Alford Edition - July 2019

Focus on Lincolnshire Chestnut Homes has gone back to its roots with a local area photography competition highlighting all that is beautiful about the county. The company, which celebrated its 30th

Chestnut Homes’ continued growth sparks recruitment drive L incolnshire-based housebuilder Chestnut Homes has bolstered its continued growth by recruiting for a number of new positions within the family-run firm. The company, whose head office is in Langworth, celebrated its 30th anniversary last year and is building on its success, continuing to expand in a planned and sustainable way. The recent vacancies span a range of departments within the business and are based both at the head office and also on site, ranging from administrator and HR manager through to surveyor and assistant site managers. Greatest asset David Newton, Managing Director of Chestnut Homes, said: “We have recently recruited a number of new members of staff to join our current team and help us grow the business further. “Although we have grown over the past 30 years, we have retained the ethos of our friendly family-run business. Our staff are our greatest asset and we’re looking forward to welcoming more new employees to the team, also continuing to help our current staff to achieve their full potential. “I’m proud that Chestnut Homes is creating even more jobs for local people to help cater for the demand for homes in the area.”

anniversary last year, launched the competition to commemorate the company’s milestone birthday. The competition, which ran in Lincolnshire media the Louth Leader, the Horncastle News and the Market Rasen Mail was a huge success, with more than 600 entries from all over the county being submitted for consideration. The £500 first prize was won by Alice Altoft with a glorious picture of her Cocker Spaniel, Poppy, at work with her partner James Wells. David Newton, who founded Chestnut Homes more than 30 years ago, said: “The photo competition celebrating Lincolnshire was a great way of marking a big birthday for our family-run Lincolnshire business. “Over the past 30 years we have grown significantly, but we’ve never lost sight of the fact that we are building homes which will be lived in by Lincolnshire people for decades to come. “A huge thanks goes to every single person who entered a photo into the competition, bringing back some wonderful memories for our team here, and of course, congratulations to Alice on her winning entry.” Alice, 26, said: “I was in complete shock. I never

Competition winner Alice Altoft (centre) with baby Evelyn, partner James Wells and Steph Tilley of Chestnut Homes

imagined winning. We have never been this lucky before. “I chose to enter this particular photo of my Spaniel, Poppy, as I believe it sums up mine and my partner’s lives farming close to our family home. The countryside here is so beautiful and we’re very proud to live in Lincolnshire.”

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