Octagon News

Getting Festive in Fulham with Octagon and Country & Townhouse

11/12/2018

Q&A with Joe Taylor

07/11/2018

What do Octagon think is the role of green space in new developments? This could be both individual spaces, communal gardens/parkland or public realm. Green space is absolutely vital in new ...

A season of growth – from Tim Banks, CEO

02/11/2018

After almost 5 years of planning, our site at Broadoaks Park in West Byfleet has finally gone live, and due to the considerable interest from our patient, prospective purchasers, we will be launching ...

Octagon lend support to Advent of Change

29/10/2018

Supporting 24 charities around the world, including the Blue Cross, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Marine Conservation Society and Crisis, Advent of Change is born of a simple idea – to give the ...

Blossoms at Bishops Row

26/09/2018

Hosted by boutique London florists Bloom & Wild at Octagon’s Bishops Row Showhome last month, expert florists helped guests create sensational bespoke flower arrangements to take home and ...

Touching on Titlarks House

26/09/2018

Titlarks House is the latest luxury build coming soon from Octagon and Kebbell Homes and is certainly set to make quite the statement. The truly impressive and unique grand reception hall ...

Industry takes note of Eagle House

25/09/2018

Commonly known as the 'Oscars' of the UK housebuilding industry, the WhatHouse? Awards is the country’s largest event that celebrates the very best new homes. Eagle House has been shortlisted ...

Greenlight for Octagon’s Broadoaks Park

25/07/2018

The new plans include: 54 affordable homes, a mix of shared ownership and to rent provided by Paragon Housing. 125 for sale properties, 115 which will be new build, and 10 refurbished and ...

“We fell in love with the house as soon as we came through the door…”

30/04/2018

Jill & Nigel Brown had become familiar with the Octagon brand through their regular reading of the property supplements in the Sunday papers, and were aware of the luxury housebuilder’s strong ...

Townhouses on the Thames

23/03/2018

Octagon have returned to London to launch Bishops Row, a terrace of nine elegant houses situated alongside the Fulham banks of the River Thames, ideally placed to watch the upcoming Cambridge vs ...

“We sold and bought an Octagon home within 11 days!”

23/03/2018

Following an Octagon sign to a brand new development in Cobham in 1998 led one young couple into an ongoing relationship with the luxury developers, which has so far spanned almost two decades. ...

Sold Off Plan in Old Avenue – One Available

22/03/2018

Only one home remains at Octagon’s latest pair of stylish 5 bedroom houses, set on a premier road adjacent to the internationally acclaimed private St George’s Hill Estate. Offering spacious ...

Broadoaks Park, West Byfleet

22/03/2018

We were both delighted and encouraged by the high turnout of local West Byfleet residents at our recent Broadoaks Park Consultation on Monday 5th March, where we presented our new plans and ...

Spring Comment from Tim Banks – CEO

21/03/2018

With the onset of Spring, there always seems to be a renewed appetite for changes in the house, if not changing the house itself. Put it down to the increasing daylight hours, where everything is ...

Historical Renovation

16/03/2018

Octagon and Criterion Capital are delighted to announce the impending launch of Eagle House, a Grade II* listed historical building, painstakingly restored and converted into eight large luxury ...

Building an Octagon Bespoke Luxury home

07/03/2018

When searching for a home at the top end of the luxury market, buyers often have a firm understanding of what it is they’re looking for – but finding a property that fits the bill can be time ...

Press Breakfast Launch – Townhouses on the Thames

08/02/2018

Last week, Octagon Developments opened the doors of their latest development, Bishops Row, with a VIP breakfast event at the brand new development of nine grandly proportioned townhouses in Fulham. ...

Building a Bespoke Home

18/01/2018

The word ‘bespoke’ brings to mind something truly unique, customised, personalised and tailored, something Octagon pride themselves on with each new commission, creating one-off homes for ...

Which Octagon Would You Like For Christmas?

01/11/2017

Behind the scenes at Octagon with Joe Taylor

10/08/2017

“I would do it all over again” – A seasoned Octagon customer on their first Bespoke home

12/07/2017

While the Octagon design team had already created an outline layout, there were certain aspects Bassam decided to alter, including the staff quarters, and the implementation of a lift. He explained; ...

Bespoke Success in Sandown Avenue

09/06/2017

With one half of the couple carving out a career as a Project Manager, and having previously built three homes in Cornwall, Octagon’s latest Bespoke customers know a thing or two about the property ...

Coming soon from Octagon…

25/05/2017

Broadoaks Park, West Byfleet, Surrey Given the green light by Woking Council at a recent planning meeting, our exciting new flagship development in West Byfleet will offer an appealing mix of 161 ...

Sun Up to Sun Down at Sandown

25/05/2017

With its sizeable south facing garden enjoying sunlight all day, Octagon’s latest launch on one of Esher’s most sought after and exclusive private roads is once again set to hit the sky high ...

Space for Life in Weybridge Park

25/05/2017

Octagon’s latest launch of two detached luxury homes in Weybridge Park offers spacious, flexible accommodation for growing families. Set over three floors and surrounded by landscaped gardens, ...

Dreaming in the Den

25/05/2017

A den denotes a secret hideaway, somewhere to relax, unwind and forget about the goings on of the world – welcome to the latest 6 bedroom luxury detached home from Octagon. Set back from the ...

Octagon Bespoke: More for their money

10/05/2017

With an easy commute from Chingford Station into Liverpool Street each morning, and three children enrolled in local schools, Darren and Sharon Redhead were settled in the North London area, but ...

Literary Lodgings in Historical Highgate

07/02/2017

Octagon’s classic Georgian style house on The Grove in Highgate Village could have been a welcome refuge for Lord Byron, as it is just a few minutes’ walk from his favourite watering hole, The ...

Hertfordshire Haven Now Sold

09/11/2016

Octagon’s new take on a Georgian farmhouse, Ivory House, with a price guide of £4.8m has been snapped up, with the new owners moving in this month. Located in beautiful Essendon, the 5 bedroom ...

Just the One

09/11/2016

After successfully selling neighbour property Fairmount House in Burwood Park, the highly coveted gated private estate in Walton-on-Thames, prior to completion, Octagon is now releasing Grenville ...

Horses for Courses

09/11/2016

Located in close proximity to Ascot Racecourse, Guards Polo Club and Windsor Great Park, Octagon’s brilliant Berkshire home, Foxwarren, is in the perfect position to spot a Royal or two. Frequented ...

Worth the Wait

09/11/2016

Paola and Ken always knew they wanted to live in an Octagon home, they simply had to bide their time to find the right one in the right place. One or two came close, in fact, they actually bought one ...

Behind the Scenes at Octagon with David McColl, Chief Buyer

09/11/2016

David started life in Andover, Hampshire, before moving to Yateley, where he attended school and still lives today. After leaving school he joined Marconi as a trainee draughtsman, whilst at the same ...

Coming soon…

09/11/2016

Ashridge House & Linley House, Weybridge Park, Surrey Ashridge House and Linley House in Weybridge Park are rapidly nearing completion and are scheduled to be released onto the market January ...

Octagon Sell 6 Bedroom Mansion on the Burwood Park Estate

21/07/2016

Prestigious housebuilder Octagon Developments have sold Fairmont House, one of two properties on Eriswell Road within the Burwood Park Estate in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. A true testament to ...

The New Commuting Idyll

04/07/2016

Essendon, discreetly under the radar when it comes to property hotspots, is a wonderful hamlet in the heart of luscious Hertfordshire countryside, and just 36 minutes from London’s King’s Cross. ...

Bespoke Beauty on the Oxshott Crown Estate

04/07/2016

Octagon Bespoke’s recently completed project, High Ridge on the Crown Estate in Oxshott, Surrey, started out life as a simple off-plan purchase. But the purchaser had very definite ideas about how ...

Pool Paradise

04/07/2016

Summer has arrived, and so has Octagon’s brilliant new Surrey home, complete with dramatic outdoor infinity pool, cunningly positioned in the South backing gardens, where one can enjoy far reaching ...

Gold Gong For Totteridge Home

04/07/2016

Octagon’s latest classically designed 21,800 sq ft super home on Totteridge Common with a guide price of £16.8m attracted not only a serious purchaser, but also the eyes of the judges at the ...

Octagon Rowing Day a (R)OARing Success

04/07/2016

Octagon, the East Molesey based luxury house developer, rekindled relations with their riverside neighbours Molesey Boat Club on Wednesday 18th May, for a corporate rowing day with local agents and ...

Behind the Scenes at Octagon with Simon Amos

04/07/2016

Where did life begin for you? I was born and bred in Dorking, Surrey, and attended local schools, ending up at Guildford technical college with frankly no clear idea of where my career path was ...

Octagon Sells Totteridge Super Home in Record Time

03/05/2016

Octagon report that they have successfully sold Cavendish House, one of their landmark super homes on Totteridge Common, after a short period on the market. The classically designed mansion, which ...

Wentworth Wonder

16/03/2016

One of the most revered private estates in the country, the Wentworth Estate, comes with its own championship golf course and country club with tennis, swimming and full leisure amenities. Houses on ...

The Well Bred Home

16/03/2016

Octagon’s latest Berkshire house, Foxwarren, is in Sunningdale, the place to be if you like horses, especially those with Royal connections. In close proximity to this 5 bedroom detached home is ...

Behind the Scenes at Octagon with Martin Brown

16/03/2016

 How did you end up at Octagon? After studying interior design at UCA Farnham, I started my career in kitchen design with a central London specialist. During my time there one of my clients, a ...

Glorious Gardens

16/03/2016

The quality synonymous with an Octagon home goes beyond bricks and mortar. The company also champion first-class exterior design, surrounding their luxury homes with immaculate landscaping, which ...

An Original Octagon

16/03/2016

After more than three action packed decades, Octagon’s Group Head of Marketing and PR, David Smith, is retiring from the company. A very popular and much loved personality within the industry, ...

Views Stretching to Infinity

25/11/2015

Octagon’s latest show stopping home enjoys some impressive far reaching views; the vista takes in the emerald fairways of the famous St. George’s Hill golf course from its dramatic outdoor ...

Get Ahead of the Curve

25/11/2015

Located on the premier road in tranquil Northwood, 36 Linksway has a number of spectacular contoured interiors. The property is perfect for families looking to upsize and move away from the hustle ...

Behind The Scenes at Octagon with Kate Hancock

25/11/2015

What is the best thing about your job? It has to be the variety; no two days are ever the same. From organising launch events for our latest new homes to working with interior designers on finishing ...

It’s win, win, win for Octagon

25/11/2015

As the nights draw in, the gongs come out in the housebuilding world. Recent successes for Octagon at the glittering International Property Awards included a Five Star accolade for their ravishing ...

Octagon Scullers’ Success

25/11/2015

Octagon rekindled relations with their riverside neighbours, Molesey Boat Club, for a corporate rowing day with local agents. The team welcomed guests from Knight Frank, Savills, Grosvenor ...

Two New Homes on London Writers’ Retreat

08/07/2015

The Grove, probably one of Highgate Village’s most beautiful unspoilt roads, has understandably attracted a clutch of illustrious residents. Literary geniuses Samuel Taylor Coleridge and JB ...

Escape To The Country

08/07/2015

Introducing the new, supersize 7 bedroom 6 bathroom country home by Octagon, a grand rural retreat that is perfect for families who are looking to upsize and find more house for their money away from ...

Summer Boom in St. George’s Hill

08/07/2015

It is no secret that the residents of Weybridge are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting their child’s school - many of the local offerings are both nationally and internationally ...

Behind the Scenes at Octagon with Laura Armstrong

08/07/2015

Why did you join Octagon? I have always enjoyed working with people. Having been employed in a variety of industries, including interior design and hospitality, all of my roles were customer ...

A Touch Of The Orient

26/03/2015

The UK is now understandably one of the top locations sought by international families as their permanent home, attracted by fine British traditions and culture, the fabulous properties available, ...

The Octagon Effect in the Chilterns

26/03/2015

Locals are beating a path to view the first Octagon property to be built in Little Chalfont, surrounded by the Chiltern Hills, close to Amersham in Bucks. This is a very desirable area and one ...

Last Call For Long Walk

26/03/2015

There are just two homes left at Long Walk Villas, Octagon’s exquisite terrace of supersized 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom family villas. This is their first development in Windsor, now firmly established ...

Not So Quiet on the Wentworth Front

26/03/2015

In the midst of the pre General Election stall, with agents throughout the country tearing their hair out seeking buyers who might make a decision and make a reservation before May 7th, our award ...

Behind the scenes at Octagon with Joe Taylor

26/03/2015

How did you end up in property? I was born in Kingston, but grew up in East Molesey close to the Octagon Head Office. My father, chief designer Tony Taylor, had been working there for as long as I ...

Octagon Kick Off Awards Season

26/03/2015

At this time of year, Octagon are busily preparing their submissions for a round of prestigious design awards, putting forward their finest properties against respected competitors, intent on wining ...

Award Winning Long Walk Villas

19/12/2014

Octagon’s first development in Windsor, with just one remaining property for sale, has caught the judges’ eye, having received not one, but two awards within a short space of time. First up at ...

Masterpiece of Stylish Living

19/12/2014

At the 2015 What House? Awards, Octagon’s latest stunner on the Wentworth Estate, Crossacres, was singled out as a winner for Best Luxury House. The judges said they liked its 'understated cool ...

The Perfect Party Palace

19/12/2014

Saddle Stones, stylish super mansion set in over one acre of breathtaking landscaped gardens, has been described as the perfect home for entertaining on a grand scale. So the perfect opportunity came ...

Octagon Goes Country

19/12/2014

This new super 5 reception, 7 bedroom country house - Burford Place - is perfect for the family yearning for more living space and more land for their budget. Set within 5.5 acres, there is even ...

Live in Wentworth Style

19/12/2014

Considered one of the finest residential areas in the country, the highly exclusive Wentworth Estate features some of Britain’s most beautiful and impressive homes. None less than Octagon’s Long ...

Triple Win For Octagon

01/12/2014

Masterpiece of Stylish Living Their show stopping Best Luxury House entry Crossacres, on The Wentworth Estate in Surrey, one of the winners, caught the Judges’ eye for its understated cool ...

A Short Step to the Long Walk

16/10/2014

Octagon’s supersized 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom family villas at Long Walk Villas, their first development in Windsor, are located in a Conservation Area, just a few minutes’ walk from the High Street ...

Country Airs and Graces

16/10/2014

Octagon’s newly built mansion set in 3 acres of lavishly landscaped grounds looks a more likely neighbour to the rurally situated Downton Abbey rather than its true location, a 20 minute tube ride ...

Octagon Move into the Chilterns

16/10/2014

The beautiful Chiltern region of Buckinghamshire has always been on Octagon’s wish list as an ideal location for their super luxe family homes. Finally the perfect site emerged in Little Chalfont, ...

The Big Decision, Wentworth or St. George’s Hill?

10/09/2014

Both in the top ten of most desirable places to live, how do homebuyers decide which is the right one for them? Both The Wentworth Estate in Virginia Water and St. Georges Hill, Weybridge have a lot ...

Country Lovers Look No Further

10/09/2014

20 Compton Way, Farnham, is the ultimate in country house living, but without all the drawbacks of freezing pipes and soaring heating bills. Octagon designed and built this house to appeal to people ...

New Territory for Octagon

10/09/2014

Little Chalfont, close to Amersham in Bucks, is a highly favoured residential enclave, a location that has always been under Octagon scrutiny to find the right site for one of their super luxe family ...

Best Luxury House in London

30/05/2014

Octagon’s latest magnificent house located in Totteridge, London, N20 was named Best Luxury Home in London at the prestigious Evening Standard New Homes Awards, which took place at the suitably ...

Windsor Takes Off

15/05/2014

On the eve of the official launch of Octagon’s first development in Windsor, Long Walk Villas, four of the nine houses have already been snapped up including the show house during its inaugural ...

A NEW HOUSE WITH A HISTORY

15/05/2014

Heritage expert architects Agora were engaged to design Octagon’s latest grand house exterior for this superb Totteridge location. Inspired by the flamboyant Romanesque style of the original ...

A House For All Seasons

15/05/2014

Octagon pride themselves on only selecting the most prime locations for their super luxe properties, ensuring their purchasers have year round contentment. So no surprise that their latest home to be ...

Come Over To Coombe Hill

15/05/2014

Another Coombe Hill stunner from Octagon, Fernbank, overlooks the fairways of Coombe Wood Golf Course. Securely tucked away on this exclusive private estate, behind video controlled entry gates at ...

Live in a Rural Idyll With a London Address

10/02/2014

Totteridge Common is one of London’s most fiercely protected conservation areas, boasting an ancient parish Church with one of the country’s oldest living things, a stately 2000 year old yew ...

Octagon Site Manager Gets Major Accolade

10/02/2014

John Cuffe (centre), an Octagon site manager for fourteen years, has been singled out as one of the ‘industry heroes’ at the recent National House Building Council’s Pride in the Job Awards. ...

Coombe Hill Magnificence

10/02/2014

Another Coombe Hill stunner from Octagon, Fernbank, is securely tucked away behind secure video controlled entry gates at the end of a leafy private cul de sac, overlooking the fairways of Coombe ...

Villa Nights

17/10/2013

No sooner have Octagon dressed one of their Esher Park Avenue showhouses, than somebody comes along and wants to buy it, right down to the teaspoons and bed linen. So fourth time lucky the new ...

First, Choose Your Estate

17/10/2013

Discerning buyers of country house homes already know the attractions of the exclusive Crown Estate in star spotting Oxshott, and leafy Moor Park, close to the charming market town of Farnham, so ...

A Record Breaker for Octagon

17/10/2013

Luxury house builders Octagon Developments have just sold another one of their impressive modern mansions off-plan before commencing construction for over £15m. The new home offering in excess of ...

Buyers Roll Into Kingswood

17/10/2013

Within days of each other, five more beautiful homes have been snapped up in the grounds of Octagon’s historic 19 acre gated private estate, Kingswood Warren Park, former seat to various ...

Royal Windsor Tops Living Polls

17/10/2013

Once again Octagon have got their timing spot on, as the next location for their collection of supersized 5 bedroom family properties is under construction in one of the country’s most favoured ...

Room With A Royal View

02/08/2013

In almost perfect synchronisation with the arrival of Prince George, the latest Royal birth, Octagon’s regal new homes are rapidly taking shape in Royal Windsor. Ideal for growing families not ...

Better Than Beverly?

27/06/2013

Oxshott, where Octagon have been building their wonderful family homes for more than three decades, has recently been quipped 'the Surrey Beverly Hills'. Flattering as this may sound, local pundits ...

Live the Villa Life

27/06/2013

Octagon’s Esher development, Wootton Place, comprises 7 large houses in a gated cul de sac off Esher Park Avenue, just a couple of minutes’ walk from the bustling High Street, with easy commuting ...

Country House Perfection

27/06/2013

We all love the idea of a country house retreat, but too many are old, draughty and lacking modern day home comforts. However Octagon, successful creator of family homes with all the right luxury ...

Octagon Travels…

27/06/2013

Recently returned from presenting the latest company property portfolio in Dubai, Octagon Director Angus McQuhae comments, “This is probably one of the most vibrant business communities in the ...

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