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HOMEBUILDER OFFERS TOP TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE WHILE MOVING HOME WITH CHILDREN OVER CHRISTMAS

David Wilson Homes Toddler Tip 5 - Get used to your surroundings

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes is offering Northamptonshire homebuyers its five top tips for moving home safely with young children over the festive period.

With a range of properties across the county that will be ready to move in before the big day, the developer wants to ensure people have a hassle-free move and keep their children safe. 

Jason Hearn, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes South Midlands, said:

BUDDIES RECRUITED AND GIVEN FIRST TASK AT SCHOOL IN ANDOVER

The pupils who are taking part in the new Building Buddies Award scheme

Five star Hampshire developer David Wilson Homes has begun its new school award scheme, The Building Buddies Award, at Vigo Primary School in Andover as creative pupils look forward to an academic year long project.

The Building Buddies Award is being hosted at the local primary school close to the homebuilder’s Locksbridge Park development, guiding pupils through the construction process with four exciting activities.

This specially designed scheme is intended to encourage children to show an interest in the industry, helping them to consider a career in construction from an early age.

Pupils Shine Bright In High Vis Thanks To David Wilson Homes

Pupils Shine Bright In High Vis Thanks To David Wilson Homes

Pupils at Hayfield Cross Church of England Primary School have received a donation of reflector clips from David Wilson Homes to help them remain safe and seen as part of Walk to School Month.

David Wilson Homes South Midlands has given the school 100 bag tags for their pupils to wear whilst walking to and from school, ensuring they can be easily seen on the roads as the darker nights draw in. 

Walk to School Month ran for the duration of October and encouraged pupils to celebrate the journey to school on foot.

David Wilson Homes raises money for the Alzheimer’s Society 

The team at David Wilson Homes holding a cheque Alzheimer’s Society 

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes has raised more than £30,700 for its chosen charity of the year the Alzheimer’s Society. 

The good-willed staff presented the charity with a cheque that totaled £30,704.19 during a recent meeting where they found out more about how their donation will be used. 

David Wilson Homes South Midlands, which is based on Riverside Retail Park in Northampton, have been fundraising for the charity for more than a year through its dress down day and various events. 

The charity supports those affected by dementia and ensures they are supported and accepted and able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.

First Home Reserved At Loxton Fields Just Minutes After Opening Its Doors For The First Time

First Home Reserved At Loxton Fields

David Wilson Homes celebrated the launch of its Marketing Suite and show home recently at Loxton Fields in Harlestone, with one home being reserved just 13 minutes after opening. 

During the weekend, three of the properties were reserved at the sought-after development and the housebuilder welcomed homebuyers into the new show home for the first time. 

Located on Whites Lane, Loxton Fields is ideally located to offer residents the best of both worlds with fantastic commuter links and stunning countryside views.

Prospective buyers that now attend the development will not only be offered a tour of the property, but also the inspiration provided by the unique interior designs on display.

More Than £3.5m To Be Invested In Northamptonshire

DW Homes Director in Northamptonshire

More than £3.5 million is set to be invested in and around the Northamptonshire market town of Thrapston thanks to Barratt and David Wilson Homes’ new development.  

The funding, which totals £3,508,494, forms part of the planning agreement for the new development, located on Market Road, and will be used to support services and improve facilities for both new and existing residents of the town. 

Among the contributions are £1.7 million towards primary and £1.3 million towards secondary education, as well as £100,000 for public transport and an £80,000 library contribution. 

Barratt Homes’ development Charter’s Gate and David Wilson Homes’ site The Nurseries will bring a range of different properties to the market town. 

Family of Wiltshire WWI veterans set to launch new community called Weston Meadow

Phil and the Westons at Weston Meadow

A brand-new community is set to be unveiled in Wiltshire later this month. David Wilson Homes is opening the gates to its Weston Meadow development in Calne on September 22 with a special open day, marking the first time people have been able to see inside. 

The development will be opened by Gordon Weston, whose family inspired the name for the new community. Gordon’s parents Walter and Ada Weston both served in WWI and survived and David Wilson Homes named the development Weston Meadows in a nod to the impact they had on the area.

David Wilson Has Its Say On Feng Shui

David Wilson Has Its Say On Feng Shui

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese way of thinking which teaches people that a home’s build and design can affect success, health and happiness. 

Having a well organised interior is also believed to help improve a home owner’s chi – a concept which means ‘life force’ of all animate things. 

Leading homebuilder David Wilson Homes South Midland has created a light hearted Feng Shui guide to help Northamptonshire homeowners achieve a harmonious modern living environment in their own home.

Find The Solution At The Paddocks

Find The Solution At The Paddocks

David Wilson Homes North Thames is offering a range of moving solutions at The Paddocks in Langford to help potential homebuyers move into their dream home.

Moving home can be a stressful time for many but with the variety of initiatives available, David Wilson Homes can assist homebuyers with a smooth move. 

Glenn Copper, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes North Thames, said, “As a five-star housebuilder, we want to make moving home as easy as possible for our customers. That is why we offer such a selection of moving solutions that will help ease the stress often associated with moving.

Stylish new homes for humans and wildlife in creation of community at Ladden Garden Village

Stylish new homes for humans and wildlife in creation of community at Ladden Garden Village

Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes are creating a special community with a difference in Yate at the new Ladden Garden Village. 

The five star housebuilders have commissioned an ecological plan to identify and protect wildlife at the site of the development - which features a range of two, three and four bedroom homes.  

The site, located just north of Yate town centre, includes around 101 hectares of mostly arable and improved pastureland - with a network of hedgerows including mature oak and ash trees. 

Other habitats within the site boundary include semi-improved neutral grassland, scattered scrub, dense scrub, marshy grassland, open water, and both permanent and ephemeral watercourses.

Warwickshire homebuilders bust the myth that renting is cheaper than buying

Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire 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 44% of Warwickshire residents believe that mortgage repayments are more expensive than monthly renting costs, a myth which it is keen to break.

Key benefits of owning an apartment in Milton Keynes with Barratt & David Wilson Homes

Key benefits of owning an apartment in Milton Keynes with Barratt & David Wilson Homes

Apartment living is becoming a popular choice for a range of different property seekers in Milton Keynes, from first time buyers taking the first step onto the property ladder to those looking to downsize to a more manageable home. 

Barratt and David Wilson Homes Northampton has recognised the growing need for apartments at its Fairfields development. It is currently expertly crafting a range of two bedroom apartments at the Caledonia Road development that are expected to be in demand with a range of buyers.

Alison Raine, Sales Director at Barratt and David Wilson Homes Northampton, said: “There are many advantages to apartment living and we are seeing a rise in the number of downsizers who are benefitting from these. 

Put the spare room to good use with the Holden at Radstone fields

David Wilson Homes

Leading homebuilder David Wilson Homes is offering homeowners in Northamptonshire some fresh inspiration on putting their spare room to good use in the Holden style home at Radstone Fields in Brackley.

Jason Hearn, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes South Midlands said:

“For those who don’t require the extra bedroom in their new home, they have the freedom to use the room however they wish and transform it to their own liking and our Holden property is no exception. Social media has been abound with hot tips on home organisation so we’ve gathered together some of the best examples from our buyers of innovative ways to use a spare bedroom.”

Homebuilder hosts dinner with a difference in Warwickshire

DWH raises awareness for Guide Dogs

A homebuilder has hosted a dinner in the dark at its development in Long Itchington to raise awareness of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

David Wilson Homes invited the Chairman of Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Cllr Christopher Kettle to join local guide dog user George Upfield with his dog Yoko and Chris Roberts, a Guide Dog trainer alongside directors of the company to a ‘dinner in the dark’ at Spinney Fields, located on Stockton Road.

Historic Gloucestershire discoveries set to be donated to museum

Gloucestershire Museum

Historians will be able to build up a better picture of life at a Gloucestershire village thanks to a donation of artefacts from David Wilson Homes to Gloucestershire Museums.

The housebuilder commissioned a specialist team to undertake an archaeology project at the site of its Whittington Park development in Longford, near Gloucester, before work started to build new homes.

And, with the project fully complete and artefacts assessed by experts, the items have been passed on to the local museum service for preservation.

Housebuilder gives buyers the chance to buy off-plan in Wiltshire

Housebuilder gives buyers the chance to buy off-plan in Wiltshire

People seeking a new home in Wiltshire can reap the benefits of buying off-plan, according to local housebuilder David Wilson Homes.

The five-star housebuilder is creating new homes at its Mill Brook development in Westbury, and is currently selling them off-plan - with three and four bedroom homes among early availability. 

“We know more and more buyers are choosing bricks and mortar as a sound financial investment,” said sales director Louise Ware. 

“There has never been a better time to buy off-plan. Even by the time they move in, those reserving early in the build process will find the value of their home may have increased - saving them money and ensuring their investment is working for them very early on.”

Get Yourself 'Mortgage Fit' With David Wilson Homes

Get Yourself 'Mortgage Fit' With David Wilson Homes

Warwickshire housebuilder David Wilson Homes is offering advice on how house hunters can get themselves ‘mortgage fit’ in preparation for purchasing a new home.

The five star housebuilder currently has a selection of properties ideal for first time buyers at its Heathcote development Poets Meadow and Nuneaton development The Long Shoot, and is reminding those looking to get onto the property ladder what’s involved in getting a mortgage.

Bev Hall, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes East Midlands, said: “We know that taking that first step onto the property ladder can seem daunting and you may not know where to start. 

Housebuilders show support for local community with Yate Relay for Life sponsorship

Andrea Pilgrim developer at Ladden Garden Village

Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes are gearing up for their new Ladden Garden Village developments in Yate, by backing an important community fundraising event.

The five star housebuilders are sponsoring the forthcoming Yate Relay for Life, which takes place on 7 and 8 July - and the £1,000 donation will support this local fundraising event for Cancer Research UK.

“We know how important Yate Relay for Life is, in terms of raising money for this vital charity, and we want to show our support for those taking part,” said Barratt Homes sales director, Andrea Pilgrim.

Make your Cornell house a home with leading developer David Wilson Homes

David Wilson Homes makes houses homes

Making your house a home is truly one of the most exciting things about moving to a new build property and it’s important to put your stamp on your home even if this can often be hard to get right at first.

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes South Midlands is helping new homeowners in Northamptonshire settle into their new homes with a guide on how to make it their own.

So whether it’s a minimalistic and modern look you’re hoping to achieve, or you’re thinking of covering your walls with pictures of your smiling children, this guide has everything you need to know.

Jason Hearn, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes South Midlands, said:

David Wilson homes site managers in Northamptonshire named among the best in the country

Site manager for David Wilson Homes

Local housebuilder David Wilson Homes South Midlands, based in Northampton is celebrating after two of its Site Managers achieved success in a top national competition to find the best building site managers in the country.

Kyle Shelton and Barry Farrar have both been given Pride in the Job Quality awards from the National House Building Council (NHBC) - which recognise the best run sites in the country and are the highest industry accolade a Site Manager can achieve.

Kyle, 32, who is based at The Gateway in Priors Hall Park, Corby, said:

Marston Fields Show Homes Designed With Bedfordshire Homebuyers In Mind

Marston Fields Show Homes Designed With Bedfordshire Homebuyers In Mind

David Wilson Homes South Midlands is leading the way with its latest interior design trends at its newest Bedfordshire show homes. Following the opening of the three properties at Marston Fields earlier this year, the developer is sharing its interior design tips and tricks with homebuyers in the area.

The show homes, which are located on Beancroft Road, provide house hunters with a first look at the quality and style of a David Wilson home at the development and offers inspiration around how to make the most of an imaginative design.

Mother and step-daughter decide to further careers together at David Wilson Homes

Bertone Manor

A mother and step-daughter from Northamptonshire have decided to further their careers in housebuilding together by joining David Wilson Homes South Midlands for the new Bertone Manor development.

Deborah Brown (57) and step-daughter Jenni Brown (30) both joined the Northampton based division recently and are already settling into their new roles.

Deborah, who previously worked as a Sales Adviser at a smaller housebuilder, has taken on a similar role at the division’s Bertone Manor development in Barton Seagrave. Jennie, who was working in various sales roles for developers before, now works at the divisional head office as a Sales Progressor.

Deborah, who lives in Raunds, said:

Couple use help to buy scheme to secure dream family home in Langford

Help to Buy scheme

Making effective use of the Help to Buy scheme, a Bedfordshire couple has been able to upsize to the perfect family home at David Wilson Homes’ Kingsley Manor development in Langford.

Alan Endersby and Cheryl Oswick-Endersby chose to move from a three bedroom mid-terraced property in Clifton to their new four bedroom detached Bradgate style home at the leading developer’s Station Road development.

The couple, a Chartered Accountant and a Pre-School Assistant, thoughtfully selected Kingsley Manor as the ideal location to raise their 13-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son.

Alan said:

Speed Up The Buying Process & Move Home In Just A Few Weeks Using Part Exchange

Speed Up The Buying Process & Move Home In Just A Few Weeks Using Part Exchange

Warwickshire second steppers who are looking to move to a larger home but need to sell their existing property are being advised that they can to speed up their buying process and minimise stress with David Wilson Homes’ popular Part Exchange scheme.

The scheme has helped hundreds of buyers in the county so far and is ideal for those who want to cut out the hassle of selling the property independently and move into their dream new home quickly.

David Wilson Homes’ development Poets Meadow, located on Harbury Lane, currently has a selection of properties available to reserve with the scheme. 

Jason Hearn, Sales Director for David Wilson Homes East Midlands is urging existing homebuyers to consider the many benefits of the scheme

David Wilson homes invests in its commercial team with new appointments and promotions

David Wilson Homes

David Wilson Homes South Midlands is investing in its commercial team with promotions and new appointments as the demand for quality new homes across the South Midlands continues to rise.

Two employees within the department have been promoted within the Northampton-based company’s head office and the division has also recently welcomed four new staff members to the team.

Daniel McDonald (27), from Kettering, is now a Quantity Surveyor, after working as an Assistant Surveyor for just over a year. His responsibilities include the cost management of four large developments within the division.