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Apprenticeship Excellence Awards

FRIDAY 28th September saw the our first ever awards ceremony created to celebrate the hard work and commitment of our apprentices across the UK. The Apprenticeship Excellence awards were held at Jurys Inn, Hinckley in Leicestershire, and were attended by all trade apprentices from across the business, as well as Redrow’s regional managing directors and […]

Sales Consultant of the Year closes in on 25th anniversary

Redrow sales consultant, Carol Sokol, is close to celebrating 25 years’ service with the housebuilder. In her time at Redrow, mainly serving Redrow’s Lancashire division, Carol has received a number of awards for quality customer care and recommendations from new home buyers. This included scooping Redrow’s regional Sales Consultant of the Year prize earlier this […]

Trainees help children’s centre garden blossom

CHILDREN at Wrexham Early Years Centre have a revamped play area and garden to enjoy after a team of graduates from housebuilder Redrow took on a makeover challenge. The outdoor area at the school, which caters for children aged two to five with additional learning needs, was looking tired and “in need of some TLC” […]

Apprenticeship Report 2018 – Building Better Apprenticeships

Leading UK housebuilder Redrow’s second annual research report, Building better apprenticeships: Delivering skills to drive UK productivity, has discovered that the perception of construction as an apprenticeship pathway has improved with a 14% increase (62%) of young people considering a job in the sector this year. Following on from its first apprenticeship report in 2017, […]

Redrow launches first ever housebuilding degree

Redrow, in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and Coleg Cambria, one of the UK’s largest colleges have established the UK’s first dedicated Housebuilding Degree. LJMU have also validated the qualification. The first students to embark on the degree programme will be Redrow team members and they will start their course in 2018. Over […]

Redrow Top 100 Apprenticeship employer for fifth year

Redrow has been recognised at the National Apprenticeship Awards as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer for a record fifth year in a row. With over 1,000 entries to the awards each year from a wide-range of industries, competition to make the Top 100 is fierce. It is understood that Redrow is one of the few […]

Apprentice Elizabeth’s brush with MP

HAVING painted a picture of what it’s like working on site when they met at the House of Commons, Redrow apprentice Elizabeth Gibbs invited Leicester West MP Liz Kendall to see for herself with a visit to Hamilton Gardens. The pair first met in October 2017 when Elizabeth was highly commended in the Youth Build […]

Site manager builds success with national award

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 […]

Sales team in Midlands expands

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 […]

Site manager Dan ‘seals’ top award

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 […]

Redrow ‘Rust-bucketeers’ raise buckets for charity

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 […]

Redrow employees gear up for charity cycle ride

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]