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People & Customers

The value we place on our team is central to what we do, and we are dedicated to running a company that ensures safe working conditions and encourages talented people to develop and grow.

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Environment

The protection of the environment and climate change are among the greatest challenges we face. We recognise that we have a key part to play through minimising the impact our business has on the environment.

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Sustainable Communities

It is vital we engage with local communities to ensure our developments meet the needs of local people. Community engagement is integral to the journey, from planning right through until site completion.

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New generation of construction professionals given a chance to forge careers

Linden Homes South West Supports The New Generation Of Construction Professionals

Linden Homes South West Supports The New Generation Of Construction Professionals

To help support the learning of students at Plymouth University, we invited students to tour a live construction site and speak with its site manager.

The first year undergraduates are studying a range of relevant disciplines within the University’s Bachelor of Science programme, including Architectural Technology, Environment Construction Management and Building Surveying, all of which undertake the module “Domestic Construction Technology”. Having already covered the main principles of contemporary new home construction in the UK, the students were keen to examine first-hand the various stages of construction.

The first group of students, studying Architectural Technology and Environment, and their lecturers this month toured our Higher Moor development in Avonwick, South Brent. Here, they observed construction practices and asked site manager Glyn Hilton about development costs, construction programmes, site organisation and management as well as health and safety. They also were given a first-hand look at the sustainable features being incorporated into the new homes, including solar panels and water recycling systems.

Lecturer Dr Brian Pilkington said: “Many thanks to Linden Homes for the site visit to Avonwick. The students were really pleased to be able to see in practice the construction technologies, materials, processes, management etc that they have been studying in class. The visit certainly has contributed successfully towards their learning.”

The visits herald the beginning of a new partnership between Linden Homes and Plymouth University, showcasing an example of best practice in learning and to encourage more women to consider careers in construction.

NEW vs OLD - It's no contest!

New vs Old

The benefits of buying new make the choice easy. Here are just a few:

  • All appliances are 'straight out of the box' and fully guaranteed‡
  • No sorting someone else's DIY disasters or dated decorations - you've got a blank canvas to make your own
  • Buying new could mean access to exclusive mortgage lender products through our suggested Independent Mortgage Advisors
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