New developments

As part of our continued growth, over the last month, we’ve submitted planning applications on four new developments across Yorkshire totalling over circa 200 units.

We’re extremely keen to acquire more land across Yorkshire, so please get in touch if you have any opportunities: will@newetthomes.co.uk

The Weavers Development Officially Launched

Newett Homes is delighted to announce that our brand new development The Weavers, located in the beautiful village of Wickersley and just three miles from the centre of Rotherham, has now been released for sale and selling off-plan.

Due to the current government restrictions, we are unable to launch the development in our usual Newett Homes way, but we can’t wait to show these fabulous homes in our latest development.

About the development

The Weavers is a stunning collection of four and five-bedroom homes, designed for growing families. Each home features a carefully crafted open plan layout, a spacious garden and expertly finished interiors. Outside you’ll find charming streets seamlessly blended with beautiful green spaces – a perfect place to raise a family.

Our developments are always built in the very best locations such as the pretty village of Wickersley. The area has a rich, historical background, dating from the 13th century and delightful countryside right on your doorstep.
Spoilt for choice

The homes on this development are being beautifully finished in natural stone and brick. Newett Homes is renowned for gorgeous street scenes and The Weavers doesn’t disappoint. Our commitment to quality is much more than skin deep.

All of our properties boast thoughtfully-designed interiors and attractive facades. Each home is beautifully finished and has practically-designed kitchens, featuring appliances from AEG. The majority of our homes have much-coveted dining/kitchen areas, bathrooms and ensuites too.

The perfect location

It’s important for us that our developments are close to all the things you value, such as schools, shops and transport links. But with this development, we give you the best of both worlds – rural and urban settings on the doorstep.

The development is close enough to Sheffield to easily commute into the city, but set in a rural location that provides all of the charms of the country. Farmland and countryside stretch for miles around Stannington and your new home at The Weavers will give you a real taste of village life.

Making a house a home

Your new Newett home is like a blank canvas. When you move in, you’ll fill it with colour and life as you add your furnishings and your personality

We design our homes for real people and with years of experience, we’ve discovered everyone’s unique. So, we build in as many different options as we practically can to let you choose the fixtures, fittings and extras that fit your lifestyle and taste. Plus, the earlier in the build process you reserve your home, the more options will be available to you.

We’re still open and you can view our show homes by appointment, giving you safe access during your visit. If you would like to learn more about this fabulous new development and to book a viewing, you can get in touch with us using the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner of the website or by calling 01937 543 599.

Carolyn chats to us about her role at Newett Homes

Our new Site Manager, Carolyn Bradley-Winnett chats to us on International Women’s Day about her role at Newett Homes and what it’s like working in the construction industry.

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Here at Newett Homes, female employees make up 44% of our workforce, but unfortunately in the industry, the numbers are still low.

In a recent report entitled ‘A Blueprint for Change’, which was carried out by The Construction Industry, just 14% of the industry’s workforce is female. That’s why as a business, we’re committing to improving gender equality in all levels of seniority at Newett Homes to encourage women to join the construction community.

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Choose To Challenge’, providing an opportunity to call out gender bias and inequality and seek out and celebrate women’s achievements.

One of our employees, Carolyn Bradley-Winnett, is one of those people worth celebrating in the industry. Carolyn, who joined Newett Homes earlier this year is the Site Manager for Newett Homes’ development in Wickersley, The Weavers, and joins the team with a wealth of experience.

Ahead of International Women’s Day, we spoke to Carolyn to ask for her thoughts on working in the industry, what she enjoys most about her job and her advice to women looking at a career in construction.

What was your first role in the property industry?

My first role in property was as a Customer Relations Officer, within this role I helped improve the quality of the properties built prior to handover and dealt with customers following completion.  It was doing this that made me want to build the houses myself and therefore I moved into construction as an Assistant Site Manager and now a Manager.

Why did you choose property and construction as a career?

I have always worked within housing since leaving university, I have had a wide range of jobs that have allowed me to grow as an individual. I have always had a desire to work within construction but a change in my personal life allowed me to take the step towards this and I haven’t looked back.

What are your day-to-day responsibilities here at Newett Homes?

As a Site Manager at Newett Homes, I manage the day to day running of a fantastic new luxury site that will consist of eight 4 and 5 bedroomed homes. My role includes making sure all work is completed in line with programs and deadlines and communicating with management if there any problems or delays, ordering materials inline with the build program, working closely with all the trades/subcontractors to limit delays and make sure they have the correct details to complete their role and taking full responsibility for the safety of my team on-site at all times.

“I would advise any woman who has an interest in a career in construction to take the leap, being a woman shouldn’t hold you back.” – Carolyn Bradley-Winnett, Site Manager at Newett Homes.

What attracted you to Newett Homes?

Newett Homes has a fantastic reputation as a professional and friendly company that offers stunning properties at a high standard, therefore when offered the opportunity to be a Site Manager for Newett Homes I was extremely grateful for the opportunity to be part of the team.

What do you enjoy most about your job role?

I love my job as it is challenging and can be very demanding but no day is ever the same, I get great satisfaction in seeing a property grow into a stunning home for our customers to enjoy. I also love working with a wide variety of people, it takes great teamwork to get to the final product.

Do you feel that the industry is encouraging more women to get into construction?

I feel I have been very lucky as I have been surrounded by individuals that have wanted myself as a woman to succeed in this industry. I have worked with some fantastic people who treat me with respect as a manager and me being a woman has never been a concern.

Why would you recommend a career in construction to women?

I would highly recommend a career in construction for women, organisation is key and in my opinion, women tend to be good at this. As long as you don’t mind the poor English weather and getting muddy, then construction is really rewarding and being a woman certainly should  not put anyone off wanting to get into this industry.

What advice would you give to women who are looking at a career in construction?

I would advise any woman who has an interest in a career in construction to take the leap, being a woman shouldn’t hold you back. I have had nothing but support from family, friends and colleagues. I feel extremely lucky to be in a job I love and working for a fantastic company that wants me to succeed.

For more information on International Women’s Day, visit: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/

There has never been a more exciting time to join Newett Homes and we’re always looking for talented individuals to join our dynamic and energetic team.

If you don’t see the right job on our careers page but have something to offer, please send us your CV and covering letter to careers@newetthomes.co.uk and we will be in touch if a suitable vacancy arises. 

More Than 50% Sold At The Pavillions

We have now sold more 50% of the properties at our luxury Stannington development, The Pavilions – a collection of three, four and five-bedroom homes.

Located in Stannington, a beautiful suburb of Sheffield, The Pavillions is an exclusive development with each home designed for small or growing families and, as you would expect from any Newett Home, finished to an unrivalled specification.

We design and build homes that look great and create the perfect backdrop for a lifetime of treasured family memories and with ‘Help to Buy’ available, getting on the property ladder or upgrading to a new home has never been easier.

If you would like to learn more about the remaining homes at The Pavillions, you can get in touch with us using the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner of the website or by calling 01937 543 599, but act fast!

Covid 19 Update

Coronavirus Notice :- Our developments remain open as usual and our expert sales team are still on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding reserving your new dream home. We are still carrying out appointments to view our show homes and are taking extra precautions to ensure your visit is a safe one.

Our website is updated daily with our current availability and head office sales team are available to take reservations over the phone if you don’t wish to visit a development. We are also offering a reservation fee of just £99.00 for anyone wishing to reserve a new home over the next few weeks and still have independent financial advice available over the phone to assist you.

If you are experiencing Coronavirus symptoms please refrain from visiting until the appropriate self-isolation period is complete.

Coronavirus Update

Along with other businesses in the construction sector, we are continuing to monitor and adapt to challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our overriding priority is to quickly implement measures to keep our customers, our employees and subcontractors safe in these challenging and uncertain times.

Our dedicated team is here to provide ongoing support, albeit in a new and remote way, as we continue to adapt to the significant impact of COVID-19. As ever, our priority is the wellbeing of our customers, colleagues and partners.

Our Sales Centre and construction sites are all currently closed but we have a core team of colleagues working remotely who are still here to support our customers. To ensure a continuous level of service, our legal & conveyancing teams have arrangements in place to work remotely and this is working well. Customers can help by ensuring all documents are ready and submitted as early as possible.

For any new customer enquiries, telephone appointments can be booked via the relevant development page of newetthomes.co.uk. or call 01937 543 599.  We encourage you to use the tools on our website, including our latest availability of new homes, their pricing, the ability to download brochures.

Customers who have bought a Newett Home and not yet moved in

If you are a customer who has recently purchased a home from us and nearing legal completion, please be assured that we are doing all we can to support you and your moving-in process. Our Sales Executives will liaise with you directly on your purchase.

Customers living in a Newett Home

For customers who live in a Newett home and are within their warranty period, we want to provide the best aftercare we can for you however, we must suspend all non-emergency calls and appointments until it is safe to resume normal operations in customers’ homes. We will continue to prioritise emergencies and you can continue to contact our Aftercare team on the normal numbers provided.

Thank you for your support!

Five Essential Tips For Working From Home

With thousands of people in the UK currently working from home, you may be struggling to keep focused as the novelty of working remotely wears off.

So we have put together a list of tips to help keep your energy up and maintain your productivity when working from home.

#1 Get dressed for the day

For many people, the prospect of staying in their pyjamas all day is the best thing about working from home. However, getting washed and dressed will not only improve your state of mind, but it will also psychologically prepare you to start work and put you in good stead for the rest of the day.

#2 Create a work space

It may be tempting to stay in bed or just head to the sofa, but people who successfully work from home agree that you’re best off setting up a workstation – if you don’t have a desk, use your dining table. Besides making you feel like you’re at an “office,” it will help you maintain good posture and avoid distractions.

number of our properties have spaces that are perfect for use as a study and can help create the same work environment that you are used to.

#3 Create a clear work schedule

To stay on schedule, segment what you’ll do and when over the course of the day. If you have an online calendar, create personal events and reminders that tell you when to shift gears and start on new tasks. If you have a Gmail account, use the free Google Calendar to help stay organised.

#4 Keep in constant communication with your colleagues

If you’re working from home, you’ll most likely be alone, so you won’t be getting distracted by colleagues’ conversations or any other office noise – so that’s an instant benefit. But spending each day with no conversation can be isolating and affect productivity.

So to keep a good workflow with workmates, many people have been using Zoom and Messenger video for meetings. 30 minutes to an hour each day is an ideal length of time to discuss what people are working on, it also helps you plan out your tasks better.

Make sure you use your face-to-face time effectively though, as there isn’t much point in having a meeting about something that could have been solved easily via email.

#5 Take regular breaks

Working hard and sticking to a schedule is great, but make sure your work doesn’t become monotonous. It’s good to get away from the screen once in a while, and it’s been proven to have significant benefits.

With the above, you’ll be in a better position to work from home. However, if you have any other tips and tricks for working remotely, then be sure to share them with us on our social media channels!

Buckingham Green Sold Out!

Our beautiful Buckingham Green development, located just outside of Wakefield, is now completely sold and we’d like to say welcome to all of our new homeowners!

As soon as you take a look inside a Buckingham Green home you’ll understand why they went so fast – top quality magnet kitchens, solid oak doors, Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware and flooring included throughout, the quality of these homes is obvious.

If you would like to learn more about any of our fabulous new developments you can get in touch with us using the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner of the website or by calling 01937 543 599.

Planning Secured At The Weavers, Rotherham

We have now secured planning for our brand new development The Weavers, located in the beautiful village of Wickersley and just three miles from the centre of Rotherham.

The Weavers is a stunning collection of four and five-bedroom homes, designed for growing families. Each home features a carefully crafted open plan layout, a spacious garden and expertly finished interiors. Outside you’ll find charming streets seamlessly blended with beautiful green spaces – a perfect place to raise a family.

If you would like to learn more about this fabulous new development, you can get in touch with us using the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner of the website or by calling 01937 543 599.

How To Host The Perfect Father’s Day Garden BBQ

Find out how to host the perfect Father’s Day garden BBQ with this helpful guide from the team at Newett Homes.

How to Host the Perfect Father’s Day Garden BBQ

Father’s Day is approaching and with the weather looking promising, it’s the ideal time to get that BBQ out and celebrate the day enjoying gorgeous food from the barbie!

We have compiled a list of tips and tricks of how to create the best BBQ setting in your garden, from the best presents you could get and the tools you will need to make it a glorious day.

Using the best equipment as possible

To get you started let’s get the right set of tools for your BBQ. An investment into good tools can have you set for years and enhance the standard of the food.

Ensure that you have a stainless steel spatula, tongs, and a grilling fork that can stand up to the heat. Make sure that you also have a good pair of protective gloves as well – as it will most likely be very hot!

This checklist shows the best tools that you can use. From the standard tools to the more specialised equipment.

Get ahead of the game

Work out how many people will be attending your bbq – whether it’s small or a larger gathering. This will hopefully give you time to figure out how much food you’re going to need to cook.

Struggling to find the best BBQ foods suited to dads? Dive into these recipes and get cracking on with some of the best father’s day meals! From chicken teriyaki skewers, grilled calamari and Greek burgers. This list has it all!

You can also buy some party related decorations, to make the day extra special! You can find all the cheesy party supplies here.

Finding the perfect BBQ spot

Getting that right spot for your BBQ may not seem desperately important but it can make a difference. Firstly, figure out how much space you have in your garden and how many people will be attending your soiree.

Then decide where you want to position your BBQ – try to put it in a place where everyone can see the designated chef, particularly if your dad wants to take the BBQ reins on his special day.

Many of our Newett Homes include spacious gardens that are perfectly designed for enjoying the sun! Our gardens can make the ideal setting for kicking back and tucking into a delicious BBQ, whether you’re celebrating or not!

Choose your drinks wisely

You may play it safe by going for some beers, if you fancy something different, like this Felicia Cocktail, a drink that combines apple, vodka and cranberries. An easy to make drink that should go down well with everyone!

If you’re looking for more cocktails? There’s a dad approved cocktail list here. From Ginger Beer Margaritas to Gin Rickey! These are the best drinks to get the day into complete flow – take it slow though if you want to make it through the day though!

If you’ve got guests, young children or looking for something non-alcoholic, take a look at these alternative party drinks which should go down a treat.

How to enjoy your BBQ safely

With lockdown restrictions slowly lifting, you can now enjoy a BBQ with 5 others outside of your household in your back garden. Make sure you follow guidance and keep two metres apart, try and work seating arrangements around this.

Be sure to take your own cutlery, condiments and plates so there is minimal crossover – if you’re visiting others. You should also have hand sanitiser and soap available for visitors to use.

Always be on weather watch

We all know that british weather is somewhat unpredictable, with that being said, have your oven prepped and ready to finish off any items that get caught in a sudden outbreak of rain. Get ahead of the weather by researching the night before on weather apps.

Make contingency plans if you don’t think you’ll be able to have a bbq outdoors, look at alternatives like ordering bbq food online or having your very own bbq indoors! You can find this guide on how to cook in all kinds of weather if you’re feeling brave!

We hope you all enjoy an excellent Father’s Day with all of your loved ones! We hope this guide will help you along the way. The most important thing is that you have a wonderful Father’s Day regardless!