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Nottingham-based housebuilder, Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands, has built 622 homes in its operational area during the past year and contributed over £102m to the UK’s economic output.


The achievements are highlighted in a new report which measures the housebuilder’s social and economic contribution to the Midlands over the past financial year (1st July 2019 – 30th June 2020).

The leading developer operates within Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Warwickshire.

Included within the company’s socio-economic footprint are key figures relating to the company’s support for the housebuilding supply chain, local communities, environment, public services and employment. The figures revealed the housebuilder:

  • Supported 1,580 jobs directly and through its contractors and suppliers
  • Supported 540 subcontractor companies and manufactured 90% of its components in the UK
  • Hired 19 graduates, apprentices and trainees on various employment programmes
  • 90% of components used in the construction process were manufactured in the UK.
  • Created 4.8 hectares of green space through public open spaces and private gardens.
  • Spent £7.1m on local contributions including the Community Infrastructure Levy and S106 contributions.

Mark Cotes, Managing Director at Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands, said:

“As a five star housebuilder, we are very aware of the vital role we play in helping to boost the local economy.

“We are committed to a strategy that includes leaving a positive and lasting legacy in the communities in which we build homes.

“This can be through anything including job creation, strengthening surrounding businesses or enhancing and protecting the local environment. 

“We are very proud to be a major force in the growth and prosperity of the region, and look forward to continuing our work in 2021.”

The report on Barratt and David Wilson Homes’ Socio-Economic Footprint in 2020 was carried out by planning consultant, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners (NLP).

Barratt Homes is currently building a range of properties in Nottinghamshire at Romans’ Quarter in Bingham, Fernwood Village in Newark, Beeston Quarter in Beeston, Gateford Park in Worksop and Berry Hill in Mansfield.

David Wilson Homes has also recently launched its brand new Thoresby Vale development in Edwinstowe.

For further information about the properties available, please call the Barratt Homes sales team on 033 3355 8472 or the David Wilson Homes sales team on 033 3355 8473. Alternatively, visit or

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