Burgh-by-Sands Planning Approval

Genesis Homes is pleased to announce that Carlisle City Council’s Planning Committee has approved detailed planning permission for 24 new homes on a site adjacent to King Edward’s Fauld, Burgh by Sands. The new scheme includes an S106 agreement with a significant financial contribution to the local secondary school, as well as a substantial amount …

Success at Meet the Buyer event

It’s an exciting time for Genesis Homes as we look for new contractors and suppliers to help us in our sustainable growth. With this in mind we hosted a Meet the Buyer Event last week at our Head Office in Penrith, where we presented our plans for the future as well as the high standards …

New Apprenticeship Programme now in place

Following the successful recruitment of construction apprentice Josh Kirkwood back in August, we’re continuing our support of young people and now have an Apprenticeship Programme in place. Two new apprentices, Jack Wallace and James Seward, will join the Genesis Homes team in November from Carlisle College. They’ll experience several different departments within the business and …

Genesis Homes partners with Homes England

We’re very pleased to have secured a £4 million funding loan with Homes England to support the delivery of 37 new homes at our St Bridget’s development in Brigham, Cockermouth. Homes England will provide the finance through its £4.5 billion Home Building Fund – a scheme introduced to support small and medium sized (SME) housebuilders …

18 new homes proposed for Armathwaite

We’re delighted to announce that planning has been submitted to Eden District Council for a mix of homes and bungalows within the charming village of Armathwaite. The site benefits from scenic views overlooking the Eden Valley and the Pennines beyond; with the station only a short walk from the proposed development, Armathwaite offers the perfect …

New Show Home at St Cuthbert’s, Wigton

This weekend we unveiled our new Show Home at our St Cuthbert’s development in Wigton, created by our recently appointed Head of Brand, Catherine Watson. The ‘Trent’ is a four-bedroom detached house and showcases our attention to detail with an elegant interior. The executive design boasts an impressive open-plan kitchen/dining/family area with French doors leading …

Our 1st birthday at Genesis House

July saw us host an open day barbecue to celebrate our 1st birthday at Genesis House, our newly-refurbished Penrith headquarters. Guests included John Stevenson, MP for Carlisle and Penrith Town Mayor Scott Jackson. Guests enjoyed gorgeous weather on the lawn with birthday cake, burgers, and music performed by local singer Melanie Baker, who opened Kendal …

New Headquarters for Genesis Homes

A growing team and rapid expansion has led to Genesis Homes taking up new residence in Penrith’s Gilwilly Industrial Estate.  This move gives Genesis Homes a great location to build a platform for the future, a prime location to navigate the County and become synonymous with the building community. “Usually we’re the ones building new …

Takeover from Pirates of Penrith

Recently, Genesis Homes relocated to Gilwilly Industrial estate to neighbour Manning Elliot Architects and Grant LTD in the former Pirates of Penrith home. Specifically, redesigned and refurbished to suit Genesis Homes’ plans to be at the forefront of the building market, exciting plans are afoot to showcase our aspirational homes in the most innovative of …