News Archive

2015

December
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Redrow shines with silver award for sustainability

9th December, 2015

REDROW Homes has been rewarded for its efforts to become more sustainable with an independent award.   The Flintshire-based homebuilder received a silver award from NextGeneration, an independent organisation which benchmarks the UK’s top 25 housebuilders on their sustainability performance.   Launched in 2006, to drive greener development and highlight best-in-class performance within the industry, […]

November
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Redrow strikes gold for second year at What House Awards

24th November, 2015

FOR the second consecutive year, Redrow Homes has been named ‘best large housebuilder’ at a national ceremony widely regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of house building. The Redrow Homes scooped the Gold title at the glittering What House? Awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on Friday (November 20). Judges said: “In this category it is important […]

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Why construction offers graduates a limitless path

4th November, 2015

AS MAJOR national housebuilder Redrow Homes launches recruitment for its 2016 graduate scheme, it has compiled the top 10 reasons why graduates should consider a career in construction.   From the varied nature of the careers on offer, to the boundless opportunities for progression and development, the construction industry is bolstering its image and Redrow […]

October
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Building careers for South Essex College’s construction students

19th October, 2015

Redrow Homes has formed a partnership with South Essex College, to provide apprenticeships, graduate roles and work placements for the College’s construction students.   Redrow is one of The City & Guilds Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK, taking on young people in trade, office and commercial apprenticeships. Redrow through its Eastern office, based […]

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Double Celebration For Top Apprentice Employer Redrow

14th October, 2015

REDROW Homes has been named Great Britain Employer of the Year by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) – one of two awards won by the housebuilder in just one day. Cheshire-based Redrow trainee Liam Sargeant, 20, from Warrington, was also a winner at the CITB Apprenticeship Awards, held at Plaisterers Hall, London, where he […]

September
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Record number of Graduates taken on as UK housing market grows

22nd September, 2015

WE’VE taken on a record number of university graduates in 2015. After recently reporting another set of record annual results and to help meet high demand for our homes, we are investing heavily in the next generation of workers. Having already taken on 23 university leavers this year, we are set to welcome a further […]

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First Housebuilder to deliver CPD accredited internal training

15th September, 2015

FOR the first time ever, a housebuilder’s own training courses can deliver CPD points recognised by industry bodies. Redrow has become the first national housebuilder to gain independent accreditation for its internally delivered training courses from CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Accreditation Service. It means employees who undertake endorsed internal courses will receive universally recognised CPD […]

August
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We’ve boosted our apprentice numbers

26th August, 2015

We’re taking on 80 trade apprentices this year – a 60% increase on 2014 – to give more young people the opportunity to forge a career in construction. We now have more than 100 bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, electrical and plumbing apprentices working on our housing sites across England and Wales, plus 28 office-based business […]

June
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Life saving efforts put Redrow in the running for ‘Everyday Heroes’ award

15th June, 2015

HOUSEBUILDER Redrow Homes has been shortlisted for a St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes Award for its efforts to place more than 100 lifesaving defibrillators at sites across England and Wales. The Flintshire based company is a finalist in the ‘Organisation of the Year for First Aid Excellence’ category. The award will go to the organisation […]

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We’re streamlining homebuying for our customers

15th June, 2015

AS WE strive to stay ahead of the competition, and give our customers the best possible buying experience, we’ve given our industry-leading ‘My Redrow’ online service a design overhaul.   My Redrow’ is accessed via our consumer website – www.redrow.co.uk – and guides our customers through the whole journey from searching for and purchasing a […]

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Redrow commits to giving nature a home

15th June, 2015

IN A BID to reverse the decline of Britain’s native wildlife, Redrow is once again using its home-making skills to provide homes for a very different kind of customer. To mark a new wildlife partnership with RSPB, the national housebuilder has committed to providing new habitats where birds and animals can flourish around its new […]

March
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Five star Redrow makes it five awards in a row

13th March, 2015

REDROW Homes has gained top marks for the fifth consecutive year in the Home Builders Federation’s annual customer satisfaction survey.   Redrow Homes earned the revered five star rating after more than 90% of its homeowners said that they were satisfied with the quality of their new home and would recommend Redrow to a friend, in […]

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Redrow to launch recruitment drive during national apprenticeship week

12th March, 2015

FIFTY young people are being given the opportunity to forge a successful career with one of the country’s largest housebuilders.   Redrow Homes is launching its annual apprentice recruitment drive at the start of National Apprenticeship Week (March 9 – 13).   The housebuilder already ranks in The City & Guilds top 100 apprentice employers […]

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Apprentices audience with the Prime Minister

12th March, 2015

THREE trainees from Redrow were invited to a special reception at 10 Downing Street this week, where they rubbed shoulders with Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior ministers. Bricklaying apprentice Liam Sargeant, former trainee turned assistant site manager Ashley Terron, both from Warrington, and former Hull apprentice Tom Dixon, all award-winners at Redrow, enjoyed […]

February
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New eLearning will build on Redrow’s Eco credentials

23rd February, 2015

SUSTAINABILITY is a central principle of Redrow’s housing business and, to further embed these values, all staff are now undergoing relevant training.   Naturally that training is being delivered in a sustainable and eco-efficient way; through the introduction of a new eLearning module that is completed online at a time to suit each individual employee. […]