News

Here you will find all the latest news from new development launches to our charity donations.

12 July 2024

Local Scout Group Celebrates Funding Win

A local scout group based in Brough is celebrating after successfully applying for funding.

Councillor Richard Meredith East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scott Waters, Persimmon Yorkshire Managing Director and various members of Elloughton cum Brough Scout Group

12 July 2024

Full planning approval secured for new Exeter site

Persimmon South West has secured reserved matters approval for a new site in Exeter.

The site plan for Persimmon's Blakeslee Drive, a new site in Exeter, South West.

10 July 2024

North West housing development site manager wins quality award

A site manager at a housing development in Maghull has won a prestigious housebuilding award for quality home construction.

North West housing development site manager, Peter Teehan wins quality award.

10 July 2024

Taekwondo superstar Lily lands on donation

Kinross-based Lily Finch has been given £1,000 from our North Scotland region to support her international taekwondo ambitions.

Lily Finch moves into Weavers Gait

09 July 2024

South Midlands teams raises £35,000 at annual golf days

Two charities have received a total cash boost of £35,000, thanks to two golf days held by the team at South Midlands.

An image of Persimmon donation to Parkinson's UK.

09 July 2024

Knock-out support for local boxing club

The Auchengeich Boxing Club has received an equipment donation worth £10,000 to upgrade their clubhouse.

An image of Persimmon & Sanctuary Scotland's donation to Auchengeich Boxing Club.

09 July 2024

Stirling High students celebrate new sports strips

Pupils at Stirling High School are sporting brand new kits thanks to a £4,000 donation from Persimmon Homes.

An image of the Stirling High School football team.

09 July 2024

Merthyr Tennis Club serves an ace with £2,000 donation from local house builder

Merthyr Tennis Club has received a generous donation of £2,000 from the housebuilders behind an upcoming development in Merthyr Tydfil.

09 July 2024

Apprentices in the West Midlands soar to new heights

Two apprentices in the West Midlands working with us have seen their careers take a flying start.

An image of apprentices in the West Midlands.

08 July 2024

Ellena Hodges Promoted to Land Buyer at Persimmon Homes East Wales

Ellena Hodges has been promoted to the position of Land Buyer within the land and planning team at Persimmon Homes East Wales, covering South East Wales and the border counties.

Portrait photograph of Ellena Hodges, the new Land Buyer zt Persimmon Homes East Wales.

04 July 2024

Swindon community fete receives backing from local house builder

The fete, to be held at the St Margaret's Centre in Stratton St Margaret on Saturday, September 14th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, attracts around 1,000 attendees from the local community. The event features live music, children's entertainment, dog show, exhibitions of dancing and circus skills, a wide range of stalls, food court and bar.

04 July 2024

South Midlands team renews sponsorship of Studley FC for second year

Our South Midlands team has announced its sponsorship of a Studley-based football team for the second year running, supporting Studley FC with a £7,500 shirt sponsorship – raising its profile in the area as it develops its’ communities in the South Midlands region, which includes Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire.

04 July 2024

Footballing hero Honoured at Bootham Crescent in York

The first of three street signs immortalising York City footballers has been installed on our Bootham Crescent development in York.

Bootham Crescent

04 July 2024

Claire Burton appointed MD Designate for Persimmon Severn Valley

Persimmon Homes is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Burton as the Managing Director Designate for its Severn Valley region.

A portrait image of Claire Burton, appointed MD Designate for Persimmon Severn Valley.

02 July 2024

Green Light for New Homes on Tyneside

North Tyneside Councillors have voted to approve 199 new homes in Wallsend.

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 

 

Community Champions logo

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

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