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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our apprentices ply new trades at Martin House

TRADE apprentices from Redrow Homes found the perfect way to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (March 6-10) – volunteering their services to Martin House Children’s Hospice. Four of Redrow’s 17 Yorkshire-based trade apprentices – led by Redrow’s quality assurance manager Gary Woodhouse – took a day out from their respective trades to help decorate some rooms […]

Ledsham-based apprentices join forces to construct ‘Apprentice House’

Redrow’s apprentices in Ledsham have been working together to create an ‘Apprentice House’ – a Redrow constructed home with all electrical, plumbing and joinery work completed by apprentices. Redrow’s apprentices have been celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, which raises awareness of the benefits of apprenticeships, by undertaking a range of skill-enhancing activities across the UK. The apprentices, […]

Bright idea to enhance apprentice training

A PARTNERSHIP approach to training is helping Redrow equip electrical apprentices in the Midlands with new skills. The housebuilder has one of the industry’s best records for training and developing its staff and around 15% of its 2,200 employees are trainees. Redrow has a long-standing working relationship with Nottingham-based MA Broughton Electrical Contractors going back […]