A HOUSEBUILDER has reopened its development to potential buyers.

Following new guidance from the Government regarding the construction industry, Persimmon Homes reopened its sites to househunters across England this weekend – including its new development in Sutton Courtenay near Abingdon.

The housebuilder’s sales staff have received training to ensure they know how to keep visitors safe.

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Richard Briggs, Managing Director of Persimmon Homes Wessex, said: “We are delighted that we are now in a position to be re-opening this development.

“The health, safety and wellbeing of the public and everyone who works on our sites remain the top priority.

“Our sales advisers have worked extremely hard to help existing and new customers during this difficult lockdown period and continue to be able via phone and email. Reservations and completions have, in fact, remained strong despite no face-to-face contact.”

During lockdown Persimmon worked closely with its colleagues, sub-contractors, and suppliers to develop and test a range of new protocols to enable work to recommence safely, in anticipation of a potential return to its sites and its sales offices.