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Alongside the good news that Barratt and David Wilson is back building and selling homes in Bedfordshire, Luke Hammocks, a Site Manager for the developer’s North Thames region, has won a top national award for quality from the National House Building Council (NHBC).

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B&DWNT – Clipstone Park Site Manager Luke Hammocks

Luke (27) has been recognised for his work at Clipstone Park in Leighton Buzzard by being given a prestigious NHBC Pride in the Job Quality award, considered to be the “Oscars of the housebuilding industry”.

The Hertfordshire-born Site Manager has been with the housebuilder for more than two years now and this is his first Pride in the Job award.

On his win, Luke said: “It feels amazing to have won the award because it’s such a great achievement for any Site Manager and gives you a real sense of accomplishment.

“We have an outstanding team Clipstone Park who make every day enjoyable and I can’t thank my colleagues enough for their support.

“The best part of the site for me is seeing the homes that have now got new residents living in them as it gives you a huge sense of pride to look at the work we’ve achieved and meet with the homeowners now living here.”   

Now in their 40th year the Pride in the Job Quality awards recognise the very best Site Managers from around the country. In total, parent company Barratt Developments’ Site Managers won 92 Pride in the Job Quality awards this year, more than every other housebuilder. Barratt has now won more Pride in the Jobs Quality awards for 16 years in a row, a record unmatched in the industry which shows its commitment to building homes of the highest quality.

Each Site Manager is judged on a range of key criteria including health and safety, their technical knowledge, customer service and attention to detail. Pride in the Job is the most highly regarded competition in the housebuilding industry with just 450 individual winners being chosen from over 11,000 entrants.

Simon Francis, Managing Director at Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Thames, said: “Now that we are back building and selling homes again, it is great to see that our Site Managers are rated as amongst the very best in the country for the high quality of the homes they deliver.

“It is now more important than ever that customers have confidence in the homes they are buying, and the mark of a Pride in the Job Quality award shows that their home has been built to the highest of standards. We are very proud to have won more of these quality awards than any other housebuilder for 16 years in a row.”

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