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Image for Exciting new partnership unlocks the door for home seekers

Home hunters who feel locked out of the property market could find the key at a range of Bovis Homes locations, where a variety of homes are available with a new, affordable buying option.

Bovis Homes is working in partnership with residential property provider heylo to offer Home Reach, a part-buy part-rent option on selected properties at the popular new ... more

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Image for Have your mortgage paid until 2019 with stunning Bovis Homes offer

Home seekers across the South West can benefit from a stunning spring and summer offer from Bovis Homes, which could see them save thousands of pounds for the rest of the year.

Under the special scheme, for reservations taken on or before June 30th in its South West region, Bovis Homes is offering to pay the buyer's regular mortgage payments on that home until the start of 2019.

“We're excited to be offering this fantastic deal to our home buyers,” says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. “Paying a mortgage is most people's biggest expense, so this would really free-up a lot of extra spending money for the latest household items or s... more

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Image for Local home builder gets green fingers for Malvern Spring Festival

A home builder has joined forces with local landscape designer Dan Ryan to create a show-stopping show garden for this year's RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

With the aim of creating the perfect outside space to complement its properties and fire the imagination of its customers, The Bovis Homes family garden will showcase plants and features from local suppliers.

“We're really excited to be part of this year's RHS Malvern Spring Festival and we're thrilled with our family garden designed by Dan,” says regional marketing manager, ... more

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Image for Home seekers get chance to find out more about new part of Witney community

Home seekers in Oxfordshire can now find out more about the properties at a highly-anticipated new part of the Witney community, as Bovis Homes launches 'Windrush Place'.

The house-builder is opening its sales centre at the development on Friday 30th March, giving visitors the chance to find out more about the range of two, three, four and five-bedroom properties available.

“We're so excited to be launching Windrush Place,” says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. “We've had a lot of interest in this location, so it's great that people can now come in and reserve their... more

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Image for Modern centre is set to be at the heart of new Banbury community

Bovis Homes representatives were proud to attend a special ceremony marking a major step forward in a scheme delivering a wide range of community facilities to part of Oxfordshire.

They joined local dignitaries from Cherwell District Council to celebrate the start of construction work on a community centre for the benefit of new and existing residents at Longford Park, just two miles from Banbury town centre.

The new building, which will open to the community this summer, will include a large hall, office space and meeting rooms, and a dedicated youth wing featuring a hall and a coffee bar, along with gardens... more

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Image for Bovis Homes hosts pop-up petting zoo on Good Friday

A new part of the Gloucestershire community will come alive with 'neighs', 'cheeps' and 'baas' on Good Friday, as a range of animals are welcomed to the location to celebrate the holidays.

Bovis Homes' Centurion View at Coopers Edge is hosting the mobile petting zoo, and the team is inviting families to come and say hello to the cuddly creatures. In addition to a range of fluffy animals, there will be a pony, lambs and pigmy goats for children to see and stroke.

“We're really looking forward to the Easter bunny and his friends visiting us!” says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. “The petting zoo will be here on Friday 30 March, from 11am until 2pm and it'll be a great activity for fam... more

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Image for South West team to the fore in housebuilding revolution

AN Exeter-based team are striving to be at the technical forefront of residential home design as they look to introduce new and innovative initiatives to housebuilding in the South West.

Working for local builder Bovis Homes, the group are now looking for ambitious and talented architects and engineers to join them on their journey as they look to transform the region's housebuilding landscape.

Using techniques such as 3D visualising, drone filming and Building Information Modelling (BIM), the Head of Engineering sees 2018 being a... more

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Image for Kit boost for young Stourport team

A Worcestershire-based youth football team is sporting a fresh new look this season thanks to a donation from local house builder Bovis Homes. 

Rock Sports Rovers Under 8s is a new team, based in Stourport-on-Severn, and the people behind the club have been working hard to get all the equipment they need ahead of the new season. 

That hard work has now paid off, thanks to a donation of £800 from Bovis Homes, who will supply the boys' new red and white away kit for the coming season. The company has a number of new homes locations nearby, including the new Millwood Meadows development in Redditch, and is keen to support youth initiatives in the area.
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Image for Special home buyers weekend will help purchasers to make a dream Devon move

Axminster home hunters can find out more about how to get on and up the housing ladder at a special weekend event hosted by a local home-builder.

Bovis Homes is inviting home seekers to its Cloakham Lawns location in Axminster on the 24th and 25th March to find out more about how they could benefit with Help to Buy or the new Home Reach scheme.

“This weekend, along with our sales team, there will also be a mortgage advisor on hand so interested buyers can find out more about their options,” says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. “We offer a wide range of purchase assistance schemes which means that dream move could be much easier ... more

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Image for Innovative new Lichfield show home gets buyers connected

Staffordshire house seekers are being wowed by an innovative new show home in Lichfield, which gives visitors a taste of high-tech living.

Bovis Homes' Roman Heights location recently launched two new show homes, 'The Canterbury' and 'The Sheringham', with one of the properties kitted out to demonstrate how smart technology can work in harmony with the home and enhance day-to-day living.

If visitors like what they see, customers can choose to have their own connected home when they purchase... more

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Image for South West home seekers offered Easter bonanza by Bovis Homes

South West families will be having an egg-citing time at a range of Bovis Homes locations across the region this Easter, as the house builder hosts a variety of activities to celebrate the holiday.

And the fun could continue for a whole year for some, as Bovis Homes is giving away an annual family pass to Crealy Great Adventure Park with every reservation made over the weekend.

“We're inviting families to join us this Easter to enjoy the activities we have on offer,” says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. “We'll be hosting a colouring competition, which gives children the chance to win a chocolatey treat, and some of our locations will be holding special Easter egg hunts on Saturday 31st March and Su... more

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Image for Clock ticking for buyers as new part of Salford Priors community nears completion

Warwickshire home seekers will need to act fast if they want to move into a new Bovis Home at Salford Priors, as there is now only one property remaining!

With interest in the final property high, the home builder is hosting an open weekend on the 24th and 25th March at the popular Walnut Grange location.

“Walnut Grange has grown into a lovely neighbourhood and we're looking forward to welcoming the final residents to complete the community,” says Heather Suffield, regional mar... more

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Image for New Oxfordshire neighbourhood ready to welcome more wildlife

Future residents of a new part of an Oxfordshire community will be able to enjoy an array of wildlife on their doorstep, as a variety of habitats are created and retained as part of a new homes scheme.

As part of the work the team at Bovis Homes' Hadden Grove location in Didcot have developed a new home for newts and frogs and are also preserving trees and woodland to enhance the natural surroundings at the location.

“We've created the reptile abode close to a pond on the site to provide a dark, cool area for them to shelter,” says assistant site manager, Rachel Colin. “We've used natural materials from around the site, such as wood and turf, to build the shelter and have also created other habitats for wildlife using the... more

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Image for Sherford scoops sustainability award

First phase of new community earns international recognition from trade assessment scheme, CEEQUAL

While still in the first phase of construction, Sherford's sustainability credentials have already been internationally recognised, with the new community development scooping an award from sustainability assessment scheme, CEEQUAL.

Supporting best practice across civil engineering, infrastructure, construction and landscaping projects, and despite being only at the start of its 20-year development, the Sherford Consortium was awarded the accreditation by demonstrating its commitment to developing a sustainable community, going beyond the industry m... more

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Image for Bovis Homes and partners to create wonderful wildlife haven at Worcestershire golf club

The Vale Golf and Country Club in Pershore will be receiving some new visitors later this year as it welcomes hundreds of grass snakes and slow worms relocated from nearby Drakes Broughton, along with a host of other new wildlife.

The new reptile-friendly habitat created on the 300-acre site is the result of a partnership between housebuilder Bovis Homes, environmental consultants EDP, ecological landscapers Three Shires Ltd and the club.

The 10-year project, which is being funded by Bovis Homes, will see areas of the course transformed with new wildflower meadows, woodland rides and glades, and the installation of bird, bat and insect hibernation boxes. Designed by EDP, the new enriched habitat will be delivered ... more

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Image for Home buyer weekend will get Hampshire home seekers moving

A local house-builder is hosting a special home buyer event at two of its Hampshire locations this weekend, providing visitors with advice about how to get moving.

Bovis Homes is inviting house seekers to its Bishopstoke and Winchester locations on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March to find out more about how they could benefit with Help to Buy or the new Home Reach scheme.

“It can seem like a daunting challenge if you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up the housing ladder,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “But that dream move could be much easier than you think. We have a range of purchase assistance schemes available - whether you are a first-time buyer or an existing home owner – and we can provide you with that extra support you might nee... more

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Image for Model village brings learning to life at Hampshire school

A new learning tool has been donated to a Hampshire school by Bovis Homes, helping pupils in a variety of subjects, including computer animation, geography and design.

The local home builder has given a model of its new Winchester Village location to Kings' School, and pupils from all age groups across a range of departments have been taking advantage of the small-scale replica.

“The model has been used for a whole host of things,” says Ian Pickles, Business Manager at Kings' School in Winchester. “It is currently located in our Business and Enterprise Suite and it is being used and analysed enthusiastically... more

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Image for Home seekers given opportunity to find out about new Petersfield community

St Patrick's Day will be house hunting day in Hampshire, as Bovis Homes launches a highly-anticipated new part of the Petersfield community.

The local house-builder is opening its marketing suite at 'Beaumont Place' on Saturday 17th March, giving visitors the chance to find out more about the range of two, three, four and five-bedroom properties available there.

“We're really excited to be launching Beaumont Place,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “We've had so much interest, so we are delighted that we can now invite purchasers in to find out more. Those who are looking to buy a home there, will have the pick of the plots if they reserv... more

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Image for Working together at Sherford cements happy relationship for construction

Stuart Beesley and Belinda Speak have built a happy and successful partnership – both on and off the Devon new-home site where they spend their working hours.

Not only do Stuart and Belinda share an Exeter home as an engaged couple, they are now working together for housebuilder Bovis Homes as part of the team creating a major new community in the heart of Devon.

Stuart has recently been appointed as project manager and Belinda the site manager at Sherford, the fantastic new community taking shape just outside Plymouth, where the exciting plans include a variety of high-quality facilities, including new schools, a sports centr... more

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Image for Devon apprentice wins national award

An Exeter-based apprentice has beaten off competition from across the country to win the accolade of Apprentice of the Year at a national builder's annual awards.

Beth Ricketts, who has been working at Bovis Homes' South West's regional office in Exeter for a year and a half, secured the honour at a recent awards ceremony held in Gloucestershire.

“Beth has a great attitude and consistently works to a high standard,” says Roger Morton, Head of Talent at Bovis Homes. “We've had fantastic feedback from customers who have highlighted her brilliant service and expressed how... more

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Image for Spring selling season offers fantastic opportunities for buyers

Berkshire house buyers who spring into action now can take advantage of some fantastic opportunities across the county and avoid stressful delays before moving into their dream home.

Bovis Homes, which has locations in Shinfield, Wokingham and Hatchwood Mill, has a variety of homes ready to move into right now, and buyers can step in and take advantage of some fantastic offers.

“At this time of year, many people start to consider moving, but one of the most frustrating things can be the waiting,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “However, we've got a range of fantastic new homes available now, which means buyers could be mo... more

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Image for Dream move to Bidford-on-Avon for Rebecca, Adam... and Gilbert

All the boxes were ticked for Rebecca Summers and Adam Inman when they found their dream Warwickshire house at Bovis Homes' Bidford Leys location.

Looking for a brand-new property, Rebecca and Adam found their perfectly designed four-bed home before they had even decided on the right location.

“We saw this Bovis Home design featured in a video and just fell in love with it,” says Rebecca. “It was amazing – exactly what we we... more

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