Persimmon



Quality and customer care investment hits profits at Persimmon

Housebuilder Persimmon has reported a dip in profits as a focus on improving its quality of homes and services saw a decrease in the number of homes sold.

Published 20 August 2019

Revenue drops as Persimmon faces challenges head on

Persimmon’s action to improve customer satisfaction levels following complaints about the quality of homes and leasehold charges has resulted in weaker first-half revenue for the firm.

Published 4 July 2019

Scottish military personnel offered new house discount

Armed Forces personnel are being offered a special discount at new housing developments across West Scotland to acknowledge the celebration of Armed Forces Day this month.

Published 2 July 2019

Archaeology investigation under way at Angus housing and business development site

Early works for a housing and business development at an Angus farm have enabled a team of archaeologists to investigate the area for any buried historical evidence.

Published 6 June 2019

Angus and Cairn to officially open Arbroath affordable homes

An £8.1 million development of 71 affordable homes in Arbroath is to be opened by local MSP Graeme Dey.

Published 30 May 2019

Persimmon wins appeal against decision to refuse permission for brownfield development

Persimmon Homes has successfully appealed against a local authority’s decision to refuse planning permission for a new residential development.

Published 20 May 2019

Cairn delivers 36 affordable new homes in Arbroath

Cairn Housing Association has completed a new housing development at Railton Crescent in Arbroath.

Published 9 April 2019

Planning approval for 335 new homes in Guardbridge

One hundred affordable homes are set to be delivered in Guardbridge as part of a massive expansion of the Fife village.

Published 8 April 2019

Persimmon commissions independent review into customer service and poor workmanship

Persimmon’s continued efforts to improve its customer care culture and operations are to be assessed in an independent review.

Published 8 April 2019

New homes planned for grounds of Erskine hotel

Persimmon Homes West Scotland is to invest £60 million to bring forward a development of almost 250 homes in Renfrewshire.

Published 28 March 2019

East Lothian councillors give green light for 1,500 new homes

East Lothian Council has approved plans for 1,500 new homes as part of a new development in Musselburgh.

Published 27 March 2019

Mactaggart & Mickel and Barratt maintain ‘five star’ performance as Persimmon struggles

An annual industry survey has once again placed Persimmon among the UK’s worst major housebuilders, but there was better news for Barratt Scotland, Mactaggart & Mickel and Miller Homes.

Published 27 March 2019

Persimmon launches UK’s first retention scheme for homebuyers

Persimmon is to become the first major UK housebuilder to offer a retention policy to protect homebuyers from repair problems.

Published 21 March 2019

Persimmon profits top £1bn

Persimmon has released results showing profits exceeding £1bn for the first time.

Published 27 February 2019

Persimmon raises profit expectations with ‘strong’ trading performance

Housebuilder Persimmon has said that its profits will be “moderately ahead” of forecasts as the firm continues to grow despite a boardroom bonus controversy.

Published 15 January 2019