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NOVEMBER 2017

COUNTRYSIDE SCOOPS TWO AWARDS AT THE BARNET ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

01/12/2017

Award-winning homebuilder, Countryside, has been presented with two of the top awards at the Barnet Architecture Awards. Countryside’s Brook Valley Gardens development took the top accolade, being awarded first place, whilst The Mount at Millbrook Park was awarded second.

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HELPING HAND FOR SECOND STEPPERS MAKING THE NEXT MOVE

29/11/2017

One third* of the county’s homeowners moving into their second home are unaware of the help available for selling their existing properties.

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BROOK VALLEY GARDENS WINS BEST RESIDENTIAL NEW BUILD

29/11/2017

Brook Valley Gardens, which forms part of the regeneration of the former Dollis Valley Estate in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, has won the award for ‘Best Residential New Build (10+ units)’ at the Delivering for Barnet Architecture Awards 2017.

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CUTTING OUT COFFEE HOUSE CHAINS HELPED US SAVE FOR OUR HOME

28/11/2017

Savvy saving and cutting out her morning latte helped self-confessed “big-time shopper” Elisha Marsland save for her first home with fiance Mike Kirkham in less than a year.

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BEAULIEU PROVIDES THE BACKDROP FOR ‘BEST OF’ EVENT IN CHELMSFORD

16/11/2017

On 11th and 12th November, home builder Countryside hosted an exclusive ‘Best of’ event at Beaulieu, showcasing the very best in new homes, cars and in home entertainment in Essex.

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COUNTRYSIDE COMBINE OLD AND NEW IN COLCHESTER

15/11/2017

The oldest town in England, Colchester is a popular destination for homebuyers thanks to its wealth of history and outstanding potential.

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WIGAN HOUSE HUNTERS SNAP UP ADVICE AT SHOWHOME LAUNCH

15/11/2017

House hunters in Wigan were invited to attend the opening of Countryside’s highly anticipated Hamilton Square show village last weekend in Atherton, where house prices start at £179,950.

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‘BILL DING’ EDUCATES HAINAULT STUDENTS ON LOCAL NEW HOMES

15/11/2017

Year five students at Coppice Primary School in Hainault received a special visit from Countryside’s industry mascot, Bill Ding, during a class for their Settlements Project on Tuesday 14th November.

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PHASE 2 PLANNING APPROVAL AT £172M SOUTH OXHEY CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT

14/11/2017

Three Rivers District Council has granted planning consent for Phase 2 of the £172m redevelopment in South Oxhey, Hertfordshire. As part of the phase two works, Countryside and Home Group will work with the council to deliver 174 new homes, 7,500 sq ft of retail space and a new market place. Works are already underway with Phase 1 to deliver the first 140 homes and 21,000 sq ft of retail space. Phase 2 works will begin in April 2018.

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HELPING HAND FOR SECOND STEPPERS IN MERSEYSIDE

13/11/2017

An astounding 50%* of the county’s homeowners moving into their second home are unaware of the help available for selling their existing properties.

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Corporate blog

MY COUNTRYSIDE GRADUATE SCHEME - BY MATTHEW AIHIE

10/11/2017

I am a new member of the Countryside team, just a few weeks in to my two-year graduate programme, but it’s been a great start so far. I applied for the graduate programme when I was still at university, and because of the obvious merits and credentials of Countryside’s scheme, I put together a really strong application for it.

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ACTON GARDENS RECOGNISED AT EALING CIVIC SOCIETY AWARDS

10/11/2017

Acton Gardens, one of London’s largest regeneration schemes, has been highly commended at the Ealing Civic Society Award Scheme 2017. The award is for phases 3.1, 3.2 and 4, which between them have delivered 347 new homes, a new park and new local supermarket.*

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THE JEWEL IN ELIZABETH’S CROWN: NEW PENTHOUSE APARTMENTS IN HAROLD WOOD

10/11/2017

Homebuyers looking for a modern penthouse, within an easy commute to London should take a look at the recently launched penthouses at Countryside’s Kings Park development in Harold Wood, Havering, London. Ideal for those who are looking for an impressive new home, these spacious top-floor apartments are located just moments away from Harold Wood station, and are also available with just a 5% deposit, thanks to the London Help to Buy scheme.

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VINCENT LACOVARA AND PAUL AUGARDE WIN AT ALAN CHERRY PLACEMAKING AWARDS

08/11/2017

Countryside, one of the UK’s leading home builders specialising in placemaking and urban regeneration, has announced the winners of its 2017 Alan Cherry Placemaking Awards. Organised in honour of the company’s late founder, Alan Cherry CBE DL, the event took place on Wednesday 1 November at The Shard’s Shangri-La Hotel.

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COUNTRYSIDE WINS BEST LARGE HOUSEBUILDER AWARD

08/11/2017

The Brentwood-based homebuilder Countryside received the most coveted award at the 2017 Housebuilder awards last night, being named ‘Large Housebuilder of the year’.

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COUNTRYSIDE RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENT DESIGN AT ABODE, GREAT KNEIGHTON

07/11/2017

Homebuilder Countryside has recently been recognised for its exceptional design at Great Kneighton in Cambridge, at the 2017 Housebuilder Awards. In a highly competitive category, the Windham house design, available at Abode, part of the wider Great Kneighton development, was awarded the Best House Design for three storeys or fewer. Countryside was also named ‘Best Large Housebuilder of the Year’ at the ceremony.

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FIND YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE AT GREAT KNEIGHTON

07/11/2017

Cambridge has recently been revealed as the best city to find a job , with fewer jobseekers per vacancy than any other town in the UK. Located just outside the centre of this vibrant and historical city, Countryside at Great Kneighton has launched a new show apartment at its Aura development, showcasing the ideal new home for those who are looking to live and work in the same area.

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Corporate blog

IS OUR GRADUATE PROGRAMME FOR YOU? - BY VICTORIA KIDD

01/11/2017

Our Graduate Scheme first began in 1980, with our very own CEO of Partnership South, Graham Cherry, being the very first graduate to enter the programme!

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT AT ST LUKE’S PARK SHOW HOME

01/11/2017

According to research by Zoopla, it takes potential purchasers less than 30 minutes to decide whether a new home is right for them, with almost a quarter (24%) admitting to knowing within ten minutes or less.

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NEW HOMES RELEASED IN AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY

01/11/2017

Recent research has revealed that homes within Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are of greater than average value, due to demand being higher than the number of homes available . To meet the need for homes, Countryside is preparing to launch its latest development, Herschel Place, located in the tranquil village of Hawkhurst, set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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