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

13 March 2024

Work set to start on memorial to Gunton Primary pupil

Pupils at Gunton Primary Academy are waiting excitedly for work to start on a new boat-themed play area, after a donation from our Anglia team topped off a mammoth fundraising drive.

11 March 2024

Funding boost for junior Exeter football team

An Exeter-based junior football team have secured a £1,000 donation from South West region.

Stoke Hill U9s receiving Persimmon cheque

11 March 2024

Green light for new homes in County Durham

Durham County Council has approved plans for 256 new homes off High West Road, Crook.

11 March 2024

North East shining a spotlight on women in construction for International Women’s Day

Sales Director Debbie Zaben and the team at our North East office have got together in their boardroom this afternoon to champion women working in housebuilding.

North East celebrating International Women's Day

11 March 2024

Persimmon partnership sees new homes for Cullompton

Persimmon Homes South West recently handed over the keys for 10 high-quality, new homes to a local housing association at its Mill Gardens site in Cullompton.

11 March 2024

Wessex secures approval for new 68-home site in Trowbridge

Persimmon Homes Wessex has received planning approval to develop 68 new homes on land off Elizabeth Way in Trowbridge.

11 March 2024

East Wales region donates to Bluebirds’ charity arm

Our East Wales region in South Wales has donated funds to Cardiff City FC Community Foundation’s activities across the region.

11 March 2024

Seven Valley region donation for North Somerset rugby club

Nailsea & Backwell RFC are the latest recipients of Severn Valley region Community Champions scheme.

11 March 2024

Depute Council Leader visits Persimmon during Scottish Apprenticeship Week

West Lothian Council’s Depute Leader marked Scottish Apprenticeship Week by visiting East Scotland’s Merchants Gait development in East Calder to meet with local apprentices learning the tricks of the trade on the tools.

08 March 2024

Persimmon thanks hospital charity for helping mum Beth

When the team in Suffolk chose their charity of the year back in January 2023 they knew they wanted their donations to make a real difference.

Persimmon thanks hospital charity for  helping mum Beth

08 March 2024

South Midlands celebrates female careers in construction

The team at South Midlands are celebrating female careers in construction by shining a spotlight on the women in the team who have taken non-traditional career paths, in recognition of International Women’s Day 2024.

South Midlands celebrates female careers in construction

08 March 2024

West Midlands team celebrates female careers in construction

The team at West Midlands are celebrating female careers in construction by shining a spotlight on the women in the team who have taken non-traditional career paths, in recognition of International Women’s Day 2024.

West Midlands team celebrates female careers in construction

08 March 2024

South Wales site wins another Premier Guarantee Quality Recognition Award

House-builders in Bridgend are celebrating after being awarded a Premier Guarantee Quality Recognition Award for the second time for their work in Llys Ystrad.

07 March 2024

Helston AFC a step closer to new floodlights after donation!

We have donated £5,000 to Helston Athletic Football Club.

06 March 2024

Building a stronger community in Rainham

Our team at Persimmon Homes Essex have given a cash boost to a Rainham community group working to tackle isolation and support young people in the village.

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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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