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About Fairgrove Homes

Fairgrove is a family-run home-building business formed in 1995 by Steve and Christine Midgley and over the past two decades has grown into an award-winning regional developer with a reputation for quality and the highest level of customer service.

Building around 50 new properties each year within Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, East Staffordshire and South Yorkshire, we build not only complete new homes, ready to move into, but we are also a specialist in unique homes whereby we enable buyers to customise the internal layout and specification of their new home before it’s built.

At Fairgrove we build to a very high level which we set as at least 10% above the NHBC national standards. We use only traditional masonry and materials, and the designs of our homes are constantly being updated to incorporate the latest designs and energy efficiency requirements.

As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on our customer service. Our Directors are actively involved in all aspects of the business and are keen to continually improve and learn from everyone who buys a Fairgrove home. Our small, dedicated team works hard to ensure we meet and exceed our customers’ varied requirements and energy-efficiency expectations.



We actively work with local schools to offer guidance on careers in the construction industry to students, and operate an apprenticeship training scheme for school leavers and older applicants. Each year we will have vacancies for apprentice bricklayers and joiners, along with other trades such as decorators.

To find out more about available positions, please contact careers@fairgrove.co.uk

Please click here to download a copy of the application form which must be fully completed in your own handwriting.

All application forms should be submitted, along with a CV, either by email to careers@fairgrove.co.uk or in writing to:

Mrs Chris Midgley,
Fairgrove Homes Ltd, Bridge House, Hardy Close, Kimberley, Nottingham, NG16 2JW.

Please mark all envelopes as Private and Confidential.

For more details about careers in house building, please visit www.housebuildingcareers.org.uk.

Our Team

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Steve Midgley, Managing Director

Steve has been in the house-building industry for over 30 years. Passionate about building new homes using only the highest quality materials, Steve’s industry expertise is highly regarded within the business community, as he also serves as a Director of the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce.

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Christine Midgley, Director

Since setting up the company with husband Steve in 1995, Chris has played an integral role in the day-to-day running of Fairgrove Homes in her role as Financial Director.

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Simon Midgley, Land Director

Simon's previous experience within sales, management and business development roles have made him an invaluable member of the Fairgrove team. Day-to-day, Simon is responsible for securing new land for the business - upon which we can develop our exciting new housing developments.

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Vanessa Gregory, Sales & Marketing Manager

With over 20 years’ experience in the property industry, Vanessa prides herself in her top level of customer service. Her knowledge and understanding of buying and selling new homes ensures our customers are always in a safe pair of hands.

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Patricia Anderson, Sales Advisor

Patricia possesses a wealth of business acumen, professionalism and a proven track record at delivering excellent customer service, which stands her in good stead in the property industry in order to deliver excellent service to all Fairgrove Homes customers.

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Tracy Beasley, Customer Relationship Manager