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Plot 26 at Empire Works, 3-bedroom house for sale in Slaithwaite

An update on Empire Works

As Empire Works begins to move towards the final months of completion, with the whole site expected to be finished in late spring 2020, here's an update on what plots are left.

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SB Homes - house for sale in Slaithwaite

4-bedroom semi-detached property available at Empire Works

 A high-specification, 4-bedroom property has arrived back on the market at Empire Works, after two years of being rented out.

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SB Homes hopes to build 44 homes in Slaithwaite following purchase of land

SB Homes hopes to build 44 homes in Slaithwaite following purchase of land

Huddersfield-based house builders SB Homes is set to submit a planning application for 44 family homes, following the purchase of 5.72-acre land, off Lingards Road in Slaithwaite.

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SB Homes - new homes in Huddersfield - Brothers Tom and Jack Hampshire

Meet the team: Tom and Jack

Tom and Jack Hampshire are brothers who both work for SB Homes, specialising in bricklaying and stonemasonry. 

As a little twist on our regular Q&A, we asked them to complete it as a duo, to talk about what it’s like to work together…

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Meet one of our four ground workers, Jack Davies

Meet one of our four ground workers, Jack Davies

After working with the company for over a decade, we finally sat down with ground worker, Jack Davies. We find out what his role involves, what he loves about it and how he spends his spare time... 

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Completing work experience with Steve Mitchell, designer at SB Homes

Completing work experience with Steve Mitchell, designer at SB Homes

Tom is a student at Colne Valley High School, who recently completed a week of work experience with our designer, Steve Mitchell. Before Tom completed his week, we asked him to talk about what he’d learned…

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Brand-new homes, Slaithwaite

What it’s really like to live in an SB Homes’ property – told by first-time buyers

First-time buyers, Joe and Natalie bought their three-bedroom property in December last year. After nearly being in their home for 12 months, they share what they love about it, their experience as first-time buyers and more...

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Ryan Clifford - site manager at new homes Huddersfield builder, SB Homes

From paint brush to iPhone constantly in hand: meet our new site manager

Ryan Clifford has been a painter and decorator for the past ten years. With our site manager Dave, taking a new role in SB Homes, Ryan has taken up the mantle of site manager - swapping his paint brush for an iPhone in his hand at all times. 

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Dry stone walls at Empire Works, new homes Huddersfield, by house developer SB Homes

Meet the team keeping the craft of dry stone walling alive

Dry-stone walling is often viewed as a dying craft. But SB Homes is helping to keep the profession alive, by constructing dry stone walls in the external landscape of all our developments.

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The Swan pub in Marsden set to be transformed into retail space to rent in Huddersfield

The Swan’s items reunited with Colne Valley residents in successful open day

Last week’s open day at the former Swan pub in Marsden was a roaring success. 

We invited former pub-goers, landlords and local people to visit the establishment for one last time, to take away any items that incited memories of a pub they once loved.

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The Swan pub, Marsden, being converted into commercial units by SB Homes, new homes developer

An open house invitation: The Swan, Marsden

We are proud to be able to bring the former Swan pub in Marsden back to life...

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SB Homes, new build houses, Slaithwaite, Colne Valley

Get to know our sales assistant, Olivia Smith

After celebrating her one-year work anniversary, Olivia describes her dream home and answers some questions about her working and personal life...

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