Students at a Tamworth school have been finding out about the vast array of jobs available within the construction industry from one of the UK's leading house builders at a recent careers fair.
Bovis Homes' employees spoke to students aged from 11 to 18-years-old at Polesworth School about the variety of careers within the housing industry, which range from finance, build technology and engineering to sales, marketing and design.
"Bovis Homes has kindly supported all of our careers fairs. The four representatives talked enthusiastically to our students about their professional roles and about the enormous range of different jobs in the industry," says Chris Davis, Careers Adviser at the School. "The students have been talking positively about the fair and it does have a motivational impact on raising aspirations. Bovis Homes have also offered quality work experience placements fo... more
Sandbach United under 11's football team is geared up for future matches thanks to support from a local home builder.
Bovis Homes, which has its new Saxon Lea location just down the road from the club, are sponsoring the Cheshire-based team's football kit, and the youngsters were thrilled to show off their new blue and white attire.
"We're delighted to have been given the opportunity to sponsor the team," says Saxon Lea sales advisor, Laura Hayward. "The squad looked fantastic in their new kit and we hope that it brings them lots of success on the ... more
Hosting your first Christmas in your new home is a wonderful way to create some special, lifelong memories with loved ones. Whether you've been in your new Bovis Home for several months or a matter of weeks, taking the time to deck the halls and making your house feel festive will certainly get the family into the Christmas spirit.
If you're considering organising a festive drinks party for your new neighbours or if you're planning to host this year's Christmas Day celebration for friends and family, here are some of our favourite homemade Christmas décor ideas designed to help you celebrate in style.
Create a rustic winter wonderland
Pine cones, holly and mistletoe offer an inexpensive way to get creative and provide some timeless, natural déco... more
Local residents of Great Glen, Leicestershire are being invited to give their views on a proposed new 100 home development at a site in the village.
The proposed development on land off London Road is being put forward by leading national house builder Bovis Homes. The company is now keen to gather feedback from the local community to help shape the plans, ahead of submitting an outline planning application.
Residents are invited to a public exhibition at Great Glen Village Hall on 25 November from 2.00pm to 7.00pm where they will be able to view and discuss the current plans with members of the Bovis Home... more
A local house builder is celebrating the achievements of two of its Filton-based apprentices, after the youngsters were recognised at a leading training provider's awards ceremony.
Josh Walker, 21, and James Price, 20, are part-way through their three-year apprenticeships with Bovis Homes, and were thrilled to have been acknowledged at On Site Bristol's annual event.
Brickwork apprentice Josh received the special achievement award for his efforts at the Charlton Hayes development while James, who is tackling his level three plumbing apprenticeship, was nominated for top second y... more
The first homes at Sherford are now complete, marking a monumental milestone in the development of this new Devon community. Bovis Homes will unveil two newly completed houses and invite the public to experience life at Sherford for the very first time.
This is a landmark stage in the construction of Sherford, which will see approximately 600 homes built in the first phase, as well as a range of new amenities and commercial buildings. With homes now available to buy, Sherford could welcome its first resident as soon as January.
Designed with family living in mind, house-hunters will be able to tour a four-bedroom and six-bedroom property, both fully styled and furnished. The public can visit the newly opened show homes from Saturday 19th November. Sales teams will be on hand to provide information on the range of homes set to be available at Sherford, and assist with... more
Naval officer Craig Lawrence and his partner Laura Fitzpatrick knew they wanted to buy their own home one day, but weren't sure what they could afford.
When they decided to make a spur of the moment trip to Bovis Homes' Turnstone Rise location in Cranbrook, they were presented with an opportunity too good to miss.
Craig, who serves as a Sub Lieutenant in 849 Naval Air Squadron at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall, explains: "During the summer, both Laura and I were on annual leave, just back from a holiday where we talked a lot about when we might eventually have our own home. We were both living with our parents and keen to move out so decided to visit Turnstone Rise to see if there was anything we cou... more
After raising more than £5000 for Children in Need through a special customer initiative, a local house builder has learnt more about how the charity benefits youngsters from an Oxfordshire home buyer.
Over a six month period, Bovis Homes which has its Western regional office in Cheltenham, pledged £25 to Children in Need for every satisfaction survey completed and returned by its customers. With 209 respondents providing feedback over this time, the house builder ended up contributing a total of £5225 to the charity.
"We're thrilled to have made this donation to such a worthy cause," says Bovis Homes sales advisor Alison Williams. "Not only are we raising money for a fantastic charity, but we're also benefitting from valuable feedback from our customers, which we can use to improve and progress our... more