On Friday 15th December 2017, Barry Miller, Arboricultural Team Leader at Gristwood and Toms, was chosen to receive the ‘Contractor Colleague Award’ from Optivo; one of the largest housing providers in the UK. This particular award is presented to one contractor each year at the Estate Services Super-Star Awards Ceremony. Barry was praised for the quality of his work, commitment and excellent customer service and was presented with a trophy at the ‘Christmas-themed’ awards ceremony.
Gristwood and Toms have worked with Optivo since 2012, delivering tree works to housing properties across the South of England; Optivo work with residents, local authorities, and partners to meet housing need, and to create safe, sustainable communities for residents.
Area Manager, Mark Townsend, echoed the words of Optivo, “Barry is a key member of our team and always goes above and beyond to satisfy our customers – we are delighted that Optivo has chosen to honour him with this award and show their appreciation. On behalf of Gristwood and Toms, we would like to thank Barry for all he does and congratulate him for this achievement.”