Five site managers from Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes in South Wales have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building.
The five site managers have been recognised by the National House Building Council (NHBC) in its annual Pride in the Job Quality awards.
Awards go to James Bannister who is working at Sycamore Chase in Boverton, Chris Davies at King’s Wood Gate, Monmouth Paul Oakley at Goitre Fach in St Fagans and John Popple who is working at Waterside @ The Quays in Barry. Honours also go to Rebecca Roberts for her work at St Michael’s Gate in Llantarnam.
Known as the “Oscars of the housebuilding industry”, the Pride in the Job Quality awards recognise the best run building sites in the country and are the highest accolade a site manager can achieve.
This year in total 84 site managers at Barratt won a Pride in the Job Quality award which is more than every other housebuilder. This is now the 15th year in a row that Barratt has won more of these prestigious awards than any other housebuilder.
In addition to spot checks from the NHBC, site managers are judged on their consistency, attention to detail, leadership, technical expertise and health and safety, with just 450 individual winners being chosen from over 16,000 entrants.
Steve Williams, managing director from Barratt Developments in South Wales, said:
“These awards recognise only the very best new homes and well run sites. They are something that customers can look out for as a quality mark knowing their home has been built to the highest standard possible. To win more of these awards than any other housebuilder for 15 years in a row is a real point of difference which shows how committed we are to building high quality homes for our customers.”
This year also marks the tenth year Barratt has been awarded 5 Stars by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) for customer satisfaction. For Barratt to be awarded 5 Stars means that more than 90% of its customers would be happy to recommend their home to a friend.