Graduate Alex sets sight on being a site manager

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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Apprentice joiner carves out career with award

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

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

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

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 […]

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Site manager recognised at safety awards

A FORMER apprentice turned site manager has been awarded a Pride in the Job ‘Quality’ Award after only 18 months in the role for Redrow. Dan Cato, 24, was among a record number of the housebuilder’s employees to receive the prestigious industry award from the NHBC (National House Building Council) for his work at The […]

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Undergraduates open garden for dementia patients

UNDERGRADUATES at Redrow helped to create a sensory garden to help dementia patients at a Deeside hospital, in North Wales. Seven students, who are all undertaking work placements with Redrow Homes across the country, teamed up to create the special outdoor area at Deeside Community Hospital, which is pioneering a host of projects to help people regain […]

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Redrow Homes apprentices reach final in nationwide challenge

Apprentices from Redrow South West have been named finalists in a prestigious nationwide hunt to find the UK’s most diligent and enthusiastic apprentices. After four months of hard work, the nine-strong team from Redrow’s Bristol office has been chosen to represent the South West in the national finals of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge, which celebrates […]

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Apprentice job swaps with managing director

A Redrow South West plumbing apprentice completed a job swap with regional managing director Lee Hawker as part of a national challenge to raise the profile of apprenticeships. Jacob Leworthy is competing in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 alongside eight fellow trainees from the Redrow South West team who are hoping to win the title […]

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Redrow apprentices revamp young carers’ garden

Apprentices from Redrow Homes South West revamped the Carers Support Centre’s Young Carers Zone Garden at The Vassall Centre in Fishponds, Bristol. The nine youngsters from Redrow helped to re-level paths, landscape the garden and built a pizza oven and barbeque for the young carers at the centre to enjoy. Work on improving the garden […]