2014 Blog

Oakland Vale team Update

17th October 2014

Oakland Vale recently had an informal team update at The Sussex Exchange conference venue on the outskirts of Hastings and St Leonards-on-sea, where the directors Dave and Darren updated the Oakland Vale team regarding company changes and how the company is moving forward. This consisted of a short presentation by both of the directors and was followed by a question…

Oakland Vale Changes

2nd October 2014

It’s an exciting time at Oakland Vale, after 11 years at our current offices in Bexhill, we are moving to a larger office complex in St Leonards-on-sea. Oakland Vale was started in 2003 by the 2 current directors Darren Blackwell; Design Director and Dave Duggan; Managing Director. Darren prepared the drawings for planning; Dave ran the building projects and managed the…

Changes to the building regulations

5th March 2014

Coming into effect 6th April 2014The New Approved Part L document - (Conservation of fuel and power) comes into force on 6th April 2014, this is likely to have a big impact on new builds particularly traditional Oak framed buildings with infill panels. As the CO2 target emission rate is to be increased by a further 6%, which will result in buildings…

Leckford Estate's New Waitrose Farm Shop

26th February 2014

The new Oak framed Farm Shop which opened in August 2013, was designed and built by Oakland Vale Ltd (approved contractors for John Lewis/Waitrose group), with the Oak frame provided by T J Crump Oakwrights Ltd. The new building houses a Farmshop, a Cafeteria and an Education Facility, and it is located within the Longstock Park Nursery, which is part…

Architectural 3D Visuals

19th February 2014

We are now offering a comprehensive Architectural 3D Visualisation services for our clients. The 3D packages we offer are available in the form of 3D walkthroughs and high definition renders that will provide highly detailed visuals of your desired proposal. As a result of the feedback from our clients the 3D packages can offer our clients: A tool to help…

Oakland Vale Ltd - continuing to create inspirational & sustainable living

11th February 2014

Oakland Vale Ltd are one of the selected, award winning approved builders for Oakwrights in the South East of England. Our Design Director Darren has worked closely with Oakwrights for over 10 years designing bespoke oak framed homes and guiding clients over the hurdles of planning. We provide every service necessary to take you through the design and construction of your…