By Powerscourt on 27/09/2023


Powerscourt has been appointed by Bellway p.l.c, the FTSE 250 listed national housebuilder, following a competitive pitch process.

The wide-ranging brief will see Powerscourt provide strategic public relations advice, spanning financial and corporate communications, including ESG and Sustainability, as well as public affairs engagement.

Bellway is a leading UK 5-star homebuilder, founded in the north east of England over 75 years ago. It is committed to responsible and sustainable practices, delivering excellent homes with the customer at the heart of everything it does, and a proven track record of delivery.

The team at Powerscourt will support Bellway as it continues to progress its ambitious and innovative sustainability strategy, its core customer proposition and its standout position as an employer of choice – all encompassed under its strategy ‘Better with Bellway’.

Justin Griffiths, Partner and Head of Real Estate at Powerscourt, commented:

“We’re very proud to have been appointed by Bellway. It is a fantastic business with an impressive and highly-differentiated story to tell – particularly around sustainability where it really stands out from its peers. At a time of macro-economic headwinds and well-known challenges across the property sector, Bellway’s business and operational resilience, its excellent management team and its commitment to all its stakeholders means it is well-placed to outperform.”

Paul Lawler, Group Head of Communications at Bellway, commented:

“We believe we have a huge role to play in creating homes and communities as well as driving social value and regeneration across the UK, all while acting sustainably and responsibly. We were really excited by Powerscourt’s innovative and holistic approach to our brief and believe they are the best partner to help tell our story. We were also particularly impressed by their sector knowledge and standout media relationships.”

The team working with Bellway brings in experts from across Powerscourt and is led by Justin Griffiths, Partner & Head of Real Estate, Nick Dibden, Director and Simon Petar, Director. They are supported by Victoria Heslop, Emily Howard, Madeleine Gordon-Foxwell and Flora Mackenzie.