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Image for Bovis Homes is helping little feet take big steps to improve their health

A local business has generously sponsored two schools across the UK so they can take part in Walk to School Week (21 – 25 May), the campaign to get children moving more from Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking. 

Bovis Homes has allocated funds so that schools in Ipswich and Norfolk can receive Walk to School Week resource packs for KS1 and KS2 to help get pupils walking.

The resources are designed to help challenge and encourage children to walk to school and can be a stepping stone to year-round activity. Last year, over 14,000 classes took part in Walk to School Week; that's approximately 400,000 children wa... more

Image for 5 week countdown in the South West

Our South West region is offering you the 'complete package' which could save you thousands on your new Bovis Home.

Over a 5 week period we will be offering you a selection of fantastic incentives such as; mortgage paid for 6 months, £1,000 towards legal fees, £1,000 Ikea vouchers, £500 towards moving, and just a £99 reservation fee for your brand new home.

But you'll need to hurry! One of these great offers will be knocked off each week so the quicker you act, the mo... more

Image for Sparkling new Buckinghamshire show home in village setting unveiled

A new location on the outskirts of a Buckinghamshire village is opening the doors to its stunning new five-bedroom show home and house hunters are invited to celebrate this special occasion.

The much-anticipated Nightingale Fold in Steeple Claydon brings a range of four and five-bedroom homes to the area and the house-builder, Bovis Homes, is now giving interested buyers the opportunity to take a first look at the new part of the community. And, if they like what they see, buyers on Saturday 26 May will receive an entertainment package on completion.

“We're excited to be giving visitors the chance to see the style and charm of the new homes at Nightingale Fold,” says Heather Suffield, regional marketing manager. “We're hosting an exciting event on Saturday where home seekers can see the new show home, The Ascot, and also receive an entertainment package on completion if they decide to reserve which includes a 50-inch 4K Smart TV, Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System, Amazon Echo and an iPad. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary mocktail while they find out more about... more

Image for King Alfred Academy site gets new lease of life with homes approval

Plans to turn a former school site in Wantage into a new community of brand new homes, have been given the official go-ahead.

The King Alfred School's East Site, which was formerly home to Year 7 and 8 pupils, was handed over to leading housebuilder Bovis Homes in January. The firm has now received planning approval to begin work to remove the site's disused buildings and construct 150 new homes on the land.

The new properties will range from one-bedroom apartments through to five-bedroom family homes, with as many as 60 of the homes being allocated as affordable housing, to be managed by a local regi... more

Image for History in the making as house building gets under way at Stanton Cross with first brick laid

Wellingborough's major new mixed-use development Stanton Cross has reached another key milestone, with the very first house-brick being laid at the site.

The brick was laid by Councillor Martin Griffiths, Leader of Wellingborough Borough Council, and overseen by representatives of lead developer Bovis Homes to symbolise the historic beginning of construction work on the first of 3,650 homes to be built at t... more

Image for Bright future for Apprentice of the Year

Two big names in the building industry joined forces to support a young Maidstone carpenter by making sure he has the top tools for his trade.

Jake March, a second-year carpentry apprentice, was presented with over £2,500 worth of equipment to help him carve out a successful career from his employer, Bovis Homes, and builders' merchants, Jewson.

“We are only too pleased to help Jake out like this,” says Candice McCabe, regional marketing manager at Bovis Homes. “A good workman is only as good as his tools - and Jake has exceled since he joined us so deserves this support. We're delighted to be able to reward him for his dedication to the job by contributing toward... more

Image for Bovis Homes lands major RHS award with family-friendly Festival show garden

A local home builder is celebrating success at this year's RHS Malvern Spring Festival after securing a Silver-Gilt medal at the prestigious event with its show garden.

The Bovis Homes family garden attracted wide-spread attention at this year's event thanks to its inspirational, yet achievable design, which was created as an outdoor space that families could replicate at home.

“We are over the moon with our medal, and the response that the garden has received from visitors,” says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. “We've had so many compliments and it's really captured the imagination, with many people saying that they are going to replicate aspects in th... more

Image for House-builder helps local school to celebrate success at RHS Malvern Festival

Parents and students are celebrating at a Worcestershire school after securing a top position in the School's Garden Challenge at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

The only school from the town to participate, Malvern Wells Primary School created a Tudor-themed garden which saw them bag a Highly Commended award in the annual event. This is the third time the school has taken part in the Festival and this year's result is the best yet!

"We are thrilled with the result," says parent volunteer Chris Bayley. "The children really enjoyed the whole project, starting with the design workshops, through to growing many of the plants, building the garden and best of all, being at the Spring Festival. We would like to thank all of our supporters and local sponsors [including Roger Allport Nurseries, Caves Folly Nurseries and Bovis Homes], who helped to make ... more

Image for New Horam homes get green light from planners

National housebuilder Bovis Homes is bringing a wide range of new homes to Horam in East Sussex, after proposals were approved by local planners.

The site off Horebeech Lane, on the eastern edge of Horam, will become home to a total of 123 new properties, of which 43 will be designated as much-needed affordable housing, including a mix of rented and shared ownership homes.

The plans also include provision for children's play areas, as well as extensive landscaping, including enhanced woodland, and large areas of pub... more

Image for Fun at Longhedge Village as new play park opens

Playtime at a new village community in Wiltshire just got interesting, with the first play park at the location being unveiled for younger residents to enjoy.

Families living in and around Longhedge Village near Salisbury can now benefit from this fantastic fun facility, which has been funded by Bovis Homes and Linden Homes.

“Longhedge Village is a superb new community and we're delighted to be able to enhance the location with this great new play park!” says Hollie Lockhart, regional marketing manager. “It's a lovely location, with a great Bovis Homes team in place, and we're sure lots of families will enjoy th... more

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