2023 marks the 25th Anniversary of the SURF Awards programme, which celebrates best practice examples of community regeneration projects.

2023 Awards Timeline

8th June

Awards open for applications

4th September

Application period closes at 5pm

Mid-September – November

Assessment, shortlisting and site visits by 15 independent judging panel experts. Please note that the judges will specify the day to an in-person visit to shortlisted projects, which will be between the 25th Sept – 25th Oct.

7th Dec

Results announced at a celebratory Dinner in the Voco Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

2023 Awards Categories


Community Led Regeneration

Creative Regeneration

Housing and Regeneration

Improving Scotland's Places

Removing Barriers to Employability