Awards

We are proud to have received the following recognition for our work and achievements.

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Awards

Investors in People since 2003

Investors in People since 2003

Each year since 2003, Clinton Devon Estates has been accredited as an Investor in People

2012

2012 Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For

2012 Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For

Honoured for the third time in the Best 100 Small Companies awards, Clinton Devon Estates also ranked second for its efforts to protect the environment, and 8th for its contribution to society.

Employer of the Year, 2012 Food and Farming Industry Awards, House of Commons

Employer of the Year, 2012 Food and Farming Industry Awards, House of Commons

HR Manager Graham Vanstone received the award on behalf of the Estates, who were said to have stood out as a ‘clear winner’.  

2011

John Wilding awarded an MBE

John Wilding awarded an MBE

John Wilding, Head of Forestry and Environment was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for outstanding services to the environment.  

2010

2010 Queens Award for Enterprise in the category for Sustainable Development

2010 Queens Award for Enterprise in the category for Sustainable Development

For the second time in five years, Clinton Devon Estates has been presented with the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Sustainable Development category.

2010 Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For

2010 Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For

Clinton Devon Estates were ranked 11th in the Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For with employees strongly believing the Estate works hard to protect the environment. 

Tom Garner, Estate Ranger - Best Entrepreneur in the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards

Tom Garner, Estate Ranger - Best Entrepreneur in the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards

Tom was recognised for his Clinton Venison venture; a range of venison cuts and home-made sausages sold at the local Farmers’ Market.  

2008

2008 Town and Country Design Awards, Sustainability

2008 Town and Country Design Awards, Sustainability

For the Rolle Estate Office. (In association with the Royal Institute of British Architects - RIBA).

2008 BCO Awards, Regional Winner, Defining Excellence in Office Space

2008 BCO Awards, Regional Winner, Defining Excellence in Office Space

The British Council for Offices, in association with the Estates Gazette, named the Rolle Estate Office the South West of England and South Wales regional winner. 

Eco Building of the Year - Michelmores and Western Morning News

Eco Building of the Year - Michelmores and Western Morning News

Rolle Estate Office is named winner of the Eco Building of the Year in the 6th annual awards ceremony. 

The International Green Apple Awards 2008 for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage

The International Green Apple Awards 2008 for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage

Rolle Estate Office receives South West regional gold award for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage.

Innovative Building Design Award Royal Bath & West Show

Innovative Building Design Award Royal Bath & West Show

The award for the Rolle Estate Office was presented to Estates Director John Varley by HRH The Princess Royal.  

The Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For 2008

The Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For 2008

Clinton Devon Estates is named as one of the best companies to work for in Britain and the very best nationally for its efforts to protect the environment. 

2006

Exceptional Commitment to Heritage and Innovation – Coutts 2006 Prize for Family Business

Exceptional Commitment to Heritage and Innovation – Coutts 2006 Prize for Family Business

A ‘Special Prize’ was awarded to Clinton Devon Estates in the Southern England and Wales regional final

2005

Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category for Sustainable Development

Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category for Sustainable Development

The award is approved by Her Majesty the Queen, on the recommendation of Prime Minister and is the premier national award for business excellence.

2004

MBE for Bungy Williams

MBE for Bungy Williams

On 1 November 2004 Bungy Williams was presented with an MBE for services to the environment. 

2002

Top award for South Farm

Top award for South Farm

Presented by Eternit UK, sponsors of the Country Land & Business Association Farm Buildings Award Scheme.

SSSI Awards

SSSI Awards

Presented by English Nature in recognition of outstanding management of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths – a Site of Special Scientific Interest. 

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892