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As we continue to build on our responsibilities for mental health as an employer, we hope that we are able to be there as a shoulder to lean on for everyone at Countryside – whether a working parent or someone living alone – in the years to come and not just for Blue Monday.
Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer specialising in place making and regeneration, has appointed Sian Myers to the business’ Executive Management Team as Group Chief People & Culture Officer – a newly created leadership role to steer Countryside’s people, culture and values.
As the pandemic continues for the first part of 2021 at least, we are pledging another £1,000,000 on top of our original commitment to continue supporting communities through one of the UK’s most challenging periods.
Ashmere, a landmark scheme on the former Eastern Quarry, part of Ebbsfleet Garden City, Kent has broken ground, marking the beginning of construction.
Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, L&Q, one of the UK’s leading housing associations, and Ealing Council have officially re-opened Bollo Brook Park, a transformed public open space at Acton Gardens, the regeneration of the former South Acton estate in west London, alongside pupils from Berrymede Junior School and Berrymede Infant School.
Countryside has received 16 NHBC regional Quality Awards and three Seals of Excellence at this year’s NHBC Pride in the Job awards.
Countryside is supporting the Rhys Daniels Trust by furnishing a one-bedroom apartment at Aura, in Great Kneighton, recently purchased by the charity as an apartment for use by parents whose children are being treated at nearby Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Countryside is proud to announce that Great Kneighton, a sustainable new community spread over 269 acres in Cambridge, has been named ‘Housing Project of The Year’ at this year’s Building Awards.
We are proud to have received two ‘highly commended’ ratings at this year’s First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards. The awards, currently in their 11th year, seek to celebrate organisations that have demonstrated excellence in producing top-quality homes for aspiring buyers across a range of criteria.
A playground improvement project at St Margaret’s at Troy Town School in Rochester, part-funded by the Rochester Riverside Community Board, was completed in time for the start of the new school term last month.