Five star Redrow makes it five awards in a row

REDROW Homes has gained top marks for the fifth consecutive year in the Home Builders Federation’s annual customer satisfaction survey.   Redrow Homes earned the revered five star rating after more than 90% of its homeowners said that they were satisfied with the quality of their new home and would recommend Redrow to a friend, in […]

Redrow to launch recruitment drive during national apprenticeship week

FIFTY young people are being given the opportunity to forge a successful career with one of the country’s largest housebuilders.   Redrow Homes is launching its annual apprentice recruitment drive at the start of National Apprenticeship Week (March 9 – 13).   The housebuilder already ranks in The City & Guilds top 100 apprentice employers […]

Apprentices audience with the Prime Minister

THREE trainees from Redrow were invited to a special reception at 10 Downing Street this week, where they rubbed shoulders with Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior ministers. Bricklaying apprentice Liam Sargeant, former trainee turned assistant site manager Ashley Terron, both from Warrington, and former Hull apprentice Tom Dixon, all award-winners at Redrow, enjoyed […]

New eLearning will build on Redrow’s Eco credentials

SUSTAINABILITY is a central principle of Redrow’s housing business and, to further embed these values, all staff are now undergoing relevant training.   Naturally that training is being delivered in a sustainable and eco-efficient way; through the introduction of a new eLearning module that is completed online at a time to suit each individual employee. […]

Redrow launches in-house training for budding designers and engineers

YOUNG people with a passion for design and engineering have been taken on by Redrow Homes after the housebuilder launched a new technical apprenticeship programme.   Following a successful pilot scheme last year, Redrow has now developed a bespoke course with Coleg Cambria, based in North East Wales, which results in formal qualifications and is […]

Staff mark 40th year by raising £419,000

TO CELEBRATE Redrow’s 40th anniversary, dedicated employees of the national housebuilder have taken part in an epic charity fundraising mission.   Over the course of 2014 staff have raised a mammoth £418,922 for good causes through a variety of daredevil antics, fitness challenges and other activities. And that amazing total has since been boosted to […]

Laying foundations for site managers of the future

A NEW course has been launched to provide trainees with the skills to become the site manager of the future. Redrow has re-launched its trainee site assistant programme, which now provides participants with formal qualifications and is the first scheme of its kind to be backed by NHBC (National House-Building Council).   The FTSE 250 […]

Green teams take a walk on the wild side

THE green surroundings of a nature reserve  provided inspiration for a group of Redrow employees tasked with making the housebuilder’s operations more eco-friendly.   Redrow’s ‘green teams’ gathered at the Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, the headquarters of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (WKWT) in Coventry, to see how the organisation’s work could help them in their […]

Redrow scores award for going green

Redrow won the ‘Green Award’ at the 2014 Daily Post Business Awards, which were sponsored by the Welsh Government and Bangor University.   The accolade recognised the organisation which had best demonstrated good environmental or sustainability practice by reducing energy costs, minimising waste or otherwise taking steps to shrink its carbon footprint. Nigel Smith, Redrow’s Group […]

Redrow installs lifesaving equipement in every office

WITH backing from a heart charity and professional footballer Fabrice Muamba Redrow Homes has placed lifesaving defibrillators in each of its main offices across England and Wales.   Muamba is an ambassador for Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), The Heart Rhythm Charity, and, as part of the charity’s “Defibs Save Lives” campaign, Redrow has installed 11 more […]

Redrow strikes gold at Oscars of the housebuilding industry

Redrow Homes has scooped the gold award for ‘best large housebuilder’ at the highly regarded WhatHouse? Awards 2014. The homebuilder, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in November, was named “the best of the big guns” at a glittering ceremony, often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the homebuilding industry’, at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on […]

Winners mount up for Redrow at prestigious UK Property Awards

REDROW has scooped no less than eight top honours at this year’s UK Property Awards, including two coveted ‘best in the UK awards’ for its national consumer website and one of its exclusive London developments. Other schemes in Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire and West Yorkshire collected ‘Highly Commended’ awards.   Coming as the housebuilder is about […]

Redrow looks to boost bumblebee population

Redrow has been busy building homes of a different kind in a bid to reverse a serious decline in the UK’s bumblebee population. As the first major housebuilder to partner with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT), Redrow has made a commitment to introduce a series of eco-friendly habitats to boost bumblebee numbers and support other […]

Students home in on the environment

ECO-MINDED university students have been learning how one housebuilder creates sustainable developments. A dozen post graduates visited Redrow Homes’ Goetre Uchaf development in Bangor to discover more about how environmental legislation applies to businesses, particularly those creating the communities of tomorrow.   Redrow is building 245 new homes at the site in Penrhosgarnedd and has […]

Ashley cements his award-winning reputation

REDROW trainee Ashley Terron is celebrating after being crowned Apprenticeship Champion of the year for the North West – with the next stop the National Apprenticeship Awards finals.   The accolade recognises former apprentices who have made exceptional achievements since completing their qualification and go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships.   Nominated by his […]