WhatHouse? bulletin on this week’s events and recent new homes launches

Posted 22 January 2014

Every week we'll tell you about the events being held at new homes developments across the UK over the next seven days. Find out about the launch of the very latest developments, the unveiling of new show homes, open days and much more.


David Wilson Homes - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January, from 10.30am to 5.30pm - Part Exchange Weekends to coincide with Burns Day, with some traditional food to accompany the chance to speak to the David Wilson teams at Cairnhill Park, Coatbridge; Ladykirk Place, Monkton; David Wilson @ Parklands; Phoenix Park, Ravenscraig; Highgrove Park, Newton Mearns and Montgomerie Brook, Irvine.

Mactaggart & Mickel - Saturday 25 to Friday 31 January - Special offer in place in honour of Burns Night at Meadow Belles in Mauchline, East Ayrshire, where anyone who reserves their new home at the development during that period will receive free curtains and carpets. Prices start at £168,995.

South West

Taylor Wimpey - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January, from 11.00am to 4.00pm - First-Time Buyer Weekend at Langford Mead in Norton Fitzwarren near Taunton, Somerset. An independent financial adviser joins the TW team to welcome those hoping to step onto the property ladder with advice about schemes such as Help to Buy.

Persimmon Homes - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January - Get Moving Weekend at Manor Park, Kingsway, Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, taking place in the development's show home. The scheme comprises one- and two-bedroom apartments and two- and three-bedroom houses starting at £99,000, with Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Home Change assistance schemes available.

Persimmon Homes - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January - Pie and Pint event at Wren Gardens, Stockmoor Village, Bridgwater, Somerset, as the housebuilder unveils a new show home. The development has two-, three- and four-bedroom houses priced from £142,000, with Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Home Change assistance schemes available.

Delph Property Group - Saturday 25 January - Launch of Eclipse and Horizon buildings at Cabot Circus, Broad Weir, Bristol. There is a total of 53 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments available from £175,000.


Affinity Sutton - Friday 24 January - Launch of The Lexington, NW11 in Golders Green, London. The development will have four zones and offers apartments, duplexes, penthouses and mews houses, communal outdoor spaces, secure underground parking, concierge and a gym. Prices start at £455,000.

Annington Homes - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January - Launch of the second phase of two-bedroom apartments at the developer's Uxbridge scheme of refurbished properties with landscaped gardens and allocated parking. Prices start from £239,950.

Mount Anvil - Thursday 23 January, from 5.50pm to 8.30pm - Launch of two new buildings, Beacon Tower and Spectra Apartments, at The Filaments in Wandsworth, SW18. One-bedroom apartments start at £325,000.

Acorn - Saturday 25 January, from 10.00am to 1.00pm - Launch of Twist in Bermondsey, SE1, a collection of 28 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments to let, with prices from £300pw.

North East

Lovell - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January, from 10.00am to 5.00pm - Mortgage Advice Weekend at Lincoln Gardens in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, where house-hunters can meet the Lovell team and an independent financial adviser.


Charles Church Developments - Friday 24 January, from 10.00am - Launch of the developer's first new homes at Lawley Village, Telford, Shropshire. A new show home marks the unveiling of a collection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom properties at Woodland View.

Taylor Wimpey - Saturday 25 January, from 10.00am to 5.00pm - Launch weekend for two new four-bedroom show homes, the ‘Danbury' and ‘Langdale', at Eleanor Gardens in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

South East

Ward Homes - Saturday 25 January - Launch of Blossom Bank in Tonbridge, Kent. Three new show homes will be unveiled at the development, which will feature two-bedroom apartments and three-, four- and five-bedroom houses. Prices start at £209,995 and Help to Buy is available.

Beverley Homes - Saturday 25 January - The launch of Verve, a development of luxury four- and five-bedroom homes and one two-bedroom bungalow on the outskirts of Bushey, Hertfordshire. Viewings can be arranged through agent Preston Bennett New Homes on 020 8954 8626.

Taylor Wimpey - Saturday 25 January, from 10.00am to 5.00pm - Help to Buy event at three developments in Oxfordshire: Kingsmere in Bicester; Longford Park in Banbury; and Great Western Park in Didcot. House-hunters can find out details of the government-backed assistance scheme and the range of properties available at the developments.

Taylor Wimpey - Saturday 25 January, from 10.00am to 5.00pm - Launch weekend for a show apartment and two new show homes at The Mill in Polegate, East Sussex, where there are two-, three- and four-bedroom properties available.

Dorchester Living - Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January - Launch event for Heyford Park in Bicester North, Oxfordshire, where the developer has planning permission for 700 new homes. The first phase, Field Views, comprises 30 properties with three to seven bedrooms, with prices from £289,950.

mhs homes - Saturday 25 January, from 8.00pm - The social housing provider launches its Charity Sleep Out Challenge to mark the start of Poverty and Homelessness Action Week at its Broadside office in Chatham, Kent.

Millgate Homes - Saturday 25 January - Launch of Westbrook House, comprising 14 luxury apartments with racecourse views in Ascot, Berkshire. The two- and three-bedroom properties range from 1,380 sq ft to over 3,000 sq ft.

Kebbell Homes - Friday 23 and Sunday 25 January - Open House event and the unveiling of a new luxury show home at Galliatt House on Quickley Rise, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire.

You may have missed...

Gillingham, Kent - Berkeley Homes - Now open, two show homes at Marina Heights, the latest phase of the major Victory Pier development, where apartments start at £139,000.

Brundall, Norfolk - Persimmon Homes - Just launched, a brand new development of family homes and bungalows. Most of the first phase has already been sold.

Haggerston, London - L&Q - Now released, the developer's Skyline collection of luxury penthouses and apartments at The City Mills, with prices in the range of £625,000 to £1.2m.

Balham, London - Taylor Wimpey - A new release of two- and three-bedroom homes is now available at Devonshire Place, with prices from £750,000.

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire - Kier Homes - Now open, the Juniper Park development of 22 properties, with a three-bedroom ‘Calville' show home available to view.

Falkirk, Scotland - Taylor Wimpey - Now launched, phase two of the Redding Wood development, another 22 four- and five-bedroom homes priced from £310,000.

Long Sutton, Lincolnshire - Westleigh Homes - Eight new homes have been unveiled at the second phase of Marston Park, a mix of two- and three-bedroom properties priced from £125,000.

Bristol - Crest Nicholson - Two new show apartments are now open at the final phase of Harbourside, a development with views across the water and SS Great Britain.



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