The judges made their decision based on the key criteria of originality, innovation, quality of planning and execution, delivery of desirable economic development and regeneration.
AFL's entry demonstrated these factors fully, while featuring highly positive testimonials across the estates staff.
The awards night was held on the evening of the first physical Healthcare Estates exhibition and conference. The IHEEM Awards have not been held since 2019. Competition was therefore fierce. Another entrant, the Nightingale Hospital Exeter, was recognised with a commendation.