Persimmon and Bovis in the firing line over defects


Properties built by pair come under fire

Big name housebuilders are once again coming under fire for the quality of new-build properties.

Residents are set to be vacated from a Coventry block of flats built by Persimmon Homes while work is undertaken to shore up the building.

Insurer NHBC said remedial work was set to begin this summer, with the scaffolding already in place.

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