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The National House Building Council (NHBC) has recognised Countryside’s uncompromising approach to achieving the highest possible standard of house building, by awarding Thomas Moore Countryside’s Senior Site Manager for Abode at Great Kneighton in Cambridge, with a Pride in the Job Seal of Excellence Award at the NHBC East Regional Finals.

Seal of Excellence for Countryside in Cambridge

‘Pride in the Job’ recognises the best site managers who help achieve the finest possible standards of house building and is the highest industry accolade a site manager can receive. The awards have now run for more than three decades.  The Seal of Excellence awards are presented to the top 130 site managers, selected from the 430 Quality Award winners.   As a regional winner, Thomas Moore will be entered into the Supreme Awards, which will be announced in January 2017.

The NHBC has also honoured Countryside’s Site Manager Mick Montgomery with a Pride in the Job Seal of Excellence Award, as well as Dave Parry, Charlie Barbara and David Taylor with the Pride in the Job Quality Award for their outstanding quality of workmanship.   Heralded as one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, they will now be put forward for the NHBC Pride in the Job Seal of Excellence Awards, which will be revealed at their regional finals this autumn.

These significant awards from the NHBC recognise each of the Site Managers’ demonstration of excellent leadership, technical expertise and vigorous health and safety processes. For each of the site teams at Abode, Great Kneighton, Cambridge; The Hive, Warrington; St Luke’s Park, Runwell; Beaulieu, Chelmsford and St Paul’s Square, E3 this top industry accolade represents a huge success.

Speaking about his award win, Thomas Moore commented: “I am honoured to have received a Pride in the Job Seal of Excellence Award, especially so early in my career.  The award has given the team a huge boost and the more junior members are now aspiring to winning an award in their own right. The team have continually exceeded all expectations from the outset of this project and it is great that their hard work and dedication to the quality of build has not gone unnoticed.” 

Graham Cherry, Chief Executive of Countryside’s New Homes and Communities division concludes: “Receiving acknowledgement from the renowned NHBC Pride in the Job Awards is an outstanding achievement that recognises the skill and care undertaken by Countryside’s site teams in creating exceptional new homes.”

Countryside’s innovative, award winning development Abode at Great Kneighton in Cambridge currently has two and three bedroom apartments and four bedroom houses available, all boasting flexible living spaces with the high specification Countryside is renowned for.  Set in the thriving community of Great Kneighton, with excellent community, transport, education and work facilities all within easy reach, the development is set adjacent to a 120 acre country park, which includes wetlands, woodland, a 50,000m2 bird reserve and four ponds. Allotments, playing fields, and a range of play areas, including an adventure playground, will also be available for residents once complete.

Two bedroom apartments are priced from £375,000 and a selection are available with Help to Buy. Four bedroom houses start from £725,000. For more information on Abode visit www.abodecambridge.co.uk or call 01223 846 650.

Information correct at time of publication.

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