News Archive


The women on site looking to change perceptions

4th March, 2016

SHE first visited a construction site at just two days old and now Kim Cragen is climbing the career ladder with Redrow Homes as a trainee site assistant. Nationally women account for just 11% of construction workers and only 1% of those working on site. But Kim and her manager Zara Fairman, both based at […]


Redrow retains its place as a top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

2nd February, 2016

HOUSEBUILDER Redrow has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list for the third consecutive year. Sponsored by City & Guilds, the list is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices. The top 100 companies were announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards, which took place […]


New app slashes CSCS card check times for home builders

2nd February, 2016

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) has launched a web-based application that will dramatically improve the accuracy and speed of verifying workers’ CSCS cards. It was developed through a partnership between the HBF, CSCS and specialist software solutions company Reference Point together with the support of Barratt Developments and Redrow Homes. HBF’s CSCS Smartcard Audit Assistant […]


New blog gives Graduates a flavour of Housebuilding Careers

6th January, 2016

A NEW blog written by graduates in the housebuilding industry and aimed at other university leavers has been launched by Redrow Homes.   The goal is for existing trainees, who are already undertaking Redrow’s intensive graduate training programme, to provide an insight into life with the company and help those considering a career in housebuilding […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 – – and guides our customers through the whole journey from searching for and purchasing a […]


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 […]