Fred Story, 61, founded this Carlisle housebuilder 30 years ago. He ascribes the firm’s recent growth to the quality of its buildings and high levels of customer satisfaction. Under chief executive Steve Errington, 48, the group completed more than 800 new homes in 2017, up 43% on the previous year, helping profits rise to £26.2m and securing it a record seventh year in this league table. It has increased the proportion of affordable homes from 14% to 23% of its £173.8m turnover.
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