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Wichelstowe site managers win Pride in The Job Awards

Barratt David Wilson Homes’ site managers have won top national awards for the quality of the homes they’re building at Wichelstowe.

Clyde Cocking and Robin Clarke, the site managers at Orchards Rise and Orchards View, have won a Pride in the Job Award from the National House Building Council (NHBC), known as the ‘Oscars’ of the housebuilding industry.

In total, Barratt Developments’ site managers won 89 Pride in the Job awards, more than any other housebuilder. This is the 20th consecutive year that Barratt has won more Pride in the Job awards than any other housebuilder, accumulating over 1,500 individual awards over the years – an achievement that underscores the importance of building high-quality homes to Barratt over the last two decades.

The awards recognise the very best site managers across the country, with over 8,000 being entered into the awards annually. Each is judged on a strict criteria including technical expertise, health and safety, leadership and attention to detail.

The competition is at the heart of raising standards in housebuilding, with the awards showcasing the role site managers play in ensuring much needed new homes are delivered on time, on safe sites, and to the highest quality standards. With site managers passing on their skills to their teams and mentoring assistant site managers, the awards help to drive up quality standards across the industry.

Russell Glimstead, Regional Managing Director (West Region), Barratt Developments PLC and Wichelstowe LLP Board Chair, said: “To have won more awards than any other housebuilder for 20 years in a row is an incredible achievement and underlines our commitment to building the very best new homes for our customers. Every customer who buys a home built by a site manager who has won a Pride in the Job Award can have confidence that their home is of the highest possible quality.”

Earlier this year Barratt also achieved a 5 Star rating from its customers in the HBF Customer Satisfaction Survey, which recognises both build quality and excellence in customer care. This is the 15th year in a row that Barratt customers have rated it as a 5-star housebuilder, with more than 90% of its customers saying they would recommend it to a friend.