Our high-quality work has been recognised with numerous professional body awards, commendations and certifications.



  • Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development, Oakwood Gardens in Wombourne – West Midlands LABC Awards 
  • Margaret Wilkinson, Consultant of the Year - Women in Housing

Highly commended:

  • Peter Jones - LABC Warranty Site Manager Awards, West Midlands category
  • Rachel Timmins, Payroll Professional of the Year - Hays


  • Residential Development of the Year (over 100 units), Cincinnati development in Erdington - Midlands Residential Property Awards
  • Margaret Wilkinson, Lifetime Achievement in Housing - Housing Heroes Awards
  • Support & Care, Team of the Year - Housing Heroes Awards
  • Offsite Project of the Year Award, Woden Road in Wolverhampton - Celebrating Construction Awards
  • Bracken House - Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards
  • Trittiford Road Team, Team Award - National Learning Disability Awards
  • Norah Flanagan, Making a Difference Award - National Learning Disability Awards
  • Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development, Oakwood Gardens in Wombourne – Grand Final LABC Awards
  • Sara Woodall, Woman of the Year: Tenant/ Customer Focused - Women in Housing Awards
  • Eden Bailey, Housing Professional of the Year - 24Housing Awards
  • Portobello development in Wolverhampton, Affordable Housing Scheme of the Year - 24Housing Awards
  • Mill Street development in Bilston, Best approach to modular construction - Inside Housing Development Awards
  • Portobello development in Wolverhampton, Best approach to modular construction - Inside Housing Development Awards
  • Amber Wood (Dementia Centre of Excellence) in Burton, the Best older people’s housing development (up to 50 homes) - Inside Housing Development Awards
  • Accord's Care & Support colleagues have been shortlisted for 29 British Care Awards across five regions

Accord was also named as one of Inside Housing's Top 50 Biggest Builders, placing at 47.



  • Sharon Finnie – National Care Home Worker of the Year
  • Oluwakemi Yusuf, Rising Star in a Care Field – National Care Forum
  • Woden Road development, Best Social/ Affordable Housing – Built in Quality Awards
  • Fry Voices Together, Excellence in Engagement – TPAS Central Region Awards

Highly commended:

  • Social Housing Development of the Year category for its development on Floyds Lane in Rushall, Walsall at The Bricks awards ceremony

Sahdaish Pall, Accord’s Domestic Violence Service Manager, was named as one of the Top 10 Inspirational Britain Asian Women by Asian Today magazine. Sahdaish also won the Commitment to the Cause Award at the Asia Achievement Awards. Other members of staff/ campaigns shortlisted for awards include:

  • Sara Woodall, Lifetime Achievement in Housing – Housing Heroes
  • Angelina Lord – 24Housing’s Young Leaders
  • Woden Road, Development of the Year - UKHA Awards

Accord was also presented with the Armed Forces Covenant Silver Award for its support of former veterans and current reservists of the Armed Forces.

Accord’s What’s the Message? training team won the Care Trainer Award – West Midlands at the Regional Great British Care Awards and are now through to the national finals in March 2019. The following staff or teams were also nominated for the Great British Care Award at the regional finals for the West Midlands:

  • Arden Grove – Care Home Team Award
  • Orchard Place – Home Care Team Award
  • Sadat Hussein – Care Innovator Award
  • Julie Freeman– Activity Co-Ordinator Award
  • Jane Westwood – Palliative/End of Life Care Award



  • Julie Harwood, Rising Star in a Care Field – National Care Forum
  • Verity Steele, Best Newcomer – National Learning Disabilities Award
  • Sarah Bullock, Intermediate Apprentice of the Year – Sandwell Business Awards
  • Helen Tomblin – National Charity Partnership Award for her work over the Move, Munch and More programme in Sandwell


  • Best New Affordable Housing Scheme – Urban 180, Phase 3 West Bromwich
  • Best Supported/ Sheltered Housing Scheme – Arden Grove, Coventry
  • Best Tenant Support/ Advice Programme – Pre-Employment Programme (Fry)
  • Best Partnering Scheme – Accord & Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Dudley Offender Programme

Accord was ranked 11th in 24Housings Top 50 Social Landlords, which was judged by a panel of experts as well as through online voting. Accord stood out as an organisation committed to innovative delivery of new homes and services. The organisation also had not one, but two finalists at the 24Housing Awards for Care and Support Provider of the Year and Communications Team of the Year.