Countryside shortlisted at the UK Housing Awards
We are pleased to announce that Countryside has been shortlisted at the UK Housing Awards in the Homebuilder of the Year category.
The UK Housing Awards are amongst the biggest awards in the housing sector and have recognised leading individuals and organisations within the sector for more than 20 years.
The Homebuilder of the Year category acknowledges house builders that have worked on outstanding projects and made a real impact on the delivery of quality homes and the lives of the people living in them, whilst also demonstrating robust financial performance.
Last year was an outstanding year of growth for Countryside: 2018 saw us become the UK’s fastest-growing listed homebuilder, exceeding the targets we set at the time of our IPO in 2016. We saw a significant uplift in completions and an increased adjusted operating profit, which exceeded the previous year’s results by 28%. We also worked to improve efficiency in housebuilding, investing in an off-site manufacturing facility, which will allow us to reduce the time from foundations to completed property to around ten weeks.
This shortlisting is testament to our commitment to delivering ambitious projects that are beneficial for the community, whilst maintaining an open dialogue with a range of stakeholders.
Having reached several major construction milestones at some of our flagship developments, we are looking forward to building on last year’s prosperity, delivering growth in 2019 and continuing to create places people love.
We look forward to the awards ceremony, which will take place on 1 May 2019 at Grosvenor House in London, where the winners will be announced.