About us

About Us

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

Poole Road Energy Centre – Woking Town Centre

Woking’s new low-carbon energy centre on Poole Road is coming out of the ground.

Harrington Place – Woking Town Centre

ThamesWey has completed and taken over this landmark new residential scheme in Woking.

News

Amazing Changes at Middle Walk

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ThamesWey have now completed the substantial refurbishment of the first Phase of their Middle Walk Town Centre Development. The building and all of its apartments have undergone a huge level of refurbishment over the past few months and are now ready to be viewed with occupation by new residents by the end of June. All [...]

Drone footage gives aerial view of Woking’s new energy centre

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Drone footage shows ThamesWey’s new energy centre passing another landmark with the installation of its feature thermal stores.

Case Studies

Sustainable Housing Retrofit – Cowshot & Manor Crescent

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The Cowshot & Manor Crescent energy efficiency project was ThamesWey’s first large scale housing retrofit scheme.

Sustainable Housing – Rydens Way

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Rydens Way is a development of properties ranging from apartments to 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.