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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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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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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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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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My Role At Oakworth Homes – Lisa Sheppard

I have been working as a receptionist at Oakworth Homes for over 3 years. Here I meet and greet customers, prospective self builders and developers, and suppliers. On each visit we always receive comments on how the company has a … Continue reading

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Wantage – Laying the Foundations

One of the most worrying times in any construction project is whilst breaking ground to construct the foundations or under building as it is sometimes known. At Wantage it was no different. A ground survey was carried out and our … Continue reading

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Oakworth Production Team

Oakworth Home’s production team are trained to an expert level, manufacturing timber frame homes to a very high standard. We feel that we have set a benchmark for our competitors to look up to, and are very proud to have … Continue reading

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My New Role – Scott Moore

I have recently joined Oakworth homes and have been here just over 4 months. I must say this company is a breath of fresh air in comparison to previous jobs. I have come to Oakworth and I am already flourishing. … Continue reading

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Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for Self-Builders – To Be Demolished! (Hopefully)

Let’s be honest, when the last government conceived the CIL policy and included self-build schemes within it, it was ill-conceived to say the least ….. I can think of another word for it, but we’ll stick with ill-conceived for now! … Continue reading

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Boasting About The Benefits Of Boise

Back before BCI brought out Boise I-joists, you could bet your bottom buck that bricklayers would buy batches of wooden joists from big merchants, and bang them between badly laid blocks without batting an eyelid. The beams used being badly sawn solid-section … Continue reading

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