Building Plymouth is a Plymouth City Council partnership set up to connect local people
with career opportunities in construction in Plymouth. Does this sound like you? email hello@buildingplymouth.co.uk to find out more!


Persimmon Homes

Building over 10,000 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be one of the UK’s most successful housebuilders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Our Mission

To build homes with quality our customers can rely on at a price they can afford.

Our Vision

To be Britain’s leading homebuilder, with quality and customer service at its heart, building the best value homes on the market in sustainable and inclusive communities.

We will invest in innovation and technology to extend our low cost strengths and enhance our five-star capabilities to enable as many people as possible to buy the homes we build.

Our Values

Customer Focused – Our customers are our priority and we aim to build consistently high quality homes in communities where people love to live. We will earn our customers’ trust by treating them fairly and with integrity.

Value Driven – We will deliver the best value, high quality homes to our customers by encouraging entrepreneurship, innovation and cost-efficiency to drive industry-leading performance and competitive and sustainable returns for shareholders.

Team Work – We are one team, working in an open and collaborative manner to deliver for customers and communities. We embrace diversity and new ideas and develop the careers and reward the talents of our colleagues.

Social Impact – We build homes for the future in sustainable communities. We uphold the highest safety standards and leave a legacy that delivers economic, social and environmental value to the communities we build.

Excellence Always – We strive to be excellent in all that we do. We relentlessly focus on providing the dream of homeownership to thousands of families by building the best value, high quality homes in the most cost-efficient manner, delivering for customers, communities and stakeholders alike.

The Persimmon Group is firmly committed to the training and development of new entrants to the Home Building Industry. Our Persimmon apprenticeships offer the chance to gain valuable, job specific training, alongside, job security and great career prospects.

With over 600 trainees and apprentices nationwide, the Group offers 1 – 5 year apprenticeships in a range of occupations across all of our companies, from entry level 2 trade to level 6 degree apprenticeships. We also offer a range of sponsored higher level qualifications supporting your progression throughout your career with Persimmon.

Why are you supporting Building Plymouth?

The demand for new housing for local people in the region is well known, and as a local business with our regional headquarters being in Plymouth, it’s vital we support initiatives such as Building Plymouth to maintain and develop a talented and diverse workforce”

Persimmon is proud of our record developing the next generation of construction workers, and we believe our partnership with Building Plymouth will further promote the many exciting careers the industry has to offer.

Our goal is to inspire and encourage local people to consider the Construction sector as their career pathway of choice, and our work with Building Plymouth can only benefit us in achieving this goal.

To find out more about Persimmon Homes why not take a look at their website here