As a professional construction and development company, The Oakwood Group works alongside the leading housing associations and landowners to successfully regenerate parts of the nation’s capital and transform areas into vibrant communities.
The Oakwood Group is presently involved in a series of development schemes, for which they procure 100% of the development costs. In addition, the company plays a major role in the delivery of affordable housing.
With over twenty years experience in the housing market, the current management structure enables the company to broaden their range of services and establish an enviable reputation for the delivery of high quality residential and mixed-use development projects.
One of The Oakwood Group’s flagship schemes was the construction of Victoria Works in Feltham, which was completed in March 2010. The project involved the construction of 73 one, two and three-bedroom apartments within a mixture of tenures, delivered in conjunction with a housing association partner.
The Oakwood Group has a number of exciting projects planned for 2012. The company has recently commenced construction on a scheme of 20 apartments in Sanderstead, which should be coming to market in spring 2013.
The company’s planning pipeline is diverse and this year will also see the transformation of a former car dealership site in Coulsdon Town Centre to provide 94 residential units with basement parking and retail and office space. Additional projects to follow include the regeneration of a disused warehouse site in Lamberth comprising 68 flats together with commercial space, along with a scheme in Merton comprising 14 four-bedroom houses.
The Oakwood Group Managing Director, John Fleetwood, said:
“Our main strength is our capability and expertise in managing a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects and our unique selling point is that we are not put off by any particular location. We are backed by a broad range of skills and resources and our core business areas of design, planning and construction are interwoven to provide a cohesive framework for developing individual site solutions.”
“Over the years our staff levels have grown and we have retained a very good core of people. Within the last eight years our turnover has increased threefold, notwithstanding the challenging economic climate.
“We take a huge amount of pride in what we do, particularly as we’re so heavily involved in the design and planning process. With so many of our developments being constructed close to our headquarters, it’s fundamental that we deliver an exemplary quality built environment that is capable of standing the test of time.”