What sort of product do we build in the area?
In the South West region we deliver top quality homes designed to be in keeping with the surrounding landscape and appeal to the aspirations of the local population. These include starter homes in small towns, urban apartments with resident’s gyms and metropolitan views and executive family homes benefitting from rural locales with excellent links to the cities of the area.
What types of customer tends to buy here?
Many buyers in this region are families and first time buyers, some already local to the area and wishing to stay as near to their home communities as possible. We also liaise closely with numerous Housing Association partners to provide affordable housing solutions adding diversity to our developments and increasing satisfaction in our work.
What makes the area exciting as a place to work?
The locations we work in are as varied and interesting as the local geography. Both the Barratt and David Wilson brands are offered across the region, often on the same development. This broad spectrum of products and customers provides a wealth of opportunities to be grasped and challenges to be met.
Why is it great to live in the area?
The region provides the perfect environment for many outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, riding and water sports against the backdrop of some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes in the country. There are many thriving, close-knit and welcoming communities. The cities of Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth are all steeped culture and combine excellent shopping with lively nightlife.
What social events/activities are in the local area?
Live music events are hosted by a wide range of venues across the area which is also visited by numerous sporting events such as international sailing races and surfing competitions. Lovers of art, film, theatre and comedy are all well catered for, as are the foodies of the region. Throughout the year county shows enliven the countryside whilst festivals and carnivals create additional buzz in the cities and towns.
Why should a graduate consider being based there?
Whether you are passionate about the countryside and enjoy outdoor activities, crave the bustle of an urban environment or wish to combine the best of both this area is the perfect place to be based. The career opportunities are extensive and a work/life balance is encouraged by the natural advantages and variety of the region.