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Top UK House Builders

The Top House Builders are ranked by our WhatHouse? Award winners by the number of awards they’ve won over the past 5 years.

The WhatHouse? Awards honour enterprising, customer-focused housebuilders, large and small, as well as housing associations, working alongside an equally innovative supply chain to produce top-quality housing across the price range.
Rank
NameHousebuilder of the year
Gold
Silver
Bronze
1
Hayfield2021
4
 - 
3
2
Hill2020
5
11
3
3
Barratt Homes2019
1
 - 
2
4
Berkeley2017
8
6
5
5
Churchill Retirement Living2016
1
 - 
6
6
London Square - 
5
1
1
7
St James - 
2
2
1
8
ZeroC - 
2
1
1
9
Hopkins Homes - 
2
1
 - 
10
Places For People - 
1
3
5

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Call 0333 444 0761

​Building high quality, new build homes since 1958, Barratt Developments is the largest housebuilder in the nation. It creates homes across the entirety of the UK, with a wide variety of developments suitable for a range of budgets and requirements, from ap...More about Barratt Homes


Call 0333 210 0076

​Building high quality, new build homes since 1958, Barratt Developments is the largest housebuilder in the nation. It creates homes across the entirety of the UK, with a wide variety of developments suitable for a range of budgets and requirements, from ap...More about Barratt London


Call 0333 444 0823

Part of the Barratt Developments group, contributing significantly to the total of over 17,000 new homes a year, David Wilson Homes is currently active in around 150 sites located across Britain.

The David Wilson Homes range of new homes for sale ...More about David Wilson Homes


Call 0121 369 0246

THINKING DIFFERENTLY

SINCE 2015

Hayfield is driven by the simple principle of thinking differently. For us, more of the same is never enough. We’re focused on exceeding the hopes and aspirations of the people who choose to own one ...More about Hayfield


Call 0800 118 2184

Bromford are a housing association; they exist to provide affordable homes for people who can’t access market housing. Bromford is committed to providing safe, secure and warm homes, but also care about the people who live in their homes. Around 53% o...More about Bromford


Call 024 7695 0141

Cartwright Homes is a third-generation business, which has been building homes in the Nuneaton area for 50 years.

The family's business philosophy has been the same since the company's inception: to build individual homes of the highest quality, which...More about Cartwright Homes


Call 01908 465 437

At Dandara, we create and build beautiful award-winning homes. It’s something we have been doing for over 30 years, and we do it by combining innovative design with only the highest standards of quality.

But that’s not us in a nutshell...More about Dandara


Call 020 3151 5135

Places work when they have good homes.

More about Places For People


Call 01635 224 014

Whether you’re a first-time homeowner, growing family, or simply looking to downsize – we’re your perfect property partner.

As one of the UK’s top shared ownership providers, Sovereign is passionate about giving everyone ...More about Sovereign


Call 01268 350 740

​Weston Homes Plc is part of the Weston Group Plc, which was set up in 1987 by Bob Weston.​

The first development built by the housebuilder was a four-bedroom detached house in Essex. Since then, the company has grown and now has an impressive portfol...More about Weston Homes


Call 01305 700 031

At ZeroC, we take a different approach to designing and building homes.

Distinctive in style and character, our homes combine attractive period features with all the conveniences you need for modern living. They are built to the highest quality an...More about ZeroC


Call 029 2199 0049

Established in 1995, Acorn Property Group is an independent development and regeneration specialist that has a strong focus on providing an interesting, complementary and sustainable architecture that adds quality and a sense of purpose to its immediate env...More about Acorn Property Group


Call 01803 640 295

Cavanna Homes is a family-owned housebuilder operating in Devon and Cornwall, building developments that provide high-quality new homes in a variety of styles at some sought-after coastal and inland locations.

Founded in 1923 and now run by the third ...More about Cavanna Homes


Call 0191 394 0084

Welcome to Dere Street Homes

Formed in 2001, Durham-based Dere Street Homes have built up an enviable reputation for the creation of not only small and exclusive developments, but also larger developments using a range of two, three and four bedroom h...More about Dere Street Homes


Call 01234 510 038

Francis Jackson Homes is a family owned housebuilding company, founded in 1928, specialising in well built homes across the south Midlands. We have established a reputation as one of the very best housebuilders in the region with attention to detail and qua...More about Francis Jackson Homes


Call 020 3369 0513

​Hill was founded in 1999 by Andy Hill, and is an industry-leading housebuilder, providing a range of both private sale and affordable housing in London and the East and South East of England.

The company has a wide range of developments available...More about Hill


Call 01937 420 038

Newett Homes was formed to deliver peerless new build properties, utilising the best materials, highest skilled workmanship and in the most sought after locations for the most discerning home buyers in Yorkshire. Each new home created has been carefully des...More about Newett Homes


Call 01743 540 014

Shropshire Homes has a well-deserved reputation for creating homes in keeping with their environment, and an impressive record of prestigious and sensitive projects to its credit.

The company’s philosophy is to provide quality homes of disti...More about Shropshire Homes


Call 0333 210 0294

Strata is an established home builder with over 16 developments across Yorkshire and the Midlands and head offices in Doncaster. Chief Executive Andrew Weaver is the fourth generation of the family to run the business alongside his father, Chairman Irving W...More about Strata Homes


Call 01509 400 134

William Davis Homes is a family-owned housebuilder that has been providing new homes in the Midlands for over 80 years. Customer service is central to the company, with the housebuilder offering advice throughout the buying process and even once the sale is...More about William Davis Homes


With stunning coastal views, award-winning beaches and gardens, vibrant retail and business areas, first class academic institutions and a dynamic community, it’s easy to see why our residents are among the happiest in the UK.

To enable the ...More about Bournemouth Development Company


Call 01452 595 246

Considerate, Conscientious, Crafted

At Newland Homes, we’ve built a solid reputation for developing quality homes and enhancing local communities. Never ones to stand still, we constantly push the boundaries of residential development thr...More about Newland Homes


Call 0161 635 0015

The English Cities Fund (ECF) is a development company built on partnership, working with councils, landowners and communities to create exceptional places.

ECF is a £200m joint venture between Homes England, Legal & General and Muse Dev...More about The English Cities Fund


Call 0333 210 0287

A local housebuilding company, Allison Homes was launched in 2014 as part of The Larkfleet Group of Companies in 2014, but it is a name with a long history. The brand was reborn when it was acquired by The Larkfleet Group, with Karl Hick as...More about Allison Homes


Call 01276 820 079

Every Antler Home comes with 50 years of excellence built in.

Renowned for creating impressive limited edition homes in hand-picked locations across the south of England, Antler Homes builds luxury new houses that people will love to live in for...More about Antler Homes


Call 023 9298 8413

New Generation Homes for the Conscientious Buyer

DESIGNED FOR MODERN LIVING

Elite NuGEN produce high-quality, creative, and desirable solutions to a rapidly growing housing market.

OFFSITE MANUFACTURING

High performa...More about EliteNuGEN


Call 0333 210 0084

​Larkfleet Homes is part of the Larkfleet Group, a privately-owned housebuilding and development organisation with a strong record in creating sustainable homes and communities.

Many of its developments are in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northampton...More about Larkfleet Homes


Call 01962 920 013

Pegasus was founded in 2012 to improve the options for people hoping to downsize and simplify their lives. We wanted to create places that allow people to get the best out of a time of life when we can pursue our passions, live in comfort, and take better c...More about Pegasus


Call 01623 240 061

From the moment you step into a Rippon home, you’ll feel different. It might be the amount of space; it might be the sense of comfort; it might be the level of attention to detail or the fact that we include extras as part of our outstanding standard ...More about Rippon Homes


Call 01753 415 037

We are Slough Urban Renewal (SUR) – a joint venture partnership between Slough Borough Council and Muse Developments. Our purpose is to help transform the borough for all who live and work here.

The changes taking place are embracing and enh...More about Slough Urban Renewal


Call 020 3369 0492

​The Berkeley Group was established in 1976 by Tony Pidgley CBE and Jim Farrer. Based in Weybridge, Surrey, the company initially focused on the construction of single homes and executive developments.

As the company expanded, Berkeley established...More about Berkeley


Call 0333 210 0052

Home Reach is about making home ownership possible.

Working with housebuilders across England to offer Home Reach, a part buy – part rent option on new build properties.

With Home Reach you buy a share of your chos...More about Home Reach


Call 020 3369 0521

​St Edward is a joint venture company owned by Berkeley and the Prudential Assurance Company. St Edward has developments across London and the South of England and looks to create sustainable, residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, bringing a new le...More about St Edward


Call 020 3369 0522

​A proud member of the Berkeley Group, St George is London’s largest and most sophisticated mixed use developer. It specialises in high quality regeneration in London, combining new homes, penthouses and apartments with both retail and leisure ameniti...More about St George


Call 020 3369 0523

St James is part of the Berkeley Group. Building around Greater London, it provides high-specification properties that range from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom family homes.

While building some dedicated residential sites, the St James bra...More about St James


Call 020 3151 2346

St William is a joint venture between the Berkeley Group and the National Grid, established in 2014, set up to build new homes on redundant gas sites. The joint venture has funds available up to £700m.

It has the potential to deliver over 7,...More about St William


Call 0333 210 0071

Anwyl is a proud family builder with the 4th generation taking a leading role role in the business. Anwyl began in 1930 as a joinery and woodworking contractor, but with over nine decades of success behind them, they now operate three divisions: Anwyl Homes...More about Anwyl Homes


Call 01253 490281

​Jones Homes has been building new homes in desirable areas across the UK since 1959. It is a founding member of The Emerson Group, a family-owned development company based in Cheshire.

The housebuilder now has four divisions which reflect the areas i...More about Jones Homes


Call 01772 804 257

We don’t do identikit boxes crammed into small spaces.
We passionately believe in creating individuality and our developments feature bespoke homes designed specifically for their location.

We also believe in the impo...More about Kingswood Homes


Call 01827 425144

Owl Homes are a modern, privately-owned property developer, specialising in the construction of sustainable high-quality residential dwellings around the Midlands

Passionate about design and quality of construction, they have the skills, expe...More about Owl Homes


Call 01425 820 319

​Churchill Retirement Living is a privately owned, family-run housebuilder, and is the UK’s second largest retirement homes specialist. It was founded in 1994 by brothers Spencer and Clinton McCarthy, and has an ambition to be selling 1,000 homes a ye...More about Churchill Retirement Living


Call 01745 430 021

​With over 30 years of experience, Castle Green Homes builds new homes in North Wales and North West England.

It is a family-run business, and combines traditional values with innovative ideas in order to create unique designs and outstanding qual...More about Castle Green Homes


Call 01458 460 031

Developer With A Difference

Modern Designs Made With Traditional Craftsmanship

At Galion we believe that creating aspirational living is all about attention to the finer details. We manage each project from concept to completion inte...More about Galion


Call 01895 770 068

The property company with a difference. We’ve been making waves across the capital with our innovative approach to design, build and customer service, winning awards across the industry and creating places where people really want to live.

A...More about London Square


Call 01425 820 132

With over 40 years of experience, family-run housebuilder Pennyfarthing Homes creates both luxury and affordable homes, primarily in the South West of England.

The housebuilder provides excellent customer care, guiding buyers through the reservation p...More about Pennyfarthing Homes


Call 01227 490 047

Quinn Homes are one of Kent’s leading developers of outstanding new homes.

As part of our ethos, we support the communities in which we develop, funding local projects and providing new facilities.

Having been spun out of Kent&rs...More about Quinn Homes


Call 020 3151 3212

​Southern Home Ownership is a branch of Southern Housing Group, and has been around for over 30 years. It offers first-time buyers the opportunity to purchase a home using the Shared Ownership scheme.

Shared Ownership is a scheme that allows first...More about Southern Home Ownership


Call 01295 410 062

We are a family run, privately-owned property development company who concentrate exclusively in the construction of sustainable, high-quality bespoke residential homes.

Each home is built with consideration and attentiveness.

We are pas...More about Talbot Homes


Call 0333 210 0286

Salboy is a Manchester-based property developer and private equity company owned and operated by Simon Ismail and Betfred-owner, Fred Done. Developing ‘best in class’ homes and property developments in Manchester & Salford.<...More about Salboy


At Sunningdale House Developments, we take pride in our new build developments. They are finished to the highest standards and built within the most beautiful areas of England. Our locations include housing developments in Kent, Surrey, Exeter and Hampshire...More about Sunningdale House Developments


Call 0113 347 0313

Erris Homes provides new homes in and around Yorkshire. The company’s new build homes exceed the latest environment standards, offering the latest heating systems, loft and wall insulation and double-glazed windows and doors, making its homes more energy ef...More about Erris Homes


Call 01233 690 142

Fernham Homes is an award winning company that has been building stylish new homes in Kent, Sussex, London & Surrey for over 20 years

Every one of our beautiful new-build homes has been designed and built to the highest quality. Our experience...More about Fernham Homes


Call 020 3369 0762

Welcome to Generator

We’re a diverse property group working across the real estate sector. Our work spans property development and investment, along with project advice and expert consultancy services.

Since 2006, we’ve bee...More about Generator Group


Call 01642 685 074

Established over 40 years ago, Mandale Group is one of the biggest privately owned developers in the North East of England. With experience of all areas of construction.

At Mandale Homes we pride ourselves in our product. Understanding our client...More about Mandale Homes


Call 020 3369 0145

Troy Homes was founded in October 2015, but while it is a fairly new name in the housebuilding industry, it is fast establishing a reputation as a premium residential housebuilder across the South East.

The company creates sustainable communities ...More about Troy Homes


Call 01279 510142

David Lee can assist in all stages of the development process - from land introduction, acquisition and planning, through realisation of initial concepts and specification, to effective selling and post-sales management.

We can identify potential ...More about David Lee


Call 0800 118 2536

​Founded in 1992, Hopkins Homes has grown from a small, local company to a well known and significant builder of new build homes. It is the largest independent property developer in East Anglia, and has made a huge contribution to the regional economy by cr...More about Hopkins Homes


Call 01785 630 114

​Experts in housing-led regeneration, Lovell has been building homes for over 40 years. It has worked with local authorities and housing associations to help rebuild communities. Lovell designs, builds and sells new homes, but also has a division dedicated ...More about Lovell Homes


Call 01905 630249

You won’t find a group of people more in love with Worcestershire than the ladies and gents at Nicol & Co.

This beautiful county has everything. Fantastic connections by road and rail, outstanding schools great local sporting venues, cul...More about Nicol & Co


Call 0333 242 0576

Persimmon Homes was founded in 1972 and has built homes in around 380 locations around the UK. It builds around 16,000 new homes each year, and is one of the UK’s most successful housebuilders.

The company builds a huge range of homes, from ...More about Persimmon Homes


Call 01992 809 825

Telford Homes is a leading London-focused residential and mixed use property developer. We are a Trammell Crow Company developer that specialises in creating, designing and building innovative landmark developments in some of the most desirable and sought-a...More about Telford Homes


Call 0333 242 0354

We build beautiful homes across London and the South East. Our in-house construction expertise is vital to our quality-driven and design-led approach. Our fundamental belief is that people should enjoy living without compromise.


Call 020 3151 4065

No matter how you live, a Kebbell home is for living. It’s simple to say, but not so easy to achieve. Our work starts with looking at everything from our customers’ point of view. What will add convenience, comfort, pride and joy to your life? F...More about Kebbell Development Limited


Call 01303 370 058

Established in the 1960s, Pentland Homes is a private limited company that has a reputation for building contemporary, high-quality homes in some of the most desirable locations in Kent. The company has grown substantially over the last few years and is con...More about Pentland Homes


Call 01823 530065

At Strongvox Homes we work hard to offer you something special. Personal, secure and privately owned, our ethos is to build individual homes and communities throughout the West Country that people will enjoy living in for many years to come. The company is ...More about Strongvox Homes


Call 01332 916 135

Chevin Homes has been building new homes throughout Derbyshire and East Midlands since 2002. Based in Derby, the housebuilder provides a range of homes, from starter homes to luxury family residences, with a focus on complete customer satisfaction.

It...More about Chevin Homes


Call 01925 205 149

Eccleston Homes was founded by Kevin Marren and creates traditional homes with contemporary interiors, ideal for modern living. The housebuilder focuses primarily on building small developments in desirable locations across the North West of England.

...More about Eccleston Homes


Call 0333 210 0087

Spitfire Homes is a privately owned housebuilder that specialises in building bespoke, sustainable and high-quality properties.

A forward-thinking company, Spitfire designs and builds luxury homes that combine the latest interior trends...More about Spitfire Homes


Call 01904 295 174

With over four decades of experience in the housebuilding industry, Charles Church has established itself as one of the leading housebuilders in the country. It builds homes all across the UK, suitable for a range of budgets and buyer requirements, from fir...More about Charles Church


Call 0121 200 3500

St Joseph is Berkeley's newest brand, created to bring our passion for quality, place making and building communities to Birmingham and the West Midlands.

As the country's youngest, most diverse region and with 52,000 students graduating e...More about St Joseph


Call 0113 347 0656

At Harron Homes, we always build homes with you in mind. We are dedicated to making your home move as smooth as possible. Our years of experience along with our focused approach to developing new homes has produced not only attractive environments, but also...More about Harron Homes


Call 01246 573 700

Avant Homes is the fastest growing housebuilder in the UK. Operating in Scotland, the north east of England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, we have five regional offices and employ over 700 people.

After another year of record growth an...More about Avant Homes


Call 01202 805 931

​McCarthy Stone is the leading housebuilder for retirement properties in the UK. It was formed by John McCarthy and Bill Stone, who became partners in 1975, and focussed on building retirement properties from 1977.

It exclusively builds retirement...More about McCarthy Stone


Call 01932 645 417

​Highly regarded and well established within the housebuilding community, Crest Nicholson has been building new homes for over 50 years. The company is well known for building not only properties, but sustainable communities as well.

Its property ...More about Crest Nicholson


Call 0131 610 0259

​Award-winning Miller Homes has been around for over 80 years, building new homes and creating communities all around the country.

The company builds homes across the country in a variety of locations to suit every taste, from quiet countryside to...More about Miller Homes


Call 01494 355 293

​In 2007, George Wimpey and Taylor Woodrow joined forces to form Taylor Wimpey. It is one of the largest housebuilders in the UK, with 24 regional offices across England, Wales and Scotland.

It builds homes suitable for all buyers, from those looking ...More about Taylor Wimpey


Call 01302 346 620

At Keepmoat, we’re dedicated to creating great places for you to live, work and play.

Constructing homes – not just houses.
Creating communities – not just buildings.

The Keepmoat way of doing things is plain to see the minute you step into o...More about Keepmoat Homes


Call 01332 916 015

Fairgrove is a family-run home-building business formed in 1995 by Steve and Christine Midgley and over the past two decades has grown into an award-winning regional developer with a reputation for quality and the highest level of customer service.

<...More about Fairgrove Developments

Call 01255 580065

About Scott Sheen & Partners

A family run, independent Estate Agent with roots in the property industry dating back over 40 years, we specialise in all aspects of the Sale and Letting of both Residential and Commercial proper...More about Scott and Sheen


Call 01525 450 174

In 1955, the late John Wilkinson joined Larry Connell at the Leighton Buzzard office of Connells where he did his ‘articles’ and learnt to become a professional estate agent and surveyor. John was instrumental in the expansion of Connells and wa...More about The Wilkinson Partnership


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