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Full Report

We are committed to being a responsible homebuilder and to making our business practices more sustainable

Our 2015 Highlights

£335+

million contributed to local communities in which we build across the UK

£746k

donated and fundraised for registered charities

4,299

employees who we provide jobs and career progression opportunities to

Chief Executive's Statement

Pete Redfern, CEO

A value driven business, with a long term, sustainable focus.

We are a sustainable, value-driven business which puts its customers at the heart ofeverything we do

Peter Redfern
Chief Executive

Our Business Model in Practice

Delivering Customer Service

36%

of our completions were sold to first time buyers

4 Star

rating for customer service received from the Home Builders Federation

19%

of our homes were designated as affordable housing

Selecting Land

47%

of our completions were sourced from the strategic pipeline

c.107k

plots in our strategic pipeline, one of the largest in the sector

8,660

plots converted from the strategic pipeline to the short term landbank

Managing the Planning and Community Engagement Process

100%

of UK sites, have tailored, development-specific, community engagement

130

schools across the UK have received our tailored curriculum packs

96%

of our employees, who took part in our annual survey, think our developments benefit local communities

Getting the Homebuilding Basics Right

50+

house types in our standard house type portfolio

175

Annual Injury Incidence Rate compares extremely favourably with the HBF Home Builder Average of 361

7.8%

reduction in our scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions intensity

Our People

4,388

people directly employed on average across the UK and Spain in 2015

98

apprentices recruited in 2015

13.3%

voluntary employee turnover

Optimising value

£335+

million contributed to local communities in which we build across the UK

£746k

donating or fundraising over £746k for registered charities

£112k

raised for other organisations, such as Scout groups and other local community causes

Our Charitable Initiatives

Peak District Challenge

We raised over £188,000 for the Youth Adventure trust.

Tackling homelessness

During 2015 we worked with Centrepoint end youth homelessness.

Providing an educational legacy

We are investing £185,000 in young Londoners’ futures

Long relationship with Macmillan

In 2015 we continued our sponsorship of Macmillan’s annual Parliamentary Tug of War.