Berkeley scooped four awards at the 2004 Regeneration Awards, the first ceremony in an annual event organised by Building.

The housebuilder’s haul at Monday’s ceremony, held at the Hilton Hotel in London, included Personality of the Year for managing director Tony Pidgley. The firm also won Best Housing-led Regeneration Project, Regeneration Housebuilder of the Year and Best Building Transformation.

The judging panel praised Pidgley’s dedication to housebuilding, saying: “Tony has led the Berkeley Group with vision, personal passion, commitment and fervent dedication right to the forefront of the regeneration challenge.”

Galliford Try won Contractor of the Year, fighting off challenges from Alfred McAlpine Capital Projects, Carillion and Higgins Construction.

Other winners in the 18 categories included Regeneration Architect of the Year: Levitt Bernstein; Regeneration Consultant of the Year: Mace /C2C Management; Regeneration Developer of the Year: Urban Splash; Regeneration Partnership of the Year: The Piccadilly Partnership; Housing Association Regenerator of the Year: Manchester Methodist Housing Group; Best Commercial Regeneration Project: The Birmingham Alliance.

For a full list of winners, see the 2004 Regeneration Awards supplement

  • Feilden Clegg Bradley won the overall prize in the 2004 Architect of the Year awards, which were organised by Building’s sister magazine Building Design and held on Tuesday at the Hilton Hotel in London. The practice also collected awards in three other categories.