- Won the Southampton Green Open Spaces Award 2006 (September 2006).
- Won the Outstanding Park Event 2007 award for Park100 (October 2007).
- Received a Certificate of Congratulation from the Mayor of Southampton, in recognition of achieving the Heritage Lottery Fund grant (November 2009).
- Website shortlisted in two categories for 7th Hantsweb Awards (January 2010).
- Took second place at Southampton City Council’s Green Spaces event (November 2010).
- Won first prize in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight section of the South East Community Empowerment Awards 2010 (November 2010).
- St.James’ Park has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award five times (July 2012, July 2014, July 2015, July 2016, July 2017).
- St.James’ Park was a nominated finalist in the National Lottery Awards 2013, making it through to the top seven projects in the Environment category.