What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Childhood sweethearts delighted to be setting up in their first home at Sherford

Childhood sweethearts from Plymouth are so excited to be moving into their new-build home in Sherford that they are convincing friends and family to join them at the fantastic new Devon location.

Lucy Gosling, 23, and William Lane, 24, who love to travel and attend festivals, are using the Government-backed Help to Buy - Equity loan initiative to buy a Bovis Home in Sherford – and Lucy’s sister will also be moving into a Bovis Home just around the corner!

The pair, who have known each other for ten years, are set to move into their three-bedroom home and picked Sherford for its home... more

Image for Budding rugby stars at Banbury festival boosted by housebuilder sponsorship

More than 1,500 budding rugby stars in Banbury competed in an annual tournament, supported by a national housebuilder.

Bovis Homes donated £500 towards the Banbury Mini Festival 2019, which saw Under 7s teams through to Under 12s sides from across Oxfordshire challenge for their age group title.

Young rugby players competed at Banbury Rugby Club at DCS Stadium at Bodicote Park, on Oxford Road in Bodicote, near Bovis Homes’ Longford Park location on Lon... more

Image for Homes unveiled in new Essington community

Home hunters can find out about a brand-new range of properties as Bovis Homes unveils its highly-anticipated location in Essington.

The housebuilder is launching The Steadings in the village on Saturday 8th June and to celebrate, will be treating visitors at its special opening event.

“We’re excited to welcome interested buyers to The Steadings,” says Louise Macrae, regional marketing manager. “We’ve had plenty of interest in the properties and we’re delighted to open the doors to two new sparkling show homes, the four-bedroom Aspen and the three-b... more

Image for First-timers in Faringdon delight in new-build home–along with two-year-old Elsie and pet Max!

First-time buyers in Faringdon are celebrating moving into their family home which has plenty of space and a good-size garden for their daughter to play – and they have just added to the family!

Mariah Greenham, her fiancé Ben Williams, 25, and their daughter Elsie, 2, have moved to Bovis Homes’ Faringdon Fields location in Faringdon, using a part-exchange scheme, and 10-week-old Cocker Spaniel, Max, has now joined the growing family.

The couple used Bovis Homes’ Home Reach initiative and bought a share of their new three-bedroom property, while paying a low monthly rent on the part t... more

Image for Labourer at Crawley housebuilder urges women to grab industry opportunities

A passionate labourer at a national housebuilder in Crawley, with an eye for detail, is encouraging more women to grab opportunities in the industry.

Perfectionist Sapphire Gordon-Perera, who works at Bovis Homes’ The Maples location, on Rusper Road, said there were training and skills development prospects, plus impressive female role models in the company.

Sapphire, 39, from Broadfield, who started at the housebuilder six months ago, said: “I have some great managers and brilliant colleagues at The Maples, everyone supports each other. Everyone is approachable and friendly and there are so many opportunities... more

Image for House buyers gain energy-saving incentives at housebuilder’s Winchester location

House buyers in Winchester could buy the new-build property of their dreams while enjoying energy-saving incentives.

Home owners at Bovis Homes’ Winchester Village location, on Pitt Road, can buy a new home which is 65 per cent more efficient than a Victorian house and uses 30 per cent less water than older properties, meaning the property could be 50 per cent cheaper to run.

Purchasers could also have their stamp duty paid on selected plots. Our Home Exchange is available on homes valued up to £650,000 meaning Bovis Homes will buy their property as part of the part-... more

Image for Gemma, 23, says female role models at national housebuilder are paving the way

A 23-year-old trainee assistant site manager at a national housebuilder in Salisbury is calling on other young women to join the industry as she looks to build her career.

Gemma Owen, who works at Bovis Homes’ Longhedge Village location, on Salisbury Road, said she was flourishing at the housebuilder as she learns from female role models in the company.

The gym enthusiast is six months into her trainee assistant site manager programme, where she is developing her skills within the build team, and hopes to work her way up to projec... more

Image for New technical director at national housebuilder targets affordable housing and environmental protection

An experienced technical director has joined a national housebuilder, which has launched a new housing range, stating the environment and affordable housing are top of the agenda.

Nigel Lush, regional technical director at Bovis Homes, has more than 20 years’ experience in the housing industry and said building the right properties and protecting the environment were among the sector’s key issues.

Bovis Homes’ 2019 portfolio, which includes two-bedroom apartments up to large five-bedroom family houses, is being developed across the country along with Bovis Homes’... more

Image for House hunters delighted by new-build homes in Horam

Home hunters in Horam are finding out about a range of new-build properties as a local housebuilder launches a brand-new location.

Bovis Homes has released its first properties at the new Rosemead Place development, on Horebeech Lane, and has three, four and five-bedroom homes, which are being sold from the housebuilder’s sister location nearby.

House buyers that reserve a home before 31st June could have their stamp duty paid for. Rosemead Place is within walking distance of the village centre and is nestled on the edge of the High Weald Area of Outstanding... more

Image for Bovis Homes steps up plans for new homes in Wombourne

 Leading national housebuilder Bovis Homes is set to deliver more much-needed new homes to South Staffordshire after buying land in the village of Wombourne.

The site, at Beggars Bush Lane, currently has outline planning consent for up to 90 new homes, and Bovis Homes will now look to secure reserved matters approval on their proposals.

Matthew Haynes, senior land manager at Bovis Homes’ Mercia region, said: “We can’t wait to bring these fantastic new family homes to this popular village. Wombourne is ideally placed for local amenities and access to the wider area as well as having beautiful countryside and natural landscapes on the ... more

Image for Worthing first-timers back Help to Buy after snapping up new-build in their home town

First-time buyers from Worthing, who were desperate to stay in their home town, have praised a Government scheme that has helped them do just that.

Klaudia Gierczak, her fiancé Adrian Roberts and his son Elvis, 8, are “delighted” to be staying by the sea after buying a Bovis Homes property at the housebuilder’s Saxons Plain location in Cornfield Way, off Fulbeck Avenue.

The film buffs, who also love going to the gym, now hope to buy a French Bulldog to add to the family as they enjoy their new four-bedroom homes’ surroundings, near South Down... more

Image for Amesbury house hunters could save thousands as homebuilder opens sales centre

Lucky house hunters in Amesbury could get six months of their mortgage paid if they pay a visit to a new homes sales office in the town.

Bovis Homes is launching a new sales centre at its King’s Gate location, off Shears Drive, next month.

The local housebuilder is offering the mortgage-paid package on reservations on selected plots across its Southern Counties region - taken ... more

Image for Pioneering couple tie the knot on first night at Stanton Cross

Life couldn’t have worked out better for a couple who are among the first residents at a housebuilder’s brand-new location in Wellingborough, as they got engaged on the night that they moved in.

Bodybuilders and first-time buyers Ricky Richardson and Charlene Menzies had finished unpacking boxes at their Bovis Home at Wendelburie Rise in the new Stanton Cross community, when the 31-year-old shocked his other half with the proposal.

Ricky had ordered the engagement ring online and it arrived on the morning of the couple’s move to the Northamptonshire location – a week before they had ori... more

Image for Couple keep it in the Bovis Homes family as they return to Littlehampton after 20 years away

A Littlehampton couple, who have returned to the town after 20 years away, have bought from the same housebuilder that built their previous West Sussex home as they were so impressed with the quality.

Brian and Angie Roberts have purchased their four-bedroom “dream house” at Bovis Homes’ Hampton Park location, on Toddington Lane, so that they can be by the sea once more, along with their 11-year-old Bichon Frise, Snoopy.

They have moved from another Bovis Homes location in Faygate, Horsham, where they were living in a three-b... more

Image for Salisbury home buyers can visit housebuilder’s new view property in ‘best UK place to live’

Home buyers looking to move to the ‘best place in the UK to live’ can visit a Salisbury housebuilder’s new view home this summer.

House hunters will be invited to Bovis Homes’ Longhedge Village location in Salisbury in June, when they can take a tour of the four-bedroom property from the recently launched new housing range.

Called the Aspen, the house combines modern and traditional design, with an open-plan kitchen and sitting area, separate sitting room, doors out onto the garden and a master bedroom with an en suite an... more

Image for Homebuyers could strike gold at special event

Homebuyers looking for that special place can strike gold as a local housebuilder’ hosts a range of special events across the West Midlands this weekend.

Bovis Homes’ Gold Star Home events take place this Saturday at selected locations in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire.

Visitors can enjoy chocolate and a glass of Prosecco while visiting the specially selected ‘Gold Star’ properties and speaking to a financial advisor. Purchasers who buy a Gold Star home before 30th June could then receive a range of exclusive extras up to the v... more

Image for Stress-free move leaves Hemel Hempstead couple free to get in shape for wedding

An engaged couple in Hemel Hempstead, who are getting into shape for their upcoming wedding, say buying a brand-new home using a Government scheme has freed them up to focus on their nuptials.

First-time buyers Jamie Shaw and Daniella Serrano, who grew up in the town, bought a new-build property at Bovis Homes’ Aspen Park using the Help to Buy – Equity Loan initiative.

The pair, who are now the proud owners of a two-bedroom end of terrace home, have been going to the gym every day before work in the lead up to their July weddi... more

Image for Shefford families delight in housebuilder’s state-of-the-art play area

Families enjoyed ice cream and slush puppies as a local housebuilder opened its state-of-the-art play area in Shefford.

Excited children and their parents were among the visitors at Bovis Homes’ Campton Fields, off Campton Road, as the housebuilder unveiled its brand-new play equipment at the location.

Swings, slides, roundabouts and picnics were the order of the day at the event, which offered an opportunity for house hunters to view Bovis Homes properties and s... more

Image for Final chance for Bovis Home buyers at Moreteyne Park

A popular Bedfordshire 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’ Moreteyne Park has only four new homes 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 Marston Moretaine community.

“We’re very proud of Moreteyne Park,” says regional marketing manager, Heather Suffield. “A real sense of community has grown here and once the final homes have been sold, it will complete the... more

Image for Bidford couple raise the banner in celebration of village move

A university lecturer who moved to a new-build house in Bidford-on-Avon, is helping to attract visitors to the village by painting banners that have been supported by a local housebuilder.

Richard Maksymowicz moved into a four-bedroom property with his wife Tracey at Bovis Homes’ Bidford Leys location, off Salford Road, and has become an active member of the community since joining the Bidford Banner Group.

The group meet at St Laurence church hall every Friday morning and they have now received a £200 donation f... more

Image for Award-winning site manager excited to deliver new Oxfordshire homes

An award-wining construction site manager is looking forward to delivering much-needed new homes to the village of East Hanney, as work gets under way at the Oxfordshire location.

Alan Cruickshank, who works for housebuilder Bovis Homes, is in charge of building the 46 new homes on the site, with construction beginning this week.

“The whole team is eager to be starting on site and we’re confident that these new homes will be a really positive addition to the village, said Alan. “East Hanney is a beautiful, picturesque village with a real community feel, and we’re very excited to... more

Image for Housebuilder launches brand-new show home in Headcorn

House hunters in Headcorn looking for a family home can visit a brand-new location, which recently opened its doors to the public.

Bovis Homes has launched Catkin Gardens on Maidstone Road – and visitors are invited along to see the development’s new show home and sales office, plus a range of plans and designs.

Candice McCabe, regional marketing manager at Bovis Homes, said: “We are delighted to welcome families to our wonderful new location in Headcorn and give them the chance to look around our stunning... more

Image for Friend's tip-off leads to dream move into the perfect home for Devon family

A recommendation from her best friend took Jayne Cooves and her husband Matt to one of Devon’s newest communities, Sherford, where they found their dream home.

Looking for a home with more space, Jayne and Matt were living in Plymstock, with their two sons, Alfie (10) and Finn (7), and their 18-month-old Sprocker dog, Chester.

“My best friend had moved to Sherford and she recommended Bovis Homes,” says Jayne. “We visited the sales centre to find out more about the properties, and as soon as we entered, the sales advisors, David and Jesse, made u... more

Image for Housebuilder supports MOD's Balance for Better event

A top leader at Bovis Homes joined a panel of women at the Ministry of Defence to discuss gender equality and highlight the company’s drive to encourage more women into the housing industry.

Supporting this year’s International Women’s Day campaign ‘Balance for Better’, the MOD hosted an event at its main building in Whitehall to celebrate the strides that have been made for women’s rights and to discuss how to continue this progression.

“It was a huge honour to have been invited to talk at the event,” says Bovis Homes Head of HR, Vicky Beckwith, who has worked in the housing industry for 10 years. “It was an excellent opportunity to share our experiences as women holding senior positions in male-domina... more

Image for Final chance for buyers in Fremington

A popular Devon 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’ Water's Edge location in Fremington is now down to its final homes, with only a selection of four-bedroom homes available to buy.

“We’re very proud of our Water’s Edge location,” says regional marketing officer, Alice Bukauskiene. “A real sense of community has grown here and once the final homes have been sold, it will complete th... more

Image for Bovis Homes backs Worcester charities with £4,500 cash boost

Three Worcester charities will receive an extra cash boost thanks to a local housebuilder and backing from the Mayor.

Bovis Homes has donated £4,500 to the charities supported by the Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Jabbar Riaz. The donation will benefit St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester Community Trust and the Worcester Live Charitable Trust.

“On behalf of the charities I am extremely grateful to Bovis Homes for this donation,” says Cllr Riaz. “I am confident that the funds will be gratefully received and put to good use. I am sure the charities will welcome Bovis Homes back to see the good work which has taken place thanks to ... more

Image for New-build provides hassle-free house move for Brett and family

When a house-chain collapsed leaving a Staffordshire family frustrated, a new-build Bovis Home provided the perfect remedy.

The Spindler family, from Lichfield, were looking to upsize to accommodate dad Brett’s requirements to work from home, but had been left disappointed when the purchase of a second-hand property in the city fell through.

“It was so demoralising,” explains Brett, who is originally from South Africa. “We had put a lot of time, energy and money into the move and it had all been for nothing. We knew that whatever we did next, we didn’t want to go thro... more

Image for Final buyers will benefit as popular BishopStoke community nears completion

A popular Hampshire 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’ Nine Acres location in Bishopstoke has only three homes available to buy, and to celebrate the completion of the development, the housebuilder is offering the final purchasers some great extras.

“We’re very proud of our Nine Acres location,” says regional marketing manager, Hollie Lockhart. “A real sense of community has grown here and once the final home has been sold, it will complete th... more