What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Housing partnership paying off as new affordable homes are delivered in Eccleshall

A housing association in Staffordshire is delighted after a house builder handed over the keys to a trio of brand-new affordable homes.

The new Bovis Homes properties are now ready to move into at its Sancerre Grange location in Eccleshall, after final checks were complete.

The three properties, on Cartwright Drive, have been handed over to Stafford and Rural Homes, one of the area's leading providers of affordable homes for rental and shared ownership, following meter readings and final paperwork, with representatives from both organisations on hand for t... more

Image for Final residents settle in at flourishing new community

A new part of the Salford Priors community is now complete as the final Bovis Homes buyers move into their new property at the popular location.

Bovis Homes has welcomed many new residents to Walnut Grange over recent years and now the final buyers, Robert Poole and Deborah Cund, have settled into their new home, completing the neighbourhood.

“It’s a special moment when you welcome the final residents into their home,” says Sian Salter, sales advisor at Walnut Grange. “We’ve watched Walnut Grange flourish into this wonderful community and it’s exciting for it to now move into it... more

Image for It’s a sign! Sharphill Wood campaigners delighted as house builder steps in to point the way

Nature lovers visiting an historic wildlife site in Nottingham now have a clear sense of direction after volunteers installed thousands of pounds worth of signage gifted by a national housebuilder.

Bovis Homes has invested £3,000 in the signage for Sharphill Wood, which is the closest patch of countryside to the city centre.

The donation covers two signs placed at the north and south entrances of the woodland, which is next to the housebuilder’s new Ed... more

Image for Father-of-four to achieve travel dream Down Under after 36 years at house builder

A father-of-four from Solihull is set to achieve his dream of travelling to the other side of the world as he retires from a house builder after nearly four decades of service.

Chris O’Connor, regional technical director at Bovis Homes, plans to visit Australia and New Zealand for the first time with his wife Maureen after 36 years with the company.

The chartered engineer, who was based at Bovis Homes' Milton Keynes office, said he would miss working for an employer that p... more

Image for Bovis Homes teams up with Clarion Housing Group at Sherford

Housebuilder Bovis Homes has joined forces with Clarion Housing Group, to deliver more much-needed new homes at Sherford, Devon.

The agreement will see the two companies form a new Joint Venture, Bovis Latimer (Sherford) LLP, which will build approximately 1,500 new homes at the Plymouth site over the next 15-20 years.

Bovis Homes have been involved with the development of Sherford, a new community of 5,500 homes, schools, shops and businesses, for eight years and has a range of properties for sale on the open market a... more

Image for Village hall set to cook up a storm thanks to support from local home builder

An Oxfordshire village hall will soon be undergoing an exciting make-over thanks to the support of a local house builder.

Bovis Homes Southern Counties has given £2,000 to the Chinnor Village Hall Charity to transform its kitchen, and representatives of the company came to the hall to present the cheque to the committee.

Robin Williams, Chairman of the Chinnor Village Hall Committee, said: “On behalf of everyone who uses Chinnor Village Hall, and its committee, I would like to thank Bovis Homes for their very generous donation of £2,000, which will go towards the refurbishment of ou... more

Image for New home design released exclusively for Devon house hunters

A national home builder has unveiled a luxury new house type which is available exclusively in the South West.

Bovis Homes’ impressive six-bedroom Kingsbury is available at its Williams Gate & Coombe Park and Ottery St Mary locations, and with its elegant design and high-specification finish, it has caused a great deal of interest in the local housing market.

“We’re very proud of our three-storey Kingsbury house type,” says Stacey Banfield. “It’s only available at a handful of locations, which means buyers really are getting something special. It’s been carefully-designed for modern living and the layout has a great flow – a perfect home for those who lik... more

Image for Magical Finnish to 2018 with a trip to Lapland

Finish this year in style with a brand-new Bovis home and a trip to Lapland in Finland this December!

If you reserve one of our specially-selected homes between 1st October and the 18th November, you’ll be in with a chance of winning a trip to Lapland! You and your family could celebrate a magical end to 2018 when you are whisked away to meet Santa and his reindeers in December.  We have a range of three, four and five-bedroom homes across Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire for you to choose from to be in with a chance of winning this special trip.

The lucky winner will jet off to Lapland on the 7 to 10th December for a fun packed four-day trip that includes meeting Santa and his helpers as well as various snow themed activiti... more

Image for Hong Kong financiers say family decision to buy Cambridgeshire new-build all adds up

A couple from Hong Kong, who have set up their own business in this country, are singing the praises of their new-build home, which was chosen from more than 20 Cambridgeshire properties after a rigorous family selection process.

Winner Lee and her husband Sunny Yiu have moved into a Bovis Home at Paragon, in Great Kneighton, near Trumpington, with their two children Abbie and Aiden.

The couple, who have established a photo gift company, saw 25 houses after they decided to live in Cambridgeshire and whittled it down to a handful after consulting... more

Image for New Littlehampton community nears completion

A popular West Sussex location, which has welcomed many new residents over the last couple of years, is now nearing completion – and home seekers need to act fast to secure their dream home there.

It is the last chance for buyers to benefit from the new-build quality and special purchase packages at Bovis Homes’ Hampton Park, as only a small selection of homes now remains at the flourishing Littlehampton community.

“We’re very proud of our Hampton Park location,” says regional marketing manager, Candice McCabe. “A real sense of community has grown there and once the final homes have been sold, it will complete th... more

Image for First look at brand-new properties as house builder unveils show homes

A local home builder has recently unveiled its brand-new show homes in Chipping Ongar, giving Essex home seekers a taste of the style and quality of the properties on offer.

Bovis Homes’ Livingstone Gardens brings a range of three to five-bedroom homes to the market town, in a variety of styles and layouts.

“We’ve welcomed many visitors to Livingstone Gardens, keen to find out more about the new properties,” says Candice McCabe. “We’re really proud of our new show homes and we’d encourage those looking to buy in the area to come a... more


Macmillan Coffee Mornings

19 September 2018

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Bovis Homes will be joining the nation and raising funds for Macmillan by hosting coffee mornings at a number of its locations across the country.

The house builder will be welcoming visitors with a wide selection of cakes and treats on Friday 28th September as it helps to raise funds for the cancer charity.

The events will be held in the sales centres, giving local people the opportunity to enjoy some tea and cake throughout the morning as well as helping in the fight... more

Image for Bovis Homes unveils sparkling new Oxfordshire show home

Oxfordshire house hunters will be able to see more of a popular new part of the Upper Heyford community this weekend, as Bovis Homes launches a brand-new show home at its location in the village.

The local house-builder will be unveiling its five-bedroom Ascot show home at Heyford Park on Saturday 22nd September, and is inviting members of the public to join in the celebrations!

“We’re excited to unveil our stunning new show home to visitors,” says regional marketing manager, Paul Bennison. “To celebrate this, we’re hosting a special event and inviting guests to enjoy a glass of champagne and a variety of entertainment with us, including live music from vintage jazz trio Th... more

Image for Help to Buy sees young Oxfordshire families snap up new-build homes in Bicester

Young families are snapping up new-build homes in Bicester, with an Oxfordshire house builder reporting a rush to buy a recently released selection of off-plan properties.

Bovis Homes put 11 new properties at its Kingsmere location on to the market, and they immediately proved popular, thanks in part to the Government-backed Help to Buy – Equity Loan scheme.

Colin Dean, area sales director at Bovis Homes, said: “Help to Buy is having a big impact in supporting people to get on to the hous... more

Image for Site handover marks latest phase of new Matthewsgreen community centre and primary school

Another milestone has been reached in the latest phase of the new community centre and primary school in the North Wokingham Strategic Development Location. 

Housebuilder Bovis Homes was granted outline planning permission in April 2015 for a phased development of approximately 760 homes, a local centre (including retail amenities), a primary school, community facilities and associated open space at Matthewsgreen Farm in Emmbrook.

Bovis Homes transferred the land for the new community centre and primary school to the borough council, who is set to build the new facility, which received planning permission in... more

Image for House builder brings new communities together to raise money for cancer charity

A local house builder will be bringing communities together and raising funds for Macmillan by hosting coffee mornings across the region this Friday – and has pledged to double the amount raises in its South East region

Bovis Homes’ Saxons Plain in West Durrington, Bramble Park in Hurstpierpoint and Birch Gate in Wymondham will be welcoming visitors with a wide selection of cakes and treats on Friday 28th September as it helps to raise funds for the cancer charity. The sales team is hoping to tempt visitors at its Bramble Park location with local bakery, Truffles supplying a range of goodies.

“We’ll be inviting members of the public into our sales centres to enjoy refreshments and cakes from 10am until 1pm,” says regional marketing manager Candice McCabe. “We’d like to say thank you to Truffles Bakery for agreeing to provide some cakes for the occasion. We’ve also set up a dedicated text number which we’ve sent to our customers who are unable to attend, so they too can donate. And to top it off, we’ve pledged to double the tota... more

Image for New buyers set to benefit big-time as popular Bedford location nears completion

A popular Bedfordshire new-build location, which has welcomed many residents over the last couple of years, is now nearing completion - and home seekers need to act fast to secure their dream home there.

Bovis Homes’ St Andrews at Kings Field at Kings Field has only three new homes available to buy, and to celebrate the completion of the development, the house builder is offering the final purchasers there some great extras.

“St Andrews has grown into a wonderful new neighbourhood, with a real sense of community,” says regional marketing manager, Heather Suffield. “It’s no surprise that it’s been so popular because Kings Field has some fantastic new community amenities, including a school and leisure facilities, and it’s been great to s... more

Image for Warwickshire sales specialist to fly to son’s wedding in US as she retires from housebuilder

A sales expert in Warwickshire, who worked for a housebuilder for nearly 20 years, will fly out to see her son get married in the United States as she celebrates her retirement.

Sheila Dore, based at Bovis Homes' Coleshill office, will fly out to see her son Ian get married in Los Angeles next month after retiring from her role as sales advisor at the house builder.

The 69-year-old’s loyal service was celebrated with a surprise lunch by colleagues and a warm speech by regional sales dire... more

Image for House builder opens doors to Hampshire home hunters

Hampshire house hunters are invited to find their dream home this weekend, as a local house builder opens the doors to a wide range of properties across the county.

Bovis Homes are holding a special open house weekend at a number of its locations – and there will be big benefits for those who decide to reserve during the event.

“We’re giving house hunters the chance to look around more than just the show homes on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September,” says regional sales and marketing director, Mark Docherty. “Visitors will have the chance to look around a variety of house types and if they like what they see, and reserve over the weekend, we’ll pay ... more

Image for Eating indoors - 7 great Bovis Homes kitchen/diners for long, social nights

What better way to end a busy week than to have friends and family sharing great food around a large table in your very own kitchen/diner.

Eating outside may be one of those special occasions we Brits savour – with barbecues and plenty of sunshine – but little beats those social meals indoors that go long into the evening.

Now, with autumn well and truly on its way, we showcase seven great Bovis Homes kitchen/diners; big enough to fit everyone in and cosy enough to chat the night away without having to carry the... more

Image for Take a new look at a selection of house types

Take a closer look at a range of homes available at our Mildenhall, Sherborne location

A selection of homes have been turned into virtual reality tours, giving viewers the chance to see more of our popular properties.

Click the below links to rotate and zoom into the new homes ... more

Image for Bovis Homes launches sparkling new Bedfordshire show home

A new part of the Lower Stondon community will be unveiled on Saturday 15th September, as local house builder, Bovis Homes, opens the doors to its new show home and sales centre.

This next phase of Stondon Park will bring a wide range of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes, in a variety of styles, to Bedfordshire

“We’ll be launching this new part of the community on Saturday 15th September and we’re excited to welcome home seekers along to have the first glimpse of the designs on offer,” says regional marketing manager, Heather Suffield. “It’s a fantastic location, in a lovely setting with convenient access onto... more

Image for Lucky listener will win trip to Lapland thanks to local house builder

Christmas will come early for one lucky Gloucestershire family, as Bovis Homes is giving away a trip to Lapland and £1,000 to spend on their home.

The house builder has partnered with Heart FM and is running a special competition every weekday morning until Thursday 20th September, with the winner announced live on air on Friday 21st September.

“We’re really excited to be giving away this prize, which is sure to be the highlight of someone’s Christmas,” says Stephanie Spry, regional marketing manager at Bovis Homes. “And the prize doesn’t end there, as the winner will also receive £1,000 so they can spruce ... more

Image for Last chance to buy as ‘Tarka effect’ sees Devon house hunters snap up new Braunton homes

Homebuyers are snapping up properties at a new-build north Devon location, with the proximity of the Tarka Trail and surrounding countryside playing a key part in its popularity.

Alan Gilfillan, site manager at Bovis Homes’ The Landings development in Braunton, said customers were delighted with the quality of build there, and the easy access to the famous walking and cycling trails, as well as to towns like Ilfracombe and Okehampton.

Local man Alan, who has lived in nearby Barnstaple for 29 years, said demand had been high at The Landings, where there are now just four propert... more

Image for Home buyer event helps Gloucestershire house hunters get moving

A local house builder is hosting a special Meet the Experts event, giving Gloucestershire home seekers the chance to find out more about the benefits of buying a new-build property and the purchase schemes which could help to get them moving.

Bovis Homes is inviting house hunters who are looking to buy in the county to the Cotswold De Vere Hotel near Cirencester on Friday 14th September to find out more about its Keble Fields location in Fairford. As well as discovering more about the new homes, visitors will also have a chance to win a spa day for two.

“If you’re looking to move, it’s well worth popping to our event,” says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. “We’ll have an estate agent and independent mortgage advisor on hand to answer any questions and to discuss your different options. You may be surprised to find that your dream move is much more achievable... more

Image for Blog: Regional sales and marketing manager explains Help to Buy

The Government’s Help to Buy scheme was launched in 2013 and since its introduction, just under 170,000 people have used it - and it is continuing to help make that dream move possible for buyers across the country.

Exclusively available for brand-new homes, Help to Buy – Equity Loan gives buyers the opportunity to get on and up the housing ladder, by providing a 20% equity loan.

South West regional sales and marketing director at Bovis Homes, Emma Smith, explains more about the scheme and how it is benefiting buyers from ac... more

Image for Rise in young buyers at Kent location as scheme unlocks new-home dreams

More and more young couples are snapping up homes in Maidstone, thanks to a special house buying initiative, according to a Kent-based builder.

Georgina Milner, sales advisor at Bovis Homes' Orchard Fields location, said there had been a rise in first-time buyers using the Government’s Help to Buy – Equity Loan scheme in recent months.

A total of 170,000 homes have been purchased through the Help to Buy – Equity Loan scheme since it started, a new report released by the Home Builders Federatio... more

Image for Sherford's first primary school, Sherford Vale, now officially open

Marking a monumental milestone in the development of the new Devon community, Sherford’s first primary school – Sherford Vale – is now officially open and welcoming pupils.

To celebrate the landmark occasion, local dignitaries and members of the Sherford Consortium joined pupils and their families as they walked through the streets of Sherford to the new school for the first time.

Located at the heart of Sherford and taking just a year to complete, with construction and infrastructure firm Morgan Sindall leading its construction, the children aged between 2-11 years old are the first of 420 pupils set to attend the new school. Entering the main school building for the first time with teaching staff earlier this week, pupils were greeted by high-quality facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and indoor and outdoor learning a... more

Image for Plans for new Drakes Broughton homes get  the green light

Residents in Drakes Broughton will soon have the opportunity to move into a brand-new home in the village, with plans for 90 properties now approved at the Worcestershire location.

The houses, which will be delivered by Bovis Homes, will include a range of 54 two to five-bedroom properties for sale on the open market, alongside 36 homes designated as affordable, which will be managed by a local housing association.

Paul Stafford, managing director of Bovis Homes’ West Midlands region, said: “This is an exciting new development in a very desirable location and we’re looking forward to moving forward and delivering these much-needed ... more

Image for Lights, camera, action! Stanton Cross takes television starring role

Bovis Homes’ Stanton Cross development faced the media glare last week, as a crew of journalists and cameramen from local broadcaster ITV Anglia descended on site.

The multi-million-pound mixed-use development in Wellingborough was the subject of a special report on ITV’s regional news show about the new community’s designated vicar, Catherine Lomas.

The day saw the team from ITV News filming at Northern Home Counties’ Wendelburie Rise location, as well as across the wider Stan... more

Image for Final chance for buyers at new Selby neighbourhood

A popular North Yorkshire location, which has welcomed many new residents over the last couple of years, is now nearing completion – and home seekers need to act fast to secure their dream home there.

Bovis Homes’ Holmes Meadow has only two remaining properties available to buy, which means that this is the last chance to benefit from the new-build quality and special purchase packages available at this flourishing new part of the Selby community.

“We’re very proud of our Holmes Meadow location,” says regional marketing manager, Paul Bennison. “A real sense of community has grown here and once the final homes have been sold, it will complete the... more

Image for Big new-build benefits on offer in Axminster with launch of Bovis Homes' special bundle

A local house builder is taking the pressure out of moving by offering buyers at its Axminster location a special ‘stress less’ bundle.

For all reservations taken at Cloakham Lawns before 28th September, Bovis Homes will be giving away a package of benefits, worth thousands of pounds.

“Buying a home is an exciting time in people’s lives and we want to make it even more special with these extras,” says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. “So, for a limited time, we’ll pay up to £5,000 of the buyer’s stamp duty, pay legal fees up to £1,000 and include floo... more