Category Archives: Oakworth News

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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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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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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A Continuing Problem in the Self Build Market – The Availability of Suitable Plots

The local and national Estate Agents seem to have ignored the Self Build market. As a company, Oakworth Homes are trying to encourage local Estate Agents to look to their land buying departments, to see if, by dividing down their … Continue reading

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Wantage Silver Band Hall – Executive Summary It’s always a challenge to find a good builder, When the team at Oakworth started speaking with the Wantage Silver Band about their new band hall it soon became apparent that they were … Continue reading

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Timber Engineering Company in Administration

Following the demise of another Timber Engineering Company this month (C.R.Taylor Timber Ltd) prospective customers must be aware that the apparent “cheaper” supplier of timber frame is not always the most economical. Often the cheaper option does not include the … Continue reading

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Oakworth Homes Ltd at the NEC

The Home Building & Renovating Show at the NEC from 28th March – 1st April 2012 was a great success for Oakworth Homes with nearly 10,000 people visiting our show home. We received numerous enquiries over the 4 days of … Continue reading

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