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Image for Moving moment as Phil pops the question on first night in Cheshire new-build home

A happy couple in Cheshire, who moved into a new-build home, will remember their first night there forever - as they got engaged!

Phil Everall popped the question to his partner Mary Bostock as they shared a bottle of Pink Champagne to mark their new Bovis Home at Marbury Meadows in Wrenbury.

Mary immediately said ‘yes’ as the couple sat out in the garden, drink in hand and they married last month in ... more

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Image for Dad says Bidford-on-Avon play area is perfect Christmas gift for two-year-old Lana

The father of a two-year-old who has been enjoying a brand-new play area in Bidford-on-Avon, says the £60,000 investment from a local housebuilder is the perfect Christmas present.

Jamie Welch, who lives with his wife Emma and daughter Lana, said he was delighted to move to Bovis Homes’ Bidford Leys location, and that the new play equipment was a great hit with his family and his neighbours.

Children from all over the community have been enjoying the fun at the new-build location, off Salford Road, which includes a Star Trek multiplay unit, complete with a slide and monkey bars, plus a flying sa... more

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Image for Christmas cheer as first show homes are launched at Chinnor new-build location

There was plenty of festive cheer at a popular new Oxfordshire location as the community gathered together to celebrate the opening of two new show homes at Bovis Homes’ Chiltern View.

Chinnor residents and local school children enjoyed a Christmassy afternoon at Chiltern View as Bovis Homes unveiled its three-bedroom Sheringham and four-bedroom Canterbury show homes.

“We were delighted to welcome members of the local community to our special opening event,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “It was lovely to bring people together, especially at this time of year, and get into the ... more

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Image for Scouts set up camp in new extended facilities, thanks to Bovis Homes

Wokingham’s 1st Emmbrook Scouts are celebrating the opening of an extension to their headquarters, thanks to local housebuilder Bovis Homes.

The generous donation has enabled the Scouts to construct a covered activity area which will act as a much-needed extension to their Hedley Hall base.

The area will help the six sections of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts to expand the range of activities they are able to perform, particularly in bad weather. With the extension comes an outdoor kitchen area which will be used throu... more

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Image for Exciting milestone reached as work starts on new Shrivenham homes

Local housebuilder Bovis Homes has begun work on the first properties at its brand-new location in the village of Shrivenham.

The site off Townsend Road will provide 116 much-needed new homes for the local community, and site manager Dylan Gristwood is excited by this latest milestone.

“This is the best part of the job,” says Dylan, who has worked for Bovis Homes for five years. “It’s very rewarding to see homes start to emerge from the ground, and seeing a building site start to look more like the beginnings ... more

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Image for New MD takes the regional reigns at housebuilder Bovis Homes

Kent-based housebuilder Bovis Homes has appointed a new Managing Director to oversee its South East region.

Paul Moran joins the company from fellow housebuilder Barratt Homes, and brings with him more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. He has worked in finance, sales and management roles in a career that has taken him from Exeter in Devon to Stirling in central Scotland.

“I’m delighted to have joined Bovis Homes at what is a very exciting time for the business,” said P... more

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Image for West Sussex home restores family’s faith in new-build

Andrei Netherwood was named after a famous fictional military man – and had an 11-year career in the Forces himself – but when it came to buying a new home, he was delighted to enjoy a nice, peaceful journey that has seen his family make their dream move in West Sussex.

The 44-year-old public sector worker arrived at Bovis Homes’ Hampton Park location nine months ago with his wife Tamsin, 42, children Marissa, 11 and Ashton, 9, and cat Whisky, 18 – and they’ve all been enjoying life in this new part of the community ever since.

Having previously bought a new-build from a different housebuilder in the county, Andrei and Tamsin, a paramedic, had pledged not to go down the route again after being less than impressed with the after-care s... more

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Image for Christmas cracker for Coopers Edge couple who are winners at last

An excited Gloucestershire couple, who say they never win anything, are celebrating after bagging £250 worth of shopping vouchers from a county housebuilder’s prize draw.

Nicola and Ted Isaac, who are moving into Bovis Homes’ Coopers Edge location near Gloucester, had their names pulled out of the hat, as part of a competition in the run up to Christmas.

The surprised pair can now enjoy an even better festive period as they wait to move into their new three-bedroom property befo... more

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Image for Festive music lovers at housebuilder-backed Headcorn Christmas concert raise nearly £2,000

More than 160 festive music lovers attended a housebuilder-backed Christmas concert in Headcorn, raising nearly £2,000 for special causes.

Seasonal notes were hit at ‘A Winter Concert with a Christmas Theme’, held at Headcorn Village Hall, supported by a £500 donation by Bovis Homes.

The concert, organised by the Rotary Club of the Weald of Kent, raised £1,837, almost double the event’s target, which will go towards local Rotary-backed community group... more

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Image for Jack, 23, wins national Seal of Excellence award for his work at Milton Keynes housebuilder

A 23-year-old site manager at a Milton Keynes housebuilder has praised his team after winning top national recognition for quality excellence.

Jack Allen, who works at Bovis Homes’ Whitehouse Park location, received the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Seal of Excellence, having been in the role for only 18 months.

Rising star Jack was picked out of 16,000 other site managers to win a Pride in the Job Award 2018 for the Southern region, which then put him in the running for the Seal... more

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