The work of Peter Cox was recognised by trade body the Property Care Association (PCA) at its annual awards ceremony, held at St James’ Park, home to Newcastle United FC.
The PCA Awards reward the cream of UK businesses working in the building preservation and protection sector.
Noted for its training and technical expertise, the PCA represents the UK’s structural waterproofing, damp control, timber preservation, structural repair and flood restoration sectors.
Lancashire-based Wykamol Group sponsored the award.
An independent panel judged the awards consisting of Graham Perrior, Head of Standards at the National House Building Council, Douglas Kent, Technical Secretary at the Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings, Roman Russocki, Chief Executive of TrustMark and Geoff Lister, Chairman of the Cross-Industry Apprenticeship Task Force.
John Dee of Peter Cox, received the award. He said: “We are delighted our commitment to training our staff has been recognised with this award. Our focus on all areas of staff development, from health & safety through to providing superior customer service, ensures we remain market leaders.”
Peter Cox was established in 1951 and now has over 60 years’ experience in providing a range of property services, including the repair and preservation of all types of property from private housing to historic buildings. It operates across the UK and Ireland.
Stephen Hodgson, general manager of the PCA, said: “Peter Cox is a company that demonstrates a comprehensive approach to training and this award reflects the company’s industry-leading position.”