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Image for Celebrate the opening of our new development, Pear Tree Meadows, Nantwich

We are celebrating the opening of our brand new development, Pear Tree Meadows in Nantwich, Cheshire!

Find us at the indoor stall at the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival on 31st August – 2nd September where you can enjoy pear infused refreshments and take away information about our brand-new, luxury homes.

We want to welcome everyone at the event to our highly anticipated show home at Pear Tree Meadows, launching 1st and 2nd of September - located just under a mile from t... more

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Image for From bricklayers to baritones – why a night at the opera is just the job for site manager Russell

A house builder in Basingstoke, who recently realised a lifetime dream when visiting the Royal Opera House, sings the praises of the musical art form when it comes to unwinding after a hard day managing a new-build site.

Russell Smith, Bovis Homes site manager at Nightingale View, off Aldermaston Road, says listening to opera is a great way to relax once the tools and equipment are packed away.

The music lover, who has worked at Bovis Homes for one year, swapped his hard hat and high-vis vest for a smart jacket and tie to see Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi''s ''Il trovatore'' at the famous London venue as a... more

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Image for Bovis Homes launches Wellingborough homes with action-packed family event

Housebuilder Bovis Homes is set to launch its brand new Wendelburie Rise location in Wellingborough this weekend with an action-packed fun event for all the family. 

The launch will take place this Saturday, 11th August, from 11am to 2pm, and will feature entertainment from Britain''''s Got Talent magician Marc Spelmann. It will also give members of the public the opportunity to look around the first show homes on the site - the four-bedroom ''''Canterbury'''' and ''''Montpellier'''' house types, as well a smaller three-bedroom ''''Southwold''''.

Discussing the launch, Heather Suffield, regional marketing manager for Bovis Homes'''' Northern Home Counties region, said: “We''''re very excited to officially launch Wendelburie Rise and welcome the public to our new show homes. We hope to see the sun shining, and lots of people enjoying themsel... more

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Image for Home builder opens doors for Cambridgeshire buyers with new purchasing scheme

A local house builder has unveiled a range of new properties, giving home hunters the opportunity to buy in a popular new part of the Cambridgeshire community, using a special scheme designed to help those who feel locked out of the housing market.

Bovis Homes has released a selection of apartments at its exclusive Paragon location that are available using Home Reach, which offers house hunters the opportunity to buy in a central Cambridge location.

Home Reach is a shared ownership scheme, provided in partnership with heylo housing. It gives purchasers the option to part-buy part-rent their home, meaning they only need to secure a mortgage for a share of their property. The buyer can purchase more of the home in the future, reducing the amount o... more

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Image for Preview event gives sneak peek at new Chinnor homes

Oxfordshire home-seekers will have the opportunity to discover more about a new part of the Chinnor community thanks to a special preview event hosted by local house builder Bovis Homes and Parkers Estate Agents.

Bovis Homes' brand-new Chiltern View location, will bring a range of two to five-bedroom properties to the village, and at the event on Saturday 11th August, interested buyers will have the chance to reserve one of the very first homes there.

“We're delighted to have partnered with Parkers Estate Agents for this special event,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “We're excited to welcome home hunters and provide them with more information about the homes. This will be the first chance for buyers to reserve their new home at Chiltern View and they'll have the pic... more

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Image for House builder Bovis Homes paves way to landfill-free future

A Gloucestershire-based house builder has achieved zero-to-landfill status after an “incredible transformation” that has seen a recycling overhaul at its county headquarters.

Bovis Homes in Bishop's Cleeve has replaced desk bins with eco-sort recycling bins and improved its waste management system as part of a green strategy that will now see the processes implemented in the company's Stafford and Coleshill locations.

Cheltenham-based recycling and shredding firm Printwaste, which has worked with Bovis Homes for 14 years, has been part of the success story and prai... more

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Image for Green light for new Bovis Homes in Gravesend

Local housebuilder Bovis Homes will soon deliver much-needed new homes to north west Kent, after planning consent was granted for 200 new homes in Gravesend.

The properties will form part of a joint scheme of 400 homes with Persimmon Homes, and will see Bovis Homes delivering 140 properties for the open market, and a further 60 allocated as affordable (50% social rented and 50% shared ownership).

The proposals, which were approved unanimously by Gravesham Borough Council's planning committee, include Section 106 contributions towards education, highways, social services and sport and lei... more

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Image for Local house builder unveils sparkling new Hampshire show homes

Hampshire home hunters will be able to see more of a popular new part of the Petersfield community this weekend, as Bovis Homes opens the doors to two much-anticipated show homes.

The local house-builder will be unveiling the five-bedroom Oxford and the three-bedroom Sheringham at Beaumont Place to the public on Saturday 28th July from 12pm to 5pm, giving interested buyers the chance to see the style and quality of the properties in this new location.

“We've had so much interest in our recently launched Petersfield location, so we are delighted to unveil our stunning new show homes,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “Beaumont Place has so much to offer home buyers – it's been carefully designed with lots of green open spaces, footpaths and features to create a wonderful new part of the community, which we're excited t... more

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Image for Education is key to encouraging women say female construction colleagues

Education is the key to attracting women into the construction industry, according to female house building staff who attended a special event organised by a national home builder.

With a need to increase skilled labour in construction to meet the housing demand, and with only a small percentage of those working within the industry being female, Bovis Homes brought together women from across its business to find out how this could be changed.

“Since women were given the right to vote 100 years ago, there have been huge strides in the rights for women and equality, but females are still in the minority within the house building sector,” says Vicky Beckwith, Head of Human Resources at Bovis Homes. “We are aware that there is a certain perception of the industry and we're keen to try a... more

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Image for A week with Bovis Homes

Fifteen-year-old Rosie, from Archway School in Stroud joined our Group Communications team for a week's work experience this summer. Here are her reflections on her time with Bovis Homes.

I never knew that so many people were involved in the drive to build new homes.

Over my week's work experience at Bovis Homes' Bishops Cleeve offices I have learnt that there are several people in each department that work together to g... more

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