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We are ‘open for business’ on a virtual basis and here to help for our new and existing customers.

Our thoughts are with all those personally impacted by the coronavirus outbreak and the safety, health and wellbeing of our customers and people is the top priority.

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on the 23rd March 2020, we have taken the decision to close all of our show homes and sales centres and to conduct all business by telephone or digital contact with effect from today (Tuesday 24th March). Construction work at site is also being suspended although there will be teams going on-site in the short term for the essential work of making the sites ... more

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Image for Former Royal Engineer Roger thrilled to be finalist in national ex-forces awards

A former Royal Engineer who works at a Bishop’s Cleeve-based housebuilder says he is “absolutely delighted” to be announced as a finalist in a major ex-forces awards.

Roger Morton, performance director at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group which has regional headquarters at Cleeve Hall – has been shortlisted in the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards, out of more than 500 nominees.

Roger, from Leckhampton, is in the running for the Military Values in Business Award, which recognises a former serviceman or woman who has created successful business results by applying military virtues to their role. He joins two other Vistry Group employees who have also been shortlist... more

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Image for Apprentice George, 16, from Gloucester, dreams of management role at housebuilder

View our video: A bricklaying apprentice from Gloucester who joined a national housebuilder straight from school, with dreams of management, says there are opportunities for other young people to follow suit.

George Woodward, 16, works at Bovis Homes’ Oaklands location in Hunts Grove, Hardwicke, and is in the first year of his apprenticeship with the housebuilder after finding the role online.

The teenager, studying at Gloucestershire College one day a week, said teamwork at the development was helping him to flourish in his apprenticeship as he develops new skills to fur... more

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Image for Last chance for Warwick house hunters–only three of housebuilder’s two-bedroom homes left

Home hunters in Warwick have been snapping up a housebuilder’s new-build homes – now there are only three two-bedroom properties left to buy – and telephone appointments are still available.

There is just one Atherstone and two Holly house types remaining at Bovis Homes’ Warwick Gates location, off Harbury Lane, which is less than two miles from the town centre.

The semi-detached homes both have open plan kitchens with dining areas, plus French doors to the back garden and upstair... more

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Image for House hunters in Bidford need to be quick–there are a handful of new-build homes to buy

Home hunters in Bidford-on-Avon have been purchasing a housebuilder’s new-build properties in droves – and now there are just a handful left to buy – with telephone appointments still available.

Families and couples are among home owners at Bovis Homes’ Bidford Leys location, off Salford Road, and there are a small selection of three, four and five-bedroom homes remaining.

House buyers at Bidford Leys are enjoying the delights of village life with great ... more

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Image for Families at new-build Banbury location look forward to re-opening of community centre

Families at a Banbury new-build location have been making full use of a new community centre, complete with a stage, youth wing and meeting rooms, and look forward to using it again later in the year.

Home owners have been enjoying groups and facilities at the Longford Park Community Centre, which opened recently after the ownership of the building was legally transferred to Cherwell District Council.

The Longford Park Consortium, comprising Bovis Homes, Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Homes, built the facility as part of the planning requirements for the development. The transfer to council ownership took place in January and the building has been available for the growing c... more

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Image for Wellingborough trainee highlights housebuilding opportunities for apprentices

A bricklaying apprentice in Wellingborough, who is working on a national housebuilder’s flagship location, is progressing as a trainee assistant site manager as he looks to further his career.

Patrick Deloughery, 19, is completing Bovis Homes’ 12-month trainee assistant site manager programme at the housebuilder’s Wendelburie Rise location, at Stanton Cross, while completing the fourth year of his apprenticeship.

The teenager said he had a strong team around him at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – and urged other ambitious apprentices to follow the sa... more

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Image for Pre-school pupils receive boost from Winchester housebuilder

Pupils at Oliver’s Battery Pre-School in Winchester are set to benefit after a welcome donation from local housebuilder, Bovis Homes.

Bovis Homes’ Winchester Village development is just a 12-minute walk from the pre-school, and the £200 boost from the housebuilder will be put towards renovation and maintenance work.

Kirsty Miller, Trustee at the pre-school, parent of a Oliver’s Battery student and Winchester Village resident, said: “The Pre-School was established in 1999 and is now in need of a renovation, including things such as new doo... more

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Image for Vistry Group and Clarion announce joint venture to build 1,000 homes near Northampton

Vistry Group and Clarion Housing Group have announced a new joint venture to build 1,000 homes on a £400million development, at Collingtree, near Northampton.

The mixed tenure development will comprise 700 homes for private sale, which range from one to five-bedroom homes from Vistry Group’s new property collection. There will be 300 affordable homes in total, 195 for shared ownership and 105 for affordable rent. The strength of the joint venture has allowed an increase in the number of affordable homes, which was a priority for both organisations.

Vistry Group and Clarion will also make a significant investment in social infrastructure, providing a number of facilities to support the local community. A total of £18million will be invested to support the building of a new primary school and a community centre. Building at the site is expected to be... more

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Image for Engaged couple move to Chinnor with Help to Buy–and hail garden and larger space!

View our video: An engaged couple in Chinnor, who plan to marry in South Oxfordshire next year, are loving life in their new-build home after using the Government’s Help to Buy scheme – particularly their new garden!

Mark James and Allanah Protheroe have moved into a two-bedroom, semi-detached house at Bovis Homes’ Chiltern View location, in Chinnor, and say having their own garden is the best part.

Mark, a retail manager at Sainsbury’s and teacher Allanah, met when they both worked at the supermarket – Allanah in the bakery section. They lived in a one-bedroom flat in High Wycombe for 12 years, before making the move – and one of the biggest fans of their decision is Allanah’s parents’ St Bernard, George, who adores th... more

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