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Image for Housing a hit with Gloucestershire students

Pittville School students were given an insight into the construction industry when they were invited to tour a local new homes development and learn about apprenticeships and other opportunities within the sector.

The group of 16-year-olds, who are all considering an apprenticeship within building, were welcomed to Bovis Homes' Furlong Rise location in Prestbury, and given the opportunity to meet workers there, ask questions and find out about working within the industry.

“This was a terrific chance for the students to see what happens out on a building site and learn more about apprenticeships,” says Pittville School headteacher, Richard Gilpin. “It has demonstrated what doors are open to them and it has helped to strengthen the opportunities an appren... more

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Image for Housing partnership brings more affordable homes to Moreton-in-Marsh

More than 100 much-needed new affordable homes will soon be coming to Moreton-in-Marsh thanks to a partnership between national house builder Bovis Homes and leading social enterprise Bromford.

A total of 105 properties, ranging from one-bedroom apartments through to five-bedroom (family homes, are currently under construction at Bovis Homes' The Avenue location, and will be allocated by Bromford for both social rent and shared ownership.

The partnership is the latest in a long line between the two organisations, which has seen them deliver similar projects at other Cotswold locations including Bloxham, Tetbury an... more

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Image for That dream family home is now within reach thanks to Bovis Homes

Moving up the housing ladder is now much more achievable for families in the South West thanks to a range of purchase assistance schemes available from a local home builder.

Bovis Homes has properties available across the region, in a range of styles, sizes and layouts, providing families with a variety of options if they are looking to move this spring.

“If you're looking for a new property in the South West, Bovis Homes is building across the area and offers a variety of purchase assistance schemes, meaning your dream home may be closer than you think,” says Stacey Banfield, regional ma... more

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Image for Latest residents sing praises of Saxons Plain team as new part of Worthing community takes shape

Home owners are creating a vibrant community in the heart of West Sussex, as the latest residents move in to an exciting new location near the coast.

As they settle into their brand-new properties at Bovis Homes' Saxons Plain location, on the edge of West Durrington and near to the seaside resort of Worthing, this wide range of house hunters have nothing but praise for the team who have helped them settle in.

First-time buyers Michelle Sparkes and her partner Ben Yard were delighted with the advice they received from the sales team at Saxons Plain about the Help to Buy – Equ... more

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Image for Home support leads to new kit for Rangers

The Ipswich Valley Rangers under 16's team is geared up to take on all-comers thanks to support from a local home builder.

Bovis Homes has stepped in to sponsor the Suffolk-based team, and the youngsters recently donned their new blue and white kit that features the company's famous hummingbird logo.

“We're delighted to have been able to help out and sponsor the team,” says Bovis Homes regional marketing manager, Candice McCabe. “The squad look fantastic in their new kit and we hope that it brings them lots of good luck and success on the ... more

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Image for Marian brings experience to bear in building top-quality homes for Flitwick

Marian Chitimus is proud to be part of the team delivering high-quality homes to a new community in Bedfordshire, after spending all of his working life in the house-building industry.

Originally from Romania, Marian has carried out virtually every role on a construction site, including labourer, foreman, forklift driver, painter and decorator, electrician and plumber.

He is now utilising his extensive knowledge and experience as the assistant site manager at Bovis Homes' Froghall Fields location on the ed... more

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Image for The impossible made possible as Amanda helps Keith land his dream Shifnal home

After learning that he had a rare genetic disease, Keith Jones knew that buying his own house was going to be a challenge, but after visiting the Bovis Homes sales centre in Shifnal, he realised he would be in good hands.

Keith suffers from a rare disorder called pompe disease, which causes progressive muscle weakness throughout the body and affects various body tissues.

After discovering a special mortgage scheme for people with long-term disabilities, he hoped that buying his own home would be within reach – however, initially this proved not... more

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Image for Everything adds up perfectly for accountant Kieran in his family's new Wiltshire home

Accountant Kieran Morrow is adding up the benefits of purchasing a brand-new property at an exciting new location in Wiltshire.

He is delighted with the service he has received at every step on the home-buying journey from the Bovis Homes sales and site teams at the Tadpole Cross location, near Swindon.

He is now enjoying the new property – a four-bedroom Salisbury house type – and everything the location has to offer with his partner Tania, an events co-ordinator, and his eight-year-old... more

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Image for Major bridge opened over railway in Apsley

A major construction project in Apsley, Hertfordshire has been completed, with the official opening of a brand-new road bridge across the West Coast Main Line at Featherbed Lane. 

The work, carried out by contractor Osborne and house builder Bovis Homes, is part of a wider project to deliver the 325-home Aspen Park development in the town.

The construction of the bridge, which cost in excess of £8 million and was funded by Bovis Homes, will help alleviate congestion in the area and provide capacity for increased traffic flow from the ... more

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Image for Much-needed new homes get the green light in Chinnor

Proposals for 89 much-needed new homes in Chinnor, Oxfordshire have been approved by local planners.

The homes, on the eastern edge of the village, will be delivered by leading housebuilder Bovis Homes, and will see a total of 53 two to five-bedroom properties for sale on the open market, as well as 36 homes designated as affordable housing, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to three-bedroom houses. 

The consented plans will also see Bovis Homes make investments towards bus services, recycling, education and the local library among a package of contributions to the ... more

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Image for Bovis Homes seeks local feedback on Drakes Broughton proposals

Residents of Drakes Broughton, Worcestershire, have been giving their views on a proposed new development for up to 90 new homes at a site in the village.

The projected development on land off Worcester Road has outline planning permission and is being brought forward by leading house builder Bovis Homes. The company's Western region, based in Bishop's Cleeve, is keen to gather further feedback from the local community to help shape the plans, ahead of submitting a detailed planning application.

Invitations were sent out to local residents, who came along to Drakes Broughton Village Hall to view and discuss the current plans with members of the Bovis Home... more

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Image for Lee faces 40lb backpack battle in Hastings

Ex-soldier Lee Wines is aiming to raise thousands of pounds for a children's charity by taking part in the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon – with 40lb strapped to his back!

Now an assistant site manager with Bovis Homes, he will haul the equivalent in weight of a five-gallon office water cooler bottle filled up to the brim, around the testing 13.1-mile course on Sunday, 18 March.

The former Lance Corporal, who fought for Queen and country on three tours of Iraq during eight years in the Armed Forces, is looking to attract £5,000 in sponsorship for the Starlight Childr... more

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Image for Local company reports 45% business growth thanks to Sherford

Sherford the landmark new Devon community, is continuing to strengthen the region's business, economic and employment landscape, with South West businesses playing a key role in developing the new town. From West Country construction companies and landscapers, to a Plymouth-based marketing agency and education partners, Sherford constantly draws on the best local talent.

It is estimated that £1bn will be invested in the construction of Sherford and a further £2bn injected into the local area, including through commercial relationships and employment opportunities.

One of several businesses already benefitting from its involvement at Sherford is Plymouth based landscaping firm, YGS Landscapes Ltd. As a direct result of working at the development since 2014, the local firm has seen its turnover grow by 45%, along with a staff increa... more

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Image for Beekeeping hobby is providing award winner Carol with a real buzz!

An unusual Christmas present from her husband has turned into a fantastic hobby for Carol Talbot – and provides her friends and family with an award-winning treat.

Instead of finding an expensive bottle of perfume or exquisite jewellery ready to be unwrapped, she discovered a new beehive under the tree!

Five years on, Carol is winning awards for the quality of her bees' honey, jars of which are always a big hit with her colleagues at Bovis Homes' Southern Counties office... more

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Image for Luxury new homes launch in Ottery St Mary

A local house-builder is inviting Devon home seekers to visit a new part of the Ottery St Mary community, as it launches an exclusive range of five and six-bedroom properties.

Bovis Homes is launching the new phase of luxury homes at its popular King's Reach location in the town on Saturday 10th February. This exclusive gated community, named Salston Grange, will include just 12 homes built to a high specification.

“We're really excited to share more about the spectacular new homes at Salston Grange,” says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. “The new houses have some stunning features and we're delighted to welcome home seekers to join us this weekend to celebr... more

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Image for Fun at Flitwick as new play park opens

Playtime at Bovis Homes' new Froghall Fields location in Flitwick just got better, as the house-builder opens its new play park for residents to enjoy.

Youngsters living in and around this new part of the community in Bedfordshire can now benefit from this exciting facility, as well as take advantage of the open spaces and footpaths throughout the development.

“Froghall Fields already has a fantastic community spirit and this play park will only help this to grow,” says Deborah Rigger, regional marketing manager. “It's a lovely location, with a great Bovis Homes team in place, and we're sure lots of families will enjoy th... more

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5 day countdown

05 February 2018

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Our South West region is offering you the 'complete package' which could save you thousands on your new Bovis Home.

Over a 5 day period we will be offering you a selection of fantastic incentives such as; carpets & curtains, removal fees paid, landscaping packages and high street vouchers to help really make your house a home. We could even offer to pay your stamp duty!

But you'll need to hurry! One of these great offers will be knocked off each day to the quicker you act, the mo... more

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Image for New homes expert Jacqueline is taking aim at $400,000 Las Vegas archery challenge

New homes sales advisor Jacqueline Hunt is heading for the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas to compete in the world's most prestigious indoor archery competition.

Jacqueline, a member of the Bovis Homes sales team at the Paragon location in Cambridge, is joining archers from around the globe to take part in the Las Vegas Shoot – a three-day competition (February 9-11) worth $400,000 in total prize money.

She was delighted to finish last year as the number one female barebow archer in the GB Archery rankings, excelling in the stripped-down, no-frills form of the sport that takes... more

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