What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

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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Image for Somerset homebuyers gain opportunity as Wellington new-build location receives planning permission

First-time buyers, families and downsizers are set to benefit as a national housebuilder has achieved planning permission for a new location in Wellington, Somerset.

Bovis Homes has been granted permission to build 205 homes on a new development, named Blackdown View, offering plenty of opportunities for local house hunters.

Emma Smith, regional sales and marketing director at Bovis Homes - part of the newly formed Vistry Group - said: “Blackdown View is an exciting development that will offer three, four and five-bedroom homes from our latest collection of houses, which will be ideal for first-time buyers, families and those looki... more

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Image for RAF veteran soaring at Stafford housebuilder is finalist in ex-forces awards

A fast achiever in Stafford who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the RAF Regiment is in the running for a major award for his work at a national housebuilder.

Dunston-based Rob Tarn, newly-promoted senior safety, health and environmental manager at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Rising Star category of the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards 2020.

The awards – one of the world’s largest celebrations of military veterans in business – highlight the military-gained skills and qualities that have helped finalists achieve business aims, and recognises the organisations that have... more

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Image for Top striker’s delight as housebuilder’s donation keeps Longlevens on the pitch

A prolific striker for a Gloucester football team says he’s delighted and relieved that his club can carry on playing after a donation from the national housebuilder he works for.

Bradley Martin, assistant quantity surveyor at Bovis Homes, and a 20-plus a season goal scorer at Longlevens AFC, will be proud to don the housebuilder-sponsored away kit - and his entire family are joining in the celebrations. &nb... more

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Image for Ex-Royal Marine so passionate about new career in the housebuilding industry – he buys a new-build!

An ex-Royal Marine has praised a national housebuilder for the job opportunities it offers to ex- military personnel – and he has even bought a new-build home!

Tom, who served in the Marines for six years, started his role as a trainee assistant site manager at Bovis Homes’ Blackmore Meadows location in Stalbridge six months ago.

Speaking about his job and the housebuilding sector, Tom said: “I absolutely love my new role at Bovis Homes, I honestly wish I’d come into the construction i... more

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Image for Bovis Homes’ rising stars showcased in new housebuilding report on skills and diversity

Two rising stars from Bovis Homes feature in a national report highlighting the housebuilding industry’s skilled and diverse workforce – and the pair were on hand to discuss their work with MPs at the launch event at the House of Commons.  

Jasmin Drummond, 18, business administration apprentice, and Charles Bond, 28, area sales manager, were celebrated in a new report from the Home Builders Federation (HBF), which seeks to highlight the diverse workforce needed to ensure that the UK meets the challenge of building 300,000 homes every year. &nbs... more

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Image for Home buyers invited to special open day event at Seaton new-build location

On Saturday 14th March, Bovis Homes – part of the newly formed Vistry Group – is opening the doors to its Pebble Beach location in East Devon for a special open day event.

The housebuilder’s development is located in Seaton, a coastal resort which is considered to be a gateway town to the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The location features two, three and four-bedroom homes and is just a short walk from Seaton town centre. Pebble Beach also offers stunning views of the bay and the town’s iconic tramline runs behind ... more

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