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Steenberg’s Yard scoops Future Cities Forum housing award

15 June 2021

Group company, PfP Capital, has secured wins at the Future Cities Forum Summer Awards and 2021 Planning Awards.

Future Cities Forum Summer Awards

PfP Capital’s joint venture with igloo, PfP igloo, has been named a winner at the 2021 Future Cities Forum Summer Awards.

The joint venture’s Steenberg’s Yard development in Newcastle was the winner of the Housing category. The development is part of a phased regeneration of an important Newcastle industrial suburb.

The awards focussed on projects that showed a real vision in concept, design and sustainability in how they would be delivered, as well as how they would add to their host cities. In the Housing category, judges looked for ‘creating a sense of place’ with community facilities and a joined-up approach to housing, infrastructure and jobs.

The judges were struck by the development’s residential quality, connected jobs and transport, and liked the phased approach of the wider masterplan and solid building blocks from which connectedness would grow.

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