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Nova Construction is proud to share its success and support its surrounding community.

Founded in 2001, Nova Construction was established to provide Cornwall with a leading building contractor. Its continued growth and expansion has positioned the company as a construction specialist in Cornwall and significant local employer. As many of the company’s staff and suppliers live and work in the immediate are; Nova Construction has made a firm commitment to share its prosperity and growth with those around it. By continually investing in its local community it ensures its position as a preferable local employer and a building contractor of choice in Cornwall.

Below are just some for the highlights of Nova Construction’s success stories and community engagement efforts. The business recognises its local significance and continually looks at ways it can share its prosperity with those around it. Sponsored events, fundraising initiatives, success stories, career advice sessions and community engagements are just some of the ways the business supports its local economy. If you have a cause or event you would like Nova Construction’s assistance with please send an introductory letter to enquiries@novaconstruction.co.uk

Nova Construction gives insight to construction at Camborne Science & International Academy

Nova Construction was invited to speak about the construction sector in Cornwall to first year students at Camborne Science & International Academy. An open event to all first year students, Nova Construction gave an overview of the company’s structure, explanation of its services and showcased three of its most iconic projects. Focus was placed on shifting the perception of stereotypical construction jobs and explaining the diversity of possible career paths. The students were clearly amazed by the exciting world of construction and were surprised by the range of careers involved with building properties in Cornwall. The students were astonished to realise a Cornish construction company was building some of the most iconic and admired properties in the County.

The event was a clear success and Nova Construction has been invited to return at a later date and advise additional students on further career possibilities within the construction sector.    

Nova Construction begins work on prestigious project in West Cornwall.

Nova Construction is proud to begin works on another prestigious residential building project on Hain Walk, St. Ives. With uninterrupted views of Carbis Bay, Hayle Beach and Perranporth Bay the location is hot-spot in Cornwall for luxury bespoke property owners. Having previously refurbished the renowned property ‘Sundial Court’ on Hain Walk, this latest project underpins Nova Construction’s presence in the area and as a contractor of choice for the construction of luxury bespoke properties. Due for completion in early 2019, the property features an outdoor swimming pool, five bedrooms, a private cinema, high specification glazing and an extraordinary superior level of finish – guaranteeing the dwelling will be one of the most desirable homes in the county.

Nova Construction is extremely proud to be building this property and images of the final dwelling will be added in 2019.

Nova Construction takes recycling to new level.

Nova Construction is proud to have increased its recycling efforts by engaging with Cornwall College and gifting a superseded van to its Automotive Engineering students. Based less than one mile from Nova Construction’s head office, Cornwall College’s Pool campus provides education services to hundreds of surrounding students. The Automotive Engineering department focuses on the maintenance and repairing of disused road vehicles. Unlike typically donated vehicles where they cannot be reinstated to road worthy condition, the van will provide an excellent learning opportunity to students before returning to the local roads. Nova Construction Contracts Manager Ben Atkinson said “We’re very proud to help Cornwall College and its students, as a local company we see it as our duty to help those around us through learning and engagement opportunities.”

Pictured to the right are John and Neil of Cornwall College’s Automotive Engineering department and Nova Construction Contracts Manager Ben Atkinson.

Nova Construction begin works on new feature development.

Nova Construction is proud to announce it has begun works at its newest feature development near Truro. Set within the renowned Perranarworthal Parish, the indulgent four detached property development is already gaining significant attention from prospective purchasers. Designed to provide privacy and seclusion, each property boasts four large bedrooms, three large reception areas, a TV snug, a home office, underfloor central heating, detached double garage, large gardens, a private driveway and walking access to schools and village amenities. The site is located perfectly for owners wanting a quiet countryside location with immediate access to friendly village, the popular city of Truro and sheltered harbour town of Falmouth. A carefully crafted specification has been created to ensure a perfect balance between indulgence and desirable living practicalities.

Due for completion in 2019, sale information will soon be available. If you would like to register interest in this development please email enquiries@novaconstruction.co.uk

Nova Construction project secures national coverage.

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its recently completed bespoke residential dwellings is to be featured in the national magazine Build It. With an annual readership of roughly 400,000 individuals; Built It is one of the most popular construction magazines in the United Kingdom. The featured property is located near Killvose in West Cornwall. A ‘forever home’ for a private client, the dwelling features five bedrooms, a large kitchen dinner, a spacious main entertaining room, swimming pool, spa, first floor games room (including full sized snooker table and bar), two outdoor entertaining areas, large gardens, uninterrupted views towards St. Ives and Marazion Bay, large double garage and gates grounds via a private driveway. The property is a fine addition to Nova Construction’s ever growing portfolio of high-value private dwellings in Cornwall.

Nova Construction is very proud of this achievement and would like to thank the property owners for their assistance in allowing the property to be featured in Built It magazine.

Nova Construction tops Cornwall category and secures highly commended status.

Nova Construction is proud to reveal is has topped the tables for private individual dwellings in Cornwall at the recent Regional LABC Building Excellence Awards. The successful project (Windsor) won an impressive Highly Commended status and the highest achieving private dwelling in Cornwall. Overall the project secured second place for best individual new home across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. The property is set on the water’s edge near Falmouth and enjoys impressive views over the adjacent Carrick Roads estuary. Boasting five bedrooms, multiple reception rooms, a Small Bone of Devises kitchen, cocktail bar, games room, large home cinema, private slipway, large detached garage, boat store, guest apartment, gym, glass house and gated grounds, the property is one of the most iconic private dwellings in Cornwall.   

Nova Construction would like to thank the owners of Windsor for the assistance in entering the property into the awards and wish them many happy and peaceful years in their new home.  

Nova Construction shortlisted for third LABC regional excellence award.

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its premium residential dwelling projects has been shorted listed for a Regional LABC Building Excellence award. One of the most coveted awards in the United Kingdom; the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence awards centre on recognising the very best in contractor standards and achieved finish levels. This is the third year a Nova Construction project has been shortlisted for an award and senior representatives will be attending the celebrations in Plymouth in April. Nova Construction Managing Director Mark Atkinson had this to say “It’s a great privilege to have our work repeatedly recognised by such a respected body. Everyone at Nova Construction works hard to deliver the very highest of standards and we are extremely proud of our collective achievement in delivering such a remarkable property.”

Senior representatives from Nova Construction are looking forward to attending the awards ceremony in Plymouth and networking with industry peers.  

Nova Construction project receives royal approval from future King. 

Nova Construction is proud to announce its latest prestigious refurbishment project has been formally opened by HRH The Prince of Wales. The Truro Cathedral Old Boys School welcomed The Prince of Wales and members of the Cathedral to celebrate the project and is remarkable transformation. The Grade II listed property underwent an extensive refurbishment by Nova Construction bringing a much needed modernisation to its infrastructure whilst retaining its distinctive features. Set over three floors the Cathedral School played a key role during World War II as a refuge for evacuated scholars from St. Pauls Cathedral in London. Now open to the public, the impressive building has become a creative and social hub for those in the surrounding communities.   

Nova Construction would like to thank Truro Cathedral for the opportunity to undertake the works and express its gratitude to Clarence House.

Nova Construction begin works on renowned development.

Nova Construction is proud to announce it has begun works on a renowned mid Cornwall development. Located south of Little Vauxhall in Redruth, the project will bring up to 90 new homes to the area and offer the town’s growing population a welcomed source of high-quality new housing, Phased in three stages, the entire project will be completed by 2021 and create a mixture of two, three, four and five bedroom family properties. The World Heritage town of Redruth has seen a number of developments in recent years but the Little Vauxhall site is the closest to the town centre and nearby amenities. The sort after location offers residents the opportunity to enjoy the full potential of the town, access a range of local schools and access the surrounding Cornish countryside.  

Nova Construction is pleased to be providing a wealth of new dwellings to its home town and would like to all local residents for their support and encouragement.

Nova Construction gives insight to construction at Pool Academy. 

Nova Construction is proud to announce it has delivered another insight to construction talk to local school students. Pool Academy invited Nova Construction to celebrate the company’s success and showcase the incredible careers available to those looking to enter the construction industry. Over 200 year ten and year eleven students attended the event which included an overview of the company’s profile, examples of previous projects, explanations of different construction sectors, associated career paths and a detailed question and answer session. The students clearly enjoyed the presentation and admitted they did not release construction offered such diverse and interesting career possibilities. The event was such a success that a return invitation has been extended to Nova Construction representatives.

Nova Construction would like to thank Pool Academy for the opportunity to engage with its pupils and wish all of its year eleven students the very best of luck with their upcoming exams.

Nova Construction begins work on prestigious project in North Cornwall.

Nova Construction is proud to announce it has begun works on a highly prestigious residential project in North Cornwall. Situated just west of Launceston, the project is the latest addition to Nova Construction’s portfolio of exclusive and prestigious new-build dwellings in Cornwall. The project architect and clients have spent a great deal of attention creating a truly remarkable property and one of which will become one of Cornwall’s  Key features of the property include a large kitchen, welcoming dinning area, larder, spacious lounge, boot room, sun room, private swimming pool, games room, private cinema, study, five bedrooms (with en-suites), landscaped gardens with views towards the coast and a detached lookout with kitchenette and dining area.  

Nova Construction is incredibly proud of this project and would like to express its gratitude to the clients and project architect.

Nova Construction project secures national coverage.

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its recently completed bespoke residential dwellings is to be featured in the national magazine Homebuilding and Renovating. The three storey five bedroom detached dwelling will feature in the November addition of the magazine and is set to be enjoyed by up to 90,000 readers. Set on the cliff edge near Gorran Haven, Red Rock is a commanding property with an unparalleled position. The 340m2 replacement dwelling took just 10 months to build and is now available for private holiday rental bookings. Popular with A list celebrities, this truly unique property benefits from high levels of privacy and seclusion with uninterrupted views of the iconic south Cornish coastline.

Nova Construction is very proud of this achievement and would like to thank the property owners for their assistance in allowing the property to be featured in Homebuilding and Renovating magazine.

Nova Construction gives insight to construction at Redruth School.

Nova Construction is proud to announce it is has delivered an insight to construction talk to local school students. Redruth School invited Nova Construction to share its success with local students and discuss the skills needed to succeed in a growing industry. Based on an interview process, Nova Construction Business Development Executive (Lewis Tolputt) met with students and their parents to discuss the pupil’s individual grades and how best for them to enter the exciting world of construction. Students from a multitude of backgrounds and skill sets attended and there was clear excitement for the array of possibilities within a career in construction. Hosts Redruth School coordinated the event to perfection – enabling pupils and parents to maximise their time with Lewis and understand what’s needed to be successful in the construction industry

Nova Construction would like to thank Redruth School, its pupils and their parents for the opportunity to meet with them and for inviting Lewis to advise on careers in construction.  

Nova Construction shortlisted for LABC regional excellence award.

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its premium residential dwelling projects has been shorted listed for a Regional LABC Building Excellence award. Creed Barn (located on the outskirts of Truro) underwent an extensive period of refurbishment and extension by Nova Construction. The distinctive 18th century barn had undergone several attempts at refurbishment in its admired history but failed to realise the property’s true potential. Key features include a large open plan family kitchen and socialising space, three large reception rooms, three large bedrooms, study, master dressing suite, feature staircase, oak flooring, focal fireplaces, detached annex, carports and extensive landscaped grounds. The project has been shortlisted for the coveted award due to its exceptional finish standard and high level of compliance with building control.

Nova Construction would like to thank the owners of Creed Barn for allowing the property to be entered into the awards and wish them many happy years in their remarkable home.

Nova Construction project secures national coverage.

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its previous refurbishment projects (Sundial Court) has been selected for the front cover of Cornwall Living Magazine. The popular monthly publication has a national readership of 250,000 individuals and specialises in aspirational properties in Cornwall. Sundial Court, located on Hain Walk in St. Ives, was subject to a period extensive refurbishment and extension by Nova Construction in 2016. Upon completion the property was sold by Savills estate agents and dramatically exceeded market expectations. With uninterrupted views of Carbis Bay, Hayle Beach and Perranporth Bay, retained original features such as herringbone parquet flooring, feature hardwood staircase and the conveniences of a modern highly-efficient property; Sundial Court is a unique dwelling with an enviable specification.

Nova Construction would like to wish the new owners of Sundial Court many happy years in their new property.

Nova Construction project features in Telegraph luxury list

Nova Construction is proud to announce one of its premium refurbishment projects has been added to the notorious Telegraph Luxury Property list. Located on the outskirts of Newquay, Butterfield House underwent a detailed refurbishment by Nova Construction. The 19th century listed Rectory required extensive works to stabilise its condition and safeguard its future. Considered a local and national icon for Gothic architecture, the property fell into a state of disrepair and required urgent efforts. Consisting of sleeping accommodation for up to 12 residents, a formal dining room, reading room, study, period entrance hall, large open-plan kitchen, utility room, detached guest annex, private swimming pool and mature landscaped grounds; Butterfield House is now a remarkable property and a fitting addition to the Telegraph’s portfolio.

Nova Construction would like to thank the property’s owners for the opportunity to undertake the works and wish all those who visit Butterfield House a very pleasant stay.

Nova Construction begin refurbishment of historic city building.

Nova Construction is proud to announce it has begun refurbishment works to the historic former Truro Cathedral School building. Built in 1908 and once used to house evacuated scholars from St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the Old Cathedral School is one of Truro Cathedral’s largest and most valuable assets. As a repeat contractor for the diocese of Truro, Nova Construction was appointed to carefully preserve the building’s distinctive features through a process of sensitive refurbishment. Works are also to incorporate a number of modern and desirable upgrades ensuring the building is accessible to all for many generations to come. Designed to become a creative and social hub for those in the immediate and surrounding areas, the Old Cathedral School is due to open in 2018 and will offer its users access to a café, concert area, start-up company office spaces and socialising areas.

Nova Construction is incredibly proud to be refurbishing the iconic and admired local building for Truro Cathedral.

Nova Construction partner with LEGO to create community event.

Nova Construction is proud to announce is has partnered with LEGO and The Tablet Academy and delivered the first county-wide LEGO construction competition. 12 teams from a range of schools entered the event and spent the day competing in a number of construction challenges. Aimed at exploring and identifying creative solutions to some of the construction industry’s most common problems, the event was a clear success with the participating students. Nova Construction donated a range of prizes for the successful teams and for individuals who showed great leadership, camaraderie and communication skills. The event also benefited from extensive television coverage on BBC Spotlight later that day. All those participating enjoyed the event and Nova Construction has been invited to assist in future events in the community.

Nova Construction would like to thank LEGO, The Tablet Academy Hewlett Packard and Pool Academy for contributing to the event.

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Nova Construction community project opened by Olympians.

Nova Construction is proud to announce its latest community project has been opened by Olympians Helen Glover and Heather Stanning. Newquay Rowing Club welcomed the two gold medal winning athletes to formally open its new facilities in the town centre. Nova Construction carried out a period of detailed refurbishment and extension works for the club as its facilities required upgrading. As the world’s oldest rowing club house, the Newquay venue is at the centre of the global rowing community and a custodian of some of the oldest gig boats in the world. Dating back to 1812, the gig boats required a bespoke storage facility and maintenance area. The completed works also incorporated the creation of a tailor-made events area and entertaining space for guests.

Nova Construction would like to thank Ms. Glover and Ms. Stanning for attending the event and wish all those at Newquay Rowing Club many happy years using the new facilities.