The Evening Standard’s Homes & Property section (homesandproperty.co.uk) has scooped the award for Best Lifestyle and Leisure News Site at the Drum Online Media Awards.

The international awards, in their 11th year, are supported by the National Union of Journalists and recognise thought-provoking and original news and views from around the world.

Our award-winning website standard.co.uk was also highly commended in the National News Site of the Year category, while our Future London project was highly commended in the Best Commercial Innovation category.

Homesandproperty.co.uk continues to attract a record number of visits every month with engaging and informative coverage of property and interior design news for our audience of Londoners and commuters.

Digital editor Kristy Gray said: “We are totally thrilled to win this award from The Drum. The recognition is a testament to our hardworking and knowledgeable team of experts working across print and digital with a passion to provide quality journalism every day.

“It has been a huge year for us, with consecutive record traffic months and the successful launch of our Evening Standard Home Design Awards. Our specialist subject areas have never been more relevant than now ⁠— with so many people still working from their homes ⁠— and we will continue working hard to deliver trusted insights and advice to our valuable audience, in London and beyond.”

The digital platform supports the Evening Standard’s weekly Homes & Property section, the country’s leading newspaper property supplement for 23 years

Janice Morley, Editor of Homes & Property said: “The importance of this achievement cannot be underestimated. It reflects the vision of this small, expert team of journalists – a team always alert to news and trends, bringing them daily to an international audience.

“The rapid growth of this website is testimony to their huge ability. This is a website more than deserving of its award.”

As the housing market reopens, Homes & Property leads the way in offering valuable advice and trusted insight on the “new normal” for the critically important property industry.

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