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Northstone continues journey with trio of hires

Northern-based homebuilder and place maker, Northstone has announced three new appointments within its accounts, development and construction teams.

Following planning approval for the first site in Westhoughton just last month, Bernadette Barry joins as Development Manager with over 10 years’ experience in the development and project management of renewable energy projects. Bernadette will work closely with Development Director, Jon England to develop new and sustainable residential schemes in the North West.

John Rush has been appointed as Site Manager for the first Northstone development of 150 homes in Bolton. He brings 15 years’ experience and joins from the Kingswood Homes team who were crowned the Regional Winner of the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Award 2019.

Meanwhile, Chloe White leaves Peel Media to take up post as Management Accountant at Northstone and is based at the company’s headquarters at MediaCityUK.

Phil Wilson, Northstone’s Chief Executive said: “As we celebrate the end of our first year, it’s great to welcome Bernadette, John and Chloe to the growing Northstone team. These are exciting times for Northstone and I look forward to seeing the trio progress within the business.”

Speaking on her new role, Bernadette said: “Northstone is a new company with great ambition for growth. The housing sector, and companies like Northstone, will play a hugely important role in addressing the UKs housing crisis over the coming years." '

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Notes to editors:

About Northstone – Place and home.
Northstone’s ambition is to create much more than a house. We strive to create exceptional spaces, stylish environments and communities where families will thrive.
As part of Peel L&P, Northstone is passionate about its heritage in the North and proud to be part of a company responsible for some of the most transformational development projects in the UK today.
At Northstone we innovate, adapt and regenerate, moving forward and pioneering, learning from our history and shaping the future of how we live.
The Northstone team has come together from many of the UK’s largest property developers and has decades of expertise in place and home developments. What makes Northstone different is a shared desire and ability to elevate convention to life-enhancing.
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