News

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

17 July 2024

Committee backs new 72-home zero-carbon ready development in Saundersfoot

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has given delegated approval to grant permission for a new sustainable community of 72 high-quality homes in Saundersfoot, proposed by Persimmon Homes West Wales.

A street scene view of the upcoming development in Saundersfoot.

17 July 2024

West Midlands team offers £2,000 cash boost to Lichfield Festival

An annual cultural event in Lichfield has received a £2,000 donation from our West Midlands team as part of our Community Champions initiative.

West Midlands team offers £2,000 cash boost to Lichfield Festival

17 July 2024

West Wales donates £1,000 to support British Triathlete’s journey to Australia

Persimmon Homes West Wales is proud to announce a donation of £1,000 to British triathlete Daniel Cope, supporting his upcoming world Championship in Australia this summer.

West Wales donates £1,000 to support British Triathlete’s journey to Australia

16 July 2024

Local housebuilder donates £1,000 to Sherborne Food Bank

A local housebuilder, Persimmon South West, has made a donation of £1,000 to the Sherborne Food Bank as part of its Community Champions initiative.

Local housebuilder donates £1,000 to Sherborne Food Bank

16 July 2024

North Midlands development bags Premier Guarantee Excellence Award

Our team in the North Midlands has much to celebrate after winning at Premier Guarantee’s 2024 Excellence Awards, thanks to the their outstanding work at Appleyard Park in Fleckney.

North Midlands development bags Premier Guarantee Excellence Award.

15 July 2024

School bank seals donation from East Scotland region

The School Bank West Lothian has landed on a £5,000 donation from East Scotland region after being announced as one of Persimmon East Scotland’s Community Champions.

The School Bank West Lothian

15 July 2024

New Commercial Director appointed by leading housebuilder in Cornwall and West Devon

Persimmon Homes has appointed a new commercial director for its Cornwall and West Devon region.

A portrait headshot of the new Commercial Director, David Cook.

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.

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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. 

 

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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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