Freeman Homes

Continued success as Freeman Homes scoop prize at WhatHouse? awards

  • 22 Nov 2017

Property developer Freeman Homes‘ recent run of award success continues, as it collected the Best Small Housebuilder (silver) accolade in the prestigious 2017 WhatHouse? Awards.

The second-generation family business, who has proud roots in Gloucestershire, won the award at the 36th WhatHouse? Awards, which is the largest event of this nature in the UK housebuilding industry.

This recognition for Freeman Homes joins its ever-growing list of accolades. In the last month alone, Freeman Homes has won three awards: Best Residential Development (five stars) in the UK Property Awards 2017/18, Best Small New Housing Development (West of England) in the LABC Excellence Awards 2017 and now this WhatHouse? title.

This year’s gala luncheon and award ceremony took place on Friday 17th November, at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel where more than 1,600 senior figures from the new homes industry were in attendance.

The above picture shows three industry names bookended by comedian Jack Whitehall and former England rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio.

In between those two famous names, there are, from left to right, Richard Lee, MD at Jablite (category sponsor) Emma Shotton, Marketing Manager at MF Freeman Group and Luke Freeman CEO of MF Freeman Group.

The judges praised Freeman Homes, saying they had an unswerving commitment to quality of product, with no corners cut and local materials in the mix.”

Its sales and marketing was hailed as ‘strategic and innovative’ and the personal development of its staff was recognised as being ‘integral to the success and growth of the business.’”

The judges also referred to the ‘energy and authenticity’ about the company that ‘radiates through its work.’

Editorial Director of What House Digital and Show House magazine, Rupert Bates, said Freeman Homes were ‘a credit to the housebuilding industry’ and it should be ‘immensely proud’ of the achievements.

Joint Chief Executive of the MF Freeman Group, Luke Freeman, commented following this award success.

“We are committed to building high-quality individual homes and we pride ourselves in using the finest materials sourced from local suppliers,” he said.

“We invest in our staff and in their professional development and we are always looking for ways to improve the way we do things. We’re delighted that the judges have acknowledged our innovative building style and our attention to detail.”

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