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Devon construction site manager shortlisted for national quality award

The site manager at a popular Devon housing development has won a prestigious industry award for quality in the South West regional finals, known as "the Oscars of the housebuilding industry". Darren Hall, who is overseeing construction of 110 two to five bedroom homes at Embden Grange , Tavistock, has been presented with the Seal of Excellence Award from National House Building Council (NHBC...

Barratt Homes deliver leading wildlife conservation and ecology measures at Berry Acres

A brand new housing development in South Devon will include a newly renovated home for owls and bats and follows extensive measures to protect a pair of rare cirl buntings at the site.

Construction has begun at Berry Acres , just outside Paignton, where Barratt Homes is building 187 much needed new homes. Steps taken by the five-star builder to protect local wildlife will result in...

Housebuilder extends NHS and armed forces thank you across Devon

A leading housebuilder in Devon has this week extended its heartfelt thank you to NHS employees who have worked tirelessly to care for people during the Covid-19 pandemic this year.

Barratt Developments, parent company of Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes , launched a new NHS Deposit Contribution Scheme in May offering up to 5% to help NHS staff buy a new home. A similar offer is...

Devon foodbanks receive share of £9,000 donation from leading housebuilder

Northern Devon Foodbank and CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team) Foodbank in Tiverton have been given £1,000 each by a leading housebuilder to help carry out their work as communities continue to feel the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, who are developing Braid Park in Tiverton and Tarka Ridge and Raleigh Holt outside Barnstaple, have stepped in...

Barratt cements commitment to local rugby club

Financial support from Barratt Homes is helping lay firm foundations of vital grass roots rugby within the local community.

Ivybridge Rugby Football Club are benefitting from renewed sponsorship from Barratt, thanks to the housebuilder’s continuing commitment to forge strong links within the area.

“We are thrilled to be able to maintain our partnership with this important local...

Housebuilder brings £24m investment to local area

Five star housebuilder Barratt Developments, which has a number of new developments in Plymouth, has built 520 homes in the south west during the past year and brought around £24 million to communities where it is constructing new developments.

The figures form part of the company’s socio-economic footprint, and reveal just how the local economy has benefitted from the new housing....

Don’t leaf it to the last minute – prepare your garden for winter

New homeowners in Plymouth are being encouraged to give wildlife a helping hand through the harsh winter months by preparing their gardens for the cold weather.

Barratt Homes has teamed up with the RSPB to give its customers five top tips this season on how they can give nature a home ahead of the cold weather kicking in.

The tips and tricks on what to do as the seasons change...

Plymouth house builder turns pink for charity

David Thomas, the chief executive of five star housebuilder Barratt Homes, was on hand this week to lend his support to the company’s fundraising efforts for Wear it Pink Day.

The fundraiser, on Friday October 20, was part of Breast Cancer Now’s fundraising during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

He’s encouraging staff across the region to wear something pink on the day and...

Children warned of building site dangers this summer

AS the school summer holidays begin one Plymouth housebuilder is warning youngsters across the city to stay away from its building sites.

New home developments under construction may look like fun and exciting places to play, but Barratt Homes is warning children they also pose serious dangers.

“Building sites are full of potential dangers and, as the school summer holidays are...

Devon homeowners live in six homes during their lifetime

Homeowners in Devon are likely to live in six homes during their life according to a new survey from a leading housebuilder

The Barratt Homes study into house moves reveals that the vast majority of the county’s residents were found to be real home-birds - with 31.5 percent expecting to move home just four to five times in a lifetime.

Looking at the age of respondents, the...