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Pride in the Job
The judges' view

Top tips from the judges

For more than 40 years, Pride in the Job has been at the heart of our core purpose to give consumers confidence in the quality of new-build homes. We’ve spoken to two judges who have nearly 70 years’ Pride in the Job judging experience between them to get their unique insight into the competition..

Read on to find out what they think makes a top site manager, what it takes to win a Supreme award, and what Pride in the Job means to the house-building industry.

Richard Hartshorn, Regional Director for the East for NHBC, smiling at the camera

Richard Hartshorn
NHBC Regional Director

A Pride in the Job judge for 34 years including 10 years as chair of the Supreme Judging Panel

Andy Henson, Inspection Manager for NHBC, smiling for the camera

Andy Henson
Recently retired NHBC Inspection Manager

Former Pride in the Job winner and a judge for 35 years