What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Sales advisor at Bicester housebuilder marks top year–with engagement to colleague

An inspired sales advisor at a Bicester housebuilder has two reasons to celebrate – with the new-build location he works at proving very popular and his recent engagement - to another colleague!

Delighted Gyorgy Dohnal, based at Bovis Homes’ Kingsmere location, off Pioneer Way, proposed to Marketa Madrova, sales advisor at Radford Semele, near Leamington Spa, on a trip home to Hungary.

The duo got engaged in Budapest and are now planning their wedding – as house sales to couples and families are flying at Kingsmere thanks, in part, to its close proximity to shopping outlet B... more

Image for Shinfield families swoop on new-builds–now there are only a few of a popular home left

Young families in Shinfield have been buying new-build homes in droves – and now there is only a handful of a family property left to buy!

Growing families, who tend to work in the Reading area and are after a good school catchment area, have been purchasing homes at Bovis Homes’ Shinfield Meadows, off Appleton Way.

There are now only four four-bedroom Canterbury house types – which boast an open plan kitchen and dining area with French doors to the back garden – available to purchase and one is available with stamp duty a... more

Image for Growing families snap up Upper Heyford new-build homes in time for Christmas

Couples and growing families are snapping up new-build homes in Upper Heyford and are enjoying a vibrant community with plenty of green space.

Home hunters have been visiting Bovis Homes’ Heyford Park, on Camp Road, where there are parks and play areas for children - plus a traditional village green, family-friendly pub, and a new village High Street with shops and services, are all on their way.

The three, four and five-bedroom properties are proving popular and Bovis Homes has spent more than £4.2million towards local projects, including a new primary school, bus service and sports facilities. Meanwhile, those who reserve before Christmas, can pay a reservation ... more

Image for Silverleys Scouts receive welcome donation from Bishop’s Stortford housebuilder for hut refurb

A Bishop’s Stortford Scout group has received a welcome donation from a local housebuilder towards their hut refurbishment project.

Bovis Homes, whose Stortford Fields development in Bishop’s Stortford is situated next door to the hut, donated £500 to Silverleys Scouts.

The hut is used every weekday by Cubs, Scouts, Guides, Beavers and Explorers and is a vital ... more

Image for Petersfield site manager in love with rescue diving urges youngsters to follow his footsteps

An enthusiastic site manager in Petersfield, who rescue dives in his spare time, is urging young people to join the housebuilding industry and take advantage of a training scheme.

Jamie O’Leary, based at Bovis Homes’ Beaumont Place, off The Causeway, is encouraging

construction workers to follow in his footsteps to take part in the trainee assistant site ma... more

Image for Local housebuilder’s charity ball raises £20k for Gloucester’s Chamwell Centre

Bovis Homes’ Contractors’ Charity Ball, which took place at the Pittville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham, has raised a whopping £20,256.39 for the Chamwell Centre in Gloucester.

The Chamwell Centre will be a much-needed facility built in the grounds of The Milestone Special School in Gloucester, supporting disabled children and adults.

The centre is working to replace a 40-year-old hydrotherapy pool in addition to providing a café and all-ability sports, athletics, and social events ... more

Image for Bishops Cleeve Football Club sport brand-new kit thanks to local housebuilder

Bishops Cleeve Football Club stepped out in style recently thanks to a local housebuilder which donated new tops to the under eights team.

Bovis Homes donated £500 to the club, and the tops were debuted at a Gloucestershire district tournament.

Sharon Nash, marketing manager in Bovis Homes’ Western region, said: “With Bovis Homes’ Western region office based in Bishops Cleeve, it is wonderful to be able to give back to the local community here. The new tops look fantastic and we wish the team the best of lu... more

Image for New-build homes at a Somerset location are selling fast – and now a new show house has opened!

A new Milborne Port location, just three miles from the historic town of Sherborne, has already had five families reserve properties and now a new show home has opened.

Home hunters enjoyed a special event at Bovis Homes’ The Hamlets, off Gainsborough, which celebrated the launch of a new Aspen show home.

Those who made a reservation on the day were treated to a special gift – an exclusive package worth over £3,000, which included a two-seater sofa and an armchair from John Lewis, a 50-inch Smart TV, a sound bar and a wireles... more

Image for West Sussex primary school receives support from local housebuilder for Christmas fundraiser

The Nyewood CE Junior School in West Sussex has received a boost from a local housebuilder for its Christmas Fair fundraiser.

Bovis Homes, whose Yapton View location is nearby, donated £250 to the festive event which is taking place on Friday, 13th December between 5pm and 7pm.

The Fair will feature craft stalls, food, drink, games and activities, fantastic raffle prizes and a festive hamper tombola. The event raises vital funds for the school and its students with many of the raffle prizes donated by local business... more

Image for Fremington families compare new-build benefits–and housebuilder’s homes come out on top!

Two families in Fremington have spoken of their delight at moving into new-build homes citing open-plan living and better insulation - with one couple having lived in an older property for 18 years!

Both Chriss and John Withecombe and June and Kevin Danks have moved into four-bedroom

properties at Bovis Homes’ Water’s Edge location, of... more

Image for Archaeology fans in Sawtry enjoy special tour at housebuilder location

Archaeology enthusiasts in Sawtry enjoyed getting up close to Roman pottery and glass on a

special tour at a housebuilder’s location – and the earliest remains dated back further, to the Iron Age!

Participants visited the excavation area, off Gidding Road, as part of the Sawtry Archaeological Excavation Guided Tour and met Bovis Homes colleagues and archaeologists from Oxford A... more

Image for Interior stylist kits out Christmas show home in Shrivenham–with a military twist

An interior stylist, who has dressed a national housebuilder’s family show home in Shrivenham for a special Christmas event, has revealed the importance of the village’s military heritage on her work.

Click to view a video of Claude Hooper Interiors' stylist revealing how she dressed the Bovis Homes show house:

Grace Morrison, from Claude Hooper Interiors, decorated the five-bedroom house at Bovis Homes’ Townsend Place, off Townsend Road - and families are invited to see it for themselves to gain inspiration for their own per... more

Image for Sherborne International Film Festival boosted by local housebuilder

The Sherborne International Film Festival, a four-day charity fundraiser in Dorset, enjoyed another successful run this year, with the help of a welcome boost from a local housebuilder.

Bovis Homes donated £150 to the event, run by the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles. The Festival went on to raise £2,300 for charity while providing the community of Sherborne with the opportunity to see foreign films which would not otherwise be shown locally.

Georgie Marshall, sales advisor at Bovis Homes Mildenhall development in Sherborne, said: “This wonderful community event at the Powell Theatre showcased an exciting range of award-winning foreign films of all genres from drama to action, come... more