Webbers has been awarded the highest commendation in an esteemed ceremony hosted by The Guild of Professional Estate Agents , in association with The Telegraph.
Held on Thursday 28 January, 2016 at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, London, The Guild's Annual Awards recognise outstanding levels of customer care and industry expertise in its 800 strong network of independent estate agents.
As well as achieving the Gold Award for the South West Region, Webbers of Devon, Somerset and Cornwall won the overall award and was selected as The Guild Agent of the Year.
Marcus Whewell, CEO of The Guild noted, ‘Webbers encapsulate the very best of independent estate agency; a standard to which we all aspire. All the judges were unanimous in awarding them our ultimate accolade because they consistently deliver a memorable service by combining intelligent innovation with strong, fundamental core values. Webbers has also made a major difference to the community in which they operate and this positive impact is especially commendable'.
This year, The Guild has teamed up with The Telegraph to deliver its most prestigious awards to date. The new partnership greatly demonstrates the ever-growing strength of The Guild network and its influential position in UK estate agency. The awards also included two new awards categories, Best Lettings Agent and Best Newcomer, which recognise the expanding proficiency of its membership and changing nature of the market.
Hosted by TV Presenter, Melissa Porter, and sponsored by The Telegraph, the awards ceremony was a highly important event with over 250 attendees. Webbers was presented with their trophies by Christopher Middleton from The Telegraph and Marcus Whewell, CEO of The Guild.
The judging panel consisted of well-renowned industry experts Marcus Whewell, Jon Cooke, Susie Crolla, Katie Griffin and Bill McClintock. They commended Webbers on its consistently high levels of customer service, outstanding expertise and use of unique marketing tools. Marcus Whewell commented, ‘Everything we undertake at The Guild is intended to help raise standards in estate agency, and all of our winners have shown a tremendous commitment to this ethos. This year's entries were the strongest to date, reflecting the growing breadth and quality of The Guild network. It is such a privilege to be able to reward our members' hard work and dedication to providing a superior and valuable service that also makes a positive impact on local communities. We would like to thank The Telegraph for being such enthusiastic supporters of our awards and for joining us in our celebration of success in the network. Our heartfelt congratulations and thanks go to all of the winners who truly deserve their awards'.
Malcolm Prescott, Managing Director for Webbers, added, ‘Receiving this award is a huge honour to all of us at Webbers. We work very closely with The Guild to improve the service that we offer our clients and this award is proof that our endeavours have paid off. I would like to personally thank all of our staff for always striving to go above and beyond what is expected to provide our clients with a personable service. 2016 promises to be an extremely exciting year for us and we're confident that this award is the first of many successes'.