What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Donation brings exciting outdoor play and reading opportunities to new primary school

A new primary school in Lichfield, that opened its doors in September, has received a welcome donation from a local housebuilder.

Streethay Primary is a 210-place school for nursery, reception, and Years 1 and 2, with one class per year group, with the aim of growing year-on-year up to Year 6.

To help the school on its way, Bovis Homes donated £2,000 to the school for much-needed outdoor equipment, as well as new children’s books for the sc... more

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Image for Last chance to buy housebuilder’s popular new-build homes in Shefford!

A popular new-build location in Shefford, Bedfordshire, has just three homes left so homebuyers will have to act fast if they’d like to be part of this bustling community.

Bovis Homes’ Campton Fields development has one three-bedroom home, one four-bedroom home and a five-bedroom home still available including the,andhouse types.

The three-bedroom Southwold features a modern open-plan kitchen with French doors opening onto the garden. The five-bedroom Ascot boasts a double garage as well as bi-fold doors onto the garden, creating a lovely connection between the i... more

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Image for Families are snapping up new-build properties in Lichfield – and now a new sales centre has opened!

Couples and growing families in Lichfield are among house buyers purchasing homes at Bovis Homes’ Roman Heights location - where the sales team is celebrating the first reservation since the new sales centre andshow home opened.

The three-bedroom Horton and five-bedroomhouse types are proving particularly popular, while the two-bedroomis attracting a lot of interest from first-time buyers. All properties currently have special offers with £1,000 worth of legal fees being paid on all house types this autumn, plus savings of up to £10,000 on stamp duty for larger homes.

Mark Rozier, sales advisor at Bovis Homes' Roman Heights, on Burton Road, said: “It’s wonderful to be in our new sales centre at Roman Heights, and to make our first reservation on the opening day of our n... more

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Image for Axminster site manager delighted to work for award-winning military employer

A former Royal Engineer who served all over the world, including the Falklands, Canada and Cyprus, says he is delighted to work for a housebuilder in Axminster which has a gold-plated commitment to the Armed Forces.

Corporal Dane Brown, 32, who was in the Army for 12 years, is assistant site manager at Bovis Homes’ popular Cloakham Lawns, off Chard Road.

Bovis Homes has just achieved the highest award from the Ministry of Defence for supporting Armed Forces personnel – the Government’s Defence Employer Recognition Sc... more

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Image for Pupils bury time capsule as show homes launch in North Whiteley

A national housebuilder has unveiled two show homes from its latest housing collection at a special launch event in North Whiteley, with the first residents expected to move in towards the end of the year.

Bovis Homes welcomed local councillors and other community representatives to a special event at Whiteley Meadows to view the new show homes and celebrate the launch of this flagship development.

James Dunne, regional marketing manager at Bovis Homes, said: “We reached a key milestone with the launch of our show homes and marketing suite at Wh... more

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Image for From rookie to rising star: ex-soldier celebrates national award at Bishop’s Cleeve housebuilder

A former military man who has worked at a Bishop’s Cleeve housebuilder for just three years is celebrating a national award for his contribution to his company, and the industry as a whole.

Roger Morton, performance director at Bovis Homes, won The Housebuilder Star Award at the prestigious Housebuilder Awards 2019, at a glittering ceremony in London.

Roger, from Leckhampton, received the accolade, presented by comedian Dara Ó Briain, for going above and beyond in his dedication to drive improvements in his compan... more

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Image for Pack for your new home and holiday!

Buy a Bovis Home for our South East region and you could enjoy a holiday... more

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Image for Bovis Homes proud to be backing sparkling annual firework show in Warwick for third time

A Warwick housebuilder is delighted to be back for a third time to support the town’s big firework celebration next month.

On Saturday, November 2nd, Warwick Racecourse will host the Warwick Town Bonfire, a sparkling firework show which raises money for local charities.

Organised jointly by Warwick Lions and Warwick Rotary Clubs, in partnership with the racecourse, the Town Bonfire has been running for over 30 years and is a hugely popula... more

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Image for Last chance to buy national housebuilder’s new-build homes in Somerton!

A popular new-build location in Somerton, Somerset, only has a few homes remaining and with some fantastic offers available, homebuyers will have to snap them up quickly.

Bovis Homes Northfields development has three, four and five-bedroom homes still available from the housebuilder’s new collection, which includes properties with well-proportioned exteriors and a real sense of light and flow on the inside.

Somerton homebuyers can take advantage of several schemes on the remaining homes too. This includes discounts for those working in t... more

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Image for Site manager in Hailsham praises new-build quality as housebuilder launches new collection

The site manager of a new-build location in Hailsham says he is delighted with the quality of homes there - as the housebuilder launches its new property collection.

Tony Kidd, site manager at Bovis Homes’ Burfield Grange, said homes were proving as popular as ever and there are three new house types available from the new range.

House hunters have been snapping up properties at Burfield Grange, off Park Road, and now have the choice of the three-bedroom Cypress and Spruce house types, and fou... more

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Image for Military spouse with young daughter praises Bishop’s Cleeve housebuilder for job support

A military spouse who has a young daughter and works at a Bishop’s Cleeve housebuilder has praised her employer for its support.

Hayley Waldron, functional training manager at Bovis Homes, said the housebuilder offers flexibility and encouragement so she can balance her work with being a mum to Chloe, 2, and a wife to husband, Tom, an RAF sergeant who served in Afghanistan and the United Arab E... more

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Image for First-time buyers and families flock to new-build location in Tavistock

A brand-new location in Tavistock is attracting plenty of interest from first-time buyers and families with the sales team celebrating their first reservation at the newly launched location.

Bovis Homes’ The Tors location features two, three and four-bedroom homes from the housebuilder’s new collection, which includes properties that focus on well-proportioned exteriors and offer a real sense of light and flow on the inside.

For a limited time only, homebuyers can also take advantage of several special offers available at the development including reserving a home for just £99 and receiving £5,000 towa... more

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Image for House hunters in Witchford are in for a treat – with a witch and a brand-new show home

Families visiting a popular new-build location in Witchford this weekend are in for a treat as a housebuilder launches a show home from its new collection.

PAW Patrol and Penny the Purple Witch are set to entertain children and there is also face painting and live music for house hunters who visit Bovis Homes’ Pemberton Park location.

The housebuilder is unveiling its five-bedroom Florentina house type, which boasts an open plan kitchen with a dining and family area, plus en suites to bedroom one and two, and ... more

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Image for Time running out for house hunters in Barming wanting to buy a new-build home

Home hunters wanting to move to a new-build location in Barming have limited time left – as most of the properties have now been sold!

Time is running out for house buyers at Bovis Homes’ Orchard Fields, off Hermitage Lane, where there are three, four and five-bedroom properties left to purchase.

More than 90 per cent of the homes have been sold at the location, and a new sales centre is to open – in a five-bedroom Arundel<... more

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Image for Mum-of-three – and new-build sales star – hails Wantage housebuilder’s family values

A mum of three young children, who works full-time at a national housebuilder in Wantage, has praised her employer for its flexibility.

Abby Odell, sales advisor at Bovis Homes’ East Gate location in Wantage, balances her job with looking after son Zac, 10, and daughters Elise, 4, and Mia, 1.

Abby, who grew up in Didcot and later moved to Oxford after university, worked as a customer advisor at a bank before joining Bovis Homes earlier this year – and she wouldn’t swap her new rol... more

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Image for Championship stopper secures home win as Shea family take Chipping Ongar by storm

An EFL Championship footballer is enjoying life in his new-build Chipping Ongar home after following his twin brother’s advice about their quality – and now they live opposite one another! 

To view a video of our Livingstone Gardens sales advisor, Ben Franklin, revealing why Chipping Ongar is a great place to live, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKY0p5M2c4s

Luton Town goalkeeper James Shea bought a four-bedroom Bovis Homes property at Livingstone Gardens, off Fyfield Road, offering the perfect family lifesty... more

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Image for Young photographer at Bishop’s Cleeve builder snaps up chance to support Kenyan school

An aspiring photographer at a national housebuilder in Bishop’s Cleeve will take his talent to Kenya as he helps re-build classrooms there thanks to his favourite Premiership football team.

Alex Perkins, 20, a photographer and videographer at Bovis Homes, will embark on an eight-day trip to Nakuru, three hours from Nairobi, through the Aston Villa Foundation.

Alex, who plies his skills at new-build sites and offices across the country, will be improving facilities and coaching sports lessons, while documenting the experience on camera for Aston Villa, and its partner, Afr... more

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Image for Teenage bricklaying apprentice in Wellingborough looking to climb career ladder

A Wellingborough apprentice, who has urged more young people to get into the housebuilding industry, is already setting his sights on a management role at a national housebuilder.

Patrick Deloughery, 19, has started on the trainee assistant site manager (TASM) programme at Bovis Homes’ Wendelburie Rise location at Stanton Cross, after successfully completing a bricklaying apprenticeship.

Patrick, who recently won Regional Apprentice of the Year at Bovis Homes, praised the housebuilder for supporting him onto the industry-lead... more

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Image for Winnersh family praises Help to Buy–as new-build home gives kids more room

A growing family in Winnersh is delighted to have used a Government scheme to purchase a new-build home - meaning their children can now have their own bedrooms!

Sian and Ben Frickleton moved to Bovis Homes’ Hatchwood Mill location, on Duffett Drive, using the Help to Buy – Equity Loan scheme.

Now Ashby, 4, and Rowan, 1, have their own space – with Ashby utilising his room to build his favourite train tracks – while Sian and Ben set about decorating a new play ar... more

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Image for Housebuilder colleagues smash charity target in memory of Dean

Colleagues at a national housebuilder have smashed their charity target after running the Cardiff Half Marathon this month, in memory of 32-year-old Dean Fletcher, who tragically died last year at the event.

The husband and father - a management accountant at Bovis Homes' South West region - suffered a cardiac arrest after completing the course last October.

In his honour, six Bovis Homes’ colleagues ran the 2019 event to raise funds for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), a charity that aims to reduce the risk of cardiac arrest in those aged under 35. The team aimed to raise £1,500 which they have now surpassed, with the total quickly approaching t... more

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Image for Former bricklaying apprentice wins top national housebuilding award in Haslington

A former bricklaying apprentice, who worked his way up to become site manager at a national housebuilder in Haslington, has won a top national accolade for housing quality excellence.

Albert Hassall, based at Bovis Homes’ Hazelmere location, has won the National House Building Council (NHBC)’s Seal of Excellence Award, at a glittering award ceremony in Mancheste... more

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Image for Dynamic duo from award-winning care home enjoy their new life in growing Hampton Meadow community

The boss of an award-winning care home – and his canine colleague – are loving their new-build property in the Oxfordshire village of Stadhampton.

Sanjay Dhrona was born and raised in London but moved to Bovis Homes' Hampton Meadow location in July 2019. He was the first resident to move into the new development. To see a video of Sanjay describing why he loves his new-build home so much, visit Bovis Homes' YouTube channel.

He moved to Oxfordshire with his four-year-old dog Louis, a Jack Russell and Chihuahua cross, who is a therapy dog for the residents of the nearby Close Care Home, where Sanjay is man... more

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Image for Wokingham home-hunters get chance to view brand-new collection at location launch

Home-hunters in Wokingham can visit a new-build location this weekend for the local launch of a national housebuilder’s new housing collection.

Two show homes from Bovis Homes’ new range are being unveiled at Emmbrook Place, on Sunday.

Visitors can view the three-bedroom Cypress and four-bedroom Aspen show homes and enquire about other three, four and five-bedroom houses at the development, off Queens Ro... more

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Image for Show home from brand-new collection launches in Moreton-in-Marsh

A local housebuilder has launched a new show home from a brand-new housing range at its location in the Cotswolds town of Moreton-in-Marsh.

Home hunters headed for the show home launch event at Bovis Homes' development, The Avenue, which showcased a three-bedroom property, the Spruce. The home is part of a new collection which focuses on well-proportioned exteriors with a real sense of light and flow on the inside.

Visitors took a tour of the property, were treated to a complimentary glass of fizz and got the chance to enter a prize draw for a £500... more

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Image for Last chance to buy in Winchester!

A popular new-build location on the edge of the sought-after city of Winchester has only six homes still available, with some fantastic packages for homebuyers looking to snap them up.

Bovis Homes’ Winchester Village development now has only six bespoke five-bedroom detached properties for sale. The housebuilder is offering to pay stamp duty and giving homebuyers the opportunity to use their Home Exchange scheme on selected houses. 

The charming development was designed by renowned local architect Huw Thomas. Just two miles from the stunning city of Winchester, this semi-rural location boasts a Park and Ride service that sits within the development, giving residents easy access to Winchester and its railway station, for those comm... more

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Image for Family of five love the lifestyle Sherford offers

For Bovis Homes buyers Nicola and Daniel Broome, the decision to move to Sherford came down to the life they wanted for their family.

Space to play, a good local school, and the lifestyle that the new community could offer, made Sherford feel like the right fit for them and their three young daughters aged 6, 8 and 10 years old.

Both from the local area originally, Nicola and Daniel moved to Sherford from a stone’s throw away in Plympton. Having extended their home and lived with home improvements for some time, they fancied a change and saw the appeal of starting afresh with a n... more

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Image for Friends shock as they become next-door neighbours at Hurstpierpoint new-build location

Two friends in Hurstpierpoint received a massive shock when they moved into their new-builds – and realised they’d bought adjoining homes!

Corinna Gardner and Denise Russell, both bought three-bedroom, semi-detached properties at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park, on Iden Hurst, having met each other a few times through the same social circle.

Corinna and Denise, who have mutual close friends and are now getting to know each other even better – both say they are thrilled to have such a connectio... more

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Image for Pupils in Ottery St Mary set to transform Indian school–with help from Devon housebuilder

Pupils in Ottery St Mary will visit a school in India next week as part of charity work to improve living conditions – with help from a Devon housebuilder.

Bovis Homes has donated £1,000 to the group of 17 King’s School students, who leave for the Goodwill Children’s Home in Thandigudi in Tamil Nadu this weekend.

The 17 and 18-year-olds, who have raised more than £10,000 over 12 months, will improve the living quarters of the primary school children, by decorating the living and sleeping areas. They will also help to improve classroom facilities and provide equipment including pens and books, over the... more

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Image for Essington house hunters to view brand-new show home at popular location

House hunters in Essington can view new-build properties next weekend from a local housebuilder’s latest homes collection in the village.

Bovis Homes is unveiling a brand-new show home at The Steadings, off Hobnock Road, from Saturday 19th as part of its new location launch - and home hunters can also see autumnal and Christmas-themed show homes to... more

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Image for Sherborne labourer builds such strong ties with new-build customers he seeks manager role

A labourer in Sherborne has built such a good rapport with home owners at a new-build location he is now inspired to become an assistant site manager.

Donny Fraser, from Wincanton, works at Bovis Homes’ Mildenhall development on Bradford Road, and has been singled out for praise by customers for his hard work, communication and high levels of servic... more

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Image for Friends reunite at Bude new-build location–and become groom and best man

Two old friends have become work colleagues by chance after bumping into each other on a Bude new-build location – and now one has become the other’s best man!

Site managers Keith Wheeler and Colin Dan grew up together and later spotted each other at Bovis Homes’ Shorelands location, off Binhamy Road, after Keith started work there through an agency.

In no time, the pair were reminiscing and picking up their friendship where they left off – which has now seen Colin appointed best man at Keith’s wedding to long-term... more

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Image for Nurses expecting first child are 100th to buy new-build home at Wellingborough location

Two Wellingborough nurses who are expecting their first child are the 100th to buy a home at a popular new-build location after using housebuilder schemes.

Richie and Diana Richards, both mental health nurses at Isebrook Hospital, have reserved a four-bedroom house at Bovis Homes' Wendelburie Rise in Stanton Cross using Smooth Move and the Key Workers initiative.

One hundred Wellingborough homes have been sold in just over a year at the new-build community where more than 3,600 homes are being built, plus leisure, retail and office space, new schools, public parks... more

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Image for Staplehurst house hunters to view brand-new location–and two show homes

House hunters in Staplehurst can view new-build properties this weekend from a local housebuilder’s latest homes collection in the village.

Bovis Homes is unveiling two show homes at The Meadows, on Headcorn Road, on Saturday and Sunday as part of its new location launch and home hunters are encouraged to see the new properties for themselves.

Visitors can view the new three-bedroom Hazel and five-bedroom Yew, which both boast open plan kitchens with dining areas and an en suite off the... more

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Image for Whitehouse home hunters to view brand-new show house–overlooking new park!

Home hunters in Milton Keynes can view new-build properties this weekend from a local housebuilder that has just opened a new £750,000 park in the area.

Bovis Homes is unveiling a show home at Whitehouse Park, off Dansteed Way, on Saturday and house hunters are encouraged to see the new property – by Lady Margery's Gorse, which has been developed as part of a joint venture between the housebuilder and Milton Keynes Council.

Visitors can view the five-bedroom Warwick, which boasts an open plan kitchen with a dining area and French doors to ... more

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Image for Be the first to reserve a home at an exciting new development in Gloucester

Homebuyers can be among the first to reserve a brand-new home in Hunts Grove, Gloucester, with a special launch event taking place this Saturday.

Bovis Homes' Oaklands location launches between 10am and 5pm, boasting two, three and four-bedroom homes from their new collection.

The new properties, many of which are named after British trees, focus on well-proportioned exteriors with a real sense of light and flo... more

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Image for Meet-the-expert event is a must for Gloucestershire homebuyers

An information event for all types of homebuyer is taking place at De Vere Tortworth Court in Gloucestershire on Thursday, 10th October, between 4pm and 8pm.

Attendees will receive free, no-obligation information from experienced mortgage advisors, property solicitors, banking and savings experts, and Bovis Homes' new-build sales specialists.

Prospective buyers can find out more about Bovis Homes’ new locations in the area, such as Millfields in Cam, Oaklands in Hunts Grove and Charlton H... more

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Image for Froggy Paddlers leap for joy at Warwick dragon boat festival – after housebuilder donation

Dragon boat rowers in Warwick donned frog outfits and Harry Potter costumes as they competed in aid of local charities - with a housebuilder donating £150 towards the cause.

Bovis Homes sponsored the Froggy Paddlers team – made up of Birmingham Children's Hospital colleagues and family and friends – in the Warwick Avon Dragon Boat Festival & Rac... more

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Image for Housebuilder backs Malvern Hills Help for Heroes fundraiser

More than 350 people took on the recent Malvern Hills Challenge to fundraise for Help for Heroes, including five colleagues from one of the event’s sponsors, national housebuilder Bovis Homes.

Bovis Homes donated medals to the challenge, and these were presented to walkers at the finish by the town’s Mayor Cllr Neil Morton and MP Harriet Baldwin. Help for Heroes CEO, Mel Waters, was also in attendance.

Lois Davies, sales advisor at Bovis Homes and event participant, said: “It was a really great experience. Even though our team of five all have different roles within the business, it was wonderful that we came together to represe... more

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Image for South west house-hunters can enjoy Christmas in a new home with a special £3K festive gift

Homebuyers looking to move into a new home in the south west before Christmas could be in for a treat with some great festive offerings available through a local housebuilder.

Bovis Homes has three exclusive gift packages that customers can choose from, each worth at least £3,000. Homebuyers simply need to reserve their home at selected developments before Saturday, 30th November to be eligible, and they will receive the package when they move in.

The festive season can be a costly one, so Bovis Homes is helping customers to get Christmas sorted! With this package, enjoy a £3,000 John Lewis gift voucher, which can be put towards festive decorations, seasonal food and drink, as well as those all-important gifts, taking the strain off the C... more

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