News

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

10 June 2024

Central team solidifies commitment to biodiversity at Erdington development

Our Central team has solidified its commitment to sustainability and biodiversity at its Erdington development, with the re-planting of wild orchids within a wildflower meadow.

Central team at Holly Fields

10 June 2024

Flat track racer thanks Persimmon as he competes in World Championships

Flat track racer Jack Bell is travelling around to Europe this summer competing in the World Championships with the support of East Midlands region.

Holdingham Grange

05 June 2024

Cricket club bowled over by donation from Suffolk region

The season has got off to a strong start at Lakenheath Cricket Club thanks to a donation of £2,000 from Suffolk region.

Lakenheath Cricket Club

05 June 2024

Thames Valley team fund revamp of open spaces in Worthing

A community’s vision for their much-loved open space is taking a step closer to fruition thanks to a donation from Thames Valley region.

04 June 2024

South Midlands team donates book bundles to Malvern nursery

Our South Midlands team visited Home Grown Nursery in Malvern to present the pupils with book bundles from Anah’s World of Books that have been purchased by the team.

Home Grown Nursery

04 June 2024

North Midlands team formally opens play area at Nuneaton development

Our North Midlands team is celebrating the latest milestone at its Eaton Place community in Nuneaton following the completion of the development’s play areas, marking the occasion with a formal opening and naming ceremony from a local school pupil.

03 June 2024

Pioneering local gym celebrates donation from North East

Benton based Gym Possible is celebrating after securing £4,000 from our North East business.

Gym Possible

03 June 2024

Housebuilder donates £1.5k to Bridgwater primary school

A primary school in Bawdrip is the latest winner of Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme.

31 May 2024

Planning approval for 168 new homes in Warminster

Officers at Wiltshire Council have given the green light to 168 new homes in Warminster.

29 May 2024

Midlands team announces partnership with Grand Union

A range of high-quality affordable homes will help local people in housing need, thanks to a project involving our Midlands team and Grand Union.

29 May 2024

Primary School Pupils Celebrate Funding Win

A group of schoolchildren in North Shields have earned their school £2,000 to help fund a new sensory garden.

Collingwood Primary School - North East

28 May 2024

Planning secured for 192 new homes at major Wantage site

The Vale of White Horse District Council has granted planning permission for 192 new homes in Grove, Wantage in a boost for local aspiring homeowners.

Persimmon @ Wellington Gate site plan

28 May 2024

Local Judo Club Clinches Funding Success

Newbiggin based Butokokan Judo Club is celebrating after securing £2,000 worth of funding from our North East region.

Newbiggin based Butokokan Judo Club

23 May 2024

Aerial photos show the first foundations being dug at Stone Cross

Aerial photos show the first foundations being dug at South East region new development at Stone Cross, East Sussex.

Stone Cross

23 May 2024

North Midlands team raises vital funds for Leicestershire children’s charity

A children’s heart charity based in Leicester has received a cash boost of over £3,750 over the course of a year’s fundraising, thanks to charity events held by the team at North Midlands.

Heart Link

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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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