Work is entering its final phase on a new homes development which has generated £300,000 of investment in Alsager.
Around 70 homes are now occupied at Jones Homes’ Barrington Park development off Dunnocksfold Road. Once complete, there will be 117 homes at the development.
As part of its planning agreement, Jones Homes has contributed more than £238,000 towards primary and secondary education; more than £48,000 towards enhancements and play equipment at Hassall Road play area; £12,300 to improve natural habitats in the area; and £1,156 was put towards footpath improvements. A play area has also been created within Barrington Park, where three, four and five-bedroom homes are currently under construction.
Gemma Pownall, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes North West, said: “Barrington Park has been a popular development since we opened. As more and more homes have become occupied, we have watched a new community form. Many of our purchasers have moved from within Alsager and some already knew each other.
“The development has made a positive contribution to meeting the needs of local home-hunters. At Jones Homes, we pride ourselves on the quality of every home we build. This approach has generated high demand for homes of varying size at Barrington Park.
“Jones Homes has strong ties to Cheshire, with our head office and regional office based in Alderley Edge. We are proud to have directly contributed to improvements to the wider community through our planning agreement. This demonstrates the benefits new homes can bring for local infrastructure.”
The four-bedroom show home at Barrington Park is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday and from 11am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information call 01270 877126.
Jones Homes will invest £1.7m in infrastructure for Congleton and build a total of 232 homes after purchasing a second parcel of land on Manchester Road.
The first phase of 137 homes at Westlow Heath is well underway. Jones Homes has now secured adjoining land, where an additional 95 homes will be built.
Contributions to be made through planning agreements for Westlow Heath will now exceed £1.7m. This includes more than £1.1m to support local schools; £457,000 for road improvements; £98,000 for ecological measures; and £85,000 to improve green open spaces in Congleton.
Gemma Pownall, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes North West, said: “Congleton sits within Jones Homes’ Cheshire heartland and we are pleased to have made a commitment to build more new homes in the town.
“Westlow Heath is delivering a wide variety of homes, with three to five bedrooms, which are helping people to move onto, up or along the housing ladder. It has been popular with first-time buyers, growing families and those looking to move from an older property and benefit from all a new home has to offer.
“We have worked hard to ensure we are delivering a range of homes to meet the needs of people living in Congleton. Jones Homes has built its reputation on delivering exemplary quality and high specification and these hallmarks are prevalent at Westlow Heath.
“Our planning contributions will ensure the infrastructure is in place to support the community as it grows and will deliver benefits to people throughout Congleton.”
Four and five-bedroom homes are currently available at Westlow Heath, with prices ranging from £269,950 to £459,950. To find out more, visit the show homes from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday or from 11am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays or call 01260 274781.
The site of a former monastery in Eccleston has become visible to the public for the first time in more than 100 years as a new homes development takes shape.
Jones Homes is building 12 houses within the grounds of the former Carmelite Monastery off Green Lane. One of the homes will incorporate the refurbishment of the former gatekeeper’s lodge.
The monastery stood behind a high stone wall, which will be preserved. However, the wall has been lowered along Houghtons Lane, where a new access road is being built.
Gemma Pownall, Sales Director for Jones Homes North West, said: “There has always been a sense of intrigue around this site because it was so closed off from the rest of the community.
“Since we lowered the wall, people have been taking the opportunity to view the progress of the new development and to take in the landscape.
“The mature trees within the grounds provide real character. The woodland around the boundaries was a key factor in determining the layout of the development. Every home will have a large garden, enhanced by the woodland setting.
“We are now able to take our customers onto the site to show them around and look forward to welcoming the first residents in the spring.”
The monastery closed in 2015 and Jones Homes bought the land last year after securing planning consent. The monastery buildings were demolished earlier this year and work on the first homes is now advancing. The gated development will include a range of four and five-bedroom detached houses.
The development has been named Springfield Gate, a reference to the 19th century building Springfield House which stood on the land until it was demolished in the 1980s. Before belonging to Springfield House, the land is thought to have been part of Eccleston Hall Estate.
There are currently four homes available for sale at Springfield Gate, ranging from £589,950 to £619,950. Jones Homes is also building two to five-bedroom homes at Eccleston Grange off Millfields in Eccleston.
Jones Homes has announced plans to build in Kendal.after acquiring 5.17 hectares of land on Milnthorpe Road and has planning permission for a stunning residential development of 110 high quality new build homes, including 38 affordable properties (18 of which will be available to purchase at a discounted value).
Known as Stonecross Meadows, the impressive new development will be built to Jones Homes’ exacting standards and feature an exceptional selection of three, four and five bedroom detached and semi-detached properties.
To complement the natural lie of the land in the area, the housebuilder will also introduce two new split level housetypes at Stonecross Meadows, designed exclusively for this development.
Bursting with character, both inside and out, the properties will benefit from thoughtfully designed elevations and a variety of external finishes for maximum kerb appeal. They will also boast a superior internal specification that features contemporary kitchens with integrated appliances, modern bathrooms and en suites and a range of high quality fixtures and fittings.
Every last detail has been carefully considered to delight even the most discerning of homebuyers and ensure that properties from Jones Homes stand apart from competitors.
Managing director at Jones Homes, Gary Hardy, commented: “We are delighted to have secured land in Kendal and have the opportunity to showcase our homes in this enviable location on the edge of the Lake District National Park.
“Kendal is a thriving market town and a highly desirable place to live and work, or own a second home. Our Stonecross Meadows development promises to offer an array of highly specified new homes in an attractive semi-rural setting. We’ve already received a great deal of interest in the scheme and anticipate properties being in high demand once they are officially released for sale.”
Stonecross Meadows is Jones Homes’ first development in south Lakeland. The company has a history of excellence and an enviable reputation for build quality and customer care across the UK and is delighted to be expanding into Cumbria, bringing its highly sought after new build homes to buyers in Kendal and the surrounding areas.
Underlining its commitment to the region, Jones Homes has already committed to contribute more than £300,000 towards improving educational facilities in the town and improvement of local highways.
Construction at Stonecross Meadows is expected to start in April and take around four years. Homes are expected to be released for sale from Summer 2018 with showhomes to follow in early 2019 and the first homes ready for occupation in Spring 2019.
Alex Bedson, a Site Manager for Jones Homes, has won a prestigious Regional Award from the National House Building Council (NHBC) in its much coveted Pride in the Job Awards 2017.
Based at Jones Homes’ exclusive Bollin Park development in Wilmslow, Alex was honoured for his dedication to building homes of exceptional quality.
He was selected from more than 16,000 site managers from across the UK, and is one of only 12 site managers in the country to be recognised for his outstanding achievements.
Alex received his North West Regional Award in the medium builder category, and he is now automatically put forward as a candidate to compete for the ultimate accolade; a Pride in the Job Supreme Award, which will be announced in January 2018.
Having won a Pride in the Job award previously, it is the first time that Alex, who has been a site manager for over 10 years, has progressed so far in the competition.
First to congratulate Alex on his amazing achievement was Jones Homes’ Managing Director, Gary Hardy, who said: “This is a first for Jones Homes and we are incredibly proud of Alex for winning a Regional Award from the NHBC for Bollin Park. The prestige that is associated with such an accolade is widely acknowledged in the industry and it is exceptionally good news for Jones Homes that one of our site managers has been recognised as one of the best in the country.
“Alex is a talented site manager and his passion, leadership skills and commitment to building properties of the highest quality at Bollin Park has resulted in him being honoured as a top performing UK-based site manager by the NHBC.”
Now in its 37th year, the Pride in the Job Award is the most highly regarded competition in the housebuilding industry, and one all site managers strive to achieve. Judging for the awards is rigorous, with each site manager assessed in 44 areas of site management, including technical knowledge, consistency in the build process and quality control.
Competition in the North West was tough, with a total of four site managers in the region taking home a Regional Award.
On his Regional Award win, Alex says: “It is brilliant news! The Pride in the Job Awards are hugely competitive amongst site managers and I am thrilled to have progressed this far in the competition. To be put forward for the Supreme Awards is overwhelming, but I am proud of what I have achieved at Bollin Park and the success of the development. It is a team effort and I hope we have something to celebrate once again in January.”
Bollin Park offers a stunning collection of magnificent four and five bedroom detached properties in a highly desirable and sought-after setting in Cheshire. Located on Adlington Road, a leafy and attractive part of Wilmslow, the development is close to the town centre and just a short drive from the neighbouring villages of Prestbury and Alderley Edge.
Work is now almost complete at The Orchards in Netherthong, which is supporting the sustainable growth of a Holme Valley village.
Jones Homes is nearing completion of the 24 private sale four and five-bedroom homes at The Orchards on St Mary’s Avenue, Netherthong. The new development creates an artificial stone-fronted street scene designed to complement the existing village architecture.
The Orchards has provided six affordable homes to allow people to set down roots in the village, all of which are now occupied. Jones Homes has also contributed £79,350 to Kirklees Council for investment in recreational facilities at the play area in Netherthong.
Jayne Swift, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes Yorkshire, said: “The Orchards has become quickly established as part of the Netherthong community. With over 50 per cent of the homes now occupied, our new residents have enjoyed settling into life in the village. Some have moved from within the Holme Valley but others have come from as far afield as Manchester to take advantage of a rural lifestyle with excellent links to Holmfirth and the wider area.
“As building work is expected to be completed in April, we are proud to have created a collection of attractive homes which meet the need for family housing in the village. The Orchards has provided affordable homes and enhanced recreational facilities in Netherthong, as well as supporting jobs in the local economy. In addition to direct investment from developers, new homes enhance local economies by encouraging more people to support local businesses. The Home Builders Federation (HBF) estimates that each individual new home built creates or sustains three jobs."
Jones Homes has revealed how its new Simpson Park development on the former Harworth Colliery site will look.
The computer-generated image shows how the street scene will appear when some of the first homes are built and occupied.
Jones Homes is building 71 homes on land off Scrooby Road. It is the company’s second development in Harworth, having completed work at Woodland Grange in Scrooby Road in April 2018.
Simpson Park opened to visitors in February and Jones Homes has begun taking reservations. Two show homes will open at the development during the summer, when the first residents are also due to move in.
Jayne Swift, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes, said: “Jones Homes is now an established name in Harworth. Our previous development, Woodland Grange, was extremely popular, so our early purchasers were confident that we would deliver the same high standards at Simpson Park. It is always exciting to see how the homes will look and then to watch the street scene taking shape. We have been proudly showing computer generated images to our visitors and they have been enthusiastic about the designs and how the house types fit together.
“Inside, our homes offer the high specification on which we have built our reputation. We offer many features as standard which developers usually consider as chargeable extras – for example, fully-tiled bathrooms including walls and floors, kitchen appliances, an alarm, a doorbell, and turf to the rear of the garden, plus much more. Since we opened Simpson Park, it has been encouraging to welcome new visitors and some familiar faces. This is a friendly community and we are pleased to have received such a warm reception.”
Simpson Park is named in memory of Harworth cyclist Tom Simpson. The development will include three and four-bedroom homes in a range of styles and sizes.
Jones Homes has acquired a 1.1ha in Harthill, paving the way for the construction of 24 much-needed new homes.
Hillside Green will be a range of four and five-bedroom houses on land at Carr Holme off Winney Hill, and includes six affordable homes for local people and key workers.
Planning permission for the development, which involves the demolition of an existing bungalow on the site, was granted by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council in November last year.
As part of the planning agreement for the development, Jones Homes will be contributing around £89,000 towards the improvement of infrastructure and facilities in the Harthill area.
The figure includes a sustainable transport contribution of £12,000 and a Community Infrastructure Levey (CIL) of £77,000.
David Ruffley, Regional Director of Jones Homes Yorkshire, said: “Our vision for Harthill is to build a development that fits in with the local area and meets the needs of local buyers. We aim to add to the area with a development that is attractive, both in terms of its character and its appearance. We have taken advice from the local authority throughout the planning process on how best to achieve this. The hallmark Jones Homes quality and specification will contribute to the creation of new homes that people will aspire to live in.”
Work is now underway at the development and a sales centre is due to open on site during the summer.
Jones Homes knows that not all new homes are created equal. That’s why the company is proud to shout about the high specification of its homes at Simpson Park in Harworth.
Every detail has been attended to in the design of the three and four-bedroom homes off Scrooby Road. From Symphony kitchens with integrated appliances, to Porcelanosa’s fully tiled bathrooms with Aqualisa showers and Hansgrohe taps, Jones Homes is focused on ticking every box to create your dream home.
Each home has a turfed garden as standard. There are LED downlights, carefully planned TV points and even the chrome switches and sockets add an extra element of luxury.
Jayne Swift, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes, said: “We understand that buying a new home is one of the most exciting landmarks in our customers’ lives. It is a practical purchase which is inextricably linked to the emotion of achieving a dream. At Jones Homes we provide features as standard for which most developers would charge extra. This includes paint choices, turfed gardens and appliances that are built to last. Our customers reserve their homes safe in the knowledge that every element is created to the highest standards.”
Simpson Park is Jones Homes’ second development in Harworth. Work was completed in April 2018 at Woodland Grange, also located off Scrooby Road. Simpson Park also forms part of the wider redevelopment of the former Harworth Colliery site, which will bring hundreds of new homes to the town.
Jayne Swift said: “Harworth is a popular location which appeals to a broad range of people. Its location close to the A1, M1 and M62 scores highly with anyone who needs to travel across the region. This is a community which is excited about its future. Investment is being made to create new homes, a new school and a family pub, in addition to town centre improvements. Our aim is to make Jones Homes’ development at Simpson Park the destination of choice for home-hunters in Harworth. Our heritage in the town and the high specification we deliver are already helping us to achieve this.”
Two show homes will open at Simpson Park during the summer. Until then, customers can take advantage of pre-show home prices.
A 25-year-old property professional from Hull has been appointed as land buyer for Jones Homes Yorkshire after deciding to take his career in a different direction.
Alex Freeman-Laverack’s job hunt began when he decided he wanted a change from his role as a development consultant. He emailed friends in the property sector and was advised that his skills and experience of working on behalf of developers and local authorities suited the house building industry.
Researching his options, Alex (pictured here with Divisional Land Director, Howard Gray) came across Jones Homes and liking what he found about the company, he successfully applied to work in its Yorkshire division.
Now, as a land buyer for the company, he is tasked with researching the planning history of sites, preparing planning applications and submitting them, undertaking detailed viability assessments and much more.
Alex, who has a first-class BSc Honours degree in Planning and Development, said: “Having researched the company, I learned that Jones Homes’ Yorkshire division, although a relatively small team, forms part of the Emerson Group which owns and manages a commercial property portfolio worth more than £1bn. This offers a fantastic sense of stability throughout the company. I was also interested because of the quality of the product that Jones Homes provides. I’m very proud to be part of a company which delivers such a high standard of product to their buyers.
I’m really enjoying the job because I’m not stuck at a desk all day. I’m out and about undertaking site visits and meeting landowners to discuss what they would like to do with their assets."
“I’m so pleased that I’ve made this leap after deciding that consultancy wasn’t for me and that I wanted to work on the client’s side. At Jones Homes I’m doing exactly that. My skills are diverse and I am very detailed and thorough, which works well for the research side of being a land buyer. t’s not all straightforward though. With all the nuances that come with doing a deal it can get very complicated but I’m learning and have come a long way since I started.”
David Ruffley, Regional Director for Jones Homes Yorkshire, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alex to our rapidly-growing Yorkshire division and to help support the rest of the team in their search for suitable land. We hope he has a very long and happy career with us here at Jones Homes."
After acquiring six sites in the last 12 months, Jones Homes Yorkshire is looking to buy more land in the area.
A spacious, three-bedroom detached show home has just opened at Jones Homes’ Bluebell Meadow development in Wisborough.
The Haslemere show home is already impressing visitors with its flowing interior layout.
Highlights include a 21ft kitchen/dining room with added utility room, a 15ft main bedroom with en suite shower room and a downstairs study.
Sara Stanhope, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes Southern, said: “At Jones Homes we believe that everyone likes spacious rooms, whether they’re buying a two, three or four-bedroom home – and it’s with this principle in mind that we’ve designed the three-bedroom Haslemere.
“Visitors to the development are already saying how much they love this show home and I’d encourage other prospective purchasers to come along and find out more.”
The Haslemere is one of the most popular house types at Wisborough Green. The launch of the show home has heightened demand and there is now just one Haslemere remaining for sale at the development.
Sara added: “Wisborough Green is appealing to so many people seeking quintessentially English village life with access to a village shop, a café, two local pubs and a large village green.
“With more people looking to move to the area, this is the ideal location to create new homes to support the growing community.”
The development is located in Petworth Road, Wisborough Green. Prices range from £445,000 for a two-bedroom semi-detached home to £950,000 for a four-bedroom detached home. The Haslemere is available from £600,000.
The show home is open from 10am to 5pm daily. To find out more call 01403 701033 or see jones-homes.co.uk
Jones Homes will invest more than £800,000 in Hoo St Werburgh as part of a 65-home development in the village.
The company, which has its Southern headquarters in Swanley, is set to begin work on the homes at White House Farm in Stoke Road.
Jones Homes will be selling three and four-bedroom homes, which will be built on 1.73ha of land previously used for storing caravans and motorhomes and former paddock land.
Sara Stanhope, Sales and Marketing Director for Jones Homes Southern, said: “Hoo St Werburgh is a thriving village, where demand for new homes is high. Our development will create a range of high-quality homes to help meet this demand.
“The site is a logical extension to the village. The homes have been carefully designed, taking accents from the best local architecture, and will improve the appearance of the former storage yard.
“Through significant planning contributions, we are pleased to be supporting the infrastructure the village requires as it continues to grow. This demonstrates the benefits that new homes can bring to the wider community.”
Jones Homes will contribute a total of £822,848 through its planning agreement. The payments include more than £390,000 towards nursery, primary, secondary and sixth form education. More than £200,000 will go towards a new community building or facilities in Pottery Road; £30,000 will be spent on traffic calming; more than £30,000 will help to fund improvements to Hoo St Werburgh Medical Practice; and £123,737 will be set aside towards the creation of a new country park in Hoo or Chattenden.
Additional funds will go towards waste and recycling, footpath improvements and measures to aid migrating birds. There is a £7,000 allocation to improve facilities at the Sergeant’s Mess building at Upnor Castle and more than £8,000 will be spent maintaining wall structures at Barrier Ditch within Great Lines Heritage Park.
An established walnut tree on the site will be retained. The farmhouse was not included in the land sale so will not be affected.
Jones Homes is due to start work in the summer and will be ready to welcome visitors from January 2020. For more information and to register for updates see jones-homes.co.uk.
The doors have opened to an elegant new show home at a flagship Jones Homes development in Eastchurch.
The four-bedroom Hartford Regent II home showcases the height of design, specification and location, encapsulated in Jones Homes’ prestigious Signature Collection.
The Signature Collection can only be found in select developments, the first being Kingsborough Manor development. The housebuilder has a longstanding heritage in Eastchurch, as it completes its second decade of building in the area this year.
Four and five-bedroom detached homes are being built in this much sought-after portion of the site.
Sara Stanhope, Sales Director for Jones Homes Southern, said: “Housebuilders often talk about high specification and great design, but we find that seeing is believing.
“That’s why we’ve unveiled our new show home at Kingsborough Manor, so that people can discover the difference of our Signature Collection for themselves.
“The house is impressive, but in fact it’s representative of all the homes we’re building here. They are all built with the care and attention to detail that Jones Homes is renowned for.
“We’re urging people not to just take our word for it. Come down and explore our show home for yourself, to see what our Signature Collection is all about.”
Just one of the differences in the Signature Collection is that all the homes are built with a garden room, allowing homeowners to relax in the light and space that the homes offer.
Outside, wide, paved driveways and large gardens come as standard with the Signature Collection, while inside, spacious open-plan layouts mean that the whole family can enjoy their new home together.
Jones Homes’ highest specification of design and build is reserved exclusively for its Signature Collection, with each home lovingly crafted right down to the last detail.
Kingsborough Manor is located off Court Tree Drive. The show home is open daily from 10am to 5.30pm. To find out more call 01795 881084 or see jones-homes.co.uk
Jones Homes has completed work on a new development which will support the growth of an East Sussex village.
The final phase of work at Mayfield Place, in Mayfield, has transformed a disused haulage depot into an attractive range of homes and generated almost £55,000 of investment in the local community.
The land in Love Lane, once a sandstone quarry, had been allocated for commercial use but the need for more homes in the village proved more pressing.
Mayfield Place has created new homes on both sides of Love Lane. The first phase of 13 three and four-bedroom houses is now completed and occupied and the final townhouses are ready to move into.
Sara Stanhope, Sales Director for Jones Homes Southern, said: “Building homes in a village as picturesque as Mayfield comes with great responsibility. Our task was to create functional homes that maximise space in a modern layout, without compromising on aesthetics.
“The final phase of townhouses demonstrate why three-storey living is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Layout is crucial - Jones Homes has been building for 60 years so we understand how our homes need to adapt to our purchasers’ lifestyles.
“The townhouses at Mayfield Place have a top floor dedicated to a master bedroom with en-suite and dressing area. The middle floor has two bedrooms and a family bathroom and the ground floor is devoted entirely to living space, with a kitchen/breakfast area and lounge diner which leads onto the garden.”
Jones Homes has contributed £46,500 towards play facilities for the village and more than £8,000 towards the maintenance of natural green spaces in the local area.
Four of the five townhouses at Mayfield Place are now available to purchase, from £450,000 to £460,000. The show home is available to view by appointment through Lambert and Foster Estate Agents on 01435 873999. For more information see jones-homes.co.uk.
Jones Homes Southern is preparing to start work on a development of 70 homes in Lenham.
The developer, based in Swanley, has purchased 7.4 acres of land off Ham Lane in the village and secured full planning consent to build the homes.
Jones Homes will make contributions of around £290,000 to support local infrastructure, including education and healthcare, as part of the planning approval.
The company will give over £140,000 to Kent County Council for primary school places; nearly £60,000 towards open spaces; over £55,000 to local healthcare; £20,000 towards traffic improvements and a £10,000 contribution to local libraries.
Sara Stanhope, Sales Director for Jones Homes Southern, said: “This will be a lovely development in a beautiful setting, which has excellent transport links locally
and from Ashford and Maidstone into London.
“We will be building a range of three and four-bedroom homes, so the development will cater for a variety of people’s needs.”
The development will feature a landscaped area to the north-west of the site, hedges to the east and south will be preserved and there will be nest boxes for swifts to the north of the development, where the houses will look out onto the Kent Downs.
Sara Stanhope said: “Our role extends beyond building homes – we are focused on joining communities, so we are pleased to be creating the homes that the local market needs, while giving major contributions to local education, health and open spaces.
“We have a strong heritage in Lenham and look forward to returning to the village.”
Jones Homes previously built 19 houses and apartments at Westwood Grange in Lenham on land adjoining the new development.
To register for updates on the new homes in Lenham see jones-homes.co.uk.