Maintaining your garden in hot weather

Maintaining your garden during the summer and particularly in the hot weather can be a challenge.  These helpful hints can help to keep your garden looking at its best over this warm period. Useful information is also provided by the Royal Horticultural society via their website at Looking after brand new turf If you… Read more »

Applethwaite Hall nominated for two awards

The prestigious Applethwaite Hall development of 12 luxury apartments within an historic country house near Windermere has been nominated to two LABC awards. The development has been nominated for both the Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home and the Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion for the Northern LABC… Read more »

Ladies cricket team bowled over by Applethwaite sponsor.

Applethwaite has teamed up with local Forton cricket team, Shireshead Ladies, in its maiden sports sponsorship deal.The partnership sees Applethwaite become the Shireshead Ladies Cricket Team’s principal sponsor.The house builder purchased the new kit, which adorns its official logo, on behalf of the village team, who won its inaugural match against Holme Ladies by 23… Read more »

Forton Donation is Blooming Marvellous!

Forton Village, near Garstang, is blossoming thanks to a kind donation by a Preston-based residential developer and the hard work of Forton Scout Group (Beavers and Cubs). Applethwaite Homes, part of the Eric Wright Group, is currently developing the ‘Bowland Gardens’ scheme located in the village and has donated £500 to Forton Scout Group’s annual… Read more »

Oakwood welcomes it’s first residents

The first family has arrived at this superb new development of 24 detached, 3 and 4 bedroom homes at Oakwood in Wesham. Mr and Mrs Shaw and their family moved into their new house in December 2014 and were delighted to spend Christmas in their new home. Moving from within the local area, the family… Read more »

Cove Orchard wins prestigious award

Applethwaite Limited, a division of the Eric Wright Group, this week received a prestigious Lancaster District Design Award for its Cove Orchard scheme in Silverdale, Lancashire. Cove Orchard, set in the grounds of the Abbeyfield residential care home, comprises 14 retirement properties – eight two-bedroom bungalows, two three-bedroom dormer bungalows and four two-bedroom apartments –… Read more »

Eric Wright Returns Coat of Arms to Fylde Council

Eric Wright Special Projects has returned a coat of arms of the old Fylde Rural District Council. The crest was situated on the former council office building which was pulled down to make way for a new development of 24 detached three and four-bedroom homes by Applethwaite. The ‘College Coat of Arms’ was granted to… Read more »

Retirement development success

A new retirement development on the shores of Morecambe Bay has proved to be a great success. Less than two months after the 14 homes at Cove Orchard were completed only four properties remain available. Developed by Applethwaite Ltd, a division of The Eric Wright Group, Cove Orchard is located in the grounds of Cove… Read more »

Health and Safety lesson for St. Mark’s School pupils.

PUPILS at a South Lakeland school have received a lesson in health and safety, telling them to stay away from building sites. Now they are being invited to design a picture with a safety measure based on what they learned, for which prizes will be given. The session at St Mark’s Primary School in Natland… Read more »