MCCARTHY & STONE of York has again struck gold in the British Housebuilder Awards - giving it an unbroken run of top awards for the last seven years.

The retirement building specialist was awarded the prize for best volume housebuilder, beating dozens of others in the Mainstream housing sector in the more than 501 homes per year category. McCarthy & Stone, which is building more schemes in Gordon Road, Bridlington, and Long Street, Thirsk, also took ten special certificates for outstanding service and quality, ranging from staff helpfulness to energy efficiency.

Updated: 10:57 Wednesday, July 06, 2005