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Quality and Customer Service

NHBC HBF 8 years

Croudace Homes is the proud holder of the prestigious 5 Star Award for customer satisfaction presented by the House Builder Federation and independently polled by the NHBC. The company achieved the 5 star award eight times in as many years since we have been eligible on volume thresholds. The award means that 97% of customers polled in the past 12 months would recommend that their friends and family buy a Croudace homes.

Top Track 250

The Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales. It is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each September. Croudace Homes was ranked 154 in the 2017 table.

Building

British Safety Council 2020 Merit

The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards are health and safety’s most prestigious award scheme. They recognise organisations that have demonstrated commitment to occupational health, safety and wellbeing, regardless of their size or the sector they operate within. Croudace is proud to have achieved a Merit in the 2020 awards.

RoSPA Gold Award

RoSPA Gold Award is achieved with a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss. Croudace was delighted to have attained a 2020 Gold Award for our developments Willowbrook Park in Didcot and Hermitage Park in Maidstone.

Brick Awards

The annual Brick Awards celebrate the best examples of clay brick in the built environment. Alongside evidence of sound architecture and craftsmanship, the winning house builder has to demonstrate outstanding contribution to the industry, as evidenced by a range of accomplishments including apprenticeships, training, quality assurance, sustainability and commitment to health and safety. Croudace Homes were awarded the House Builder Award in the Brick Awards 2019.

LABC Building Excellence Awards 2020

The LABC Building Excellence Awards are an annual ceremony that celebrates achievements in the construction industry. They reward excellent buildings, outstanding companies, partnerships and individuals that go that extra mile. In the 2020 Awards, the second phase at Kings Weald, Croudace’s development in Burgess Hill, was Highly Commended in the Best High Volume New Housing Development category.

Staff

5% club

The 5% Club is a campaign focused on creating momentum behind the recruitment of apprentices and graduates into the UK workforce. The club is committed to ensuring that 5% of each member’s UK workforce are apprentices, graduates or sponsored students on structured programmes within the next five years. Croudace has already achieved this, with 12% of staff undertaking apprenticeships, undergraduate placements or fulfilling roles as graduates.

Job Crowd 2020 Graduates and Apprentices

JobCrowd is the UK's leading apprentice and graduate job review site and is based entirely on the feedback of graduates, undergraduates and apprentices. The site helps graduates, undergraduates and apprentices to research roles and employers based on the experiences of their peers. For seven years in a row, Croudace Homes has been ranked as one of the “Top 100” companies for graduates and apprentices to work for across all industries and are ranked first for graduates and undergraduates in the small intake demographic (companies recruiting less than 30) of the Property and Housebuilding sector.

Home Building Skills Partnership

Croudace is committed to the ‘Home Building Skills Partnership’ which champions a more diverse and inclusive construction industry to make it more attractive to new recruits, and promote continuing skill development and higher levels of training at trade, technical and professional levels.

NHBC Pride in the Job Awards

Pride in the Job is the most highly regarded competition in the house building industry. All site managers are automatically entered into the competition if they work on a site registered for NHBC warranty. Croudace were delighted to have had five site managers win Pride in the Job Awards for on-site management in 2020; Mark Blunden of Kings Weald in Burgess Hill, who also achieved the Seal of Excellence, Don Davidson of Green Hart Park in Hook, Gavin Nicholson of Hermitage Park in Maidstone, Kelvin Rahilly of Croft End in Orwell and Mathew Pullin of The Grange in Tetsworth.