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Abel Homes

Client since 2007

Abel Homes is a small, family-owned house builder based in the Norfolk market town of Watton.  Founded in the early 1990s by Tony and Maggie Abel (who still own and run the company), Abel Homes builds family homes, principally in the county’s market towns, where the need for housing is acute.

It develops primarily brown-field sites where the resulting regeneration enhances the surroundings and brings new life to the local community.  It also carefully selects architects with the necessary local knowledge and experience to ensure it achieves an outcome which is sympathetic to the existing neighbourhood.  Its projects are not huge, faceless developments, but rather smaller, human-scale sites of typically between 30 and 80 new homes.

The company has grown over the years, but still holds tight to the tenets of a small, family-owned business - amongst which are innovation and individuality in design; excellent customer service; and a commitment to the quality of the environment, in every sense of the word.

More recently, the firm has used its growing skills and knowledge in renewable energy to create a sister company, Abel Energy, which offers a variety of renewable energy solutions to commercial, agricultural and residential customers.

Client News

Stone carver Teucer Wilson and Maggie Abel of Abel Homes with the plans for a giant walnut sculpture to be sited in Mattishall sm

NORFOLK STONE CARVER COMMISSIONED TO CREATE GIANT WALNUT SCULPTURE FOR MATTISHALL

21st Jul 2019

A Norfolk village is set to get its own giant stone walnut – the result of a new public art...

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NORFOLK HOUSE BUILDER NAMED AS ONE OF THE UK’S MOST INSPIRATIONAL COMPANIES IN STOCK EXCHANGE REPORT

28th Jun 2019

A Norfolk house builder has been named as one of the most inspirational companies in the UK, by the London...

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NORFOLK HOUSE BUILDER WINS TWO ‘PRIDE IN THE JOB’ AWARDS FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

24th Jun 2019

Two construction site managers from the same Norfolk-based house builder have been recognised as amongst the best in the UK...

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Watton Green dancing hare sketch

NORTH NORFOLK ARTISTS COMMISSIONED TO CREATE HARE-THEMED SCULPTURE FOR WATTON

21st Jun 2019

Watton is to gets its own six-foot high dancing hare – after a group of North Norfolk artists won a...

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Abel Homes sales manager Clare Cornish shortly after completing the London Marathon

NORFOLK PROPERTY SALES MANAGER RAISES £6,000 FOR DEMENTIA CHARITY AFTER COMPLETING FIRST EVER MARATHON

18th Jun 2019

A leading dementia charity is enjoying a £6,000 windfall – thanks to the efforts of the sales manager at a...

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Tim Walsingham and his celebratory cake

LEADING NORFOLK CONSTRUCTION SITE MANAGER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN THE JOB

20th May 2019

A Norfolk man who started his career as a digger driver is celebrating 20 years’ service with a local house...

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Paul LeGrice left and Alan Hawkins from Abel Homes top out the first of the new homes at Gressenhall sm

TRADITIONAL TOPPING OUT CEREMONY MARKS FIRST RELEASE ON EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW HOMES AT GRESSENHALL

13th May 2019

The construction of five spacious family homes on an exclusive development in Gressenhall has been marked by a traditional topping...

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Robert Loudoun left and Paul LeGrice of Abel Homes dig the first sod at the site of 40 new homes in Bawdeswell sm

WORK STARTS ON 40 NEW ENERGY-EFFICIENT FAMILY HOMES IN BAWDESWELL

14th Apr 2019

Work has started to build 40 new energy-efficient family homes in the heart of the village of Bawdeswell.  Paul LeGrice,...

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NORFOLK PROPERTY SALES MANAGER TO TACKLE LONDON MARATHON

18th Mar 2019

The sales manager at a Norfolk house builder is preparing for one of her biggest ever challenges, as she takes...

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NORFOLK VILLAGE CHILDREN GET TO PLAY OUTSIDE SAFELY THANKS TO LOCAL HOUSE BUILDER

11th Mar 2019

Children at a Norfolk village pre-school can play outdoors safely, after their new outside play area was secured following a...

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Norfolk artist Harriet Mead with Tony Abel of Abel Homes at a previous artwork unveiling in Watton sm

LOCAL HOUSE BUILDER SEEKING NORFOLK ARTIST FOR NEW COMMISSION

18th Feb 2019

Norfolk artists are being invited to bid for a £5,000 commission to produce a piece of public art to be...

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LOCAL HOUSE BUILDER SET FOR IMMEDIATE START ON NEW HOMES FOR NORFOLK VILLAGE

11th Feb 2019

A local house builder has promised to start work within the month on building 40 new family homes, after it...

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