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Image for New build manager from Basingstoke says women are 'ripping up the rulebook'

A newly appointed build manager in Basingstoke, who started out as a painter and decorator, says women are ripping up the rulebook in the housebuilding industry – but that there is still a long way to go.

Suzanne Jamison has joined Bovis Homes as an area build manager and said that, while females were breaking down barriers in the sector, more should have been employed sooner.

Suzanne, who will cover the housebuilder’s Boorley Park location in Botley, Hampshire and Mindenhurst development in Deepcut, Surrey, said an increase in female numbers was needed in construction roles acr... more

Image for Home buyer Marcus so impressed with West Sussex new-build…he joins the housebuilder

A home buyer in West Sussex was so delighted with his first new-build property he is now working for the housebuilder that constructed it!

Marcus Townsend bought a house at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park location in Hurstpierpoint and the experience encouraged him to apply for a job there. He’s now part of the team as a sales advisor.

Marcus purchased the three-bedroom property with his partner Andy and said Bovis Homes sales advisor Della Higginson’s professionalism attracted him to the sales role. It is the couple’s first ever new-build house having lived in older flats and hou... more

Image for Oxfordshire home hunters can be the first to view national housebuilder’s exciting new range

Home hunters in Oxfordshire can be the first to view properties from the new range just released by one of the country’s leading housebuilders at a special launch event in the county.

The show home launch and champagne reception is taking place at Bovis Homes’ Hampton Meadow location in Stadhampton on Saturday, 19th January. The event runs from 11am to 4pm.

A play area on the development is also set to be ready in tim... more

Image for Communication is key to housing success says South Croydon site manager

A site manager from South Croydon, who previously worked on high-rise apartments in the capital, says strong working relationships and communication within the housing industry are the keys to construction success.

Steve O’Connor, who works at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park development in West Sussex, said excellent relationships and open communication between site colleagues and subcontractors had led to happy home owners at his own new-build location.

The soon-to-be dad has worked at the housebuilder’s Hurstpierpoint location, on Iden Hurst, for eight months and is delighted with the positive customer feedback that the site team... more

Image for Young families are snapping up West Sussex homes at new-build location

A new homes sales advisor in West Sussex says young families – and pet lovers – are snapping up homes at a new-build location in the county.

Della Higginson, based at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park location in Hurstpierpoint, says couples are moving back to the village as they look for a community lifestyle with impressive schools nearby.

Della said: “Younger couples are coming back from living in places like Brighton, and with children too as they look for great schools and lots ... more

Image for Vince’s drone passion is perfect hobby as he drives construction of Banbury homes

An assistant site manager at an Oxfordshire housebuilder is using his passion for drones as a hobby to relax outside of work as he drives his team forward in their construction programme at a Banbury development.

Vincent Coetzee, who is based at Bovis Homes’ Longford Park location, regularly uses his high-flying photographic equipment for personal use and says they could be the perfect way  to track progress at the busy site in future.

Vincent, who is a big fan of travel, cycling and technology, said getting a helicopter view of the site would be a great way to admire the great construction work his team w... more

Image for Going back to Bidford-on-Avon...returning to the village I grew up in after 20 years

Youngsters still laugh on the swings at the Big Meadow and narrowboats continue to pass down the River Avon - but the Warwickshire village I grew up in has gone through changes in the 20 years since I moved away.

Visiting Bidford-on-Avon, where I lived for over a decade in a new-build house at the top of Victoria Road, I took a stroll around the village, including to Bovis Homes’ recently-built Bidford Leys location, on Salford Road.

I moved away as a teenager and now got the chance to return as PR officer at Bovis Homes, meeting the sales team and looking around popular house types, including the development’s five-bedro... more

Image for Moving moment as Phil pops the question on first night in Cheshire new-build home

A happy couple in Cheshire, who moved into a new-build home, will remember their first night there forever - as they got engaged!

Phil Everall popped the question to his partner Mary Bostock as they shared a bottle of Pink Champagne to mark their new Bovis Home at Marbury Meadows in Wrenbury.

Mary immediately said ‘yes’ as the couple sat out in the garden, drink in hand and they married last month in ... more

Image for New MD takes the regional reins at housebuilder Bovis Homes

Kent-based housebuilder Bovis Homes has appointed a new Managing Director to oversee its South East region.

Paul Moran joins the company from fellow housebuilder Barratt Homes, and brings with him more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. He has worked in finance, sales and management roles in a career that has taken him from Exeter in Devon to Stirling in central Scotland.

“I’m delighted to have joined Bovis Homes at what is a very exciting time for the business,” said P... more

Image for West Sussex home restores family’s faith in new-build

Andrei Netherwood was named after a famous fictional military man – and had an 11-year career in the Forces himself – but when it came to buying a new home, he was delighted to enjoy a nice, peaceful journey that has seen his family make their dream move in West Sussex.

The 44-year-old public sector worker arrived at Bovis Homes’ Hampton Park location nine months ago with his wife Tamsin, 42, children Marissa, 11 and Ashton, 9, and cat Whisky, 18 – and they’ve all been enjoying life in this new part of the community ever since.

Having previously bought a new-build from a different housebuilder in the county, Andrei and Tamsin, a paramedic, had pledged not to go down the route again after being less than impressed with the after-care s... more

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