News Archive

2014

December
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Laying foundations for site managers of the future

12th December, 2014

A NEW course has been launched to provide trainees with the skills to become the site manager of the future. Redrow has re-launched its trainee site assistant programme, which now provides participants with formal qualifications and is the first scheme of its kind to be backed by NHBC (National House-Building Council).   The FTSE 250 […]

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Green teams take a walk on the wild side

12th December, 2014

THE green surroundings of a nature reserve  provided inspiration for a group of Redrow employees tasked with making the housebuilder’s operations more eco-friendly.   Redrow’s ‘green teams’ gathered at the Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, the headquarters of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (WKWT) in Coventry, to see how the organisation’s work could help them in their […]

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Redrow scores award for going green

9th December, 2014

Redrow won the ‘Green Award’ at the 2014 Daily Post Business Awards, which were sponsored by the Welsh Government and Bangor University.   The accolade recognised the organisation which had best demonstrated good environmental or sustainability practice by reducing energy costs, minimising waste or otherwise taking steps to shrink its carbon footprint. Nigel Smith, Redrow’s Group […]

November
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Redrow installs lifesaving equipement in every office

27th November, 2014

WITH backing from a heart charity and professional footballer Fabrice Muamba Redrow Homes has placed lifesaving defibrillators in each of its main offices across England and Wales.   Muamba is an ambassador for Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), The Heart Rhythm Charity, and, as part of the charity’s “Defibs Save Lives” campaign, Redrow has installed 11 more […]

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Redrow strikes gold at Oscars of the housebuilding industry

27th November, 2014

Redrow Homes has scooped the gold award for ‘best large housebuilder’ at the highly regarded WhatHouse? Awards 2014. The homebuilder, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in November, was named “the best of the big guns” at a glittering ceremony, often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the homebuilding industry’, at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on […]

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Winners mount up for Redrow at prestigious UK Property Awards

27th November, 2014

REDROW has scooped no less than eight top honours at this year’s UK Property Awards, including two coveted ‘best in the UK awards’ for its national consumer website and one of its exclusive London developments. Other schemes in Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire and West Yorkshire collected ‘Highly Commended’ awards.   Coming as the housebuilder is about […]

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Redrow looks to boost bumblebee population

27th November, 2014

Redrow has been busy building homes of a different kind in a bid to reverse a serious decline in the UK’s bumblebee population. As the first major housebuilder to partner with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT), Redrow has made a commitment to introduce a series of eco-friendly habitats to boost bumblebee numbers and support other […]

October
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Students home in on the environment

30th October, 2014

ECO-MINDED university students have been learning how one housebuilder creates sustainable developments. A dozen post graduates visited Redrow Homes’ Goetre Uchaf development in Bangor to discover more about how environmental legislation applies to businesses, particularly those creating the communities of tomorrow.   Redrow is building 245 new homes at the site in Penrhosgarnedd and has […]

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Ashley cements his award-winning reputation

30th October, 2014

REDROW trainee Ashley Terron is celebrating after being crowned Apprenticeship Champion of the year for the North West – with the next stop the National Apprenticeship Awards finals.   The accolade recognises former apprentices who have made exceptional achievements since completing their qualification and go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships.   Nominated by his […]

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Redrow targets 2015 Graduates

14th October, 2014

WITH research showing students are beginning their job search earlier than ever, Redrow Homes has launched its 2015 graduate recruitment campaign. The FTSE-250 housebuilder runs a number of programmes perfect for university leavers to get a strong foothold on the career ladder. Proving its commitment to nurturing young talent, the company has just taken on […]

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Redrow recruits its first commercial apprentices

2nd October, 2014

HOUSEBUILDER Redrow has recruited a dozen trainees as part of a new scheme to develop ‘home grown’ surveyors.   The FTSE 250 company teamed up with Coleg Cambria and the Chartered Surveyors Trust to create a two-year apprenticeship programme. The 12 new recruits, all aged between 16 and 21, will now work towards an NVQ […]

September
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Award-winning appentices build homes and careers with Redrow

30th September, 2014

AS competition for apprenticeships increases, four outstanding trainees working for homebuilder Redrow have shown what it takes to succeed in the industry.   The developer’s highly contested ‘Apprentice of the Year’ awards for 2014 have been presented to four apprentices who impressed judges with their performance.   Daniel O’Shea, 32, a Lancashire-based decorator, has been […]

August
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Graduate trainee hopes to make homebuilding greener

4th August, 2014

A PASSION for environmental issues has led to graduate Anna Hughes being recruited by Redrow’s sustainability department, highlighting both the company’s commitment to young people and reducing its carbon footprint.   Anna joins the housebuilder’s experienced team tackling environmental issues from the eco performance of its homes to the impact of developments on local ecology. […]

July
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Laying the foundation for a career with Redrow

24th July, 2014

A CONSTRUCTION open day to help Redrow build its Midlands’ workforce has been heralded a success attracting would-be apprentices to site managers and everything in between. More than 70 people attended and Redrow is hoping to recruit a number of new employees as a result. The Creating Careers event held at the Motorcycle Museum in […]

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Redrow extends its apprenticeship offering

15th July, 2014

A NEW commercial apprenticeship is being offered by Redrow as the company looks to develop ‘home grown’ surveyors.   The training scheme has been developed alongside Coleg Cambria and the Chartered Surveyors Trust in line with Redrow’s business needs. It will see 12 candidates complete a two year apprenticeship as they work towards an NVQ […]