Category Archives: Timber Frame

Timber Frame Can Slash Global Fossil Fuel Use

A recent study published by scientists at Yale University has discovered wood based construction uses far less energy than concrete or steel construction. It is reported that over 1.5 billion tonnes of wood is globally harvested each year, a huge … 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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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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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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Christmas in the Timber Frame World…

A busy time completing frames prior to Christmas, both on site and in the factory making ready for January 2013 deliveries. Anyone expecting to start a project in Spring 2013 needs to be contracting for their timber frame through January … Continue reading

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Build during the Summer months …… when it’s nice and dry!

Ask our self-build clients when they would ideally start their project on site and most would understandably reply, during the Spring / Summer months, to allow them to get out of the ground and the frame erected and water-tight during … 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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Movement in Timber Frame Homes

We are frequently asked about the movement in timber frame homes, are they solid, do they move due to weather conditions, how does the central heating affect the frame? Having lived in a new timber frame construction for the past … Continue reading

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Why Oakworth Homes Timber Frame?

Part 2 Our designs are tailored specifically to the customer’s individual needs, one off individual designs or developments of different sizes and shapes. They can be easily modified to provide maximum efficiency. Oakworth Homes Timber Frame Systems exceed all energy … Continue reading

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