Wear a scarf to work day

Wear your scarf day – Friday 4th December 2020   The Salvation Army is famous for its work with people who have fallen on hard times: it offers help to the elderly, the young, offenders, drug addicts and blind and disabled people; it provides food and shelter for the homeless and operates food distribution centres. And in …

We’re open for pre-booked appointments

We’re still open and available for pre-booked appointments Whilst it may not be quite ‘business as usual’, the latest advice from housing secretary Robert Jenrick confirms that housing developers, estate agents and removal firms can continue to operate during lockdown. Furthermore, visits to show homes and sales and marketing suites can still go ahead, and …

Funding approved for Beckstones, Rheda

Homes England confirm support for Genesis Homes’ new Rheda development Homes England have agreed funding for our new flagship development at Rheda. The development will comprise of 55 high-quality homes, of which 19 will be bungalows. The scheme, to be known as ‘Beckstones’, will feature several of Genesis Homes’ house designs, with two, three, four …

Congratulations Jack!

Congratulations to Jack Wallace, our commercial apprentice, who just passed his Level 3 NVQ in Business and Administration! We had a chat with Jack to find out about his time with Genesis and what are his future work plans, plus (more importantly) how he’s going to celebrate his success at the weekend. How long have …

Rheda start on site

Work commences on parkland scheme at Beckstones, Rheda *** Construction work has recently started on our flagship scheme at Rheda Park, near Whitehaven. Properties will be released for sale in the autumn, with two show homes planned for spring 2021. Beckstones is our sixth development and comprises of 55-homes, a mix of 3, 4 and …

Property market buoyant in Cumbria

We are pleased to confirm that we are experiencing the same upsurge in enquiries, and sales, as reported by Rightmove and in the media. According to last weeks Sunday Times, pre-pandemic the average asking price of a house in the UK was £260,000, today it is £290,000. Likewise, there were 28,420 transactions a week pre-lockdown, …

Green light for new development at Stainburn

Allerdale Borough Council Planning Committee have approved our application for 81 new homes at Stainburn. Our application included a mix of 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom house types as well as 19 (no.) 2 and 3-bedroom bungalows. We are renowned for building stylish properties in desirable areas, and incorporating a high specification. The site is …

Genesis Homes appoint third Director

Jeff Niland has joined Genesis Homes as Commercial Director. Jeff joins our Penrith-based team from Blewbury Homes, part of GoDevelop, where he has been Projects Manager for three years; a role that has seen him working all over the UK, delivering in excess of 500 units. Previously Jeff has worked for the likes of Watkin …