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St Catherine's Hospice Dragon Boat Race

We are proud of our pride...

The Dragon Boat Festival has become an annual date in Thakeham’s diary and we were delighted to take part and raise funds for St Catherine's Hospice.

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Thakeham supports CTP at Employment Fair for Armed Forces

The Thakeham Group is delighted to support the CTP Employment Fair on 5th October in Southampton. This is an opportunity for Service veterans to meet employers including Thakeham, who can offer both current and future job vacancies.

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Ben Hingeley talks about his passion for motorsport

Thakeham are proud sponsors of up and coming F3 star

Thakeham's backing means everything to my racing, without it I simply wouldn't be able to race.

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A fresh start in a new home

Buying off-plan at Knights Park, Godstone

"A week after the Preview Event, I reserved my preferred new home and I’ve never looked back."

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John Gaffney is Thakeham’s Group Construction Director

“Hard work is always rewarded. If you apply yourself, work hard and remain proactive, you’ll reap the benefits in the long run.”

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Thakeham Family Fun Day 2017

Your spirits would not be dampened!

In its fourth year, the Thakeham Summer BBQ and Family Fun Day has become an exciting fixture in the calendar, bringing friends and family of Thakeham together.

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St Catherine's Hospice Dragon Boat Race

Thakeham enters team in Annual Dragon Boat Race

It is the loudest and the wettest event of the year – and following the success of last year’s event, the Thakeham Lions are back to take on the challenge.

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Thakeham sponsors Goodwood Festival of Speed

Thakeham’s sponsorship of the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a classic example of thinking outside the box and reaping the benefits.

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Thakeham Gains Prestigious Recognition at Building Excellence Awards

Thakeham succeeds in first round of prestigious building awards for the South East with two of our talented site managers gaining impressive recognition.

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A forever home in Rudgwick

"It feels right; it’s our dream home."

I think it’s fair to say our journey was quite unusual - with heartbreak and tears, but with the perfect happy ending!

Click here to read the Booth's story.

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Downsizing to Valeside Keep in Burgess Hill

"Immediately we felt that we’d found something special."

Mr and Mrs Chapman used Thakeham's Assisted Move scheme and are delighted with their move to Valeside Keep.

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Mud Monsters Run 2017

Thakeham Team takes part in Mud Monsters Run

Team Thakeham completed the Mud Monsters Run on Sunday 28th May, raising valuable funds for St Catherine’s Hospice (Crawley).

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Career Insight and Engagement

Talent for Development by Thakeham

As Thakeham continues to grow, the team we have in place, and the growth of that team, remain vital to the company’s future.

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St Catherine’s Hospice Garden Fair, Cuckfield, West Sussex

Thakeham is proud to support St Catherine’s Hospice

Thursday 18th May saw the return of the hugely popular Garden Fair at Cuckfield Park, organised by St Catherine’s voluntary New Horizon’s Appeal Committee, with all proceeds going to the charity.

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Success for the local team

Thakeham is delighted to sponsor Billingshurst Under 12s Youth Football Team.

Thakeham supports several local sports clubs, recognising the value of sport to local communities.

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Raising valuable funds for St Barnabas House Hospice

Thakeham present cheque to St Barnabas Hospice

Thakeham raise funds for St Barnabas at Annual Golf Day.

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Golf at Goodwood - Thakeham Golf Day 2017

Raising money for St Barnabas House Hospice

The annual Thakeham golf day is always filled with surprises and this year’s event did not disappoint, with some interesting buggy driving and even some impressive golf!

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Holes in fences are great for hedgehogs

Our commitment for Hedgehog Week 2017

In support of last year’s Hedgehog Week, we pledged to install hog holes in the garden and perimeter fences of our new homes developments. How did we get on? Click here to find out!

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Downsizing after 40 years in the family home

We have moved from a four-bedroom bungalow to a three-bedroom house and are getting used to having stairs for the first time in over 40 years. So perhaps not typical downsizers but certainly very happy with our move and very happy in our new Thakeham home.

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A home for years to come – it’s everything we wanted and more.

We feel incredibly lucky to have bought a Thakeham house at Valeside Keep, Burgess Hill. It really is everything we wanted and so much more, we cannot believe our luck.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have tried to answer as many of the queries that you may have in your new home search and purchase process. Please take a look at some of the frequently asked questions.

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Step by Step Guide to Moving home

Let us help you...

Be prepared and organised in your new home move.

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Moving against the trend

We pride ourselves on moving against the trend with over 40% of employees in Head Office being women. We want to raise awareness of the great opportunities for women in construction and housebuilding.

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Turning a brownfield site to good use in Godalming

Thakeham Client appointed by Waverley Borough Council Wey Court, Godalming, Surrey to construct 24 new affordable rented homes.

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What you need to know about buying a new Thakeham Home

Even if you have bought a new home in the past, the process can seem daunting. This guide is just for you, we hope you find it useful.

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Essential Retirement Housing for Uckfield

Thakeham Client is delighted to have been appointed to construct a new Retirement Living scheme in Uckfield for Wealden District Council.

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Luxury development creates real buzz in local area

Residents move into luxury development of new Sussex homes after high level of interest in first few weeks results in just two homes left available to reserve.

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Supporting a local team

Thakeham are proud to sponsor Billingshurst Youth Football Club

Billingshurst Youth Football Club has over 200 members from Billingshurst and spans the under 7s through to under 16s.

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Sarah Sutcliffe delighted with Chartered Membership Status

A professional and personal achievement for Sarah

Thakeham are delighted to announce that Sarah Sutcliffe received formal confirmation from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) that she has been accepted as a Chartered Member of the Institute.

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Finding the impossible and moving with confidence

A new bungalow in the right location

Find out why Susan and Peter Mace are so excited about purchasing one of the newly built bungalows at Valeside Keep, Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

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Festive Fun at Thakeham with the Elves

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The Thakeham staff had lots of fun getting into the festive spirit on Christmas Jumper Day, with all proceeds going to St Barnabas House Hospice. The Thakeham Team were joined by some mischievous elves who ate all our chocolates and got up to no good all around the office.

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Thakeham sponsors Formula 3 rising star Ben Hingeley

Formula Jedi Champion title Winner Ben Hingeley joins Fortex Motorsports and competes in the Duo BRDC British F3 Autumn Trophy this weekend.

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It was loud, it was wet, it was competitive

The Annual St Catherine’s Hospice Under The Sea themed Dragon Boat Race delivered a fabulous day for 28 teams and crowds of spectators and supporters.

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Dragon Boat at the ready…!!!

Sponsor the Thakeham Team

Thakeham is excited to announce that we will be entering a team in the St Catherine’s Annual Dragon Boat Race which takes place at Tilgate Park, Crawley on Sunday 4th September.

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Billingshurst Cricket Club

Delighted to welcome Thakeham as the Club's main sponsor

With its first league win under its belt for the season, Billingshurst Cricket Club is excited about the future and Thakeham is delighted to support the team which plays at Jubilee Fields, just minutes from its Head Office at Summers Place, Billingshurst.

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Bramshott Place, Liphook

Thakeham Client builds desirable retirement cottages

Thakeham Client is delighted to be appointed by Helical plc for construction of 40 high specification cottages for retirement brand Renaissance Villages, at Bramshott Place Liphook, Surrey.

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Thakeham Family Fun Day 2016

The Thakeham Family Fun Day has become an anticipated date in the diary for many.

It was as if someone had flipped the switch from spring to summer - we woke to a clear bright morning with the sun shining and temperatures rising – the perfect start for the Thakeham Family Fun Day.

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Thakeham Sponsors Local Rugby Club

Horsham Rugby Club looks forward to a bright future with Thakeham

The new Club shirts are on order, proudly showing the Thakeham logo – a lion’s head. The new rugby shirts will be worn by the 1st XV, 2nd XV and every mini age group from Under 7 up to Under 12 – it is hoped they will all be inspired by the strength and pride signified by Thakeham’s logo.

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Just 12 new homes offering a small community lifestyle

Introducing our new homes at Parbrook Walk, Billingshurst

We are delighted to introduce Parbrook Walk, Billingshurst, a small community of just 12 new homes combining 2 & 3 bedroom houses in this popular West Sussex village.

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Did you know...Hedgehogs

Our infographic of facts and tips about the UK hedgehog

As part of our commitment to raise awareness of the plight of the UK hedgehog, we have created an infographic of facts about hedgehogs and tips for looking after visiting hedgehogs.

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Thakeham Client nominated for two awards

2016 South East Regional LABC Building Excellence Awards

Thakeham Client is looking forward to attending the 2016 South East Regional LABC Building Excellence Awards having been shortlisted in two categories.

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Lee Philpott is delighted with his promotion

Lee tells us about his journey to Trainee Site Manager

"I started my career in agriculture, forestry and game keeping but when the BSE scare hit the UK it became necessary to find a new role; I decided to put my forklift licence to good use!"

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Maximising the use of brownfield land opportunities

Meeting the demand for rented accommodation in Lewes

Thakeham Client is delighted to be appointed by Lewes District Council for the design and build contract for the re-development of five brownfield sites, which will deliver 22 new residential units to the Lewes district.

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Pride in the Job Quality Award

Thakeham is delighted to employ two site managers who have received Quality Awards in NCBC Pride in the Job campaign

The awards are dedicated to recognising site managers who achieve the highest standards in house-building.

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Supporting National Hedgehog Awareness Week 2016

Thakeham's Commitment

It’s National Hedgehog Awareness Week and Thakeham has committed to making a difference. Click here to find out how!

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UK Housing Awards 2016

Winner of Outstanding New Developer of the Year

The Thakeham Client Team were delighted to be able to share the evening and were proud to have delivered a scheme which now holds a recognisable award within the industry sector.

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New Car Park at Myrtle Lane for Billingshurst

Perfect for commuters

Thakeham and Horsham Council delighted with new car park for Billingshurst.

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Modernising a popular Eastbourne venue

Thakeham Clienton appointed the design and build contract for modernisation of Princes Park Café

The existing building requires modernisation and current plans will ensure a facility that local residents can enjoy for years to come.

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Coventry Court, Eastbourne nominated for an award

Our client, Eastbourne Homes, has been nominated for the Outstanding New Developer Award

The Thakeham Client team is looking forward to attending Inside Housing’s prestigious UK Housing Awards on 26th April.

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Supporting our prickly friends

It is often the simple things that make a big difference; if enough of us get involved we can make that difference.

Thakeham has committed to ensuring that the garden fences we put in place as part of our new homes developments have hedgehog holes or “doors”.

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Business Breakfast hosted by
St Catherine's Hospice

Guest Speaker Patrick McIntosh educates and inspires

St Catherine’s Hospice invites supporters to inspiring business breakfast event at Alexander House Hotel in Sussex.

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Thakeham Golf Day 2016

The Downs Course on the Goodwood Estate

50 guests joined 16 hosts for 18 holes and a spot of clay shooting followed by drinks, lunch and a prize giving at The Kennels, Goodwood.

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Delighted to help Billingshurst Parish Council

Billingshurst Park brings pleasure to local community

Thakeham supports the local community with donation to Billingshurst Parish Council to help maintain beautiful park.

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Mission Motorsport Celebrates 4 Years

Goodwood Motor Circuit hosts Mission Motorsport

What a perfect day for a track day! Even better for those taking part in the celebrations of Mission Motorsports’ 4th Anniversary at the iconic Goodwood Motor Circuit.

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Thakeham Christmas Party at the London Gatwick Hilton.

Looking fine in black tie and having fun on the casino tables

The Thakeham team enjoyed a black tie evening of wonderful food and casino fun to celebrate the excellent achievements of 2016.

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Thakeham rebrand

Thakeham refreshes brand and future plans.

Local private housebuilding company, Thakeham, invited many of its subcontractors, consultants and local agents along to its offices in the grounds of Summers Place.

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A Passion for property

Made Thakeham a very successful boutique developer

The company has been built on a simple formula – choosing the locations where people really want to live, then delivering superb, highly specified homes surrounded by plenty of green space.

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Autumn Update: Building new homes for the future

Strong values ensure success for Thakeham

Success in Hindhead, Reigate and Peacehaven…building new homes for the future, homes our customers will be proud to own and will enjoy for many years to follow.

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Beautiful Interiors

Showcasing a five bedroom showhome in Reigate

We are pleased to share stunning internal photography of five bedroom Broughton House demonstrating how pictures can tell a story far better than words.

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Celebrating the careers of five Thakeham Women

At Thakeham we are embracing the opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day.

As we have grown, our team has expanded quickly and we are delighted to provide new and exciting opportunities for a number of women at Thakeham.

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Somers Gate, Reigate - 100% sold

We are delighted to announce that all 12 homes at this exclusive new development are now sold.

‘Aspirational but achievable’ is the mantra of Thakeham and Somers Gate is a perfect example of what we do best.

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30% sold - Don’t miss out!

Introducing our new homes at Parbrook Walk, Billingshurst

We are delighted to introduce Parbrook Walk, Billingshurst, a small community of just 12 new homes combining 2 & 3 bedroom houses in this popular West Sussex village.

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Race - Retrain - Recover

Thakeham and Contract Partners Embark On An
Inspirational Project

Thakeham’s relationship and support with Mission Motorsport has been on going over a number of years, however, this year Major James Cameron’s, CEO of Mission Motorsport, request was one that could not be ignored.

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Meet the Experts at Hunters Place

Making it easy for you to buy at Hunters Place

We bring together a recommended independent mortgage advisor, local estate agent and our own team to answer questions around buying or selling a home, relocating to the local area and how to take advantage of the Help to Buy scheme.

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Pease Pottage Consultation:
29th September 2015

The time to express your views and to find out more.

Thakeham and St Catherine’s Hospice are seeking local views on plans for new homes, new hospice facility, community shop and café in Pease Pottage, Sussex.

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Plans revised for proposed development at Pease Pottage

Concerns addressed over threat of bird strike to aircraft

Positive discussions between Gatwick Airport and Thakeham over the design of the new housing and community development in Pease Pottage.

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Peacehaven launches on 4th & 5th July

Proud to launch our new homes in Peacehaven

We are delighted and excited to officially launch Beaumont Gardens, Peacehaven this weekend, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July.

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Reigate - elegant living by Thakeham

Two unique refurbished homes unveiled for the first time

Unveiling Dovers House and Broughton House, Somers Gate, Reigate.
Two unique refurbished houses overlooking an acre of mature landscaped grounds.

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Somers Gate, Reigate

Thakeham brings style to sought after local address

Find the lifestyle you’ve been looking for, Thakeham’s Somers Gate development in Reigate.

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Mission Motorsport launches new facility with our help

Suppliers Rally Round In Support of Mission Motorsport

We are delighted to present the grand opening of the New Print and Vinyl Facility plus the new training centre, by The Rt. Hon. The Lord Janvrin – Trustee of the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

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Mission Motorsport project for WIS Veterans

Creating smart facilities from a shell - we like a challenge

The refurbishment is well underway at Mission Motorsport Head Quarters in Wantage. Works to the fully refurbished Vinyl and Print facility are well on track and are transforming this inspirational business opportunity for this extraordinary support charity.

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Delivering 73 new homes to Dymchurch

Thakeham Client are pleased to confirm their appointment by private bank, Arbuthnot Latham

Thakeham Client are pleased to confirm their appointment by Pinnacle Universal Ltd, as the main contractor including contractor design services for the construction of the St Marys Bay Dymchurch residential scheme.

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Thakeham Client to deliver residential scheme in Farnham

£4 million design and build scheme will comprise 18 properties

Thakeham Client is delighted to be appointed by Mount Green as main contractor for a new residential scheme in Farnham, Surrey.

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New vision for Pease Pottage, West Sussex

Thakeham's vision for new homes and hospice

We have launched a public consultation for proposals for a new development near Pease Pottage.

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Light and Airy Interiors

Showcasing a three bedroom showhome in Billingshurst

It is always great fun to photograph our showhomes and The Twineham at Parbook Walk, Billingshurst was no exception.

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New Homes at Beaumont Gardens over 50% sold

The Beachcroft, our 3 bedroom new home in Peacehaven

An enviable location, a desirable new home, a great specification – resulting in a new home you will be proud to own at Beaumont Gardens, Peacehaven.

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Design and Build

Bringing your project to life. Providing a service that goes way beyond a simple build contract.

Thakeham Client offers a flexible, tailor-made design and build service that works seamlessly with the client’s requirements. The team can lend their expertise to each individual project, on any level that may be required.

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Moving day essentials

The day you move house will be a busy one. When you have so much to think about, a quick and easy checklist will be just the thing...

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Thakeham Family Fun Day 2015

Thakeham welcomes friends and family to its annual Fun Day at Petworth Park

For the second year, we held our Family Fun Day at the stunning Petworth Park. Last year’s event obviously went down well, as this year we welcomed double the number of guests!

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