What's happening at Bovis Homes

Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for Reserve a home in Kent or Sussex and receive an exclusive summer bundle

Home hunters in Kent or Sussex could receive an exclusive summer bundle valued at more than £7,000, if they reserve their home before the end of September*.

The bundle includes: £5,000 towards the deposit, £1,000 towards legal fees plus an entertainment package including a 55" Smart TV, Sonos Beam Sound Bar, 32GB 10.2 inch iPad and an Amazon Echo Dot.

With the recent stamp duty holiday announcement as well, now is the perfect time to find ... more

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Image for A quieter pace of life at Priory Fields

Since lockdown, there has been a surge in interest at Bovis Homes’ Priory Fields development, as homebuyers search for a more rural property.

Located off Wookey Hole Road on the edge of Wells, the development is set in an enviable location in the heart of Somerset – close to one of England’s smallest cities and beautiful surrounding countryside.

Sue Scholfield, sales and marketing director at Bovis Homes, commented: “Outside space has become a priority for many. The current situation has emphasised what’s important to us all and lots of buyers are wanting to move to a larger property in a more rural location. Also, a home office or a fourth bedroom – which could be used as a study – is being freque... more

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Image for Plans for 130 new homes in Northam get the green light

Vistry Group has been granted reserved matters planning approval and will start work this winter on an exciting 130-home development off Bay View Road in Northam.

Vistry – that brings together the energy and talents of Bovis Homes and Linden Homes – will be creating the spectacular development of high quality homes, overlooking the bay. The scheme will feature a collection of one and two bedroom apartments, plus two, three, four and five bedroom homes, with over 21 per cent affordable housing. There will also be areas of open space and land for a new school and an extra care facility.

John Parry, regional land director at Vistry Group in the south west, said: “We’re delighted that planning has been approved on this fantastic site in Northam and we’d like to thank all the individuals and organisations that have worked on this project to date. The contemporary coastal design will feature crisp white and pastel-coloured renders, grey horizontal cladding and red brickwork plinths. It’s going to be a very special development in a stunning location, close to the water, and it was important to us that we created a well-designed scheme that complemented ... more

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Image for Vistry Group acquires new site in Wadebridge

Vistry Group has exchanged contracts on a site with outline planning permission for 204 homes at Trevarner Farm, off Green Hill in Wadebridge.

The new development will provide a collection of two, three, four and five bedroom high quality homes for the local area, including 62 affordable properties, along with areas of open space and a play area. The company will also be contributing £566,450 to the community towards education and off-site open space. 

The first phase will be built by Bovis Homes with a range of properties from their latest collection, that focus on contemporary living with bright and ... more

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Image for House buyers in Hemel Hempstead can enjoy five-bedroom home perfect for work-family life

House hunters in Hemel Hempstead need to be quick if they want to move to a five-bedroom property that offers the perfect space to work from home.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has a handful of the family properties left to buy at its Aspen Park location in Apsley. Visitors can view the location and its show homes on an appointment-only basis.

The spacious and light detached Lopes boasts a dual aspect sitting room, kitchen with breakfast area and French doors to the back garden, and offers plenty of space for a home office. Purchasing options are available on this property, including the housebuilder’s Home Exchange and Smooth Move... more

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Image for Show home launches in Winnersh and house hunters can receive a £10K deposit contribution on selected homes

Now on its final phase of development, Bovis Homes’ – part of the Vistry Group – Hatchwood Mill location in Winnersh has launched a brand-new show home. What’s more, house hunters could receive £10,000 towards their deposit on selected homes too*.

The five-bedroom Birch show home is part of the housebuilder’s latest collection of properties and house hunters can book an appointment to view the home for themselves.

Alix Laflin, marketing manager in Vistry’s Thames Valley region, said: “This stunning new show home really encompasses what our latest collection is all about – contemporary properties with plenty of ... more

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Image for Bedford manager retires after merchant Saturday job led to 35 years at housebuilder

A commercial manager from Bedford who entered the housing industry after working at a builders’ merchant on Saturdays while at school, is retiring after 35 years at a national housebuilder.

Andy Hurst, commercial manager at Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group, which also includes Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships – joined the housebuilder as an assistant buyer in 1985 and says he will miss the team spirit most.

Andy, 55, who landed a full-time job at the merchant after leaving Pilgrim Upper School aged 18, soon learnt the ropes before gaining experience in property management and interacting with customers during many roles... more

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Image for House hunters booking visits to show homes in Wavendon as demand for new-builds rises

House hunters can now visit two new show homes at an up and coming location in Wavendon, on an appointment-only basis, as demand for new-build homes in the area continues to rise.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has unveiled the show homes, which are from the housebuilder’s latest range, at its Glebe Meadows location, off Newport Road.

The launch comes after the Home Builders Federation published the results of its latest survey, which shows that across the country there has been a big rise in interest in moving to... more

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Image for Local thatcher finishes new homes at Blackmore Meadows

Paul Swannack Master Thatchers from Gillingham has just finished thatching two new-build properties at Bovis Homes’ Blackmore Meadows development on the edge of Stalbridge.

The development of 120 homes has been sensitively designed to complement the surrounding area and will showcase two thatched homes, as well as local stone.

Paul Swannack has been a master thatcher for 17 years and commented: “It’s very rare to be asked to thatch a new home so it’s wonderful to see the thatch roof take... more

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Image for Dormice volunteers in Nottingham thank housebuilder for contribution to vital nest boxes

Volunteers protecting dormice in Nottingham have received materials from a national housebuilder to help them better monitor the endangered creatures.

Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has donated drainpipe sections to the Nottinghamshire Dormouse Group to allow them to monitor hazel dormice that nest higher up in trees.

Members of the voluntary group successfully reintroduced the dormice, which are thought to have become extinct in the county in the mid-20th century, to Treswell Wood near Retford, in 2013, and two further woodlands, within an hour to the housebuilder’s Edwalton location, Edwalton Fields... more

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