Young people learning their trades on Bristol building sites were among the winners at Bovis Homes' annual apprentice awards in the city recently.
Jack Baber, Ryan Villis, James Price and Jake Alderman were all recognised for their hard-work and dedication by Bovis Homes at a prestigious ceremony at the Aztec West Hotel.
For former Filton College student Jack, winning the best Fourth-year Apprentice award was a fitting way to bring his plumbing apprenticeship to a close as he has landed a major prize at the annual awards in each of his four years ...more
A long-serving Gloucestershire lady is stepping into well-deserved retirement - having spent almost 42 years working for Bovis Homes.
When Leta Woodcock stepped through the doors of Albion House in Southgate Street, Gloucester on 1 January 1973, for her first day at the company, Little Jimmy Osmond was top of the pops and Britain had just joined the Common Market.
Five different offices and 10,801 working days later, she enjoyed a celebratory lunch with colleagues at the company's Western regional headquarters at Cleeve Hall in Bishops Cleeve as she bade farewell to a long career in the housebu...more
Young Honiton carpenter Jake Pulman showed he really has nailed his new career by being crowned champion apprentice at Bovis Homes.
Jake, in his second year with the company, landed the blue riband prize and a £500 voucher when Bovis Homes held its Apprentice of the Year awards at Bristol.
The 20-year-old, who is attending Exeter College and has been working on both Bovis Homes developments at nearby Cranbrook, was a worthy winner of the coveted Apprentice of the Year honour according to Bovis Homes South Division Managing Director...more
Business administrator Ella Hammond and carpenter Jake Harris were two of the top prizewinners recognised for their hard-work and dedication at a prestigious ceremony in Bristol.
Former Pittville School pupil Ella, pictured right with Western MD Supriya Ray, was named Business Administration Apprentice of the Year, while Jake, from Gloucestershire College via St Peter's High School, was runner-up in the First-year Apprentice category. Both received words of high praise from Bovis Homes South Division Managing Director, Malcolm Pink.
"Ella and Jake have shown those qualities we look for in our apprentices," said Malcolm. "Their enthusiasm, commitment and hard work will serve them well in their careers and we will continue to foster and encourage t...more
The South West region of Bovis Homes has been busy fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising a fantastic £1,800.
That's enough to fund more than 10 Macmillan grants for cancer patients to heat their homes. Bovis Homes have now set their sights on raising enough for another 10 grants this year.
Bridget Hill, local Fundraising Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support said, "We are extremely grateful to Bovis Homes' employees in the South West. In 2014, 1,352 people in the area covered by Bovis Homes' South West Region received a Macmillan Grant. Of those, 466 were to help people he...more
Bovis Homes has won a prestigious international award for its Health and Safety performance over the last year.
The national home builder, with developments across England and Wales, is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015, landing the highest accolade available.
Bovis Homes has won The Order of Distinction in the annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), awarded to organisations that have won 18 consecutive Gold Awards. They will be presented with the honour during a ceremony at ExCeL Lo...more
Builders have teamed up with local residents to give a fantastic facelift to a Great Barr community centre.
Coleshill-based Bovis Homes have been creating a new part of the community at Nether Hall Park and were happy to help out when an SOS call came from local councillor Adrian Andrew about the state of nearby Pheasey Park Farm Community Centre.
The grounds surrounding the community centre were looking rundown, with Japanese knotweed taking over the car park, and the garden areas were looking...more
Bovis Homes have opened their latest show home and sales centre at Pebble Beach, Seaton. The launch event was a great success, attracting over 200 people, including one couple who took the opportunity to reserve their brand new home, joining those eager house seekers who had already bought off-plan at the location prior to the opening.
Bovis Homes South West Sales and Marketing Director, Wayne Bennett, said: "We're so happy to be able to show off our fantastic homes here in Seaton. The Sheringham is one of our most popular house types and this particular design is stunning. We pride ourselves on our fantastic all inclusive specification and our show homes are real examples of the high quality finish you would find if you purchased one of our homes.
"Seaton is a beautiful town and we have such a wonderful location here at Pebble Beach, just minutes from the seafront. We've had a high level of interest and expect this to increase now people are able to experience the homes we have available at f...more