What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Help to Buy is making dreams come true at Marine Drive

An exclusive location in Devon with wonderful sea views is proving popular with new home buyers, many of whom are using a special Government-backed scheme to make their dreams come true.

Virtually all of the brand-new properties at Bovis Homes' stunning Marine Drive development on the outskirts of Teignmouth have now been snapped up – with just three remaining.

Buyers have been attracted to the attractive location, just minutes from the seafront and Teignmouth town centre, and the wide range of high-spec... more

Image for Doors open at spectacular new Dorset locations

Dorset home seekers have the chance to be among the first to view a new part of the Sherborne community this weekend, as Bovis Homes unveils its highly-anticipated Mildenhall location.

Bringing a range of superb four, five and six-bedroom homes to the town, the house-builder is inviting members of the public to find out more about the luxury development and to look around its new show home.

“We're very excited to be launching Mildenhall and opening our stunning show home there,” says regional sales and marketing director for Bovis Homes, Emma Smith. “This weekend, we're delighted to welcome home seekers and our neighbours in the local community to join us to celebrate the launch. They can enjoy a glass of bubbly and canapes, and find out more about these l... more

Image for New homes unveiled at Winchester Village

Hampshire home seekers are invited to celebrate the opening of a new part of the Winchester community, as Bovis Homes and renowned local architect, Huw Thomas, unveil the next phase of a popular newly-built neighbourhood this weekend.

Since its launch, Bovis Homes' Winchester Village has generated plenty of interest in the local housing market, with its unique, contemporary homes. Now the house builder is creating further excitement as it opens the doors to its new view homes, 'The Crawford' and 'The Wickham' as well as revealing a variety of new house types.

“We are very excited for Saturday's event,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “We're extremely proud of Winchester Village and we're looking forward to visitors seeing our new view homes, as well as looking around our existing show homes. We're delighted that Huw Thomas, who designed the stunning homes, will be with us on the day to celebrate... more

Image for First customers David and Claire launch new Faringdon Fields community

New home buyers David and Claire Tiney performed the ribbon-cutting duties at the official launch of an attractive new Bovis Homes location in Oxfordshire.

The couple were invited to the carry out the special assignment at Faringdon Fields after becoming the first customers to reserve one of the properties there.

Welcoming guests to the event at this new part of the Faringdon community, regional managing director Supriya Ray said: “I'd like to thank you all for coming to the official launch of Faringdon Fields, an exclusive location featuring a wide range of new properties, from one and two-bedroom apartments to five-bedro... more

Image for What does home mean to you?

They say home is where the heart is and for the whole of February we want to know what home means to you. Is it snuggling on the sofa for a movie night, playing with the kids in the garden, having friends over for drinks or the place that you relax and unwind.

Our South East region are running a special competition. Tell them in your own words what Home Is... before the 28th February and you will be entered into a prize draw to win £1,000 Eurostar voucher to spend on a trip to a destination of your choice.

Why not take a quick trip to France and discover a culture of bistros and cafés or Belgium to be surprised by its breathtaking mix of artculture and UNESCO sites. Alternatively lose yourself amongst tulip fields,canals and windmills in Holland for a... more

Image for Harkness family sold on Coopers Edge

Having worked with Bovis Homes for a number of years, Marilyn Harkness had no hesitation in recommending one of their properties to her daughter – before investing in two more herself!

Marilyn works with Bovis Homes Western region as a sales advisor, helping to sell homes across a number of locations, including Centurion View and Imperial Place at Coopers Edge in Gloucester. 

“I really liked Coopers Edge and could see the quality of the homes being built there every day,” explains Marilyn. “So, when my daughter Sophie was looking to buy her first home in Gloucester, I had no hesitation in recommending that she look at Centurion Vi... more

Image for Jesse's local knowledge is helping Sherford home buyers find their dream property

Having lived and worked locally all her life, new homes specialist Jesse Chevrolle is excited to be part of the team creating a brand-new community in the heart of Devon.

Featuring 500 acres of green open space, Sherford will become a thriving market town with a variety of high-quality community facilities, including three new schools, a sports centre and a theatre.

Jesse, a sales advisor for Bovis Homes at Sherford, is delighted to be providing customers with the benefit of her strong local knowledg... more

Image for First show home ready for launch at new neighbourhood in Lichfield

Staffordshire home seekers are invited to have the first glimpse of a new part of the Lichfield community, as Bovis Homes opens its new sales centre and show homes on the outskirts of the city.

The new location, named Roman Heights, will be launching for members of the public on Saturday 27th January and is situated in the village of Streethay.

“We're really excited to be launching our Roman Heights location” says Rachel Skelton, regional marketing assistant. “We've already had lots of interest in the properties and we're delighted to be able to now invite people to look around our stunn... more

Image for Home buyer weekend will help house seekers get moving

A local house-builder is hosting a special home buyer weekend at its locations across Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire helping those who are looking for a fresh start in 2018.

The Bovis Homes events are to be held on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th January from 10am until 5pm each day, providing guidance and advice to help house seekers get moving.

“If you're thinking about moving this year, it's worth popping along to one of our home buyer events this weekend,” says Rachel Skelton, regional marketing assistant. “We'll have an estate agent and independent mortgage advisor on hand to answer any questions and to discuss your different options. You may be surprised to find that your dream move is much more achievable ... more

Image for From the office to her home: Claire falls in love with her new Gloucestershire pad

Looking for a new home, Claire Webb never dreamt that her dream property would turn out to be a Gloucestershire building where she used to regularly attend work meetings.

That's exactly what has happened, however, and now she is loving watching television in her colleague's former office and sleeping where her co-workers used to make their cups of tea!

First-time buyer Claire had been searching for a new home in the area and discovered that Bovis Homes, where she works in HR, was relocating its sales centre at Coopers Edge, and transforming the offices into a lovely new thr... more

Image for Key milestone in project to bring high-quality new homes and investment to Wantage

An exciting new project bringing high-quality homes and millions of pounds of investment to southern Oxfordshire has reached an important milestone.

King Alfred's Academy has presented national house builder Bovis Homes with the keys to its East Site in Springfield Road ahead of work to transform the location into a thriving new part of the Wantage community.

Bovis Homes is set to build 150 attractive new homes, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to five-bedroom family homes at the location. Of the total number, 123 will be one, two or thre... more

Image for Design specialist Lisa offers inspiration with colourful new book

Lisa Jackson is drawing on her design skills to become the successful author of an adult colouring book aimed at combating stress.

As an assistant building technologist for Bovis Homes, Lisa works closely with architects and surveyors in the creation of new homes.

Lisa's dexterity with pen and ink, combined with her passion for sketching, has now inspired her to launch her first book, 'Inspirational Quotes Adult Colouring Book:  creative art ther... more

Image for Milly makes trip of a lifetime with the help of Bovis Homes

An Exeter-based home builder helped a South Dartmouth Community College student have the experience of a lifetime when she was given the opportunity to represent her local area in this year's World Challenge Community trip.

Bovis Homes donated funds for 18-year-old Milly Tidy to purchase the equipment required to journey to Malaysia to help out at a home for disabled and elderly people.

"The trip was amazing and from the experience I've realised that I can do anything if I work hard and put my mind to it," says Milly, who has grown up in Bovey Tracey "I was really interested in going as I had never been outside of Europe and I was keen to experience different cultures and generally... more

Image for Oliver eyes national success at London event

Site manager Oliver Cookson is in the running for a national award at a prestigious house-building industry gala in London.

After winning the North West regional title, Oliver has been shortlisted for the National House Building Council's (NHBC) Pride in the Job Supreme Award along with the other 10 UK regional winners in the large builder category.

Oliver won the regional award in recognition of his expertise in guiding the team at Bovis Homes' Loachbrook Meadow location on the outskir... more

Image for First homes released at new Wootton Park location

A much-anticipated new part of the Wootton community is being revealed to the public this weekend, and home hunters are being invited to find out more about the location at a special launch day.

Bovis Homes will be celebrating the release of its new homes at Wootton Park on Saturday 20th January at its nearby Little Wootton sales centre, from where the properties will initially be sold.

"This will be the first opportunity for buyers to reserve a home there," says regional marketing manager, Deborah Rigger. "Our neighbouring location Little Wootton, where we've now sold out, was hugely popular and we've already received a lot of interest for this exciting new Bedfordshi... more

Image for Archaeological findings reveal Sherford's ancient 6000 year history

Archaeological excavations taking place at Sherford have revealed that the landscape was once home to historic communities, dating back over 6000 years.

The work, funded by the Sherford Consortium and carried out by leading archaeology and heritage practice Wessex Archaeology, alongside Devon County Council and consultants AECOM, has unearthed exciting artefacts that have helped to provide more information on the lives of early Devon settlers, including prehistoric pottery, Bronze Age tools, roundhouses and barrows.

Providing evidence of settlements at Sherford spanning thousands of years, one of the most significant and rare recent findings has been the discovery of a large amount of Neolithic pottery found within a single pit. An extremely rare find and dating back to the late Stone Age period, between 3800-3700BC, archaeologists believe that the placement of the six pots may have had ceremonial significance to those livi... more

Image for Home buyers finding their dream properties in Cornwall thanks to Vicky's local knowledge

Vicky Castley is delighted to be using her in-depth local knowledge to help buyers find their dream property in her home county of Cornwall.

The mum-of-two has assisted customers at every step as a sales advisor at a range of Bovis Homes locations in Cornwall, most recently near the popular towns of Truro and Penryn.

In her latest role, Vicky is thrilled to be providing important advice and information to customers at Bovis Homes' attractive Ocean Rise location in Hayle, just a short drive from her own home in ... more

Image for Bovis Homes and Help to Buy make a dream double for Hampshire couple

Born and bred in Romsey, Matthew and Georgie Jones were keen to buy a property in their home town, but didn't think they would be able to afford it.

However, thanks to the Government's Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme, the couple are now settling into their new Bovis Home in the Hampshire town - and still can't quite believe it.

Georgie described the scheme as a lifeline, enabling them to buy their two-bedroom apartment at Bovis Homes' Abbot... more

Image for Magnificent seven unveiled in Bovey Tracey

A Devon house builder is unveiling a new part of the Bovey Tracey community, and is inviting home seekers to find out more about the exclusive five and six-bedroom properties now available in the town.

Bovis Homes' Coombe Park is a new phase of the existing Williams Gate location and includes just seven properties nestled amongst woodland.

"Coombe Park is a stunning new neighbourhood which we're really excited about," says Stacey Banfield, regional marketing manager. "Situated in a beautiful position, the homes provide the best of contemporary rural living. Located close to the countryside but within easy reach of local amenities, it has the best... more

Image for Orchard Fields angels deliver dream home for Sophya

After purchasing her dream family property, Sophya Daley has praised the team at a Bovis Homes location in Kent for providing her with the highest standards of customer service at every step of the journey, calling them her 'angels'.

The nursery office manager is delighted with her brand-new detached home at the Orchard Fields location in Barming, near Maidstone, after benefiting from the Smooth Move service provided by Bovis Homes.

"My angels at Bovis Homes have provided me with a dream service for my dream home," explained Sophya, who shares the five-bedroom property with her... more

Image for New Oxfordshire neighbourhood launches this weekend

A new part of the Faringdon community will be unveiled to the public this weekend with local house builder, Bovis Homes, opening the doors of its show homes and sales centre.

Faringdon Fields will bring a wide range of new properties to the Oxfordshire market town, from one and two-bedroom apartments to five-bedroom family homes, in a variety of styles.

"We'll be launching Faringdon Fields on Saturday 13th January and we're excited to welcome home seekers along to have the first glimpse of the designs and quality on offer," says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. "It's in a fantastic location, surrounded by countryside, but less than a mile from the town centre and its wide rang... more

Image for Site manager Jamie's drive to hand over high-quality Flitwick homes

Jamie Reynolds says his friendly and close-knit build team is driven to deliver high-quality homes to a new part of the community in Bedfordshire.

Site manager Jamie, who has worked for Bovis Homes for eight years, is directing the work at the Froghall Fields location on the edge of Flitwick.

He says pride in the job, organisation and regular communication with customers and members of the site and sales team, are key to building homes of which everyo... more

Image for Braunton FC score big win with backing from Bovis Homes

Braunton Football Club are celebrating after teaming up with a leading local house builder.

A proud supporter of local communities, Bovis Homes are pleased to be backing the Seasiders both on and off the pitch through an extensive sponsorship package.

It includes sponsorship of match days and the man-of-the match award for all four of the North Devon League club's adult teams, as well as advertising boards, the fixture board and clubhouse board at their home ground at Lo... more

Image for Top customer service is high on the menu for Bovis Homes sales specialist David

David Bukauskas worked for celebrity chefs during a decade in the restaurant industry - now he is focused on delivering a top-class service to home buyers in the South West doing the "best job I've ever had".

The former restaurant manager strived to provide diners with the best experience possible while employed by Michelin-starred chef John Burton-Race in Dartmouth, and the acclaimed Tanner brothers - Chris and James - in Plymouth.

Having swapped plates for properties, David is now committed to offering the highest level of customer service in his role as a Bovis Homes sales advisor at the major new Sherford developmen... more