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Novus builds affordable homes

Construction specialist Novus Property Solutions has built eight brand new affordable homes in Stoke-on-Trent, as part of a £900,000 contract with Stoke-on-Trent Housing Society. The Stoke-based contractor constructed the terraced homes, all with front and back gardens, nine weeks ahead... View Article

Bungalow boost for Pershore

Bungalows are in short supply, accounting for less than 2% of homes in England, but in Pershore Redrow is doing its level best to boost numbers. Housing Minister Brandon Lewis recently issued a rallying call for developers to build more... View Article

Ex-battersea power station sales chief joins Redrow

Redrow’s new Southern Counties sales director James Barnes can bring the benefit of personal experience to a number of the homebuilder’s current developments. Born on the south coast and brought up in the New Forest area, James is the perfect advocate... View Article

BPF: one size does not fit all for office to resi conversion

The British Property Federation (BPF) has pledged its support for an extension of permitted development rights, which allow office to residential conversions without planning permission, following the end of the scheme in 2016. It has, however, expressed concerns over government... View Article

Sovereign restates social purpose in successful 25th year

Following a successful year, Sovereign Housing Association has revealed its new strategy that reaffirms its social purpose, underpinned by a commercial mind-set. Sovereign’s Annual Report 2013/14, unveiled to shareholders at its Annual General Meeting in Steventon, Oxfordshire, shows that the... View Article

Up, up & away –  Lymington shores flies high

AS Redrow’s prestigious development continues to take shape on Lymington’s waterfront, special guests were treated to a unique opportunity to enjoy a bird’s eye view. The Redrow hot air balloon took to the skies on the opposite side of Lymington... View Article

Caring partnership supports Silver Sunday

Local affordable housing provider, Wulvern is inviting over 55’s to celebrate “Silver Sunday” at an afternoon organised by Bluebird Care. Held on the first Sunday of October, Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older... View Article

Green MP praises rubbish house

Britain’s housing industry should learn from University of Brighton research and use recycled ‘rubbish’ in construction projects, according to Brighton Green MP Caroline Lucas. On a visit to the university’s Waste House – the country’s first building made almost entirely... View Article

Taylor Wimpey graduates lay the foundations for success

New recruits to Taylor Wimpey’s national Graduate Scheme gained hands-on experience during two induction events outlining the construction and sales aspects of the business. The first group of graduates visited a Taylor Wimpey East Midlands development – The Wheatfields in... View Article

A sustainable way to train

As it undertakes a rapid expansion, one housebuilder is finding new ways to encourage employees’ personal development while maintaining a sustainable business. FTSE 250 company Redrow, which has increased its workforce by 21% in the last 12 months, taking on 230... View Article

Labour building for the future

As the level of new home construction has fallen to the lowest levels since the 1920’s and the dream of home ownership for millions of young families remains just that,… a dream, Ed Miliband chose the first day of the... View Article

Garforth rangers bag sponsorship boost

A football club’s young players are hoping they have this season’s quest for the title in the bag after securing new kit from housebuilder Redrow. Garforth Rangers started fundraising two years ago to take what is now its under 15s team... View Article

Redrow helps put Buckley school on the right path

Buckley children can now walk safely to their after school club, thanks to a new pathway built by housebuilder Redrow. Drury Primary’s after school group, The Beech Tree Club, provides a vital service to local families but children were having to... View Article

NHBC reaction to Ed Miliband’s policy agenda

NHBC’s Chief Executive Mike Quinton said today: “NHBC welcomes the commitment by Ed Miliband MP in putting housing front and centre of his policy agenda in his final party conference speech before the 2015 General Election. We look forward to... View Article

Wulvern supports health and wellbeing fayre

Local affordable housing provider, Wulvern is inviting its customers to “Live life to the full” at two free Health and Wellbeing Fayres where a variety of organisations will be showcasing their services and offering help and information on healthy ageing.... View Article
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