This Week's New Homes Launches, Events and Offers

Posted 10 January 2019 by Helen Christie

As we move further into January, we report on the latest news on launches, events and special offers for buyers of new homes across the UK...

The pace is really picking up in the new homes market at the start of a new year, as you’ll see from our latest report on the launches, events and special offers at a whole range of developments located across the UK.


Price reductions at Fife scheme – Miller Homes has made some price cuts on selected plots at its Regents Gate development in Crossgates, Fife. Previously priced at £259,995, the four-bedroom, two-bathroom ‘Hughes’ house type at Plot 27 is now available for £249,995. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom ‘Yeats’ at Plot 26 has been reduced by £3,000 to £269,995, saving buyers £3,000. Both are available through Part Exchange, and both come with a choice of carpets included throughout or a contribution to LBTT. The development is open Thursday to Monday, from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Find out more about Regents Gate from Miller Homes

Secure a home with £99 deposit – Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has introduced a New Year offer, giving buyers the opportunity to secure one of a selection of homes with a £99 reservation deposit throughout January 2019. Buyers can also benefit from free flooring and every visitor to the housebuilder’s east of Scotland developments throughout January will be entered into a free prize draw, with a prize of £1,000 in holiday vouchers. Just register your details at your nearest development to enter. Find out more about Taylor Wimpey’s developments 

Part Exchange offered for new retirement homes – McCarthy & Stone is offering the opportunity of Part Exchange on selected properties at one of its homes at retirement living developments in Anstruther, Blairgowrie, Milngavie, Newton Mearns, North Berwick and Perth. It is also available at high-specification Lifestyle Living developments, Westerly in Bearsden and Ashbrae in Newton Mearns. Find out more about all McCarthy & Stone developments

Last remaining properties from Briar Homes at Calderpark Gardens - The first phase of Briar Homes’ development at Calderpark Gardens, Broomhouse, near Uddingston, heads towards a sell-out. ‘Assisted Move’ is available on plot 1, a four-bedroom Juniper home) and plot 2, a four-bedroom Willow property) for February move-in dates. All marketing costs, home report and agent fees will be paid by Briar Homes, with a reservation fee of just £99. Get in touch with the Briar Homes Sales Centre on 0141 222 5869 to arrange a viewing and discuss availability. Calderpark Gardens can be found at Broomhouse, Glasgow G71 2PW and the sales centre opening times are Thursday to Monday 11am to 5pm. 


First homes for sale at Kendal development – Jones Homes has put the first homes up for sale for its Stonecross Meadows development in Kendal, Cumbria. In all, this will be bringing 110 new homes to the town. Currently available are a range of four- and five-bedroom homes, priced from £429,995 and £469,995 respectively, and Help to Buy is offered here. Two show homes will be opening soon and the first residents are expected to move in this spring. There’s currently an information centre is open at the development from 11.00am to 5.30pm, Thursday to Monday. Find out more about Stonecross Meadows from Jones Homes 

Off-plan sales starting at Cheshire site – Elan Homes has made the very first homes at its Handforth Court development available off-plan for buyers who make an appointment with the sales team. The first of its three-, four- and five-bedroom homes can be reserved by early-bird buyers following the recent launch. Prices for the current choice range from £294,995 to £384,995, with plenty of options available to buyers who want to customise their new home. Find out more at

Homes at Culcheth Green will be released for sale off-plan – Elan Homes is redeveloping the former Trucks 2 Go site on Warrington Road to provide 15 new homes. Work on the development is underway and potential purchasers have been showing keen interest in the properties. In response to the volume of enquiries, Elan Homes is releasing the homes off-plan, and inviting buyers to make an appointment to discuss their housing needs with the sales team. Culcheth Green will offer a choice of four- and five-bedroom homes. Prices for the properties will be announced when the first homes are released for sale in the New Year. Find out more and register your interest via the website


Newark Meadows opens in Hempsted - Gloucester-based Newland Homes has returned to its home city with the opening of the latest development, Newark Meadows in Hempsted. This collection of 44 three-, four- and five-bedroom homes have been designed to reflect the agricultural heritage of the village of Hempsted and combine comfort and efficiency alongside modern-day innovations to maximise light and space. Surrounded by open meadow land, the homes are just 1.5 miles away from Gloucester with all the city’s conveniences. Prices currently start at £335,000 for a three-bedroom home and Help to Buy is available on all properties.  The marketing suite and show home are now open and from 11am until 5pm. For more information call 01452 668381 or visit

Impressive sales at Northfields Park - A well-tailored and stylish mix of homes is being credited for the success of one of the area’s most sought-after developments. Barratt Homes is celebrating the early popularity of its Northfields Park development, located close to Charlton Hayes, and says the variety of homes available is contributing to the high demand. Northfields Park is a brand new development of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. Current availability includes the three-bedroom Folkestone and Norbury homes, priced from £309,995 and £328,995 respectively, and the four-bedroom Hesketh family home, from £379,995. Find out more about Northfields Park from Barratt Homes 


New show home and marketing suite at Rutherford Fields - Catalyst is launching its brand new three-bedroom show home and marketing suite at Rutherford Fields, in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January 2019. As part of the launch weekend, a Help to Buy event will also take place with Meridian Mortgages on hand over the weekend to offer purchasers free mortgage advice and discuss getting on the property ladder. Located on the base of the former RAF Stanbridge, the development offers something for everyone, from one- and two-bedroom apartments to houses with two-, three- and four-bedrooms. With a range of properties available through private sale, affordable rent and Shared Ownership, there is something to suit every lifestyle. Prices for the three-bedroom homes start from £340,000. The show home and marketing suite is open every Thursday through to Monday from 10am to 5pm. For further information please call 0300 456 2079 or visit

Final properties at Kingsley Manor released - David Wilson Homes South Midlands has released its final range of properties at its Kingsley Manor development in Langford. The sought-after new homes site, which is located on Station Road, currently has a range of four- and five-bedroom detached properties available that are designed to suit modern living. The six remaining properties will give new residents a chance to join the newly-formed community of homeowners at the development who are already reaping the benefits of Kingsley Manor. For more information on the development, please call the sales team on 033 3355 8486. Find out more about David Wilson Homes 

Last chance to buy at Taylor Wimpey’s Oak Spring Gardens - Prospective homebuyers only have a few chances left to purchase a new home at Taylor Wimpey’s Oak Spring Gardens development. The development in the Lincolnshire town of Bourne is the perfect place to lay down roots, but there are only a handful of homes left to buy. Surrounded by farmland and with superb walkways through woodland just around the corner, Oak Spring Gardens boasts the best of both worlds. Under two miles away from the development is the market town of Bourne, with plenty of local amenities for daily needs, excellent schools and transport links to nearby towns, Oak Spring Gardens is the ideal place for homebuyers seeking a rural lifestyle with urban convenience. To find out more about the handful of properties still available at Oak Spring Gardens, visit the sales office off Raymonds Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0XY. Alternatively, call the sales executives on 01778 300622. Find out more about Oak Spring Gardens from Taylor Wimpey

Two new Bellway show homes to open this weekend - Two brand new Bellway show homes are opening their doors at Blackthorn Meadows in Ambrosden, on Saturday 12 January. Visitors to the stunning show properties at Blackthorn Meadows will get a taste of what life could be like at this sought-after development, which has great commuter appeal thanks to its exceptional location. Both show homes – the Potton and the Nene housetypes – have been individually designed by two different designers to reflect stylish and modern homes in a rural setting which will appeal to families of all ages and will give buyers an Oxford postcode without the Oxford prices. Blackthorn Meadows comprises 55 three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, many of which are a traditional stone build, with prices ranging from £364,995 to £567,995. For further information on Bellway’s Blackthorn Meadows development, visit

Ideal starter homes at De Montfort Place in Bedford - Storey Homes is providing characterful one-bedroom homes at its De Montfort Place development in Bedford, ideal for first-time buyers looking to make big savings. With the benefit of Help to Buy available and a fantastic location, including an 11-minute walk to Bedford station offering a commute into London in less than 40 minutes, prices for the one-bedroom homes currently available start from £225,000. Close to Bedford town centre, De Montfort Place has proven particularly popular with first-time buyers. Comprising a total of 152 homes, the development offers one and two-bedroom apartments as well as one to five-bedroom maisonettes and houses. Help to Buy is available on selected plots. For more details, please visit or call 01582 742165 to register your interest.


Just one property remains at Sheldons Reach in Hook - Award-winning housebuilder CALA Homes is urging purchasers searching for their dream home to visit its Sheldons Reach development in Hook, where there is now just one property remaining at this sought-after development. Priced at £725,000, the five-bedroom detached ‘Mattingley’ offers all the space and comfort a growing family needs, with its open plan kitchen/breakfast room – perfect for informal family and social gatherings – with French doors leading to the predominantly walled rear garden, and its large sitting room which is filled with natural light. To make the move into the brand new home, the Mattingley purchasher can take advantage of CALA’s popular up to 100% Part Exchange scheme, which allows CALA to effectively act as a cash buyer, saving time, hassle and money, with no agents fees to pay, and offering the peace of mind of being chain-free and being able to stay in your current home until your new CALA home is completed. For further information on the final home at Sheldons Reach, which available with 50% stamp duty paid offering the buyer a potential saving of £13,125, please visit the sales centre open daily from 10am – 5pm or call 01256 809 851. Find out more about CALA Homes

Newcourt Residential launch Wadhurst Place - Multi-award-winning luxury developer, Newcourt Residential is proud to launch Wadhurst Place, a stunning collection of beautifully converted apartments set within a Grade II Listed manor house, along with an array of family homes. It is situated in one of Sussex’s most desirable locations and set amongst eighteen acres of unparalleled and unspoilt countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The newly-launched development, extended across 18 acres of parkland accommodates 26 double-storey detached and 14 attached family homes, built in keeping with the local Sussex architectural style and history, whilst providing all the amenities expected for modern day luxury living. 50% of the homes at Wadhurst Place have already sold. Prices for the apartments in the historic building start at £465,000. Three-bedroom houses start from just £799,000 and five-bedroom houses from £1,395,000. For further information about Wadhurst Place please contact the agents on 01892 576 583. 

Chalkers Rise in East Sussex launch - Barratt Homes Southern Counties is launching its Chalkers Rise development at an exciting event on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January. The development will feature one- and two-bedroom apartments, and three-, four- and five-bedroom houses. The first phase will see 143 home built, with the first homes ready to move into by summer 2019. Homebuyers interested in attending the event should call 01444 484 978 to book an appointment, or visit View more developmnets from Barratt Homes 

Show homes launched from CALA Homes at Millienium Fields and Hammond Gate - Award-winning housebuilder CALA Homes will open the doors to two stunning new show homes at its Millennium Fields development in Bracknell on 12 January 2019. Located on Sandy Lane, Millennium Fields is a stunning collection of 150 brand new homes, bringing much needed one- and two-bedroom apartments and three- and four-bedroom semi-detached, detached and terraced homes to Bracknell. The upmarket housebuilder is encouraging househunters in the area to register for a priority appointment on either Saturday 12 January or Sunday 13 January to take an exclusive tour of the two new three-bedroom show homes, the Hurwick and the Ickhurst housetypes. CALA Homes is also opening the the doors to its highly anticipated show homes for the first time at Hammonds Gate. The professionally-designed three-bedroom semi-detached ‘Himscot’ and four-bedroom detached ‘Kinfield’ house types present the perfect opportunity for house hunters to view first-hand the quality and space of the homes now released for sale, as well as picking up some professional interior design tips. The launch event on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January, will give visitors an exclusive opportunity to take a tour of the new show homes and receive more information about the range of new homes and incentives available to help them make their move, such as Help to Buy and CALA’s up to 100% Part Exchange service. Hammonds Gate, situated off Hammonds Ridge, offers a collection of three- and four-bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached homes and two-bedroom apartments on the fringes of Burgess Hill. To register your interest and be kept up to date with all the latest launch information for this exciting new development visit Find out more about CALA Homes 

Taylor Wimpey opens the doors to its sales office at Maple Mews – Home-hunters looking to move to Welwyn Garden City are invited to attend the official launch of Taylor Wimpey’s Maple Mews development on Saturday 12 January. The event will see the opening of a brand new Sales Information Centre, and give people the opportunity to find out more about this development and the range of one- and two-bedroom apartments available. Visitors to the launch event will be able to speak to Taylor Wimpey’s dedicated sales team about the ways in which the housebuilder can help them to make an easy move to Maple Mews. The government-backed Help to Buy scheme is available on all of the apartments at the development. The Sales Information Centre at Maple Mews will open from 10am on Saturday 12 January and is located on Bridge Road East, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1JR.  There is currently a selection of one- and two-bedroom apartments available, priced from £252,500. To find out more ahead of the launch call 01707 248 575. Find out more about Taylor Wimpey

Offers from Pentland Homes when you reserve in January - During January, Pentland Homes are offering some amazing incentives to help make moving into your dream home that little bit easier. Offers range from Stamp Duty paid up to £10,000 with carpets included, Part Exchange or our fantastic Help to Sell Scheme which helps take away the stress from selling your home. Only available on selected plots and must be reserved in January 2019. Find out more about Pentland Homes

Visit CALA Homes’ show home in Drayton – CALA Homes is inviting prospective buyers to visit its stunning show home at its Edward Park development in Drayton and experience first-hand the exceptional lifestyle on offer. An impressive development of three-, four- and five-bedroom family homes, Edward Park perfects the balance of semi-rural living, with easy accessibility to nearby towns. The development has already proven to be extremely popular, with 40% of the homes now sold or reserved. The Ickhurst show home is a three-bedroom terraced home providing ample space over three-storeys. Perfectly equipped for modern family living, the Ickhurst features a large sitting and family room with attached family room, with French doors, which open out to the rear garden. Find out more about Edward Park from CALA Homes


Incentive weekend at Taylor Wimpey East Anglia – The housebuilder is helping to make it easier for home hunters who want to make a move to the region by announcing that it will be holding an incentive weekend in the New Year on selected plots across developments located in Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, including Castle Keep in Framlingham, Darwin Grange and Charlotte Grove at Cambourne, Varsity Grange in Northstowe, Tharston Meadow in Tharston, Broadgate Park in Sprowston, Hampden View in Costessey, Heather Gardens in Hethersett, Lark Grange in Bury St Edmunds and Kingsbrook Place in Elmswell. On 12 - 13 January, Taylor Wimpey will be offering prospective purchasers a choice between Stamp Duty paid, Part Exchange or a £10,000 cash discount alongside either an upgraded kitchen, flooring package or wardrobe package. At the event, homebuyers will also get the chance to speak with Taylor Wimpey sales executives who will be able to find and explain the best offers available for them. These offers are open to anyone but will only be available during this exclusive incentive weekend. Find out more about Taylor Wimpey and its available developments


Stamp Duty, legal fees and removal costs paid at Acton Gardens - Buyers can move for free this January at Acton Gardens, Countryside and L&Q’s £600m regeneration of the former South Acton estate. Countryside will pay the Stamp Duty, legal fees and removal costs on selected homes. The homes at Central Square are extremely close to an array of essential services and amenities that add to the neighbourhood feel at Acton Gardens, from the on-site medical centre, gym and shops, to the nearby schools and nurseries. Central Square Apartments are also ideally placed for access to Acton Town Underground, South Acton Overground and Acton Central Overground stations, as well as the numerous bus routes that serve the area. Prices for the one-bedroom apartments start from £405,000 and two-bedroom apartments are available from £555,000. Call Countryside on 020 3918 7659 or visit for more information.

Shared Ownership apartments launched in Zone 1 - Buyers seeking an affordable home located within the Zone 1 London district of Walworth will be pleased to learn about Manor Place Depot. On Saturday 10 January, Notting Hill Genesis is launching their latest collection of apartments available to buy with Shared Ownership for those who live or work in the London borough of Southwark. Buyers can purchase a one-bedroom home in a prime London location, with a deposit starting from £10,938. Located a short ten-minute walk to Elephant and Castle and Kennington tube stations, these exciting new properties are perfect for those buyers who want to live the London lifestyle they love for less. Prices for a one-bedroom Shared Ownership apartment at Manor Place Depot start from £109,375 for a 25% share of £437,500. For further information, contact Notting Hill Genesis on 020 3815 2222, or visit the website

Second phase at Redrow’s Millfields development - New family homes are launching in Hackbridge for the second phase of Redrow’s successful Millfields development. The new three-storey, three-bedroom houses nestled in the South West London neighbourhood are perfect for families and young professionals looking for a suburban setting combined with an easy commute. The homes, which launch on Saturday 12 January, follow on from the popular first phase of the development which sold out in July 2018. Once renowned for its Lavender fields, today Hackbridge is a unique blend of town and country village. Set in a peaceful riverside setting, the houses are also superbly connected to the City and the West End, as both Hackbridge and Mitcham Junction Stations have links to Blackfriars and Victoria in under 25 minutes, and Clapham Junction in just 13 minutes. Prices for the three-storey homes start at £575,000. To find out more information about Redrow’s Millfields development visit


Bespoke Expressions range from David Wilson Homes - Leading developer David Wilson Homes Mercia is encouraging Warwickshire purchasers to consider taking the hassle out of moving by using their bespoke Expressions range to personalise their home at David Wilson Homes developments across the county. By using Expressions buyers can shape their new house into a home by choosing aspects such as their flooring, kitchens and bathrooms before they move in. The homebuilder has paired up with local supplier, Direct Commercial Flooring, who partners with David Wilson Homes to install the purchaser’s choices in their new home, to inform buyers of why using the scheme can make for an easier move. David Wilson Homes are building homes in the Warwickshire area at the Spinney Fields and Keeper’s Meadow developments. For more information please call the sales information line on 0333 355 8479. Find out more about David Wilson Homes

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