Skip to main content

News

Welcome to our News Page, your source for the latest updates, industry insights, and project highlights from one of North Devon's premier construction and development companies. 

Here, we share the stories behind our successful projects, celebrate the achievements of our dedicated team, and offer valuable insights into the ever-evolving world of construction. Stay informed about our latest developments, innovative practices, and the impact we're making in the communities we serve.

National Federation of Builders
Published on 20 March 2023
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the category "Building Contractor of the Year - Turnover £5m-£30m" – at the Construction Awards of Excellence 2023. While the construction sector has a range of awards programs, there are no others that are independent. The awards are designed to recognise those individuals and companies that set the gold standard in the construction sector.
Richard Young has been crowned winner of the Seal of Excellence in the NHBC Pride in the Job awards
Published on 28 February 2023
Our site manager, Richard Young has been crowned winner of the Seal of Excellence in the NHBC Pride in the Job awards. Richard was presented the award in front of an audience of sector peers at an awards ceremony in Bristol for his work at Taw Wharf’s Longbridge Quarter in Barnstaple. The awards recognise site managers dedicated to achieving the highest standards in house building and committed to building homes of outstanding quality for their customers.
Hospice Nurse giving care to elderly patient
Published on 16 January 2023
One of the roles held by our Managing Director, Paul Knox, is being a member of the NHBC Council. As part of this role Council members are able to nominate deserving charities with an honorarium paid annually by NHBC as part of their Social Responsibility Programme. This year we are delighted to have nominated the North Devon Hospice as our favoured charity to receive a £500.00 honorarium to assist their on-going care work with loved ones and their families within our community.
Ariel View of Taw Wharf Housing Development in Barnstaple North Devon
Published on 20 October 2022
For a second year in a row, our site managers at Taw Wharf Barnstaple have won a Quality Award in the first round of NHBC’s Pride in the Job Awards 2022. From a field of more than 8,000, Richard Young and Peter Hamley are two of the 443 site managers to be awarded the accolade for their work at our Taw Wharf development in Barnstaple.
Pearce Construction builders at work on building a new home in North Devon
Published on 28 September 2022
The Pearce Construction ethos to training and development starts with our annual apprentice intake. The company thrives through it apprenticeship programme and has a rich history of home grown talent stretching back to the company’s inception 75 years ago. Whilst we take a modern approach to training and development we still have one eye on the old indentures that many of our employees signed up to and therefore we still offer minimum 3 year apprenticeships to a standard of level 3.
At the Building Safety Groups (BSG) annual award ceremony Pearce Construction won the BSG Occupational Health and Well-being Initiative Award.
Published on 20 September 2022
At the Building Safety Groups (BSG) annual award ceremony Pearce Construction won the BSG Occupational Health and Well-being Initiative Award. This award recognises what Pearce Construction has implemented to prevent and remove Occupational Health risks from the work-place.