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Image for Bovis Homes Northern Home Counties HQ moves to new home

Bovis Homes has announced the opening of a new regional headquarters in Milton Keynes.

Staff from the company's Northern Home Counties region are now settling into their new work space at St Anne's House at Caldecotte Lake Business Park, to the south of the town.  The offices will be home to around 70 staff, and the opening comes 12 months after the region was launched as part of a business restructure. 

"We're delighted to be settled into our permanent new home at St Anne's House," said Northern Home Counties director Michae... more

Image for Asem's grand designs are set to benefit new home buyers

Bovis Homes architectural designer Asem Al Bunni, who recently brought history to life by creating a stunning virtual tour of one of Britain's lost landmarks, is now turning his attention to an innovative project to help new home buyers design their dream property.

Liaising closely with archaeologists and historians, Asem used computer software to produce a high-quality CGI fly-through animation of the 15th Century Greyfriars Priory in Leicester, featuring the original tomb of Richard III.

He played a lead role in researching, designing and building the Greyfriars animation, which is now housed at the King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester, as part of the Digital Building Heritage Group managed by Dr Douglas Cawthorne at De Mont... more

Image for Emma is relishing exciting new  role with Bovis Homes

Bovis Homes has announced the appointment of Emma Smith as its new South West regional sales and marketing director.

Emma, who has worked for the national house builder for more than three years, has been promoted from her former position as area sales manager.

Based at the South West regional office in Exeter, Emma joined Bovis Homes in July 2014 after spending six years at Barratt Homes as are... more

Image for Customer service at the core of Bovis Homes' new training package

Bespoke staff training and support from Bovis Homes is giving Nicola Sanders the skills and knowledge she needs to deliver a top-class service for house-buying customers.

As customer liaison manager for the Northern Homes Counties region, Nicola is part of the specialist team taking home buyers through the various stages of the customer journey.

She was delighted with the ideas and insight that she gained from the new training courses managed by the Bovis Homes Learning and Development team at their Training Cen... more

Image for Bovis Homes backs contractors with latest health and safety training

Bovis Homes has underlined its ongoing commitment to ensuring the highest levels of safety on site by running a series of CITB-accredited training courses for contractors.

Completion of the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS), delivered at the national house builder's seven regional centres, will qualify successful candidates for CITB certification.

The courses provide line managers, team leaders, supervisors and foremen with an understanding of their legal duties to better contribute to the instruction, supervision and monitoring of tasks and activities to ensure... more

Image for Mike gets on his bike to support global men's health campaign

Mike Guard was dressed to impress as he joined hundreds of fellow motorbike enthusiasts on the streets of London to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues.

Looking the part in a smart tweed jacket, the Bovis Homes land manager headed to the capital aboard his Indian Scout to participate in the 'Distinguished Gentleman's Ride' with a group of friends.

The charity event, which took place simultaneously at towns and cities around the world, helps fund research into prostate cancer and mental ... more

Image for Kelly works her magic to provide Halloween treat for customers

New home buyers are in for a real Halloween treat thanks to the skill and imagination of Bovis Homes sales advisor Kelly Rudkin.

The former florist has adorned the show home at the national house builder's Campton Fields location in Shefford, Bedfordshire, with a wonderful display of pumpkins featuring the famous Bovis Homes hummingbird logo.

Kelly expertly carved the pumpkins herself, as well as producing eye-catching Halloween-themed flower displays, to get everyone in the mood for Hallowe... more

Image for Dedicated site manager Oliver in running for major award

Site manager Oliver Cookson has been shortlisted for more major honours thanks to his commitment to building quality brand new homes.

His success in guiding the team at Bovis Homes' Loachbrook Meadow location on the outskirts of the town has put him the running for a prestigious National House Building Council's (NHBC) Pride in the Job regional accolade.

Oliver said: "We have a good group of hard-working Bovis Homes staff, as well as contractors working here at Loachbrook Meadow, and we all take great pride in w... more

Image for Bovis Homes pledges to help tackle industry skills challenge

Bovis Homes is pledging to work with its sub-contractors to recruit and train more people to the highest standards and help tackle the home building skills challenge in the UK.

It has signed up to the Home Building Skills Pledge, a set of five key actions developed by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) through its Home Building Skills Partnership (HBSP).

Roger Morton, Head of Talent at Bovis Homes, said: "We are building new homes at more than 100 sites across the country, working with hundreds of contractors and understand the importance of future proofing w... more

Image for Bovis Homes backs employment fair for members of Armed Forces

Bovis Homes was proud to support a Career Transition Partnership employment fair to highlight how members of the Armed Forces can enjoy successful roles in the house-building industry.

Site manager and former Royal Engineer Dan Knowles joined sales advisor Kerry Hall at the event at the Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Hampshire in providing information and advice about the opportunities on offer.

Bovis Homes has received the Silver Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its commitment and support for UK Armed F... more

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