Bookseller Library Awards
Dundee Library and Information Service won Library of the Year Award, jointly with the library service of Devon.
Planning Magazine's Placemaking Awards
The transformation of Dundee's Waterfront won the economic growth category.
COSLA Excellence awards, Strong & Sustainable Communities – Gold Award Winner 2013 - Dundee’s Dallfield Community Regeneration Project
As a result of the achievements of the Council, its partners and the local community, Dallfield is now a sustainable community where demand for properties has increased and 85% of people offered a property now accept at the first offer, compared to only 15% before the initiative began.
Dallfield Community Energy Saving Project has won the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability
This project involved insulating the 4 multi-storey blocks at Dallfield and providing a district heating scheme fuelled from a central boiler plant.
Tenants Information Service – Frances Nelson Award, Local Organisations Category
Presented to Phoenix Tenants Association in recognition of the groups work with the council on a Multi Storey Improvement Team
set up to look at investment and management issues in the Lochee Multi-storey properties.
Commendation at 2012 Historic Bridge and Infrastructure Awards
Linlathen East Bridge received a Commendation at 2012 Historic Bridge and Infrastructure Awards. Presented to the City Engineer’s Division as recognition of excellence and innovation in the conservation of the category A Listed iron bridge.
Commendation at 2012 Saltire Civil Engineering Awards
Linlathen East Bridge received a Commendation at 2012 Saltire Civil Engineering Awards. Presented to the City Engineer's Division as recognition of a high level of conservation engineering expertise, thereby ensuring that one of Scotland's most significant historic bridges was adapted for modern use and restored to service.
Scottish Mentoring Network Award
At the Scottish Mentoring Network National Networking Event Xplore Peer Mentoring won the Scottish Mentoring Network Award “Youth Mentoring Project of the Year” and one of the Peer Mentors, Nicole Borthwick, won the “Exceptional Contribution Award”.
Peer Education Project - Crafton Award for Best Newcomer
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland with ASH Scotland awarded Dundee Peer Education Project the Crafton Award for Best Newcomer in recognition of the project’s contribution to reducing tobacco and smoking related harm.
Tayside Procurement Consortium wins the Collaborative Procurement Initiative
Tayside Procurement Consortium won the Collaborative Procurement Initiative of the Year (Public Sector Consortia) in the National GO Awards.
UK Royal Town Planning Institute’s Silver Jubilee Cup
The TAYPLAN Strategic Development Plan won the UK Royal Town Planning Institute's Silver Jubilee Cup for being original and visionary in scope.
Green Flag Awards
Green Flag Awards were achieved by Baxter Park, Barnhill Rock Garden, Trottick Ponds and Templeton Woods.
British Institute of Innkeepers Scotland Awards
Best Bar None, the initiative to promote responsible management of licensed premises, won in the ‘social responsibility’ category of the British Institute of Innkeepers Scotland Awards.
Tayside Police Excellence Awards
The Council’s Community Safety Manager, Liz Kay won the Central Division Partnership Award in the Tayside Police Excellence Awards.
Growing at Kingspark’ Project
Kingspark School was highly commended in the Total Green School Awards for the ‘Growing at Kingspark’ Project.
Best Commercial Office Development outside London
The Council’s new offices at Dundee House were named ‘best commercial office development outside London’ in the Roses Design Awards.
Govmetric Team of the Year Award
Our Revenues Enquiry Team won the Govmetric Team of the Year award for gathering customer feedback and using this to improve services and customer satisfaction.
Special Commendation in the Care Accolades Awards
Residential Childcare Services received a Special Commendation in the Care Accolades, recognising best practice by our young persons’ units in building strong reflective teams which communicate effectively with young people, including the use of Video Enhanced Reflective Practice.
Payroll Giving Quality Mark Award 2012
Council given award by the Charities Aid Foundation for recognising our commitment to staff and charitable causes by offering employees the opportunity to give through their pay.
Socitm Insight Better Connected 2012
Council website awarded three stars by the Society of IT Managers putting Dundee City Council's website in the top third in the country.