Recognising North West homebuilders

Entries for the 2022 awards open in February 2022.

Next event

9th June 2022

Albert Hall, Manchester

Key dates
  • Tuesday 1st February 2022 Entries Open

  • Friday 25th March 2022 Entries Close

  • Monday 25th April 2022 Shortlist Announced

  • Week commencing 9th May 2022 Judges' Visits

  • Thursday 9th June 2022 The Big Event

About us

We praise local homebuilders for improving our communities. Enter for free (entries open February).

The Cowgills Homebuilder Awards is the event for small to medium sized homebuilders to come together to celebrate and recognise the excellent work that takes place to meet the country’s growing need for new homes.


Awards done differently.

The first of its kind not just in the North West but in the UK. Specifically acknowledging the hard work being undertaken by SMEs to meet the region’s housing requirements.

All categories available will be open exclusively for entry by SMEs with the awards focusing on the work being completed by homebuilders and developers in the North West.

To maintain the integrity of the awards, sponsors will not be eligible to enter.


Our charity partner is the UK’s children’s charity the NSPCC.

The NSPCC  provides children and young people with the support they need to thrive through therapeutic services, national helplines, groundbreaking research and campaigning for change.

The North West Homebuilder Awards will be a not for profit event, with all proceeds made on the evening going to support the great work that the NSPCC does.

  • Meet the judges

    The awards will be judged by a panel of industry leaders

  • Stuart Stead Head of Property & Construction Cowgills

  • Alex Maxwell Associate Savills

  • Emma Richman Director of Operations Peaks Plains

  • Gavin Sorby Managing Director Buttress

  • Stephen Chalcraft Legal Consultant Bermans

  • Berit Rose Senior Land Manager Anwyl Homes

The Event

The North West Homebuilders Awards has been created to recognise and promote the fantastic work that North West SME homebuilders complete. 

The evening will be completely different to the traditional black tie and dinner format, taking a more casual and exciting approach. Think really good quality sharing platters and Haçienda vibes. Held at the iconic Albert Hall, we have some particularly unique and high-profile entertainment arranged for the evening.

Hosted by Jenny Powell best known for hosting some of British TV’s most iconic programmes including, Top of the Pops and Wheel of Fortune, we will also be joined by legendary Haçienda DJ, Graeme Park.

It all takes place on Thursday 9th June from 7pm.  Tables of 12 or individual tickets are available to purchase via our Eventbrite page.  HERE.  For further details contact


Become a sponsor of the Homebuilders Awards and expose your brand to a wealth of industry leading businesses.

Sponsoring the North West Homebuilder Awards offers a fantastic opportunity to position your brand alongside a prestigious, high profile and exclusive event that champions the hard work being undertaken by SMEs to meet the region’s housing requirements.

There is no other event aimed specifically at this industry and we are delighted to be the first to launch this concept.

There are various sponsorship packages available, suitable for all budgets. Please download the Sponsors Brochure or contact to find out more.

Our sponsors

Awards will open in February 2022

Entry forms will soon be available here to enter.  The categories available are:

Sustainability impact   Larger housing scheme   Smaller housing scheme    Larger development   Smaller development    Residential contractor   Community impact   Conversion   Senior living project   Best local authority  Placemaking    Easter egg (surprising element)   Advocating Inclusivity   Homebuilder of the year

In the meantime, if you’d like to sign up to receive further information please email

  • Your details will not be shared with any third party.