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Image for Bestselling novelist’s move to Fairford new-build proves to be a successful sequel

A bestselling novelist and single mum loves the quality of new-builds so much she has moved home twice with the same housebuilder on a Fairford location.

Charlie Phillips, who pens romantic fiction and psychological thrillers, purchased a three-bedroom property at Bovis Homes’ Keble Fields location, and moved in with son Finn, 4, and whippet, Cactus.

The trio are enjoying the layout of their Slimbridge house type, which Charlie bought using the Government’s Help to Buy – Equity Loan scheme – and it is on the same development as one of their... more

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Image for Former Welsh Guard praises housebuilder employer for industry-first MOD Gold Award

A former Welsh Guard near Bristol, who was medically discharged from the military before being offered an opportunity at a national housebuilder, says he is proud to work for an employer that has gained a top award for supporting military personnel.

Josh Beesley, who is trainee assistant site manager at Bovis Homes’ Charlton Hayes location, said there were opportunities at the housebuilder for both young and older military personnel.

Bovis Homes achieved the Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s Employee Recognition Gold Award – the first dedicated housebuilder to receive the accolade - for a raft of initiatives, including providing employment opportunities and helping those connected to the military onto the... more

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Image for Former bricklaying apprentice wins major housebuilding award in Haslington

A former bricklaying apprentice, who worked his way up to become site manager at a national housebuilder in Haslington, has impressed so much in the role that he has now won a prestigious award for construction quality.

Albert Hassall, based at Bovis Homes’ Hazelmere location, has won the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Pride in the Job Quality Award, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers across the UK.

Albert, who has worked at Bovis Homes for three years, said the work environment was a key factor when working at Hazelmere, which is situated on Crewe Road and is now in phase two, where a wildlife zone i... more

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Image for Reservist at Bishop’s Cleeve housebuilder praises employer for industry-first Gold Award

A reservist who works at a national housebuilder in Bishop’s Cleeve says he is proud to work for an employer that has gained a top award for supporting military personnel.

Chris Pugh, business systems manager at Bovis Homes, has served in the Army Reserves for 21 years, taking part in two tours, including four months in Kabul and six months at Camp Bastion as part of the Force Protection Company.

Bovis Homes achieved the Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s Employee Recognition Scheme Gold Award – the first dedicated housebuilder to receive the accolade - for a raft of initiatives, including providing employment opportunities and helping those connected to the military onto the... more

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Image for Mr Sparrow loves a Spruce-Bishop’s Stortford site boss happy with high-profile new collection

A former labourer in Bishop’s Stortford, who joined the construction industry from school, is now a site manager at a national housebuilder and is proud to have the responsibility of bringing a brand-new homes collection to the town – with the first show home now launching!

Father-of-two Daren Sparrow works on Bovis Homes’ Stortford Fields location, on Hadham Road, which is launching a three-bedroom detached house, the Spruce, the first show home in the region from the housebuilder’s new range.

Bovis Homes’ new collection, which includes two to five-bedroom homes, are named after British trees and focus on well-proportioned exteriors with a real sense of light and flo... more

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Image for Former Royal Engineer in Faringdon praises first housebuilding winner of MOD Gold award

A former Royal Engineer in Faringdon says he is proud to work for a national housebuilder that has become the first sector winner of a top award for supporting military personnel.

Bovis Homes won the Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s Employee Recognition Scheme Gold Award – the first dedicated housebuilder to receive the accolade - for a raft of initiatives, including providing employment opportunities and helping those connected to the military onto the housing ladder.

It comes as Darren Partridge, site manager at Bovis Homes’ Faringdon Fields location in Oxfordshire, has applied to become a Reservist in the Royal Monmouthshire R... more

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Image for Housebuilding in the blood for award-winning site team at Bishop’s Itchington

A site manager in Bishop’s Itchington, who says housebuilding is in his blood, has impressed so much in the role that he has now won a national award for construction quality.

Ian Andrews, based at Bovis Homes’ Furrowfields location in Bishop's Itchington, has won the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Pride in the Job Quality Award, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers across the UK.

Ian has worked as a site manager for 13 years and said teamwork was vital to site success. His 23-year-old son Ben is his assistant and the duo head up a close-knit group, including sub-contractors, at the location on Knightcote Road, where the team are leading the way in building properties from Bovis Homes’ brand-ne... more

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Image for Barnstaple man’s delight after landing excellence award for Braunton new-build site

A site manager in Braunton, who has lived in the area for more than 30 years and says it is the perfect place to live, has won a major national award for housebuilding excellence.

Alan Gilfillan, based at Bovis Homes’ The Landings location, off Exeter Road, has won the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Pride in the Job Quality Award, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers across the UK.

Alan, who has lived in nearby Barnstaple for three decades and worked at The Landings for two-and-a-half years, said: “For me and the Braunton team, this was something we all set our mi... more

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Image for Jack, 24, wins major industry award in Milton Keynes for the second year in a row

A 24-year-old Milton Keynes site manager at a national housebuilder has won a major award for construction quality for the second year in a row!

Jack Allen, who works at Bovis Homes’ Whitehouse Park location, in Crownhill, has landed the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Pride in the Job Quality Award, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers across the UK.

Jack, the youngest site manager at Bovis Homes to achieve the accolade, said: “It feels fantastic to have a won a Pride in the Job award for the second year running, and it’s a testament to our ability to build houses to such a high standard here a... more

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Image for Former forklift driver in Chipping Ongar wins major housebuilding award for site excellence

A former forklift driver who worked his way to become a site manager at a national housebuilder, has impressed so much in the role at a Chipping Ongar new-build location that he has now won a major building award for quality.

Nigel Clark, based at Bovis Homes’ Livingstone Gardens, has won the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Pride in the Job Quality Award, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers across the UK.

Not only that, but Nigel is now targeting an even more senior build role in the industry, as he is in training to become an area build manager after 15 years... more

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