Bovis Homes

This ended the association with Bovis Construction, and P&O retaining the business operations in both Florida and Germany.

Bovis sponsored Oldham Athletic Football Club in the late 80’s during a successful on the pitch period for the club.

Bovis homes operates across three regions with a staff of around 400 employees.

Key Directors:

Malcolm Harris   - Chairman

David Ritchie    -  Chief Executive    


Number of new homes built to financial year ended 31 December 2015  - 3,934

(2014 - 3,635 : 2013 - 2,813  :  2012 - 2,355  :  2011 - 2,045  :  2010 - 1,901  :

 2009  - 1,803)


Number of NHBC awards per year (averaged over last eight years)

4 Quality awards 1 Seal of Excellence award.

Homes per Quality award ratio for 2015 - 3,934 homes built no awards!

(2014 : 980 homes built per award : 2013 - 703 : 2012 - 392  : 2011 - 409 : 2010 - 318  : 2009 - 604)

The lower the number the better the quality.

What their customers say:

Review links below to see what some customers think of their Bovis new home:

Bovis Homes Showhome plot board Bovis Sales Board

Registered Office:

Bovis Homes Group PLC
The Manor House
North Ash Road
New Ash Green
Kent DA3 8HQ

Tel: 01474 876200

Bovis Homes regional office addresses

Should you buy a Bovis new home?

Bovis is one of the most complained about house builders. They now only win a handful of NHBC Quality Awards (just 4 in 2014) and are rated just 3 stars by their own customers in the 2015 HBF New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey. Only two other house builders are rated as low Persimmon  and Avant.


Bovis Homes was originally started in 1885 by Charles William Bovis trading as CW Bovis & Co and operated as a general builder. Like many of the present day house builders, Bovis Homes benefited from the post-war housing shortage. Despite acquiring land for housing during the 1950’s, it was not until 1965 that Bovis Homes was formed as a separate house building business.

Bovis Homes Flag Bovis site sales office A Bovis show home

Bovis acquired Malcolm Sanderson and RT Warren (in 1967) and later added Page Johnson and Varney Holdings. By 1972 Bovis had become the second largest house builder in the UK, building 2659 homes during 1973.

In March 1974 the company became part of the P&O Group. During the seventies, Bovis reduced the number of new homes built to focus on profitability. The company began to expand again during the eighties forming a Retirement Living subsidiary in 1986.

In 1996 it acquired Britannia Homes to expand into the south-west and de-merged with P&O in 1997. Under the name Bovis Homes the company was floated on the London Stock Exchange as Bovis Homes Group plc.

Bovis Homes  Head Office &

South East Region and Retirement Living

The Manor House
North Ash Road
New Ash Green
Kent  DA3 8HQ

Tel: 01474 876200

South East Region Customer Care

Tel: 01474 876315 (out of hours: 0845 330 1999)

Bovis Homes South West Region

Heron Road
Sowton Industrial Estate
Exeter EX2 7LL

Tel: 01392 344700

Bovis Homes Western Region

Cleeve Hall
Bishop's Cleeve
GL52 8GD

Tel: 01242 662400  (out of hours: 0845 330 2999)

Bovis Homes Central Region

Bromwich Court
Highway Point
Gorsey Lane
B46 1JU

Tel: 01675 437000

Central Region Customer Care

Tel: 01675 437137 (out of hours: 0845 456 3999)

Bovis Homes Northern Region

Dunston Hall


Stafford ST18 9AB

Tel: 01785 714412


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Results:  22 Feb 2016


£947.0 million

(at 31 December 2015)

Pre Tax Profit

£161.1 million

(Operating profit  17.3%)

Market capital

£1,223 million

(at 24 February 2016)

Average selling price

£ 272,100

Land bank

     19,814 plots