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Redrow in the running for five safety awards

Redrow is building a reputation for safety – with five sites receiving commendations in industry awards.

The NHBC (National House Building Council) Health and Safety Awards are the UK’s only health and safety awards exclusively for home builders.

A record 61 first round winners including five Redrow developments will go through to the finals on July 8 in Birmingham when they’ll discover if they’ve won a higher award – highly commended, national runner-up and overall winner.

The commended Redrow sites are: Ricksby Grange, Wrea Green, Lancashire; Dukes Manor, Walkden, Manchester; Pennine Grange, Tamworth, Staffordshire; Woodford Garden Village, Woodford, Cheshire, and Hall Croft, Wickersley, South Yorkshire.

David Ford, Group health and safety director for Redrow Homes, said: “The fact that five of our developments have been awarded commendations in this year’s NHBC Health and Safety Awards is outstanding given that the NHBC received the highest number of entries ever this year.

“I’d like to congratulate all the site teams including their contractors for their hard work and determination in obtaining these awards and wish them the best of luck for the finals.”

Primarily designed to recognise and reward the very best in health and safety, the annual awards also help drive up safety standards in the industry by showcasing and sharing best practice.

To achieve a commendation, building sites are subject to multiple inspection visits carried out by NHBC health and safety advisors. Overall regional and national winners will ultimately be determined by an independent judging panel.

The Redrow site managers overseeing construction works at the commended sites at Martin Caldwell at Ricksby Grange; Elliot Burns at Dukes Manor; Jonathan Glover at Pennine Grange, Mark Hitchen at Woodford Garden Village and Tony Stanley at Hall Croft.

For more information on the homes Redrow is building visit www.redrow.co.uk.

To find out more about the NHBC Health and Safety Awards visit www.nhbc.co.uk/HSAwards.

Established more than 40 years, Redrow Homes is one of the UK’s leading house builders, with a £1billion turnover and building more than 4,000 homes in 2014/15 financial year.

Operating across England and Wales, there is a strong emphasis on providing high quality homes in prime locations and its housing ranges feature designs to suit all lifestyles:

• The Heritage Collection combines traditional looking, ‘Arts & Crafts’ influenced exteriors with bright, modern, high specification interiors.

• The classically styled Regent Collection features Georgian inspired street scenes and architecture.

• Redrow has also launched a new brand of contemporary homes in Abode, which boast open plan layouts with streamlined kitchen, dining and lounge areas, high specification wet rooms and outdoor living space.

Redrow also creates exclusive bespoke developments in both rural and urban locations. The company has won numerous awards over the years, including, most recently, the Gold Award for Best Large Housebuilder at the What House? Awards 2015 and 2014, Best House Design at the Sunday Times British Home Awards 2015 and the 2014 Building Awards Housebuilder of the Year. Its ‘My Redrow’ online tool won the overall Customer Engagement category at the 2013 Peer Awards for Excellence. Web: www.redrow.co.uk.