Monday, 22 June 2020

NHBC, the UK’s leading new home warranty and insurance provider, has announced that four of the Braidwater Group’s site managers have received its flagship Quality Award at this year’s national Pride in the Job awards.From a field of more than 11,000, 450 UK site managers have won a Quality Award in the first round of NHBC’s Pride in the Job Awards 2020, representing the top 4% of those who entered. 

Braidwater Group site managers Brian O’Kane, Colin Martin, Eamon Devlin and John Paul Gibbons were all recognised for the vital role they play in ensuring new homes are delivered on time, on safe sites and to exacting construction quality standards.

Headquartered in Eglinton and with developments throughout Northern Ireland, The Braidwater Group has over 40 years’ experience in the building and development industry.

Darren Farnan, marketing manager of the Braidwater Group, said:

“Pride in the Job is the most highly regarded competition in the house-building industry and we are delighted that four of our team have been recognised. Being selected as one of the UK’s top site managers is a testament to their commitment to delivering quality homes for our customers. Judging for the Awards is rigorous, the current competition began in July 2019, with each site manager assessed across six key areas: consistency, attention to detail, leadership, interpretation of drawings and specifications, technical expertise, and health and safety.

‘’The Braidwater Group continues and will always strive for excellence, going above and beyond the assurance of building top quality homes.’’

Commenting on the Awards, NHBC Chief Executive Steve Wood said: 

“Pride in the Job has been pivotal in improving the quality of new homes so it’s fantastic to be able to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Despite the numerous challenges the industry has faced in recent times, the very best site managers of 2020 have kept their focus on delivering high quality new homes for their customers. 

“At NHBC we are very proud of Pride in the Job, what it stands for and the impact it has had and continues to have across the sector. It’s no surprise that Pride in the Job winning sites have higher levels of homeowner satisfaction as these homes are without doubt among the best the country has to offer. 

“Congratulations to all the 2020 Quality Award winners – be proud of your incredible achievements!” 

For the full list of winners please visit: