Constructing a bright future

(L-R): Project Manager Neil Hutcheon and Site Manager Steve Cook from Yuill Homes
(L-R): Project Manager Neil Hutcheon and Site Manager Steve Cook from Yuill Homes

TWO workers Yuill Homes workers have moved closer to national glory.

The exceptional skills of project manager Neal Hutcheon and site manager Steve Cook have helped them pick up the National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Award, which aims to find Britain’s best-run building sites.

This is the fourth consecutive year Neal has been presented with a quality award, while Steve has received the award for the second year running.

The pair will now go forward into the next stage of the competition where they will be in with a chance of clinching the North-East title of regional award winner, as well as the seal of excellence award which Neil has won for the last two years.

Neal, who has worked for Yuill Homes for more than 20 years, said: “I am extremely proud to have received this accolade for the fourth year running especially as the award itself is well respected and recognises standards of excellence in the trade nationally.

“Credit also must go to the whole team who have worked with me at Yuill Homes, who produce great quality work day in and day out on site.”

Steve, who is originally from Billingham, has worked at Yuill Homes for eight years. He starting his career on a youth training scheme in building and maintenance.

He said: “I am very proud to receive this award for the second year running.

“We are now all looking forward to the award inspectors coming on site for the next stage of the competition.”

Steve won his award for work on the College Gardens site in Billingham while Neal won for his work at High View, in Blaydon.