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Image for Shifnal cricket club secures sponsorship for a second year

A Shropshire cricket club are enjoying success on and off the field after receiving continued support from a local house-builder.

Bovis Homes, which has recently joined the Shifnal community with its Iddeshale Gardens location, has agreed to sponsor the town's popular cricket club, which is based off Priorslee Road, for the second consecutive year.

“Shifnal Cricket Club is a wonderful asset for the local community and we are delighted to, have been given the opportunity to show our support once again,” says regional marketing manager, Louise Macrae. “We wish the club the best of luck for the season and we'll be ch... more

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Image for New homes for top Hampshire location

Recently announced as one of the top places to live in the country, Petersfield has a lot to offer its residents, with shops and markets, walks and restaurants, museums and a theatre.

And for those looking to move there, opportunity is knocking as Bovis Homes unveils Beaumont Place on the outskirts of the historic market town, a spectacular new location, which offers a variety of two to five-bedroom properties for Hampshire home hunters.

“Beaumont Place is shaping up to become a wonderful new part of the Petersfield community,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “It's been carefully designed to create an attractive and spacious neighbourhood. It has footpaths running throughout and includes lots of green public open spaces for leis... more

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Image for New part of Wellington community opens its doors this weekend

Bringing a range of new homes to Wellington, Bovis Homes' Haygate Fields location will be unveiled to the public this weekend.

Haygate Fields will feature a variety of three, four and five-bedroom homes, offering Shropshire house hunters a fresh property selection when its sales office launches on Saturday 2nd June.

“We're really excited to be opening Haygate Fields to the public,” says regional marketing manager, Louise MacRae. “It's a lovely location, which has been carefully designed with footpaths, public open spaces ... more

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Househunters in south Oxfordshire will soon have the opportunity to buy a brand-new property from leading housebuilder Bovis Homes, after it received detailed planning for up to 116 new homes in Shrivenham.

The plans, for land off Townsend Road, include a range of 70 three to five-bedroom house for sale on the open market, and a further 46 (40%) allocated as much-needed affordable homes. Of the affordable homes, which will be owned and managed by a registered provider, a quarter will be reserved for shared ownership, while the remainder will be offered for rent.

Alongside the properties, Bovis Homes will be providing a children's play area and attractive areas of public open space. The delivery of the homes will also see the housebuilder make financial contributions towards the village hall and sports facilities as well as bus services and educa... more

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Image for Bovis Homes announces partnership with charity, Building for the Future

A long-term sponsorship deal between Bovis Homes' Southern Counties region and Wokingham based charity, Building for the Future, has been secured.

The deal will part fund two Saturday clubs which run on the third Saturday of every month at 'Our House', the group's centre which opened in 2014. Building for the Future supports children with disabilities and, or, additional needs and currently help over 500 families. The parent led charity provide a fully accessible and rather unique space, including a sensory room, gaming area and soft play for young people. Building for the Future welcomes the entire family to its activities and therapy, meaning that siblings, parents and carers are supported too.

Jane Homes, chief executive officer at Building for the Future said: “'We are extremely grateful to Bovis Homes for supporting our charity, Building for the Future, a purpose-designed community centre for disabled children and their families in Wokingham Borough and sur... more

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Image for Bovis Homes is helping little feet take big steps to improve their health

A local business has generously sponsored two schools across the UK so they can take part in Walk to School Week (21 – 25 May), the campaign to get children moving more from Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking. 

Bovis Homes has allocated funds so that schools in Ipswich and Norfolk can receive Walk to School Week resource packs for KS1 and KS2 to help get pupils walking.

The resources are designed to help challenge and encourage children to walk to school and can be a stepping stone to year-round activity. Last year, over 14,000 classes took part in Walk to School Week; that's approximately 400,000 children wa... more

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Image for Sparkling new Buckinghamshire show home in village setting unveiled

A new location on the outskirts of a Buckinghamshire village is opening the doors to its stunning new five-bedroom show home and house hunters are invited to celebrate this special occasion.

The much-anticipated Nightingale Fold in Steeple Claydon brings a range of four and five-bedroom homes to the area and the house-builder, Bovis Homes, is now giving interested buyers the opportunity to take a first look at the new part of the community. And, if they like what they see, buyers on Saturday 26 May will receive an entertainment package on completion.

“We're excited to be giving visitors the chance to see the style and charm of the new homes at Nightingale Fold,” says Heather Suffield, regional marketing manager. “We're hosting an exciting event on Saturday where home seekers can see the new show home, The Ascot, and also receive an entertainment package on completion if they decide to reserve which includes a 50-inch 4K Smart TV, Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System, Amazon Echo and an iPad. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary mocktail while they find out more about... more

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Image for 5 week countdown in the South West

Our South West region is offering you the 'complete package' which could save you thousands on your new Bovis Home.

Over a 5 week period we will be offering you a selection of fantastic incentives such as; mortgage paid for 6 months, £1,000 towards legal fees, £1,000 Ikea vouchers, £500 towards moving, and just a £99 reservation fee for your brand new home.

But you'll need to hurry! One of these great offers will be knocked off each week so the quicker you act, the mo... more

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Image for History in the making as house building gets under way at Stanton Cross with first brick laid

Wellingborough's major new mixed-use development Stanton Cross has reached another key milestone, with the very first house-brick being laid at the site.

The brick was laid by Councillor Martin Griffiths, Leader of Wellingborough Borough Council, and overseen by representatives of lead developer Bovis Homes to symbolise the historic beginning of construction work on the first of 3,650 homes to be built at the site.

It follows the completion of major infrastructure works to install two bridges over the Midland Main Line and River Ise, which will connect the development to the town of Welling... more

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Image for King Alfred Academy site gets new lease of life with homes approval

Plans to turn a former school site in Wantage into a new community of brand new homes, have been given the official go-ahead.

The King Alfred School's East Site, which was formerly home to Year 7 and 8 pupils, was handed over to leading housebuilder Bovis Homes in January. The firm has now received planning approval to begin work to remove the site's disused buildings and construct 150 new homes on the land.

The new properties will range from one-bedroom apartments through to five-bedroom family homes, with as many as 60 of the homes being allocated as affordable housing, to be managed by a local regi... more

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Image for Bright future for Apprentice of the Year

Two big names in the building industry joined forces to support a young Maidstone carpenter by making sure he has the top tools for his trade.

Jake March, a second-year carpentry apprentice, was presented with over £2,500 worth of equipment to help him carve out a successful career from his employer, Bovis Homes, and builders' merchants, Jewson.

“We are only too pleased to help Jake out like this,” says Candice McCabe, regional marketing manager at Bovis Homes. “A good workman is only as good as his tools - and Jake has exceled since he joined us so deserves this support. We're delighted to be able to reward him for his dedication to the job by contributing toward... more

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Image for Bovis Homes lands major RHS award with family-friendly Festival show garden

A local home builder is celebrating success at this year's RHS Malvern Spring Festival after securing a Silver-Gilt medal at the prestigious event with its show garden.

The Bovis Homes family garden attracted wide-spread attention at this year's event thanks to its inspirational, yet achievable design, which was created as an outdoor space that families could replicate at home.

“We are over the moon with our medal, and the response that the garden has received from visitors,” says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. “We've had so many compliments and it's really captured the imagination, with many people saying that they are going to replicate aspects in th... more

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Image for House-builder helps local school to celebrate success at RHS Malvern Festival

Parents and students are celebrating at a Worcestershire school after securing a top position in the School's Garden Challenge at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

The only school from the town to participate, Malvern Wells Primary School created a Tudor-themed garden which saw them bag a Highly Commended award in the annual event. This is the third time the school has taken part in the Festival and this year's result is the best yet!

"We are thrilled with the result," says parent volunteer Chris Bayley. "The children really enjoyed the whole project, starting with the design workshops, through to growing many of the plants, building the garden and best of all, being at the Spring Festival. We would like to thank all of our supporters and local sponsors [including Roger Allport Nurseries, Caves Folly Nurseries and Bovis Homes], who helped to make ... more

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Image for New Horam homes get green light from planners

National housebuilder Bovis Homes is bringing a wide range of new homes to Horam in East Sussex, after proposals were approved by local planners.

The site off Horebeech Lane, on the eastern edge of Horam, will become home to a total of 123 new properties, of which 43 will be designated as much-needed affordable housing, including a mix of rented and shared ownership homes.

The plans also include provision for children's play areas, as well as extensive landscaping, including enhanced woodland, and large areas of pub... more

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Image for New part of Bishop's Stortford community launches

Hertfordshire home hunters will be able to find out more about a brand-new range of properties as Bovis Homes unveils its highly-anticipated Stortford Fields location.

Bringing a range of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes to Bishop's Stortford, Bovis Homes' new location will launch its sales centre on Saturday 12th May and the team are excited to welcome home seekers to find out more.

“We've had so much interest in our Stortford Fields location and we are delighted to give home seekers the opportunity to come and visit us to discover more about the exciting new properties that will be available,” says Candice McCabe, regional marketing manager. “The team are on hand every day to provide information about the homes and also to answer any questions. You'll be able to see the site plan, pick up a brochure and find out more about the designs and our range of purchase ass... more

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Image for Fun at Longhedge Village as new play park opens

Playtime at a new village community in Wiltshire just got interesting, with the first play park at the location being unveiled for younger residents to enjoy.

Families living in and around Longhedge Village near Salisbury can now benefit from this fantastic fun facility, which has been funded by Bovis Homes and Linden Homes.

“Longhedge Village is a superb new community and we're delighted to be able to enhance the location with this great new play park!” says Hollie Lockhart, regional marketing manager. “It's a lovely location, with a great Bovis Homes team in place, and we're sure lots of families will enjoy th... more

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