About Us

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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

Lockwood Path

ThamesWey has started developing a third set of family sized affordable homes for Woking Borough Council.

Eden Grove

ThamesWey has handed over to Woking Borough Council another two new family sized affordable homes with 12 built in swift bricks.

News

Win a year’s free membership to RHS Gardens Wisley

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Children’s Build a Home for Wildlife Competition to win one-year membership to the Royal Horticultural Society gardens is open for entries!

24 Surrey residents supported to receive new boilers

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Action Surrey has helped 24 Surrey residents prepare for cold weather, save on energy bills and lower their carbon footprint.

Making way for the new . . . demolition begins for Canalside

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Another milestone has been reached in the regeneration of the Sheerwater estate with bulldozers moving in to begin demolition on the site.

Case Studies

Sustainable Housing – Rydens Way

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Rydens Way is a development of properties ranging from 1 and 2 bedroom apartments to 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses that combine traditional architectural styles with high standards of sustainable design.

Landmark sustainable building supplied by ThamesWey

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The world’s leading conservation organisation, WWF-UK has connected its new UK HQ building (’The Living Plant Centre’) to ThamesWey’s low carbon energy supply in Woking town centre.

Enabling Green Retrofit of Commercial Buildings

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Hollywood House was the first commercial office building in Woking to be retrofitted to connect to ThamesWey’s Woking Town Centre Energy Station.