Special Recognition

Brian Verity – Skipton Properties

The late Brian Verity founded Skipton Properties in 1986 and built his first 100-home site in Skipton, the company’s namesake. Such a large project was quite a bold move and reflected his character in business.

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Robert Bion Manners – T Manners and Sons

Robert Bion Manners returned to the local area where his family business established in 1860 was based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, having completed his degree in civil engineering in the 1970’s and was asked as a result of his father’s ill-health Robert joined the business.

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James Harrison – .E. Harrison Builders Ltd

James Harrison is a 65 year old, owner and founder of J.E. Harrison Builders (Kirkham) Ltd. James has dedicated his whole working life to supporting his employees and the construction industry as a whole. James is an ambassador for the NFB, he has always been a strong advocate of membership, encouraging other builders to join and dedicating around 40 years to being an active NFB committee member.

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