What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Bedford manager retires after merchant Saturday job led to 35 years at housebuilder

A commercial manager from Bedford who entered the housing industry after working at a builders’ merchant on Saturdays while at school, is retiring after 35 years at a national housebuilder.

Andy Hurst, commercial manager at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group, which also includes Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships – joined the housebuilder as an assistant buyer in 1985 and says he will miss the team spirit most.

Andy, 55, who landed a full-time job at the merchant after leaving Pilgrim Upper School aged 18, soon learnt the ropes before gaining experience in property management and interacting with customers during many roles... more

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Image for House hunters booking visits to show homes in Wavendon as demand for new-builds rises

House hunters can now visit two new show homes at an up and coming location in Wavendon, on an appointment-only basis, as demand for new-build homes in the area continues to rise.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has unveiled the show homes, which are from the housebuilder’s latest range, at its Glebe Meadows location, off Newport Road.

The launch comes after the Home Builders Federation published the results of its latest survey, which shows that across the country there has been a big rise in interest in moving to... more

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Image for Local thatcher finishes new homes at Blackmore Meadows

Paul Swannack Master Thatchers from Gillingham has just finished thatching two new-build properties at Bovis Homes’ Blackmore Meadows development on the edge of Stalbridge.

The development of 120 homes has been sensitively designed to complement the surrounding area and will showcase two thatched homes, as well as local stone.

Paul Swannack has been a master thatcher for 17 years and commented: “It’s very rare to be asked to thatch a new home so it’s wonderful to see the thatch roof take... more

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Image for Dormice volunteers in Nottingham thank housebuilder for contribution to vital nest boxes

Volunteers protecting dormice in Nottingham have received materials from a national housebuilder to help them better monitor the endangered creatures.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has donated drainpipe sections to the Nottinghamshire Dormouse Group to allow them to monitor hazel dormice that nest higher up in trees.

Members of the voluntary group successfully reintroduced the dormice, which are thought to have become extinct in the county in the mid-20th century, to Treswell Wood near Retford, in 2013, and two further woodlands, within an hour to the housebuilder’s Edwalton location, Edwalton Fields... more

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Image for Young families snap up Milton Keynes new-builds as housebuilder sells 14 in 100 days

Young couples and families are among home buyers purchasing new-build properties at a housebuilder’s Milton Keynes location – with 14 homes sold in 100 days of lockdown.

Three, four and five-bedroom properties at Bovis Homes’ – which is part of the newly-formed Vistry GroupWhitehouse Park, in Crownhill, have been in high demand despite Government restrictions.

Among those purchasing properties at the location – open to visitors on an appointment-only basis – are buyers who have moved from outside the area but work in Milton Keynes and those who want a simple comm... more

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Image for Sales star Sue hails housebuilder’s values as she retires after 34 years

A dedicated new-build sales specialist in Coleshill has praised her housebuilder employer for its company values as she retires from the industry after more than 34 years.

Sue Ashton, 58, senior sales administrator at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group, which also includes Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships – joined the business on her birthday in 1986, as an administrative assistant, using an electronic memory typewriter.

The Aston Villa fan says that, while much has changed over the decades, the sense of camaraderie remains the same. She has recently been based at Vistry’s West Midlands regional headquarters at... more

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Image for Home hunters could find perfect new-build in Harnham after plans get green light

Home hunters around Salisbury could soon find their perfect property after Bovis Homes was granted outline planning permission for more than 600 homes.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has the green light for 640 properties in Harnham.

Work on the location, off Netherhampton Road, is set to start next year and Bovis Homes will spend more than £13million in the local community, including on education, the Salisbury Transport Strategy, a new doctors’ surgery and local air qu... more

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Image for From reception desk to council chamber–ex-apprentice Ella hits major housing milestone

A former apprentice from Cheltenham, who has just secured planning approval for a development in her home town, has shown that there is more than one route into the construction industry.

Ella Hammond, 23, joined Bovis Homes as a business administration apprentice in 2014, and has now successfully managed her first planning application – for 12 new properties in Leckhampton.

With Bovis Homes now part of Vistry Group – one of the top-five housebuilders in the country – Ella took responsibility within Vistry’s Strategic Land team for the project, meeting with Cheltenham Borough Council’s case officer and working with Leckhampton and Warden Hill parish councillors to consider key elements of the plans, including the community, accessibility, affordable housi... more

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Image for Old meets new: a perfect thatch!

Bovis Homes has appointed Paul Swannack Master Thatchers to thatch two new-build properties at Blackmore Meadows on the edge of Stalbridge, and work is already well underway.

The development of 120 homes has been sensitively designed to complement the surrounding area and will showcase two thatched homes, as well as local stone.

Paul Swannack from nearby Gillingham has been a master thatcher for 17 years and commented: “It’s very rare to be asked to thatch a new home so it’s wonderful to see the thatch roof take... more

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Image for Dream home bought on a mobile phone! Key worker family first to reserve on new portal

View our video: Two key workers in Oxfordshire are the first in the country to reserve a new-build property on a mobile phone using a housebuilder’s innovative new online system.

Teacher Jamie Green and his wife Lucy, a mental health nurse, from Witney, used Bovis Homes’ online sales portal to reserve a spacious four-bed home, and the couple and their two young daughters are now getting set to move into Bovis Homes’ Faringdon Fields location, in Faringdon.

The housebuilder’s portal includes a simple six step process to move from registering personal details to reserving a home and pay... more

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