities is the heart of what we do. Working with local authorities, housing associations and investors, we create lasting partnerships delivering vibrant, sustainable places to live.

 

As a national leading regeneration specialist, we have over 100 live sites, we’re recognised as an innovative and collaborative industry leader focused on creating many new homes of all tenures.

Most of all, we have the people who are committed, experienced in the regeneration sector, knowledgeable of the housing delivery models of Registered Providers and local authorities, and who have the ability to identify solutions to realise our partners’ visions.


Wheatley Group

Wheatley is Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group and the UK’s biggest developer of social rented homes. The Group’s subsidiaries own or manage almost 80,000 homes and provide services to 250,000 people across Scotland. All parts of Wheatley are united by a commitment to excellence and a joint mission to ‘Make Homes and Lives Better’. They continue to win national and international awards and accreditations each year for the work they do.

 


Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment and in 2018 were one of only six companies to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category. We create value for customers, stakeholders and communities by working in a sustainable and responsible way to shape the built environment.


Winckworth Sherwood LLP

A full service law firm with a diverse client base, we pride ourselves on providing market leading advice across a broad range of sectors and markets. Delivering a first class service is key to everything we do.

We have been delivering transformational change in London and across the UK for decades. Our 100-strong full service real estate practice is one of the UK’s largest and has worked on some of the country’s most high profile and complex development schemes. Our team includes experts in planning, investment, commercial property, construction, residential sales, tax and asset management.


Wondrwall

Wondrwall is a technology company dedicated to changing the way we live and how we use energy. Wondrwall is passionate about reinventing the way we live, by creating intelligent and convenient net zero homes using the latest technology innovation. Our intelligent software and IoT products uses the latest self learning technology, along with a multitude of sensors that continuously monitors daily routines and adjusts itself for your convenience, and to save valuable energy.

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