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Founded in 1987 by current CEO Fred Story, Story Homes is a housing developer that currently has 36 schemes in Cumbria, North West and North East England and southern Scotland.

With its mission being to build quality homes that people aspire to live in, Story Homes prides itself on its build quality, customer service, community engagement, and continuous investment in its workforce and supply chain.

Story Homes’ commitment to customer service has seen the company achieve a five-star Home Builders Federation (HBF) Customer Satisfaction rating for five consecutive years, and ‘Gold’ and ‘Outstanding’ ratings from In-house.

It is also listed in The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100, Virgin Fast Track 100 and Grant Thornton Top Track 250.

The Carlisle-headquartered company also has regional offices in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Chorley, directly employing more than 500 staff and operating successful apprentice and graduate schemes aimed at bringing future talent into the industry.

This year (2018/19) Story Homes plans to deliver almost 1,000 homes across its key regions.

Updated May 2018

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