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As the first phase of the development almost sells out, there's one final opportunity for homebuyers to secure a brand new apartment at Hawkins Wharf, the popular development in Colchester from award-winning housebuilder Weston Homes. And thanks to the NewBuy initiative, it can be snapped up with a deposit of less than £6,000.
The launch of the Veritas development in Cambridge went off with a bang this week. Weston Homes' chief executive Bob Weston was there to welcome guests to his company's latest development in the popular University town and his team put on quite a show with fireworks to entertain guests. Unfortunately the planned guest appearance of Team GB rower Alex Patridge, who bagged a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, was not to be, however he is attending the Lyon Court development launch in Hitchin tonight.
Situated close to the campus of the University of Essex in Colchester, Weston Homes' Hawkins Wharf is proving to be a popular choice for the town's large student population and with rental yields estimated at up to 7% per annum, the development has understandably attracted the attention of property investors.
While I only get to see a fraction of the awards entries in person during the judging process, one of the perks of my role as editor of whathouse.co.uk is that I get to go out and about around the country all year round, so I get to see an awful lot of new homes at other times. I'm always pleased when I see a scheme I've really liked on site earlier in the year is entered for an award, and even more so if the judges decide to recognise its excellence.
Former What House? Housebuilder of the Year Weston Homes enlisted the help of an Olympic hero at the launch of its latest development of new homes in Essex. Gymnast Max Whitlock, won two bronze medals at London 2012 and brought them along to the launch of Silverhind in Chigwell, a collection of 14 high-specification luxury apartments in one of the county's most sought-after residential areas.
There are just a few new homes remaining for sale at Countryside Properties' The Green at Fortuna Park in Colchester following a high level of sales at the development.
Only 3 three-bedroom houses remain for sale priced from £185,000 and only three of three-bedroom ‘uberhaus' homes with ‘bonus' rooms are available priced from £225,000.
Housebuilder Weston Homes has exclusively launched three new luxurious one- and two-bedroom apartments at its highly prestigious Bridges Wharf development in Battersea.
Housebuilder Weston Homes beat off tough competition to win Best Interior Design gold for their prestigious King's Island development in Uxbridge. St James took silver prize for Queens Acre, Berkeley was awarded joint bronze for Queens Acre, along with Octagon for Canford Heights.
Up to 3,000 new homes, including a wide range of affordable homes, will be built in Purfleet, Essex, as part of the regeneration of the town centre.
Although a developer has not yet been appointed, Thurrock Council has confirmed that plans for the £950m project will go-ahead. It willalso feature a new health centre, school, retail and commercial facilities.
Marc Da Silva speaks to Bob Weston of Weston Homes.
Name and business title: Bob Weston, chairman and managing director of Weston Homes.
Where is your firm developing new homes? Across the Home Counties and London.
What types of properties is Weston Homes building? We have a large portfolio of developments across the country, and each offer a wide choice of property types including apartments, houses, townhouses and penthouses.