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MARCH 2017

New Homes blog

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN GET A MORTGAGE AT GMV - BY SAM OTTERBURN

31/03/2017

Sam Otterburn, one of our new residents at Greenwich Millennium Village has been kind enough to share his experience of the London Help to Buy scheme when purchasing his new one bedroom apartment at this exciting development.

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RICHARD BARRETT WINS ALAN CHERRY PLACEMAKING AWARD

30/03/2017

The Alan Cherry Award for Placemaking has been presented to Richard Barrett, Head of Estate Regeneration at Brent Council. The award presentation took place on Tuesday, 28 March, at the City Hall London, organised by housebuilder Countryside, in honour of the late founder of the company, Alan Cherry CBE DL.

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New Homes blog

WHY BUY NEW? - BY EMMA FEARN

24/03/2017

House buyers looking to buy a new home are drawn by the fantastic opportunity to have a ‘blank canvas’ to personalise themselves, according to a report by the National House Building Council Foundation (NHBC).

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GOOD NEIGHBOURS AT THE HEART OF £600M ESTATE REGENERATION      

23/03/2017

 New research reveals 85 per cent of residents want to continue to live on the South Acton Estate    

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Corporate blog

HOW TO EMBRACE THE DANISH CONCEPT HYGGE IN YOUR HOME - BY HEATHER HOLL

17/03/2017

The 20th March marks the International Day of Happiness where thousands of people globally will take action to create a happier world together. The Danes are leading the way and have remained consistently at the top of the polls as the happiest people on earth, despite living in very little daylight during their six-month winter. It is argued that their happiness is a direct result of hygge.

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CHIC APARTMENTS COMING SOON TO NEW CHELMSFORD COMMUNITY

13/03/2017

Apartments will soon be available for the first time at Beaulieu, Countryside and L&Q’s hugely popular new development in Chelmsford, Essex. Launching in Spring 2017, Beaulieu Square is a collection of new homes offering contemporary city style living.

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New Homes blog

MEET THE WOMEN WORKING HARD IN HOUSE BUILDING - BY REBECCA WORTHINGTON

08/03/2017

In celebration of International Women’s Day today, Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of the Women in Business Group for Countryside employees, Rebecca Worthington highlights the important roles that women play in what is typically considered a male-dominated sector.

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COUNTRYSIDE BOOSTS EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS FOR KNOWSLEY RESIDENTS

06/03/2017

Construction of more than 500 new homes has seen apprentices flourish through home builder Countryside’s ‘Employment and Skills Plan’, in partnership with Knowsley Council.

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New Homes blog

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TRAINEE SITE MANAGER APPRENTICE - BY SUPANJA DAVIES

02/03/2017

With National Apprenticeship Week well underway, where the industry recognises the dedication and commitment of our apprentices, Trainee Site Manager at Acton Gardens and Ealing Apprentice of the Year 2016, Supanja Davies explains her apprenticeship experience with Countryside so far.

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