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Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Tavistock RFC receives support from local housebuilder on golden anniversary

Tavistock Rugby Football Club, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, has received a welcome sponsorship boost from a local housebuilder.

Bovis Homes has donated more than £2,000 to the west Devon club, including ball, flag and post protector sponsorship, along with a pitch-side board and a programme advert. 

Faye Cooper, marketing manager in Bovis Homes’ South West region, said: “The rugby team is passionately supported by the community here. With Bovis Homes’ Tavistock development, The Tors, just a short drive from the club’s grounds, we thought it was important to show our support for this valued local c... more

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Image for Make this Christmas your best ever with Bovis Homes South West!

There's no feeling like it. Imagine stepping over the threshold into your brand-new home this Christmas - and now we're giving you the chance to make it even more special!

Buy and move into your new Bovis Home and select from one of three exciting gifts worth over £3,000!*

Pick your... more

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Image for Impressive Milton Keynes park – part of £750,000 joint venture – officially opens

An impressive new Crownhill park – part of a £750,000 joint venture between a national housebuilder and Milton Keynes Council – has been officially opened by the town’s Mayor.

Lady Margery’s Gorse, built by Bovis Homes and located in the Whitehouse development of the Western Expansion Area, was unveiled to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremon... more

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Image for Home hunters visit new-build location by housebuilder that spent £1.7m in Shrewsbury

Home hunters keen on a move to Shrewsbury can visit a new-build location by a housebuilder that has spent more than £1.7 million in the town.

Bovis Homes, which has homes available at Bowbrook Meadows, off Mytton Oak Road, is supporting the local community and working closely with Shropshire Council to deliver improvements in education and transpor... more

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Image for It’s a family affair as husband and wife team up to deliver quality at new-build Wells location

A husband and wife team have joined forces to form a successful working relationship in Wells, where they are proudly building and selling quality homes at a new-build location.

See the video of John's thoughts on working with his wife, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_jeFbBsJWU

John Olds, based at Bovis Homes’ Priory Fields development in Wells, and wife Jade have fallen in love with the city – where the housebuilder is sponsoring the 2019 Food Festi... more

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Image for Home hunters in Shifnal visit new-build location by housebuilder with environmental focus

Home hunters keen on a move to Shifnal can visit a new-build location by a housebuilder that is focused on its environmental impact and has released properties from its new collection.

Bovis Homes, which has homes available at Iddeshale Gardens, on Haughton Road, has matched the space and countryside feel that surrounds it and many of the properties offer beautiful open space view... more

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Image for Home hunters in Lichfield visit new-build location by housebuilder with environmental focus

Home hunters keen on a move to Lichfield can visit a new-build location by a housebuilder that is focused on its environmental impact.

Bovis Homes, which has homes available at Roman Heights, on Burton Road, has been built with families in mind and is a short walk from the local primary schoo... more

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Image for Couple upsize to Amesbury new-build to get that work-life balance benefit

A couple who upsized to a four-bedroom new-build property in Amesbury say they are delighted with the space and layout of their home, which will be a great boost for their work-life balance.

James and Beth Mercer, who moved to Bovis Homes’ King’s Gate location, off Pritchard Way, are already utilising the extra space, and they have praised the service they have received from the housebuilde... more

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Image for First-time buyers to visit Lower Stondon housebuilder’s special Help to Buy event

Home-hunters in Lower Stondon will attend a housebuilder’s special first-time buyer event this weekend to find out about the support available through a Government scheme.

First-time buyers and families are invited to Bovis Homes’ Stondon Park location, off Station Road, to view the new-build homes available and learn more about the Help to Buy – Equity Loan initiative.

The Help to Buy event will take place on Saturday, 28th September from 11am-4pm and visitors will be able to speak with Bovis Homes’ s... more

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Image for First-time buyers to visit Milton Keynes housebuilder’s special Help to Buy event

Home-hunters in Milton Keynes will attend a housebuilder’s special first-time buyer event this weekend to find out about the support available through a Government scheme.

First-time buyers and families are invited to Bovis Homes’ Whitehouse Park location, off Dansteed Way, to view the new-build homes available – including from the housebuilder’s new homes collection - and learn more about the Help to Buy – Equity Loan initiativ... more

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Image for Tenants receive boost as Botley housebuilder hands over final affordable homes

Tenants and colleagues at a Botley housebuilder are celebrating as the final three of almost 80 properties have been handed over to an affordable homes provider.

Bovis Homes marked the achievement with partner VIVID, one of the largest housing associations in the south of England, with breakfast, tea and coffee and speeches as the housebuilder handed over the last of 76 affordable homes at its Boorley Park location.

Speaking at Boorley Park, off Maddoxford Lane, Bovis Homes regional managing director, James Dunne, said VIVID was a key partner and tenants in Botley had benefit... more

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Image for Home hunters in Faversham to visit launch of housebuilder’s brand-new location

Home hunters in Faversham can visit the launch of a local housebuilder’s new-build location in the town this weekend.

Bovis Homes’ Davington Fields location opens with a show home – a three-bedroom Spruce - from the housebuilder’s new collection.

Properties in Bovis Homes’ new range, which includes two to five-bedroom homes, are named after British trees and focus on well-proportioned exteriors with a real sense of light and flo... more

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Image for Time to teach Devon women about construction says female Fremington builder

An assistant site manager at a north Devon housebuilder – who grew up in South Africa – says that more young women in the county need to join the industry.

View the video of her urging women to enter into housebuilding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBHoxXy_k48

Kim Butler, who is based at Bovis Homes’ Water’s Edge location in Fremington, worked in sales after moving to the UK but soon got back into construction - her passion for mor... more

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Image for Home hunters in Gravesend to visit launch of housebuilder’s brand-new location

Home hunters in Gravesend will visit the launch of a local housebuilder’s highly anticipated new-build location in the town this weekend.

Bovis Homes’ Watermans Park opens this Saturday, with an exciting opportunity to view drawings and buy the first released homes off-plan.

Watermans Park’s launch event, which is by appointment only, takes place over the two days, f... more

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Image for First-time buyers to visit Biddenham housebuilder’s special Help to Buy event

Home-hunters in Biddenham will attend a housebuilder’s special first-time buyer event this weekend to find out about the support available through a Government scheme.

First-time buyers and families are invited to Bovis Homes’ St Marys in Kings Field location, off The Great Ouse Way, to view the new-build homes available – including from the housebuilder’s new homes collection - and learn more about the Help to Buy – Equity Loan initiativ... more

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Image for Horam house hunters to view brand-new collection at special show home launch

Home hunters in Horam will be flocking to a new-build location this weekend where they can view a housebuilder’s new homes collection at a special launch.

Bovis Homes is launching two show homes – a three-bedroom Spruce and four-bedroom Aspen - at its Rosemead Place location, off Horebeech Lan... more

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Image for Peterborough house-hunters enjoy launch of new show homes–with kids’ TV characters

More than 150 home-hunters enjoyed the launch of show homes from a Peterborough housebuilder’s new homes collection – with ice cream, popcorn and special visitors from a kids’ TV programme!

Families attended Bovis Homes’ show homes launch at the housebuilder’s Hampton Water location, off London Road in The Hamptons – the first development in the region to open show homes from the new range.

Prospective buyers looked around the new five-bedroom Yew and four-bedroom Aspen house types as guests met characters from animated TV programme PAW Patrol and enjoyed live music, face painting, Prosecco a... more

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Image for First-time buyers to visit Wootton housebuilder’s special Help to Buy event

Home-hunters in Wootton will attend a housebuilder’s special first-time buyer event this weekend to find out about the support available through a Government scheme.

First-time buyers and families are invited to Bovis Homes’ Wootton Park location, off Fields Road, to view the new-build homes available – including from the housebuilder’s new homes collection - and learn more about the Help to Buy – Equity Loan initiative.

The Help to Buy event will take place this Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 5pm, and visitors will be able to speak with Bovis Homes’ s... more

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Image for Bidford-on-Avon’s bright stars receive welcome donation at brand-new nursery

Children at the Bright Stars Nursery in Bidford-on-Avon will enjoy imaginative and fun playtime thanks to new role-play equipment donated by a local housebuilder.

Special hard hats, high visibility vests, tools and toy bricks have been donated to the new nursery by Bovis Homes.

Paul Bennison, marketing manager in Bovis Homes West Midlands region, said: “The new nursery is a huge asset to Bidford-on-Avon and gives home owners at our Bidford Leys location access to a superb child... more

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Image for Special delivery as Kent birth centre receives £1,000 boost from expecting marketing mums

Families at a birth centre in Kent are benefiting from new equipment, thanks to a £1,000 donation from a national housebuilder – which has two colleagues currently using the facilities!

Candice McCabe, regional marketing manager, and Clare Dolton, marketing assistant at Bovis Homes, were delighted to present the cheque to Maidstone Birth Centre, located behind Maidstone Hospital on Hermitage Lane.

The pair, who are both pregnant, handed over the new funds to centre manager Janine Absalom. The donation has already been spent on birthing equipment and sofas f... more

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Image for Housebuilder colleagues’ drive to support charity pays off–with £7,000 donation

More than 70 keen golfers in Crewe swung into action to raise more than £7,000 for a charity that supported a former colleague’s step-dad.

A total of 76 players connected to Bovis Homes took part in the charity golf day at Wychwood Park Golf Club, and a cheque for £7,738 has now been handed to Macmillan Cancer Suppor... more

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Image for South West’s finest flock to buy new-builds thanks to a local housebuilder’s support

Homebuyers working in key public sector jobs have been snapping up new-build properties in the South West, thanks to a special purchase package.

The Bovis Homes’ Key Workers scheme assists those who work in the NHS, police force, education, fire service, Ministry of Defence, environmental health service, Highways England Traffic Officer service, prison service, probation service or local authorities to get on the housing ladder.

The scheme is available on the housebuilder’s popular locations across the region, from Sherborne in Dorset to Sherford in Plymouth and Bu... more

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Image for New-build home hunters in Sussex can enjoy five per cent deposit match if they reserve soon

House hunters in West and East Sussex wanting to enjoy the delights of the counties – boasting countryside, coastlines, castles and medieval villages - have a range of new-build options through a national housebuilder.

Purchasers with Bovis Homes have a choice of locations, including Horam, Hailsham, Hurstpierpoint, Worthing, Crawley and other developments that are coming soon – such as, in Ringmer and Bexhill-on-Se... more

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Image for Cam home hunters flock to see housebuilder’s new collection

Home hunters in Cam who enjoy a thriving village lifestyle and stunning surroundings are flocking to a new-build location where there are properties from a housebuilder’s brand-new collection.

Families, couples and individual buyers are visiting Bovis Homes’ Millfields location on Box Road, located at the foot of the Cotswold hills, which includes a range of new designs and housestyle... more

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Image for Veteran builder delivering quality homes at Botley calls on young people to join industry

An assistant site manager in Botley, with more than 33 years’ building experience at a national housebuilder, is calling for more young people to join the industry.

Mark Schillemore, who works at Bovis Homes’ Boorley Park location, left school at 16 to become a ground worker and has spent the majority of his care... more

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Image for Trainee Gemma, 23, proud of her military links as housebuilder wins industry-first Gold Award

A 23-year-old trainee assistant site manager at a national housebuilder in North Whiteley says she is proud that her employer has gained a top award for supporting military personnel.

Gemma Owen, whose dad served in the 42 Engineer Regiment and whose grandad was an RAF warrant officer for 26 years, works at Bovis Homes’ Whiteley Meadows location, off Botley Road.

Bovis Homes has just achieved the Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award – the first dedicated housebuilder to receive the accolade - for a raft of initiatives, including providing employment opportunities and helping those connected to the military onto the... more

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Image for New development in Filton reaches major milestone

Bovis Homes' popular development at Charlton Hayes in Filton has just seen the addition of a much-anticipated footbridge.

Weighing approximately 25 tonnes, the footbridge was lifted into position using a 450 tonne Liebherr mobile crane, with the Highways Department overseeing the lifting operation.

The £200,000 footbridge project was included in part of the development’s initial plans when permission was granted for hundreds of new homes on the northern side of H... more

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Image for Help for Heroes fundraising event in the Malvern Hills receives support from national housebuilder

Six colleagues from a national housebuilder will take part in the Malvern Hills Challenge on Saturday, 14th September, raising money for Help for Heroes.

The Challenge is a charity walk along the stunning Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, which Bovis Homes is sponsoring and entering. Participants can choose from a short route (9km) or a long route (18km), with both concluding in Priory Park, Great Malvern.

Bovis Homes employees entering the event include Lois Davies, Jamie Abbott, Sam Martin, Steve Andrews and Joy Young from the Western region alongside Ghulam Hussain from the housebuilder’s West ... more

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Image for British Legion backed by award-winning housebuilder

A Cheshire housebuilder, who has just received a special award from the Ministry of Defence for its support of the Armed Forces, has handed over a donation to The Royal British Legion to help commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.

Elaine Cartwright, Bovis Homes regional sales and marketing director, said: “As long-time supporters of the Armed Forces, it was important for us to support this great organisation and show our respects to all those who made sacrifices for our country 80 years ago and those that continue to do so today.

“Bovis Homes has just become the first housebuilder to be awarded with the Government’s Defence Employer Recognition Gold Award - the highest award from the Ministry of Defence for supporting armed forces personnel. So, it is especially fitting for us to support The Royal... more

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Image for New-build home hunters in Kent have a range of property options through housebuilder

House hunters in Kent wanting to enjoy the delights of the county - boasting coastlines, castles and seaside towns - have a range of new-build options through a national housebuilder.

Purchasers with Bovis Homes have the choice of two locations; Orchard Fields in Barming and Catkin Gardens in Headcorn, plus three locations that are launching soon - Gravesend; Staplehurst; and Faversham.

Families, couples and individuals are spoilt for choice with a mixture of three, four and five-bedroom homes to choose from. Properties from Bovis Homes’ new collection - with high ceilings, wider door frames and big windows - w... more

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Image for Family fun in the sun at Bishop’s Itchington new-build location

More than 40 visitors headed for a new-build location to enjoy a national housebuilder’s special summer garden party in Bishop’s Itchington.

Families enjoyed face painting, a circus skills workshop - including plate spinning - garden games and a special barbecue at Bovis Homes’ Furrowfields location, on Knightcote Road.

Home owners and prospective buyers viewed show homes, met other residents and talked to the Bovis Homes team at the ... more

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Image for Locals come together in Hurstpierpoint at a 'meet the neighbours' event

Residents and soon-to-be residents at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park location in the village of Hurstpierpoint got into the community spirit at a special ‘meet the neighbours’ event.

The event on Sunday, August 4th was hosted by the housebuilder and saw around 100 people come together for nibbles, drinks and the chance to get to know each other, while children were treated to a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment.

Marcus Townsend, Bovis Homes sales advisor at Bramble Park, said: “It’s great to see new residents coming together and building a community here at ... more

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