Construction Property

THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR PLACE: BARRATT HOMES PROPERTIES TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS VALENTINES

THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR PLACE: BARRATT HOMES PROPERTIES TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS VALENTINES

The season of love is upon us and for those looking for the one this Valentine’s Day there’s still time to give your heart a home this February, with Barratt Homes’ developments in Leicestershire. In a light hearted and fun matchmaker guide, the leading developer has revealed a list of properties that can suit a variety of buyers across Leicestershire, proving the future is still rosy. Jan Ruston, Sales Director at Barratt Homes North Midlands, …

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Charity Construction Property

Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Groups working with under 18’s in Leicestershire could be in with a chance of winning a share of £1,000,000 thanks to a major scheme launched today by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes is launching its national Building Futures programme in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association. The scheme, being run regionally by Persimmon Homes North Midlands, aims to support community groups across three categories: sports, education and arts, and health. Persimmon Homes is …

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Charity Property

Knockout £1,000 donation for Leicester boxing club

Knockout £1,000 donation for Leicester boxing club

A Leicester boxing club has hit a knockout donation after being gifted £1,000 from one of the UK’s biggest housebuilders. Atlas Community Amateur Boxing Club received the donation from Persimmon Homes North Midlands, as part of the builder’s Community Champions scheme. The club is run by a group of England Boxing qualified and register coaches and will use the money to purchase new kit and equipment. The club has been working alongside New Futures, a …

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Property

SURVEY REVEALS LEICESTERSHIRE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATE BARRATT WITH BEING A LONG STANDING BRITISH BUSINESS

SURVEY REVEALS LEICESTERSHIRE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATE BARRATT WITH BEING A LONG STANDING BRITISH BUSINESS

With last year marking the 60th anniversary of Barratt Homes, a recent survey has revealed 26% of people in Leicestershire say that they associate the well-known brand with being a long standing British business. Other qualities attributed to the brand included them being a five star builder, value for money and being reliable. Ensuring confidence to its buyers across the country, the national housebuilder has built more than 450,000 homes over the last six decades …

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Charity Construction

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

A Derby football club has been given a boost in funds to buy new kit and equipment. Field Lane Football Club has received £700 from Persimmon Homes North Midlands to purchase new training equipment and winter training coats for its under 10’s football team. The team has been selected as one of Persimmon Homes North Midlands’ Community Champions, receiving the funding as the latest winner of the community campaign. The project sees a pot of …

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Construction Education & Training

FIRST BRICK LAID AS WORK COMMENCES ON NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR CHELLASTON

FIRST BRICK LAID AS WORK COMMENCES ON NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL  FOR CHELLASTON

The first brick has been laid to mark the commencement of building works on the new Chellaston Fields Spencer Academy. The ceremony was attended by developers Persimmon Homes, project managers and cost consultants Armsons and members of the Spencer Academies Trust, including new Principal Joanna McGregor. The new school, which will be located on Riber Drive, off Swarkestone Road, will comprise of a new single storey building and a new sports pitch. When it opens …

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Construction Property

LOCAL HOMEBUILDER BRANCHES OUT TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL TREE WEEK

Nottingham-based homebuilder Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands is marking National Tree Week by emphasising the importance of planting trees at its developments.   In the past year, the homebuilder has planted or retained more than 22,500 trees and shrubs at its developments, with open rural spaces being an important part of building a community at Barratt and David Wilson Homes’ developments.   National Tree Week from The Tree Council runs from Saturday 24th …

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Property

WILDLIFE AT THE HEART OF NEW HOMES DEVELOPMENT IN COVENTRY

WILDLIFE AT THE HEART OF NEW HOMES DEVELOPMENT IN COVENTRY

Barratt Homes North Midlands is preserving wildlife at its new development in Canley thanks to its work with the local authorities. The new site Deram Parke, located on Prior Deram Walk, will provide 250 homes to the area and will simultaneously protect some of Britain’s native species – of which more than half are in decline1. Residents living at the development will be able to benefit from access to green open space which has been …

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Construction Property

LEICESTERSHIRE HOMEBUILDERS BUST THE MYTH THAT RENTING IS CHEAPER THAN BUYING

LEICESTERSHIRE HOMEBUILDERS BUST THE MYTH THAT RENTING IS CHEAPER THAN BUYING

Leading homebuilders Barratt Homes North Midlands and David Wilson Homes East Midlands are breaking the myth that renting is the cheaper option for Leicestershire residents. Monthly renting costs are often higher than mortgage payments now interest rates are at an all-time low and the first step onto the property ladder may be more manageable than many people first think. A recent survey conducted by the developer has found that 40% of Leicestershire residents believe that …

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Construction Property

WORK UNDERWAY AT NEW DEVELOPMENT WIGSTON MEADOWS

WORK UNDERWAY AT NEW DEVELOPMENT WIGSTON MEADOWS

Work has now officially commenced on Barratt Homes North Midlands’ and David Wilson Homes East Midlands’ Wigston Meadows development, with the homebuilders bringing quality new homes to the town of Wigston. The new development is located off Newton Lane and will bring a desirable collection of 450 homes to the community. Wigston Meadows is set to offer a broad selection of contemporary styled properties that are suitable for first-time buyers, working professionals and growing families …

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