Octavia aims to be a good landlord, to develop more homes, to run a growing and financially sound business and to be a good employer. Above all, we endeavour to be an organisation that residents really value. Our commitment to this aim drives quality in all aspects of our work.


SHIFT 2020 Awards - October 2021

Gold accreditation for sustainability

Shift 2020 Gold  for digital

Healthy Workplace Award - November 2019

Awarded by the Mayor of London

Healthy Workplace Award

Dementia Carer Award 2019

Winner of Regional Dementia Carer Award 2019

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SHIFT 2019 Awards - October 2019

Gold accreditation for sustainability

Great British Care Award winner

SHIFT 2018 Awards - December 2018

Gold accreditation for sustainability

SHIFT 2018 Gold small

National Great British Care Awards

Winner: The Care Employer Award

Great British Care Award winner

The Greater London Care Awards 2016

Winner: Best employer

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Women in Housing Awards 2016 

Winner: Best Marketing Promotional Campaign, for our 150-year anniversary book called A Life More Noble

Women in housing awards 2016

Best Business Awards 2016

Winner: Best Communication Award, for our 150-year anniversary book called A Life More Noble

Best Business Awards 2016

First Time Buyer Awards 2016

Shortlisted: Best Show Apartment, for The Retro

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First Time Buyer Awards 2016

Shortlisted: Best Small Development, for The Retro

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First Time Buyer Awards 2015

Winner: Best Small Development, for Illumina House

Winner of the first time buyer awards 2015

First Time Buyer Awards 2015
Shortlisted: Best Small Development, for Illumina House

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Housing Innovation Awards 2015
Finalist: Sulgrave Gardens for Most Innovative Affordable Housing Scheme 

Housing Innovation Awards 2015

Shift Awards 2014 hosted by Sustainable Homes
Winner: Silver Shift Award
(SHIFT provides benchmarking, learning and improvement around environmental sustainability)

 SHIFT awards

National Housing Awards 2014
Winner: Sulgrave Gardens for Best Sustainable Scheme
NHA Best Sustainable Scheme
The Sustainable Housing Awards 2014
Shortlisted: Sulgrave Gardens for the 'Sustainable new housing project of the year' category.
Inside Housing Sustainable Housing Awards 2012

Social Housing Provider of the Year – Innovative Approach to Green Homes
Sustainable Smaller Housing Retrofit Project of the Year
Low Energy Social Housing Project of the Year

Architects Journal Retrofit Awards 2012


Architects Journal Retrofit Awards Finalist 2012

Housing Innovation Awards 2012
Shortlisted: Most innovative community engagement

Housing innovation awards

Marketing Engage Awards 2011
Shortlisted: Public sector  

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First Time Buyer Awards 2011
Winner: Greatest contribution to community outreach, for  Abigail House
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Green Apple Awards 2011
Winner: The Built Environment and Architectural Heritage, for 100 Princedale Road
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London Planning Awards 2010 /11
Winner: Best New Place to Live in London, for Abigail House and Ewart House.
First Time Buyer Awards 2010
Highly commended: Best Small Development, for Westville Road
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London Equal Opportunities Federation Award 2009
Winner: Long Service and Support
Building For Life Gold Standard 2009
Winner: for Banks Yard
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Nancye Goulden Award 2009, Hammersmith Society
Winner: Positive and Beneficial Contribution to Local Environment, for Westville Road
Affordable Home ownership Awards
Affordable Home Ownership Awards
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA 2008)
Winner: for Bourbon Lane
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Civic Trust Award 2008
Winner: for Bourbon Lane
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RIBA London Region Housing Design Award 2008
Winner: for Bourbon Lane
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Housing Design Awards 2008
Winner: Completed Projects, for Bourbone Lane
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Evening Standard Housing Design Award, 2008
Winner: for Bourbon Lane
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Mail on Sunday Housing Design Awards
Commendation for Bourbon Lane
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Structural Steel Design Awards 2008
Commendation for Bourbon Lane

CABE 2007
Winner: Design Award, for Bourbon Lane

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