David Wilson Homes

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.

Housebuilder releases first homes at new Gloucestershire development

Sunningend View

David Wilson Homes has released details of new homes at its Sunningend View development in Brockworth, which are now available to reserve ahead of the official launch later this year.

Sunningend View is a brand-new development of 71 homes in Brockworth. Work is well underway on the new community, with the five-star housebuilder reporting excellent progress and recently unveiling new images of the site.

Move on up to the Leeman at Kingsbrook

Move on up to the Leeman at Kingsbrook

The Leeman, a three bedroom modern townhouse is the perfect choice for house hunters looking for the extra space and flexibility a townhouse can deliver.

The ground floor of the Leeman features a large family room with French doors leading onto the rear garden. The family room is the ideal flexible space to create a snug, home office, gym or hobby room. A double bedroom and shower room complete the ground floor.

Glenn Copper, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes North Thames, said:

“The Leeman benefits from a modern and unique layout which makes it ideal for families with older children or teenagers. The ground floor makes a perfect teenage den with their own bedroom, private bathroom and flexible family room.”

Moving Events This May At Fairfields, Milton Keynes

Moving Events This May At Fairfields, Milton Keynes

Exclusive events are set to be hosted by leading developers’ Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes Northampton this bank holiday weekend; 26th & 27th May 2018. These events will provide keen homebuyers with expert advice on making a move to their Fairfields development in Milton Keynes.

Fairfields Barratt Homes will be hosting a Help to Buy Event and Fairfields David Wilson will be hosting a Stamp Duty Event.  Both Sales Centres will be open between 10am – 5.30pm all weekend.

Visitors attending the events will be given the opportunity to speak to the onsite Sales Advisers for professional guidance on how to make a swift and affordable move to a brand new home. 

Homebuyers invited to Eagle-y awaited show home launch with birds of prey show

Eagles Rest

David Wilson Homes South Midlands is inviting Buckinghamshire house hunters and Milton Keynes residents to its Eagles Rest development this weekend, where a special Birds of Prey show will be taking place to mark the opening of three brand new show homes.

On Saturday 26th May, an extensive range of feathered friends will be welcoming visitors to the Fen Street development from 1pm during a static and flying display that is not to be missed.

This exclusive event is to celebrate the leading developer opening the doors to three of its new show homes at Eagles Rest, providing keen homebuyers with an opportunity to view the desirable properties.

No need to do it your-shelf with Barratt and David Wilson Homes during new homes week

New Homes Week

Five star homebuilders Barratt and David Wilson Homes are inviting Bedfordshire house hunters to down tools for a DIY amnesty during New Homes Week (May 14th to 20th) and consider the advantages of a new home.

74% of residents living in the county admit they would spend up to £5,000 on DIY, a survey conducted by the local developer has revealed.

Barratt Homes Northampton and David Wilson Homes South Midlands, which are both building new homes at a range of developments across the county suggest people should take a look at their selection of properties to see a home that’s ready to move into with no additional work necessary.

Leading homebuilder names road at scholar’s place after Alsager family

Charles Bennion

Barratt and David Wilson Homes North West has honoured a local Alsager family, by naming a street at its Scholar’s Place development, Charles Bennion Road after the farmer who used to own the land.

The Bennion family formerly farmed the land that the development is now built on, before it was the subject of a compulsory purchase order in 1940.

Charles Bennion was the owner of the land prior to World War II and his Grandson Charles Bennion has fond memories of playing on the land as a young child, which has become poignant in recent years as he now suffers from Alzheimer’s.