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24th July 2018

SHERFORD WELCOMES STUDENTS FROM AWARD WINNING CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL

The Sherford skills training scheme team were excited to welcome pupils from award winning school; Atrium Studio, with the objective of teaching them how health and safety is applied to the site and team at the development. 

9th July 2018

LIFE AT SHERFORD VIDEO

Curious about life at Sherford? Watch our new video to find out more about the thriving new community, as well as what to expect soon at the town!  

4th July 2018

SHERFORD'S FIRST OPEN HOUSE DROP-IN SESSION

Those curious about life at Sherford, or with questions about the community’s development, were invited to attend the first ever Open House drop-in session on Tuesday 3rd July.

29th June 2018

WELSH GUARD SWAPS BERET FOR HARD HAT IN NEW HOUSE-BUILDING ROLE IN DEVON

A former Welsh Guard has traded protecting royal palaces for constructing homes, after joining a house builder in Plymouth. 

22nd May 2018

SHERFORD ROYAL WEDDING PARTY

Sherford residents truly immersed themselves in the Royal Wedding spirit on Saturday, organising and throwing their very own Royal Wedding Street Party!

21st May 2018

MEET THE NEW TEACHERS OF SHERFORD VALE

With the construction of Sherford’s primary school well underway, we caught up with two of its new teachers, Miss Ramsey and Miss May, to hear their hopes for Sherford Vale, as they prepare to start teaching the first pupils from September.

8th May 2018

FIRST TIME BUYERS JESS AND LUKE MOVE TO SHERFORD

Find out how local couple Jess and Luke Mitchell, used the Help to Buy scheme to buy their first home at Sherford!  

2nd May 2018

SHERFORD FROM ABOVE - APRIL 2018

Check out Sherford from above where you can see Sherford's first Primary School and the incredible progress that is being made on the new community! 

9th April 2018

MEET THOSE ALREADY WORKING AT SHERFORD FROM THE MILITARY

With the opening of the revolutionary new training centre on the horizon, aiming to engage military veterans, apprentices and local contractors, we wanted to introduce you to those that are already working at Sherford from the military!  

27th March 2018

SHERFORD HOSTS ITS FIRST EASTER EGG HUNT

Easter came early at Sherford, with children and families visiting the new community to take part in the town’s first Easter Egg hunt over the weekend.
 

21st March 2018

MEET EMMA COMBER: THE NEW SHERFORD SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE CO-ORDINATOR

With the revolutionary Sherford Skills Training Centre set to open its doors next month, we are pleased to announce that Emma Comber has been appointed as the new Training Centre Co-ordinator.  

13th March 2018

SHERFORD GETS ITS FIRST SCHOOL UNIFORM!

With only six months to go until the opening of Sherford’s first primary school, Sherford Vale, the first designs of the new school uniform have now been released! 

7th March 2018

MEET STEVE: THE MD WHOSE COMPANY ARE LANDSCAPING AT SHERFORD

Working at Sherford since the initial stages of its construction, Steve Warren-Brown, Managing Director of Plymouth-based landscaping firm, YGS Landscapes, talks to us about why he is excited to play a part in helping to create a new community.

20th February 2018

SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE SIGNAGE

In preparation for the opening of the revolutionary Skills Training Centre at Sherford, the onsite team has been working alongside South West signage company, Eco Signs, to design and construct the brand new signage.

7th February 2018

MEET GARETH CHAFFEY: A SHERFORD ARCHAEOLOGIST

Meet Wessex Archaeologist Gareth Chaffey, who talks to us about his career in the industry, and what his role has been on-site at Sherford.

11th January 2018

SUCCESSFUL SHERFORD TRAINING CENTRE SUB-CONTRACTOR EVENT

A fantastic opportunity arose for contractors in the construction industry this week, to be involved with and find out more about how the Sherford Skills Training Centre can benefit them and their employees. 

3rd January 2018

MORGAN SINDALL CHRISTMAS TREE PLANTING

As part of the 2017 Christmas celebrations across Sherford, the Morgan Sindall project team, which is building the village’s first school, welcomed students from Mount Tamar School to tour the site where the new school will be. 

19th December 2017

SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE SUB CONTRACTOR EVENT

A fantastic opportunity has risen for contractors in the construction industry, to be involved with the Sherford Skills Training Centre.

4th December 2017

FURTHER DATES RELEASED TO MEET THE TEAM BEHIND SHERFORD VALE

Further dates have been released for members of the public to take the opportunity to meet Sherford’s first ever Headteacher; Helen Tipping.

23rd November 2017

MEET THE TEAM BEHIND SHERFORD'S FIRST SCHOOL, SHERFORD VALE

Take the opportunity to meet Sherford’s first ever Headteacher; Helen Tipping, at the Linden Show Home, Sherford this Saturday. 

21st November 2017

APPLY NOW: SHERFORD TRAINING CENTRE CO-ORDINATOR

Those interested in being part of a brand new project in the construction industry are in luck, as an exciting position has become available at Sherford. 

24th October 2017

MEET SHERFORDS FIRST EVER HEADTEACHER!

In celebration of the news that construction of Sherford’s first primary school, Sherford Vale has begun, we met with Sherford’s first ever Headteacher; Helen Tipping. 

21st August 2017

SHERFORD FROM ABOVE

Check out Sherford from above where you can see all of the first homes available to buy!  

17th August 2017

TAYLOR WIMPEY OPEN FIRST SHERFORD SHOW HOME

Taylor Wimpey has officially opened the doors to its first show home at Sherford. 

24th July 2017

MEET THE NEW SHERFORD MINISTER: TOM BRASSIL

Meet the very first Sherford Minister, Tom Brassil. Here is what he had to say about his role, his exciting plans and where you can expect to find him at the new community!

25th May 2017

MEET ELIANA, SHERFORDS FIRST RESIDENT

Sherford has officially welcomed its first residents, with two sets of homeowners recently moving to the new community, marking one of the biggest milestones in the development’s two-decade history.

5th May 2017

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AT SHERFORD

Check out a birds eye view of the latest developments at Sherford, Plymouth. 

22nd February 2017

EXCITING SHERFORD UPDATES!

With work ramping up at the revolutionary new community, find out what has been happening recently!

10th February 2017

LINDEN HOMES OPEN FIRST SHERFORD SHOW HOME

Linden Homes has officially opened the doors to its first show home at Sherford.

3rd February 2017

SKILLS TRAINING SCHEME COORDINATOR SAYS FUTURE IS BRIGHT FOR SHERFORD APPRENTICES

Sherford Skills Training Scheme Coordinator, Steven Ricketts, talks about his role in the development of the new town, how the scheme is helping to address the industry skills gap, and the bright future that lies ahead for apprentices learning on-site.

1st February 2017

WELCOME TO SHERFORD

Check out Sherford from above where you can see the show rooms and first homes available to buy.

10th November 2016

MEET SHERFORD SKILLS TRAINING SCHEME'S FIRST APPRENTICE

 Sherford Skills Training carpentry apprentice Lewis Mayes, aged 17, talks about why working at the development has been important in developing his career, as well as how it differs to learning in a classroom.

13th September 2016

THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ARTEFACTS DISCOVERED AT SHERFORD

 Matt Kendall, Site Director from Wessex Archaeology, talks us through the top 5 notable discoveries on the Sherford site.

4th August 2016

A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF SHERFORD: THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON SITE

 It has been a busy couple of months at Sherford, with the construction work continuing to gather pace, as we look forward to welcoming the first residents early next year.

 

26th February 2016

SHERFORD FROM ABOVE

 Take a look at the first aerial footage of the Sherford site. You can really start to see the scale of the town being built.

11th February 2016

DESIGNING SHERFORD

Catch up with the PCA students who created the Sherford logo, strapline, and brand.

13th October 2015

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN DAY DRAWS OVER 850 VISITORS TO NEW COMMUNITY SITE

Andy Mayes, Principal Archaeologist, writes about our archaeology Open Day at Sherford.

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