The company was presented with a silver award for Best Large Housebuilder at a glittering event held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall and TV personality and broadcaster, Gabby Logan.

Now in its 37th year and widely regarded as the 'Oscars' of the UK housebuilding industry, the WhatHouse? Awards are the country’s largest event celebrating the very best new homes in Britain and are attended by 1,600 industry professionals. 

Avant Homes was recognised in the hotly contested large housebuilder category following a year of record growth and expansion.  For the year ended 27 April 2018, group revenues were up 21 per cent to a record £447m. During the same period, Avant Homes’ operating profit grew 43 per cent to £65.9m from £46m, making it the company’s third consecutive year of record financial results.

The company’s ambition and transformation were highlighted in the judges’ report as reasons for the accolade alongside a firm focus on its product, and always looking to enhance value as well as innovate, while never losing sight of what the customer wants.

Commenting on the win Avant Homes chief executive officer. Colin Lewis, said: ‘Our vision is to transform the UK housebuilding sector through the constant advancement and innovation of our brand and product, to provide buyers with increasingly better lifestyles, homes and places to live. 

“Winning this award demonstrates our approach is working and I am extremely proud of the whole team for their hard work and dedication in the journey to make Avant Homes the homebuilder of choice in the north of the UK.”