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  • Year established:
    2003
  • Website:
    http://www.thakeham.com
  • Contact
    • Thakeham Homes, Thakeham House, Summers Place, Stane Street, Billingshurst, West Sussex, United Kingdom, RH14 9GN
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About Thakeham Group

Thakeham delivers private residential development and quality affordable homes, with infrastructure, road improvements, community facilities and schools. They are strategic in their approach to the acquisition of consented and non-consented land and their client team manage both contract and partnership build projects.

Started in 2003 by the current group managing director, their vision is entrenched in every aspect of the business. Growing from a small business, the company has managed to maintain its personal, friendly feel in the working environment and every effort is made to integrate newcomers to the team to ensure this is continued.

It's this inclusive atmosphere that makes the business such a rewarding one to work for; they all share in the triumphs and challenges that the company faces. The director's insistence to remain a fundamental leader of the business and their presence in the office is also a great driver in the continued growth and success that the organisation has seen over the last two decades.

The openness of the director and the entire senior management team ensures the wider team feels informed and engaged. The business is supportive and encouraging of career development which subsequently creates a great work ethic and employee satisfaction and retention. Working at Thakeham is all about opportunity and the personal growth of the team is as important to the senior management team as the external growth of the business.


What is it like to work for Thakeham Group

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Thakeham is working with the local county council and local wildlife trusts to launch 'Eddie and Ellie the ecologists' across all sites. These two cartoon characters aimed at teaching junior school children about the efforts Thakeham as a responsible housebuilder goes to protect wildlife and the environment on building sites; before, during and after build. 
My Company
My Company
Thakeham carry out most of their recruitment in-house. This allows them to interact closely with candidates and build relationships. If they do not recruit them at that point, they may join in the future. They challenge barriers to recruiting and approach candidates who may be in different roles if they feel they have transferable skills and would be open to a change in role. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
All employees receive tickets for them and their family to attend Goodwood Festival of Speed each year as a thank you for all of their support. 

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  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    129

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Earning £35,000+:

    62%

  • Male : Female:

    63% / 37%

  • Staff Turnover:

    8%

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