Oakford Homes identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report
  • Oakford Homes has been recognised in fifth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report
  • The company has been identified as one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK
  • This is the second year running that Oakford Homes has been recognised
  • The company is an award winning housebuilder owned and managed by four directors, headed by Chris Coates who founded the company in July 2008
  • Oakford Homes operates from Beaconsfield and is dedicated to excellence in design, uncompromising build quality, attention to detail and exemplary customer service. 

Oakford Homes has once again been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK. 


To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.    


This summer Oakford Homes celebrates its 10th anniversary of creating homes of exceptional quality and character across the southern counties including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.


Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc, said, “We warmly congratulate all of the companies identified in this year’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report. 


"Five years on, the report continues to demonstrate the strength and diversity of British businesses across the country. These dynamic companies are the backbone of our economy, playing an important role in the UK’s ability to innovate, export and grow. 


"This report is a significant part of London Stock Exchange Group’s broader campaign to support UK high growth companies. We are committed to championing British businesses and Britain’s dynamic entrepreneurial spirit.”


Chris Coates, founder of Oakford Homes, said: “We are immensely proud to be named as one of the UK’s most inspiring companies for the second year in succession.


“It recognises the continued dedication and passion of all our talented people who, together with our partner companies, have worked so hard to make Oakford Homes the company it is today. 


"Our ethos is to create the best homes we can, from buying land in the right location, excellence in design and construction, through to helping new owners settle in to their homes which they can be proud of for many years to come. 


“That's what inspires us here at Oakford Homes as we move into our second decade with some great new schemes and new designs on the horizon.”


The Oakford Homes portfolio of high quality homes currently includes substantial 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in West Sussex on a mixed use scheme which includes numerous community amenities including a cricket pitch and pavilion due to be inaugurated this summer. The company is also developing impressive townhouses in the heart of Henley upon Thames and is about to release a collection of elegant townhouses in Hampton village. 


A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com