News Archive

2017

November
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Site manager builds success with national award

29th November, 2017

REDROW site manager Martin Caldwell has cemented his place at the top of the construction trade after taking the title of National Residential Site Agent of the Year. The 35-year-old won the coveted award at the Grand Finals of the LABC Building Excellence Awards, held at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in London. Boss of […]

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Sales team in Midlands expands

24th November, 2017

A HUSBAND and wife, plus two school friends are among the latest additions to the growing sales team at Redrow’s Midlands business. Five new sales consultants have been recruited to the Midlands team which has launched seven new developments in five locations across the region in recent months. Jack Robinson and wife Megan, are selling new […]

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Site manager Dan ‘seals’ top award

16th November, 2017

PLACING him in the top 1% of his profession, former Redrow apprentice turned award winning site manager Dan Cato has scooped one of construction’s top industry honours – after less than two years in the job. Dan Cato, 24, from Fleetwood, won the National House Building Council’s (NHBC) coveted Seal of Excellence award – the next […]

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Redrow ‘Rust-bucketeers’ raise buckets for charity

7th November, 2017

FUELLED by the idea of raising money for a charity close to home, Redrow employees have made an epic journey from Northampton to North Africa. They had geared up to raise £10,000 for the Henry Allen Trust, but overtook their target thanks to the generosity of colleagues, housing industry contacts, friends, family and people they met […]

October
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Redrow employees gear up for charity cycle ride

27th October, 2017

Employees at Redrow’s South East division recently hit the road for a 132 mile cycle ride across Kent raising in excess of £13,000 for local downs syndrome charity, 21 Together, and the Royal British Legion. Ten staff from commercial, buying, technical, planning and construction plotted a route that involved visiting all ten of Redrow’s developments […]

September
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Graduate Alex sets sight on being a site manager

27th September, 2017

WOMEN account for just 12% of the housebuilding workforce and, while most of them have office based roles, graduate Alex Shine is looking forward to building her career on site. Former University of Northampton student Alex initially joined Redrow on the company’s rotational graduate training scheme. Having completed the programme she’s now been taken on […]

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Inspire Summit 2017 for women in construction

21st September, 2017

The inaugural Inspire Summit brought together almost 400 construction, engineering & housing professionals to hear about the achievements of women blazing a trail in the built environment. The event, hosted by award-winning journalist and broadcaster Marverine Cole, was attended by men and women working in the built environment, as well as students and school pupils […]

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Redrow rides in to support Stafford Sportive

14th September, 2017

WHEELING out sponsorship for the Stafford Sportive wasn’t enough for Redrow – the housebuilder also entered a team of cyclists in the event. The Redrow riders were among almost 300 cyclists who took part in the event, organised by RideStaffs with the Lewis Partnership.   Strategic planning director Richard Edwards took part in the event […]

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Katherine lands her dream job

6th September, 2017

A MAJOR part of her job is to secure land for Redrow, but the latest asset Katherine Ball has secured is a job promotion for herself. Katherine, 24, from Wilmslow, has been confirmed as land manager for Redrow’s Lancashire division, after 18 months’ preparation for the role as trainee land manager and, before that, a […]

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Amy recognised with employee award

4th September, 2017

Amy Bates has been rewarded for her positivity, productivity and professionalism – proof that she landed firmly on her feet as new employee at Redrow Homes. Initially Amy was devastated when she dislocated her knee just two months into her new job as a sales consultant for Redrow. But it turned out to be a […]

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Award for ‘helpful hero’ of sales

1st September, 2017

SALES Co-ordinator, Lisa Kennedy has been rewarded for her calm approach and friendly demeanour at work, scooping the Employee of the Year accolade from Redrow Homes in Yorkshire. Lisa has had two very enjoyable spells working for the housebuilder. She initially spent 11 years working as a part-time sales consultant and then returned to the […]

August
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Apprentice joiner carves out career with award

29th August, 2017

Apprentice Joiner, Tom Trigg was destined for a career in sport and fitness until he figured he was better off getting a trade. Things are certainly working out better for the Barnsley-born 20-year-old after he was awarded the title of 2017 Apprentice of the Year for Redrow Homes (Yorkshire). “It was such a shock but, obviously, […]

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Lancashire team shower apprentice with top award

23rd August, 2017

APPRENTICE plumber Owen Caslin-Barnes is awash with pride after winning one of Redrow’s most coveted accolades, Apprentice of the Year. The 18-year-old from Halewood has been awarded the top title for Redrow’s Lancashire division – which includes parts of Merseyside and Greater Manchester – after being chosen from a host of young individuals who have […]

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Ex-apprentice highlights commitment to own talent

22nd August, 2017

Former apprentice Shaun Phoenix has been promoted to area construction manager for Redrow Homes, a role which sees him overseeing several successful developments in the Merseyside area. It is the latest upward move for the father-of-two, who started his career with the homebuilder as an apprentice joiner when he left school at 16, and he’s […]

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Air Cadets on cloud nine after Yorkshire visit

4th August, 2017

LOCAL cadets are flying high on engineering knowledge after being invited to one of our developments in Yorkshire. Around 20 cadets from the 2434 (Church Fenton) Squadron Air Training Corps, aged between 13 and 18, visited our Saxon Gardens development to find out more about engineering in the house building industry. Redrow’s technical director David Faraday spoke […]