What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Bovis Homes unlock the house-buying door for key workers at Filton

House hunters working in frontline public services could now unlock the door to their dream home thanks to Bovis Homes’ brand-new Key Workers Scheme.

The scheme, which is open to public sector workers – from teachers and firefighters to police officers and NHS workers – is being offered at the housebuilder’s Willowdene and Apseley Park locations in Charlton Hayes, Filton and could save buyers thousands of pounds.

Stephanie Spry, regional marketing manager, said: “We know what an important role people working in frontline services play in their local community, and how the stresses of the job can make house hunting that bit trickier. Our Key Workers Scheme not only aims to make getting onto, or moving up, the property ladder more affordable, but takes away some of t... more

Image for Shifnal sales advisor reveals why home buyers are moving to new-build location

Sales advisor Amanda Flint delights in the community spirit at Bovis Homes’ Iddeshale Gardens in Shifnal. Here, she discusses why the Shropshire location is the perfect place to live. 

I’ve worked in the construction industry for six years and five of those have been with Bovis Homes. Before this, I worked in an estate agency for three years.

The best way to put it is that you are everything you need to be to people; counsellor, advisor and friend. In other words, you form a relationship from stranger to a friend with home buyers, which then continues long after customers have moved into... more

Image for New-build is a cut above for former butcher helping dreams come true for Wantage buyers

A former apprentice butcher is delighted to be back on the Wantage new-build beat after returning to work at a housebuilder’s new location in the town.

As a youngster, Gary Somerville, from Oxford, wanted to learn a trade and so trained as a butcher, before a passion for property took over.

As time progressed, he moved from Oxfordshire to Marbella to grow his own property portfolio. He spent almost a decade there, before returning to this country and later joining Bovis Homes... more

Image for Charity begins at new-build home for delighted Winchester consultant

A charity consultant in Winchester says it must have been a sign when the new-build home of her dreams came back onto the market at just the right time.

Helen Calder, who has worked in the Christian charity sector and now shares her 40 years’ experience with charities, churches and individuals, needs plenty of space for social occasions and gatherings – and her new Bovis Home at Winchester Village really fits the bill.

Helen, from London, researched new-build properties and found the perfect three-bedroom house at the Bovis Homes location, on Pitt Road, which had been launched for sal... more

Image for South east home buyers take advantage of housebuilder’s ‘Stress Less’ offer

Home buyers across the south east can enjoy thousands of pounds worth of benefits thanks to a regional housebuilder’s offer designed to take the stress out of moving.

House purchasers buying a Bovis Home across the company’s South East region can reserve a property for £99 as part of the ‘Stress Less’ bundle.

Bovis Homes’ initiative, which runs throughout March, also includes a £500 contribution to legal fees and up to £3,000 worth of flooring, subject to terms and conditions, p... more

Image for Housebuilder boss in the West calls for more diversity as new-build takes off in the region

The boss of a national housebuilder’s operations in the West is urging more diversity in the industry, as he works on launching a new housing range and six brand-new developments in the region.

Supriya Ray, managing director of Bovis Homes’ Western region, is looking to encourage more women and candidates from minority ethnic backgrounds to apply for senior roles across sites and offices.

Bovis Homes is launching its new homes collection across the country, including at its Filton location this summer, and is working on new sites in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire an... more

Image for Tracey puts focus on the customer as women lead the way at Hampshire housebuilder

A newly promoted customer care champion at a Basingstoke-based national housebuilder, who has grown her team by almost 20 in one-and-a-half years, is urging more women to apply for management roles in the industry.

Tracey Jones, regional customer care director at Bovis Homes, who was the first member of a new Southern Counties regional team less than two years ago, said that there is more to do for equality in the housing sector, but that Bovis Homes was leading the way in redressing the balance.

Tracey, from Staines, said Bovis Homes stood out when it came to offering women opportunities in senior roles and fo... more

Image for Former Hampshire apprentice turned site boss urges youngsters to build a passion for housing

A former bricklaying apprentice now leading a major new-build development near Botley has said young people are the life-blood of the housing industry and should be aiming to become the site managers of the future.

James Berry, 33, site manager at Bovis Homes’ Boorley Park location, on Winchester Road in Boorley Green, said the opportunities were there for apprentices and that passion and commitment would help take them to the top.

Bovis Homes has started work on the second phase at Boorley Park, which will see around 400 new homes built on the other side of the current development - on Maddoxford Lane - over the coming m... more

Image for New build manager from Basingstoke says women are 'ripping up the rulebook'

A newly appointed build manager in Basingstoke, who started out as a painter and decorator, says women are ripping up the rulebook in the housebuilding industry – but that there is still a long way to go.

Suzanne Jamison has joined Bovis Homes as an area build manager and said that, while females were breaking down barriers in the sector, more should have been employed sooner.

Suzanne, who will cover the housebuilder’s Boorley Park location in Botley, Hampshire and Mindenhurst development in Deepcut, Surrey, said an increase in female numbers was needed in construction roles acr... more

Image for Home buyer Marcus so impressed with West Sussex new-build…he joins the housebuilder

A home buyer in West Sussex was so delighted with his first new-build property he is now working for the housebuilder that constructed it!

Marcus Townsend bought a house at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park location in Hurstpierpoint and the experience encouraged him to apply for a job there. He’s now part of the team as a sales advisor.

Marcus purchased the three-bedroom property with his partner Andy and said Bovis Homes sales advisor Della Higginson’s professionalism attracted him to the sales role. It is the couple’s first ever new-build house having lived in older flats and hou... more

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