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Oakworth Homes – Commercial Development Projects

Oakworth Homes are well known for being one of the leading timber frame companies in the UK for the manufacture, supply, delivery and erection of our timber frames for domestic dwellings, predominantly for our self-build clients. However, we are also … Continue reading

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Building Your Own Self Build Property

Building your own home is a dream for many, but the process of finding a plot, commissioning an architect and choosing a builder can prove daunting at first. Before you even consider the physical aspects of the build project however, … Continue reading

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The Three Little Pigs

The three little pigs… Once upon a time there were three little pigs. Each of these little pigs wanted to build their own self build home. The first self building little pig decided to build his house of straw. The … Continue reading

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Self Building for First Time Buyers?

As a general rule, the client base for the architectural department at Oakworth consists of self-builders or small developers looking to build anywhere from one to eight properties. Consequently the opportunity to develop a site of up to fifteen properties, … Continue reading

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The Depth of Expertise at Oakworth

At the beginning of last month Oakworth were approached by one of our clients who had ordered a Timber Frame to be delivered within in that month. Our client became had increasingly frustrated by the types of quotes for their … Continue reading

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Macmillan Big Coffee Morning

Last week I arranged a coffee morning at Oakworth Homes to raise money for the fantastic charity MacMillan Cancer Trust. I asked each department to bring cakes, cookies, chocolate or other goodies to share at the coffee morning. The morning … Continue reading

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Oakworth’s Latest Successful Self-Build Project – Isle of Anglesey

Some 12 months ago, Oakworth Homes Ltd was approached by a self-build client, looking to build his new, 3,100ft2 home on the Isle of Anglesey. We were competing against a number of timber-frame competitors and we duly submitted our detailed … Continue reading

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Homebuilding and Renovation Show Harrogate 2013

Every Year Oakworth exhibits at the Homebuilding and Renovation Shows in Birmingham and Harrogate. After the success of building a full Timber Frame structure in the NEC Birmingham exhibition hall in March this year. And having just a 2 day … Continue reading

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Our Growth over 6 Years….

I joined Oakworth Homes 6 years ago.  It is memorable in more than one way.  The 25th of June 2006 was not only my first day at a new company it was my daughter’s 12th birthday, today she is 18!!! … Continue reading

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The Art of Design – Tools of the Trade

As the first port of call for design inspiration for the majority of clients, an architectural department is always daydreaming about it’s next ground breaking idea. It’s the common belief of most other structural professionals and contractors in the industry that … Continue reading

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