July 2012 Blog


25th July 2012

A huge success for Hastings at the weekend!We smashed the previous world record of 8,734 pirates gathered in one place from Penzance, Cornwall with our own magnificent 14,231 pirates on Hastings seafront!Members of the Oakland Vale team joined in with the pirate antics to contribute towards this fantastic number.Sam Leach, our Architectural Designer (far right)Greville Thomas, our Technical…

"Moment To Shine"

18th July 2012

Darren Blackwell, our Design Director, spent a busy weekend at the Oakwrights’ Open Day in Baughurst in Hampshire, giving valuable design and planning advice. Along with Oakwrights friends Dave and Ant, they met with not only existing clients but hopefully some potential ones to offer consultation services along with a much appreciated tea and coffee as a reprieve from the w…

Bottoms Up

13th July 2012

What a wet and dreary summer we seem to be having!However that didn’t seem to put off the punters at this year’s Hastings Beer and Music Festival at Alexandra Park in Hastings.Hastings Beer and Music Festival is held every year in Hastings’ Alexandra Park and managed by a committee of local Round Table members. With over 90 Real …


3rd July 2012

It was a busy weekend for our Design Director, Darren Blackwell, as he spent two days at the Southern Homebuilding and Renovating Show in Sandown Park, Surrey, giving valuable design and planning advice at the Oakwrights design stand. Darren will be in touch, very shortly, will all the clients he spoke to during the show to discuss their projects.Darren,…