Regional WinnerLee Jacob’s, site manager at Hopkins Homes’ development Blyth Place in Reydon has won ‘Eastern Regional Award for Medium sized Builder’ in this years coveted NHBC (National House Building Council) Pride in Job’ awards 2008. This is a fantastic achievement as Lee has been selected from over 18,000 entrants across the country. Lee will now go forward to the next stage ‘National UK Supreme Awards’ along with 8 other regions from across the UK, which will be held in London on 9 January 2009, these winners will be the overall UK winners of the Pride in Job competition for 2008. Lee Comments: The NHBC Pride in the Job Awards are some of the most highly respected accolades in the building industry and I am extremely proud to receive the ‘Eastern Regional Award. My thanks go out to the entire team at Blyth Place for their hard work. We are very proud of the high standard of the new homes we continue to produce and look forward to maintaining these high standards as we continue to work together on this and other sites.”
James Hopkins, Executive Chairman, Hopkins Homes, comments: “The NHBC Pride in the Job Awards are some of the best recognised in the industry. It is a fantastic achievement to win this award and it really demonstrates the commitment that everyone at Hopkins Homes has to achieving the very highest standards in everything that we do. We are all extremely proud of Lee and wish him the best of luck for next stage of the competition.” Conceived in 1980, the ‘Pride in the Job’ competition aims to improve quality and raise the standard of service to homebuyers by focusing on the day-to-day operation of building sites and the work of Site Managers. Entrants are judged on consistency, leadership, technical expertise, interpretation, health and safety and the ‘X’ factor, something that makes that particular Site Manager stand out above the rest. Blyth Place comprises 28 three and four bedroom family houses enviably located less than one mile from the popular seaside town of Southwold. The seven different house designs echo the local Suffolk vernacular architecture, with a range of exterior finishes including traditional red and yellow brickwork and crisp buttermilk render. There are two properties remaining both at £269,995 for a four bedroom house. For sales information contact the marketing suite on telephone: 01502 724196 or visit: www.hopkinshomes.co.uk