Emma Honey
Posted on 8 Jun 2018

The Nelson Project wins Alternative Property Investment of the Year

The winners of the 16th annual Michelmores Property Awards have been revealed, celebrating outstanding property and construction projects in Devon, Somerset, Bristol, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. 

Congratulations to The Nelson Project, Plymouth – winner of Alternative Property Investment Project of the Year sponsored by Midas Group.

The Nelson Project is a Plymouth City Council flagship 'Plan for Homes' development. This scheme utilised a derelict site with the objective to rehabilitate military veterans through a self-build retraining programme in construction skills. The project comprises of 24 high quality homes, 12 dedicated to military veterans, six to people with learning difficulties and six as general need affordable accommodation.


The winners were announced at an Awards Dinner on Thursday 7 June at the University of Exeter, hosted by comedian and actor Josh Widdecombe.

View the full list of winning projects