Awards and Accreditations

We are delighted with the many achievements we have gained over the years. These important accreditations have enabled us to compete in a commercial market. 

We have recently signed the Apprenticeships for England 'We love Apprenticeships' pledge which is part of a national campaign across the country. 

Our Gas Team has been GAS SAFE registered since the system began in April 2009 and prior to that was CORGI registered.  Our Electrical teams are all registered under NICEIC

We were shortlisted and awarded CORGI National Installer of The Year 2010 in the UK. We built on this success the following year when we were also successful in achieving Installer Live 2011 for Heating and Ventilation awards.

More recently, we have attained the HQN Housing Quality Network award for our Repairs Service and for Heating; this award recognises our outstanding achievements since transfer in March 2000. Our responsive and heating teams are passionate about delivering an excellent service to our customers, and we are absolutely delighted to have received such great recognition.

We have held and maintained the ISO14001-2004 Environmental Accreditation since August 2008 and have a robust environmental action plan and strategy. Innovations we have developed and implemented since our certification in 2008 include installations of solar panels to our Skills Centre and a PowerPerfector Voltage Optimiser at our Globe Lane depot.  We are also heavily involved in sourcing sustainable materials for our clients.  

In November 2015 we were delighted to win for the second time prestigious Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice. Our winning submission was for the installation of Solar PV on over 2,700 properties across New Charter Housing Stock, across the Tameside Area; reducing carbon dioxide and improving SAP ratings.

As an FENSA registered organisation we are able to offer a full service to all our clients; from procurement of materials to installation of quality windows and doors which meet the industry standard for energy rating.

We embrace diversity and inclusion and provide our colleagues with the most up to date knowledge and resources to enable them to work effectively and respond to the many diverse needs of our business. We have attained and maintained an award of Excellence for DiBA, the Diversity in Business Award.

New Charter Building Company are delighted to have been involved in the Group achieving a Customer Service Excellence Award in 2014.

As a construction business, Health and Safety is a key part of what we do and achieving CHAS, (Construction Health and Safety Accreditation) and ROSPA Gold Medal status for the 6th year demonstrates our commitment in this important area of our business.  We are also Construction Line registered.

As part of Jigsaw Group, we received our best ever customer satisfaction ratings this year and landed 8th place in the 2016 Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Companies To Work For

We have also achieved the Gold Standard for Investors in People award and contributed to the Group’s achievement of the Housing Heroes Award. The prestigious awards recognise shining stars of the housing world at a national level, celebrating those who make a difference to others and a positive impact in their workplaces and communities every day.  We have attained registration with National House Building Council (NHBC) and are proud to be getting involved with New Build Projects. 

The Group is going from strength to strength and continues to inspire others in the housing world.