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The value we place on our team is central to what we do, and we are dedicated to running a company that ensures safe working conditions and encourages talented people to develop and grow.

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The protection of the environment and climate change are among the greatest challenges we face. We recognise that we have a key part to play through minimising the impact our business has on the environment.

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It is vital we engage with local communities to ensure our developments meet the needs of local people. Community engagement is integral to the journey, from planning right through until site completion.

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Raising a glass to protecting old brewery’s landmark tower

Preserved: the former Gale and Co brewery tower in Horndean (Photo: Geoff Lambert)

Preserved: the former Gale and Co brewery tower in Horndean (Photo: Geoff Lambert)

We're giving a new lease of life to the tower of a former brewery which has been the focal point of a Hampshire village for 150 years

The Victorian-built red brick structure in Horndean used to be home to the famous Gale and Co beer company, before it relocated to Chiswick.

Now it's being preserved and protected as it starts a new phase in its life by becoming a very special part of our Southern region's development of houses and apartments – appropriately named The Old Brewery.

Linden Homes Southern sales and marketing director Mark Docherty said: "Horndean is a very old settlement and has always played an important part in the prosperity of the south of England.

"Today it is a busy and thriving place and we are proud to be building these new homes at the centre of the village, playing our part in helping it to prosper.

"And by renovating and maintaining the famous Gale and Co tower, we are able to preserve an important symbol of Horndean’s history.”

NEW vs OLD - It's no contest!

New vs Old

The benefits of buying new make the choice easy. Here are just a few:

  • All appliances are 'straight out of the box' and fully guaranteed‡
  • No sorting someone else's DIY disasters or dated decorations - you've got a blank canvas to make your own
  • Buying new could mean access to exclusive mortgage lender products through our suggested Independent Mortgage Advisors
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