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Best Scheme in Planning Award at the National Housing Awards 2017

Swan Housing Association and its architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller were successful at the prestigious National Housing Awards, with judges awarding their plans for both the regeneration of Laindon Shopping Centre and the Craylands Estate in Basildon, with the coveted 'Best Scheme in Planning' award. National Housing Awards 2017


Housing Design Awards

Best Regeneration for Laindon Shopping Centre at the Housing Design Awards 2017

Swan Group and its architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller were successful at the Housing Design Awards, with judges awarding their plans for the regeneration of Laindon Shopping Centre the coveted 'Best Regeneration' award. More information about the award and the project can be found here. Housing Design Awards


Combined Best Companies

Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Companies To Work For in the UK

We were thrilled to find out that we have moved up 29 places this year in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Companies To Work For in the UK and we now rank at number 34! We have also retained our Best Companies One Star rating.


SHIFT GOLD 2016

Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow (SHIFT) GOLD Award 

Swan Housing Group has been awarded 'GOLD' (the highest rating achieved by a Housing Association) in an audit conducted by SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow). The SHIFT audit is tailored specifically for housing associations and explores how the organisation actively promotes sustainability to staff and residents as well as reviewing Swan's impact on the environment and how this is being reduced.


HDN Accreditation

Diversity Network Accreditation 

Following an onsite assessment on 24 May 2016 we were delighted to confirm we had been awarded Housing Diversity Network Accreditation. This followed a detailed submission of our evidence against the key criteria.


WhatHouse? 2016
WhatHouse? Awards 2016

The Silver Award for Housing Association Of The Year was presented to us at the awards ceremony on Friday 18 November 2016. WhatHouse? Awards Profile


Care Quality Commission
Care Quality Commission (CQC)

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission and comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) and the Care Quality Commission Regulations 2009.  


Investors In People
Investors In People

We are committed to the training of employees and have shown this by gaining the Investors in People Award, which supports our objectives of continuous improvement in staff development, training and communication.


Foyer Federation

Foyer Accreditation 

Our Foyers were already members of the Foyer Federation but in May 2016 we were delighted to confirm that the Foyer Team were successful in achieving The Foyer Federation's Status Mark which indicates that the focus, approach and relationship aspects of the service provided by Swan meets the high standards set by the Foyer Federation.


Equality & Diversity
Equality and Diversity

We recognise our responsibility to provide equality of opportunity, eliminate discrimination and promote good relations in our activities as an employer, landlord, contractor, partner, purchaser and as a member of local and regional partnerships. As a sign of our commitment, Swan has been accredited to the 'Disability Confident' scheme. The symbol is awarded by Jobcentre Plus to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff.


Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence 

Swan were found to be compliant against all 54 elements of the standard with three additional elements warranting a compliance plus rating. The report highlights Swan's strong partnerships, particularly with Axis, and the organisation's commitment to deliver high quality services to residents. 


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Stonewall Diversity Champion

As Stonewall Diversity Champions we create a workplace where LGBT staff can be themselves, driving performance, engagement and innovation. The programm is "An excellent framework for creating a workplace that enables LGBT staff to reach their full potential." Professor Anthony Smith, VIce-Provost Education & Student Affairs, University College London.  


ISO 14001

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

Swan Housing Association is accredited to ISO 14001, which recognises that we have a robust Environmental Management System. We are committed to sustainable development and recognise that we are responsible for minimising the environmental impacts that arise from the delivery of our services and activities.


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