People

Christian Bury

Founder and Chairman

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JOINED HARBUR:
Founded the company in 2008

EXPERIENCE:
Been involved in property since 1999, through Bury Homes and Harbur. Led Harbur to completing construction projects worth more than £200m.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Being shortlisted for the LABC national social housing development of the year.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Playing various sports and spending time with friends and family.

Richard Hutchinson

Managing Director

JOINED HARBUR:
2011

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategic development, client relations, operations and business development.

EXPERIENCE:
Has worked in the construction sector since 1996 for the likes of Keepmoat, Costain, Bellway and MJ Gleeson. Was responsible for delivering large PFI schemes - schools, hospitals, housing, etc.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
The enjoyment of building homes for communities.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Watching formula 1 and watching/playing rugby union.

Andrew Sharkey

Construction Director

JOINED HARBUR:
2014

EXPERIENCE:
Started out as a time served joiner working up through the ranks from site foreman to site manager before moving into contracts management in 2005. Andrew has worked in both the private and public sector of new house building.
OUTSIDE WORK:
A lifelong football fanatic, Andrew enjoys playing, coaching and watching Wigan Athletic.

Andrew Moore

Commercial Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2016

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Managing a team of surveyors, estimators and Harbur's buying department.

EXPERIENCE:
Has worked in the construction Industry since 1999 and has experience working for firms including BAM Construction and Paragon Construction Group.
OUTSIDE WORK:
Enjoys watching football and rugby, and holds a season ticket for Liverpool Football Club.

Philip Newton

Business Development Manager

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JOINED HARBUR:
2012

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business development, customer relations.

EXPERIENCE:
Has worked in new business development since 1999 in a range of business sectors.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Thelwall Lane. A large scale project that has been rightly recognised by LABC.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Playing golf and football, supports Everton.

Simon Newby

Contracts Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2014

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Construction, project management.

EXPERIENCE:
Employers include Southdale and GB Building Solutions. Simon has also worked as a ground worker for MJ Gleeson.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
The challenge to complete the development at Borsdane Avenue, Wigan on time and within budget.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Playing football and spending time with friends and family. Simon is also a season ticket holder at Manchester United Football Club.

John Scoble

Contracts Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2015

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Construction, project management.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Impressed by the commitment of the team in delivering a quality product.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Occasionally seen behind the counter at wife’s ice cream and tea rooms in Horwich.

Matthew Richards

Project Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2009

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project management and customer care.

EXPERIENCE:
Been involved in property since 1998, working for large developers including Jones Homes.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Can't name an individual project - they have all had their own strengths and shown how Harbur has progressed as a company.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Motorsport fan, mainly motorcross and drift racing. Also enjoys outdoor pursuits and socialising with friends.

Fred Baama

Customer Service Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2012

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Customer Services, office administration, handovers.


EXPERIENCE:
Over 16 years experience of customer service, with most earned in the professional sports sector.

HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
There are too many to mention, it is incredibly rewarding to be part of handing over of completed schemes to clients.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Spending time with family, golf and rugby, socialising , reading, watching movies.

Sara Caldwell

Quantity Surveyor

JOINED HARBUR:
2014

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Procurement and management of subcontractors.

EXPERIENCE:
Has experience in the construction sector of residential new builds. Previous employers include Norwood Partition Solutions Ltd.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Getting to work with such a close knit team on a variety of projects.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Travelling, going to the gym and watching sport.

Barnaby Cox

Quantity Surveyor

JOINED HARBUR:
2015

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Procurement of site materials.

EXPERIENCE:
Over five years quantity surveying experience in a range of sectors including residential, retail and pharmaceutical.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Helping in delivering monthly sub-contractor payment certifications, and attending Howson Road and Helsby sites.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Barnaby likes spending time with his wife, family and friends, going walking and travelling, watching sports and supporting Manchester United.

Mark Holland

Buyer

JOINED HARBUR:
2012

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Procurement and scheduling of site materials.

EXPERIENCE:
Has held buying roles within the construction industry for companies including Bellway Homes, Persimmon Homes, Wain Homes and Tay Homes.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Prestage Street, Old Trafford. A really good example of partnership working with Great Places Housing Association.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Teaching karate, playing golf and following Wigan Warrors.

Janet Kempton

Accounts Clerk

JOINED HARBUR:
2012

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bookkeeping, general accounting and payment of suppliers / subcontractors accounts.

EXPERIENCE:
Has worked in accounting and bookkeeping roles since 1999, in several different business sectors.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Being part of such a friendly and supportive team of people.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Walking, gardening and socialising.

Paul Bryne

Sustainability Consultant

JOINED HARBUR:
2012

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provision of compliance and sustainability support services including building control, energy performance and Code for Sustainable Homes certification. 

EXPERIENCE:
Previous construction experience included roles at North West Damp Course Co, Lancaster City Council and Carillion Specialist Services.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Waterbank Row, Northwich for the successful delivery of a challenging development that met and exceeded all the sustainability requirements of both client and relevant legislation.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Playing golf, watching football and current affairs.

Alan Heywood

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2013

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project management, Health and safety.

EXPERIENCE:
48 years in the industry, starting as joinery apprentice before progressing to site manager / construction manager. Experienced in traditional and timber frame construction across all sectors. Previous experience includes Badger Homes, and Seddon Construction.


HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
As a recent employee I look forward to being part of an expanding organisation and the challenges that it can present.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Spending time with family, and watching Burnley Football club where I've held a season ticket for 50 years.

Peter Dalton

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2013

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Construction, project management.

EXPERIENCE:
Over 35 years experience in the construction industry. Previous employers include Bellway Homes, Wainhomes, Rowland Homes, Walter Carefoot & Sons and McDermott Homes. Also a former director of Claughton Construction and Ferndale Homes.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Lockside Road, Preston. Being part of a team that has transformed a derelict wasteland plot into a modern housing development.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Competitive crown green bowler and a life long Blackburn Rovers and Wigan rugby league supporter.

Chris Hill

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2014

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Construction, project management.

EXPERIENCE:
Over 30 years management experience in construction working with Roland Bardsley Homes, Baratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Starting a new site at Barnoldswick and joining a growing company.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and watching two young sons play football.

Graham Cunningham

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2015

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Construction, project management.

Gary Shaw

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2014

EXPERIENCE:
Over 33 years’ experience in the construction industry. Has previously worked as a site manager at Cruden Construction and an assistant site manager at Keepmoat and Wain Homes. Gary strated his career as a joiner working on various housing contracts and construction projects.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Overseeing the construction and completion of 108 new homes at Picton Road, Wavertree.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Enjoys spending time with family and friends. Also an instructor in Ju-Jitsu. Supports Everton FC & St. Helens Rugby League.

Stuart Crone

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2015

EXPERIENCE:
12 years’ experience as a site manager in the construction industry. Has previously worked at Lockwoods, Wain Homes & Fowley’s. Began in the industry as a joiner.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Overseeing the completion and handover at of Harbur's scheme at Picton Road, Wavertree, alongside Gary Shaw.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Enjoys spending time with family and young children. Supports Everton FC.

Rob Radcliffe

Site Manager

JOINED HARBUR:
2015

EXPERIENCE:
Previously worked for ten years as a Joiner and the past two years as a site manager.
HARBUR HIGHLIGHT:
Overseeing the construction of a private property in Warrington. The build was tailored to the clients specifications.

OUTSIDE WORK:
Big football fan. Used to play semi-professional and now coaches a local team. Supports Manchester United.