Old Railway Quarter is Regional Winner of Prestigious Planning Industry Award
by Thomas Homes 17/05/2017
Old Railway Quarter is a Joint Winner in the Excellence in Planning Delivery Category in the regional Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) SW Awards for Planning Excellence 2017. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in the ...
An Average 11 Buyers Chasing Every Property in the UK
by Thomas Homes 22/03/2017
An increase in house hunters and a decrease in properties has led to an average 11 buyers chasing every property in the UK, according to the NAEA Property Mark’s (National Association of Estate Agents) January Housing report. The report revealed that...
Apartments Fast Becoming the Property of Choice
by Thomas Homes 23/02/2017
Apartments are fast becoming the property of choice for consumers, according to new research commissioned by the Royal Mail’s Address Management Unit (AMU). The new research reveals that apartments now make up nearly a quarter (23 per cent) of all ho...
Old Railway Quarter is Nominated for Prestigious Planning Industry Award
by Royal Town Planning Institute 10/02/2017
Old Railway Quarter is a finalist in the category for Excellence in Planning for Heritage at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2017. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in the UK plann...
What House? Awards 2016, Old Railway Quarter Wins Best Renovation Silver
by Thomas Homes 22/11/2016
Old Railway Quarter in Swindon wins Best Renovation Silver at the What House? Awards 2016, which showcases the best new homes in Britain. The award was presented by Baron Hague of Richmond at a gala luncheon held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London's Pa...
Watch This Space: Public Space at Old Railway Quarter
by Thomas Homes 24/10/2016
Virtually everyone agrees that more public space – and well-designed public space – is a good thing. The World Health Organisation summed it up earlier this year: “Smart design and investment in sustainable public spaces can help increase...
North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson Opens Chain Testing House
by Thomas Homes 29/07/2016
On Friday 29 July Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, officially opened Chain Testing House at the Thomas Homes Old Railway Quarter development. Chain Testing House is the latest phase of this development, and consists of 56 exceptional apartments situ...
Further Growth for Thomas Homes in the 2016 Thames Valley 250
by Thomas Homes 15/07/2016
Thomas Homes moves further up the list to 116 from 141 in the Thames Valley 250 list in 2016, the multi-billion pound listing of the top private companies in the region. Unveiled this month, the Thames Valley 250 is a £22 billion listing of companies...
Sheet Street Nominated for Conversion Project of the Year 2016
by Thomas Homes 14/07/2016
The Thomas Homes development at Sheet Street has been nominated for the Premier Guarantee Excellence Award Conversion Project of the Year 2016. This category is for a development that is being refurbished to improve it, or is being converted from one use t...
The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 National Awards
by Thomas Homes 15/06/2016
The 17th annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards dinner was held on 14 June at The Savoy, London. The 200+ guests included founders, chairmen, CEOs and FDs of the 100 featured companies. The guest speakers were Dame Mary Perkins, co-founder of Spec...
Swindon on the Up as Olympus House Released for Sale
by Thomas Homes 25/05/2016
Ideal for first time buyers, young professionals, down sizers and investors, Thomas Homes is offering a fantastic choice of one and two bedroom apartments in Olympus House at Old Railway Quarter, Swindon. With modern award-winning architecture sitting alon...
Builders Lay Foundation for Growth
by The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 10/04/2016
Research into private companies with the fastest-growing profits finds the building sector underpinning growth. Rhys Owen reports for The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100. Britain, the chancellor will be pleased to hear, is building again. More than a qua...
Windsor Great Park: Fit for the Queen
by Thomas Homes 17/03/2016
The wonder of Windsor’s Great Park, famous the world over, heavy with history, and just a short journey from the apartments at 15 Sheet Street, Windsor Great Park is still full of surprises and certainly qualifies as a national treasure. An enormous ...
Modern Apartments to Grace Historic Windsor
by Thomas Homes 09/02/2016
Thomas Homes is thrilled with the recent launch of 15 Sheet Street in Windsor. Already seventeen of the twenty five apartments have been reserved by eager purchasers. Designed for today’s busy lifestyle, the apartments at 15 Sheet Street provide the ...
Only Six Apartments Remaining at Old Railway Quarter
by Thomas Homes 22/01/2016
Following the continued success of the award winning Old Railway Quarter development in Swindon, there are now only four apartments remaining in the Conversions and two in The Avenues. Situated in the heart of what was once one of the largest railway engin...
The Willows Flourishes in Headington, Oxford
by Thomas Homes 25/11/2015
Over 90% of the new homes at The Willows are now sold. With building works nearing completion at the popular Thomas Homes development in Oxford only two 4-bedroom homes remain available. With stunning landscaping at the entrance of the development and easy...
Could Micro-Apartments Help Solve Urban Housing Shortages
by Thomas Homes 23/11/2015
The cost of housing in major towns and cities across the UK has given birth to a new trend: micro-living. Micro-apartments are designed to cater for a generation of young urban inhabitants who are unable to or prefer not to buy or rent a traditional home i...
King George V Returns Home to Old Railway Quarter in Swindon
by Thomas Homes 17/11/2015
One of the most famous locomotives made at the GWR works at Swindon has returned 'home' passing through Old Railway Quarter to the neighbouring STEAM Museum. King George V rolled out of the GWR Swindon works as the first 'King' class built at the famous fa...
Old Railway Quarter Wins at 2015 LABC Building Excellence Awards
by LABC Building Excellence Awards 2015 12/11/2015
The Old Railway Quarter in Swindon was awarded the title of Best High Volume New Housing Development at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards - one of the most recognised events on the building industry's calendar. A panel of industry expe...
A Place in the Country at Thomas Homes Fair Mile Development
by www.flat-living.co.uk Ltd 02/11/2015
Thomas Homes Fair Mile development in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside is making new use of a former Victorian hospital. Fair Mile opened as a hospital in September 1870. Designed by leading Victorian architect Charles Henry Howell and with grounds...