What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

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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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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

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

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

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

Image for Cotswold locals receive helping hand from council and builder to get on the property ladder

A housebuilder has joined forces with Cotswold District Council to help local people get onto the property ladder in the area.

Bovis Homes is offering fantastic purchasing packages on new-build homes at The Avenue location in Moreton-in-Marsh for those who are local to the area, meaning customers may only have to pay 70 per cent of the purchase price, depending on eligibility!*

The discounts are aimed at those people who would otherwise be unable to afford to buy a suitable home on the open market in Cot... more

Image for House hunters flock to Cam as Eddie the Eagle launches new build location

House hunters flocked to Bovis Homes’ new location in Cam, near Dursley – as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards launched two new show homes for the national housebuilder.

The former Olympic ski jumper officially opened the three-bedroom Hazel and four-bedroom Aspen show homes - from Bovis Homes’ latest collection.

Speaking about the new location, Eddie Edwards, said: “I’ve always worked in the building trade, mainly as a plasterer and my dad was a plasterer too so I grew up around building sites. I find building is a sort of therapy, so it’s lovely to see these... more

Image for Sherborne couple loving retired life in their new home at Mildenhall

Retired couple Cheryl and Paul Whybrew are making the most of their new life at Bovis Homes’ Mildenhall development in Sherborne - in a spacious and sparkling five-bedroom home. 

Moving to Dorset from the Cotswolds in June this year to be closer to family, including a one-year-old granddaughter, the pair describe Sherborne as ‘their kind of town’ - highlighting the lovely high street, charming character, and amenities such as the local train station and leisure centre as key draws.

Paul said: “Mildenhall appealed to us because of the great location, size of the development and the style of proper... more

Image for Housebuilder colleagues in Maidstone donate £1,000 to special hospital garden for patients

Colleagues at a national housebuilder in Maidstone took part in the launch of a new sensory garden for hospital patients after donating more than £1,000 to the project.

Bovis Homes staff - part of the newly formed Vistry Group - attended the opening of the Maidstone Hospital garden which aims to provide tranquillity and calm for visitors.

The housebuilder, which has a new-build location called Orchard Fields opposite the hospital on Hermitage Lane, presented £1,100 to the Maidstone Hospital League of Friends to go towards the creati... more

Image for Housebuilder launches industry-first hedgehog campaign to protect creatures under threat

View our video: A national housebuilder has joined forces with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and launched a trailblazing campaign to protect hedgehogs and other creatures under threat at locations across the country.

In an industry-first initiative, Bovis Homes, part of the newly-formed Vistry Group, will install hedgehog highways to its existing developments and all future sites wherever possible, as part of a campaign that will also help other small mammals, birds, frogs and insects.

The housebuilder has also donated £5,000 to the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and teamed up with national project Hedgehog Street to further supp... more

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