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Image for South West’s finest flock to buy new-builds thanks to a local housebuilder’s support

Homebuyers working in key public sector jobs have been snapping up new-build properties in the South West, thanks to a special purchase package.

The Bovis Homes’ Key Workers scheme assists those who work in the NHS, police force, education, fire service, Ministry of Defence, environmental health service, Highways England Traffic Officer service, prison service, probation service or local authorities to get on the housing ladder.

The scheme is available on the housebuilder’s popular locations across the region, from Sherborne in Dorset to Sherford in Plymouth and Bu... more

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Image for Veteran builder delivering quality homes at Botley calls on young people to join industry

An assistant site manager in Botley, with more than 33 years’ building experience at a national housebuilder, is calling for more young people to join the industry.

Mark Schillemore, who works at Bovis Homes’ Boorley Park location, left school at 16 to become a ground worker and has spent the majority of his care... 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 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 Housebuilder employees run Cardiff Half Marathon in memory of colleague

Colleagues at a national housebuilder will run the Cardiff Half Marathon in memory of 32-year-old Dean Fletcher, who tragically died last year after taking part in the event.

The husband and father - a management accountant at Bovis Homes’ South West region - passed away following a cardiac arrest after completing the course last October.

In his honour, eight Bovis Homes’ colleagues will be running the 2019 event to raise funds for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), a charity that aims to reduce the risk of cardiac arrest in those... more

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Image for National housebuilder first to gain MOD Gold award for backing military personnel

A national housebuilder has achieved the highest award from the Ministry of Defence for supporting armed forces personnel – the first dedicated housebuilder in the industry to receive the recognition.

Watch the video of Bovis Homes colleagues reacting to the MOD's Gold Award recognition.

Bovis Homes received the Government’s Defence Employee Recognition Scheme Gold Award 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 Marathon mum Maria upsizes to Hailsham home–and receives race boost from the builder

Marathon runner Maria Stanford is delighted with her spacious new-build home in Hailsham – and extra happy that the housebuilder who built it has sponsored her to compete!

Running enthusiast and mum-of-five Maria upsized to a five-bedroom detached home at Bovis Homes’ Burfield Grange location, on Park Road, with her husband, and number one supporter, Mel.

The grandparents have converted their new shed into a gym and have a reception room dedicated to ... more

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Image for Former bricklayer in Seaton wins major industry award for site excellence

A former bricklayer, who worked his way up to site manager at a national housebuilder, has achieved industry recognition for his hard work at a Seaton development.

Lee Woodward, site manager at Bovis Homes’ Pebble Beach location, off Harbour Road, won a National House Building Council's (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Award 2019, for excellence in on-site management.

The football and boxing fan, from Plymouth, won the gong in the South West region awards, after being selected from more than 16,000 site managers from acr... more

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