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Our Story

Founded in 2014, Blueoak Estates has very quickly established a reputation for crafting distinctive homes and luxury apartments in unrivalled locations across the North West region, in particular, we are renowned for our sympathetic conversion of existing buildings and our commitment to creating healthy homes.

Our Timeline



Collectively, our founders have over 80 years’ construction industry experience but they are
passionate about building homes which are bespoke hence Blueoak Estates was born.

Heritage Court

Heritage Court apartment scheme Chester city centre
We began the renovation of 10 partially vacant office buildings in Chester into 36 beautiful
and bespoke apartments. This became our first landmark development..

LABC Award

We were delighted to win an LABC Award for our development, The Carriageworks.


New Offices

As our business and team began to grow, we moved into our new offices in Grosvenor
Street, Chester.

Chapel Place

Chapel Place apartment scheme Chester city centre
Works began onsite at an old and abandoned chapel in Chester to create a new micro-
community in the city centre. Over 150 people attended the open day.

NWPA Awards

Lingdale luxury apartment scheme West Kirby Wirral
Chapel Place and Heritage Court were both shortlisted for ‘Best Regeneration’ in the
NWPA’s, while Lingdale was awarded Best New Home: Small Scheme.

Equity Investment

We were delighted to receive support from investors to support us with our long-term
growth plan.

RICS Awards

Chapel Place and Heritage Court were shortlisted in the Regeneration category of the
RICS Awards.

Bridgewater House

Bridgewater House apartment scheme Timperley
We received record reserves for Bridgewater House. 80% of apartments were sold in the
first opening weekend with buyers queuing outside in deck chairs from 4:30am.

New Board Member

David Williams, the ex-principal shareholder of Great Bear, was appointed chairman of our

First £1m sale

The Sail, West Kirby apartments
We received our first sale over £1m for The Sail in West Kirby, which created a benchmark
for luxury residential accommodation in the North West. In the same year, The Sail was
shortlisted in the Inside Housing Development Awards and the RICS Awards.

New Commercial Director

Michael Bryce Commercial Director Blueoak Estates
We appointed Michael Bryce, formerly of Morris Homes and Bovis Homes, as our
Commercial Director.

Velux Partner

We demonstrated our commitment to creating healthy homes by becoming the UK’s first
representative of The Velux Group.

Large Developer Status

Now creating over 40 bespoke units per financial year, Help to Buy began recognising us
as a ‘large developer’.

New Website

As we continue to look to the future, we refreshed our look and our website to provide an
excellent user experience.