By Fiona Hughes

Fiona Hughes

In the run up to the launch of the GloucestershireLive Business Awards 2020, we’re taking a look back to last year’s winners. First up is Best Place to Work winner, Sanctus – here’s what made them stand out to the judges.

Sanctus Ltd – Winner of Best Place to Work 2019

Key business points:
  • Sanctus Ltd is a specialist environmental consultant and contractor offering solutions for all issues associated with brownfield land development, including environmental consultancy, remediation contracting, and enabling-works packages
  • Work with clients to find the most cost effective and practical solution to contamination and problematic ground conditions, prioritising environmental gain throughout
  • Founded in 2003, they have been involved with almost 3,000 brownfield sites, with projects ranging from a single soil sample, to full scale enabling works packages on highly complex sites over many months with multi-million-pound values
  • Based in an amazing new office campus in Quedgeley employing 40 people
The winning entry:

A genuinely inspirational mission, to help restore lost spaces and forgotten places, providing new homes and business for this and future generations, combines with a truly unique culture and unparalleled commitment to personal development and growth.

Sanctus is the vision of Peter Cooke (Managing Director) who believed there was a better way to do business and set about making that vision a reality. Everything Sanctus has achieved to date is testimony to that vision and his tireless work ethic and ambition to make that possible. The company is the business embodiment of Peter and is led with compassion and kindness, ambition and excitement. He often goes above and beyond to help those who in his words, work alongside him.

Peter has created a business that prioritises fantastic people who are incredible individuals but even better as part of the Sanctus family. He has continuously sought out the most challenging projects and environments, to interest and inspire their engineers and have the biggest possible impact on the natural environment.

Sanctus offers an incredible rewards package, their own private staff bar, and an unparalleled social scene – the Sanctus family even go on holiday together each year!

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