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The business of sustainability

Thameswey is an independent limited company with a single shareholder in Woking Borough Council.

It was set up in 1999 to deliver on the council’s strategic objectives which, at the time, were mainly focused on tackling climate change through carbon reduction. Those environmental priorities have since evolved into the Woking 2050 strategy which places sustainability at the heart of broader efforts to meet the demands of development and the local economy.

This means that Thameswey can deliver on sustainability commitments in ways that purely commercial companies can’t, while having the freedom to compete in open markets. The result is high quality projects that fund further sustainability work and provide a source of revenue for Woking Borough Council that helps keep important services running.

We’ve found that delivering public benefit for communities is good business.

Projects

Exciting new project for TDL

On the 22 December 2017 Thameswey were issued full planning permission to commence a landmark new residential scheme in Woking.

Canalside

More information coming soon

News

High-tech battery boost for Brookwood homes

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State-of-the-art battery technology is boosting the already impressive sustainability credentials of ThamesWey homes in Brookwood. Around 50 homes in Cowshot Crescent had had external wall insulation and solar PV panels installed over the last year as part of a programme of work to upgrade the energy efficiency and sustainability of ThamesWey housing. As part of [...]

How you can make a difference on climate change

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Insulating your home can help combat climate change as well as keeping you warm and saving you money on your energy bills. Find out how Action Surrey can help you.

Earn Your Deposit: Frequently Asked Questions

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Earn Your Deposit is a fantastic new scheme that helps ThamesWey tenants save towards a deposit to buy their own place. Have a look at these Frequently Asked Questions to help you understand how it works.

Case Studies

Brookwood Farm

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Brookwood Farm was the development of 12 eco-friendly family homes in Knaphill, Woking comprising of 10 semi-detached houses and 2 detached houses.

Supplying Major New Buildings – Network Rail HQ

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When Network Rail decided to locate its national centre in Milton Keynes, high on the list of priorities for the new HQ was to make the building as sustainable as possible.

Thameswey Energy Ltd (Woking Town Centre)

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In May 2000, Woking Borough Council set up its first Energy Services Company, (ESCo) Thameswey Energy Ltd, to build and operate a gas CHP energy station in Woking town centre.