About The Barratt Foundation

The Barratt Foundation is the new stand-alone body that represents Barratt Developments, including Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes and Barratt London, across all of its charitable work.

Over recent years Barratt has increased the scope and scale of its charitable giving, and we want to grow it still further. The new Barratt Foundation brings a long term strategy to support charities, national and local, large and small, across the UK leaving a powerful legacy in the communities in which we operate.

The Foundation has a general charitable purpose, which means that it is able to donate to a wide variety of charities within the UK. However, the Foundation will look to provide support in some key areas, particularly through our national partnerships:

  • Promoting social inclusion, with a specific focus on young people, the armed forces and the most disadvantaged and excluded in society
  • Helping the environment and nature alongside our commitment to being the country’s leading national sustainable housebuilder
  • Promoting physical and mental health
  • Education and opportunity

For more information on each of our current national charity partners, visit the partners page. If you are a registered charity and are interested in working with us, visit the contact page.

Locally Barratt supports charities through its 27 divisional companies with teams raising money for charities and good causes in their areas and close to their hearts. Their fundraising is also matched helping to substantially raise the overall money which goes to the individual charities. The Foundation will continue that work.

The Foundation will also continue to support specific charities addressing individual events such as the Manchester and Westminster terrorist attacks, the Grenfell Tower tragedy and NHS Charities Together.

BARRATT AND DAVID WILSON COMMUNITY FUND
The Barratt and David Wilson Homes Community Fund helps the 27 divisions do more for local organisations and charities which matter to them. It enables each division to donate £1,000 a month to a local charity or organisation working to improve the quality of life for those living in their area.
SUPPORTING EMPLOYEES
Barratt employees work hard to raise money for chosen charities each year. By organising such events as golf days, auctions, parachute dives and a host of other activities, Barratt employees try to raise as much money as possible for these chosen charities. Like the divisional charity matching, the money raised individually by employees (up to a maximum of £1,000) is matched by the Barratt Group, further boosting the fundraising.
IN TOTAL
Since 2016 our charity spend has risen substantially to £4.5million last year and we have formed 6 new national partnerships who we work closely with.

Jeremy Hipkiss
Group Sales and Marketing Director

Jeremy joined Barratt Developments in 2008. He has 19 years’ experience in Marketing and Retail Operations. Jeremy held a similar role at the Spirit Group. Prior to that, Jeremy worked for Allied Domecq and Marstons

Tina Bains
Company Secretary

Tina was appointed to the role of Company Secretary on 1 January 2016. Tina joined the Group in 2008 as Assistant Company Secretary, and was promoted to the role of Deputy Company Secretary in 2011.

Tim Collins
Head of Corporate Communications

Tim Collins is Barratt Developments’ Head of Corporate Communications and joined the company in 2014. Previously he was Deputy Director of Communications at the Conservative Party and Deputy Director of External Affairs at the Home

David Thomas
Group Chief Executive

David joined the Board as an Executive Director and Group Finance Director on 21 July 2009 and was appointed Chief Executive on 1 July 2015. David brings a wealth of financial and leadership experience acquired

Mark Rolfe
(Independent)

Mark Rolfe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and an experienced Non-Executive Director. He was Finance Director of Gallaher Group plc (2000-2007); a Non-Executive Director of the The

Tina Bains
Company Secretary

Tina was appointed to the role of Company Secretary on 1 January 2016. Tina joined the Group in 2008 as Assistant Company Secretary, and was promoted to the role of

Tim Collins
Head of Corporate Communications

Tim Collins is Barratt Developments’ Head of Corporate Communications and joined the company in 2014. Previously he was Deputy Director of Communications at the Conservative Party and Deputy Director of

David Thomas
Group Chief Executive

David joined the Board as an Executive Director and Group Finance Director on 21 July 2009 and was appointed Chief Executive on 1 July 2015. David brings a wealth of

Mark Rolfe
(Independent)

Mark Rolfe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and an experienced Non-Executive Director. He was Finance Director of Gallaher Group plc (2000-2007); a