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South Scoops Best New Housing Scheme Award

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24 May 2004

The awards ceremony organised by Northern Housing Magazine is aimed at recognisng the nation's leading housebuilders, social landlords, contractors and suppliers and was hosted by Wayne Hemingway, co-founder of Red or Dead and Chairman of Building For Life.

South at Didsbury Point on the Princess Parkway in Didsbury is a unique development of 295 contemporary styled 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom town houses and apartments, which are fast becoming a distinctive addition to the Didsbury community. Sales at South are currently topping 75 thanks to its unique architecture, interiors by world famous fashion designer Ben de Lisi and its excellent location four miles from Manchester City Centre and one mile from the M60 ringroad.

Ann Lever, Sales and Marketing Director of Countryside Properties, commented: "We were delighted to receive the award for best New Housing Scheme at last night's awards and are proud of how well South is doing in terms of both recognition from industry experts and sales. This is the fourth industry award South has won in less than a year. Others include a Building for Life Silver Standard award for demonstrating 'a commitment to high design standards and good place making', a Crystal Green Apple National Award in recognition of its environmental best practice and also a silver award at The Considerate Constructors Awards.

"With South, we have created living spaces that reflect both the modern exteriors and the eclectic atmosphere of Didsbury."

South at Didsbury Point's Marketing Suite is open daily from 11.00am to 6pm daily. For further information and an appointment to view, contact the Marketing Suite on 0161 434 9953 or email or visit

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Information correct as at 24/05/2004