Manorfields named Development of The Year

Manorfields named Development of The Year

21 November 2017

A local housing development has been named the country’s best in The Bricks Awards 2017.

Manorfields, located off the A444 in Castle Gresley near Swadlincote, won the Development of the Year North category at the LABC Warranty’s annual awards ceremony, beating competition from over 3,000 eligible developments at the start of the nomination process.

The Bricks recognises and rewards the exceptional work of developers, builders, contractors and housing associations who go the extra mile to deliver quality in construction.

Dave Smith, Managing Director at St. Modwen Homes, said: “These awards celebrate building excellence across the industry. To have won the Development of the Year category demonstrates just how hard the construction, design and sales teams have worked to ensure that Manorfields is a great place for people to call home. We’re delighted to have won and look forward to building on this success as we move forward with the development.”

The awards also celebrate the hard work and dedication of individuals in the industry. In addition to Manorfields winning the best development award, St. Modwen Homes saw two of its employees recognised: Daniel Pickering, Trainee Technical Manager at St. Modwen Homes, won the Rising Star award and Senior Customer Service Co-ordinator, Lisa Hooper was a finalist in the Unsung Hero category.

LABC Warranty works in partnership with Local Authority Building Control (LABC) to provide a complete solution for building control and structural warranty throughout England and Wales. Their aim is to ensure the highest quality of build at all developments. The Bricks is the LABC Warranty’s annual awards initiative.

St. Modwen Homes has recently launched its third phase of homes at Manorfields, which will deliver 86 properties when complete, in addition to the 111 homes that have already been built. There is currently a range of two, three and four bedroom houses for sale, with prices starting from £172,995. Offering a range of styles, St. Modwen Homes has become known for its design-led properties and its philosophy of light and height that helps to create spacious living areas and sets the housebuilder apart from other developers.

A five star rated housebuilder, St. Modwen Homes is the housebuilding part of St. Modwen, the UK’s leading regeneration specialist.

The Marketing Suite and Show Homes at Manorfields, located off the A444 in Castle Gresley, Swadlincote and are open Thursday to Monday from 10am to 5.30pm inclusive of the weekends. For more information or to book an appointment, call 0844 243 4505 or email Alternatively visit or follow the housebuilder on Twitter and Instagram, @StModwenHomes, and on the Manorfields Facebook page.

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