Taylor Wimpey breathes new life into historic St Albans building

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyer

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyers - Credit: Archant

Taylor Wimpey North Thames has just launched its Beaumont Gardens development in St Albans, the newly converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building.

The Beaumont Gardens new homes offer spacious living space in St Albans

The Beaumont Gardens new homes offer spacious living space in St Albans - Credit: Archant

The 28 newly refurbished one and two-bedroom apartments are available to first-time buyers or downsizers looking for high-spec properties on a Help to Buy scheme. Prices start at £402,500.

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The converted Beaumont Works factory, originally built in the early part of the twentieth century, will appeal to first time buyers and existing homeowners who would like to make use of the Government backed Help to Buy scheme to secure a new home with a deposit as low as five percent.

Beaumont Gardens offers one or two bedroom apartments; perfect for first time buyers or downsizers

Beaumont Gardens offers one or two bedroom apartments; perfect for first time buyers or downsizers - Credit: Archant

What are first time buyer schemes?


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The government has created the Help to Buy schemes including Help to Buy: Shared Ownership and Help to Buy: Equity Loan to help hard-working people take steps to buy their own home.

The Help to Buy: ISA pays first-time buyers a government bonus. For example, save £200 a month and they will add £50, up to a maximum of £3,000, boosting your ISA savings of £12,000 to £15,000.

The government has created the Help to Buy schemes including Help to Buy: Shared Ownership and Help

The government has created the Help to Buy schemes including Help to Buy: Shared Ownership and Help to Buy: Equity Loan to help hard-working people take steps to buy their own home - Credit: Archant

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Jack Costello, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey North Thames, said: “We’re really excited about this new development and look forward to showing the newly converted homes for sale at Beaumont Gardens to prospective buyers. We’ve already received a huge amount of interest for the apartments so we’d urge anyone thinking of making the move, to view as soon as possible.”

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyer

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyers - Credit: Archant

Find your perfect first home in St Albans

Beaumont Gardens is situated in the historical and popular city of St Albans offering, culture, history, entertainment, shopping, green parks and more. For commuters, St Albans is nestled between the A1, M1 and M25 and St Albans City Train Station is located less than a mile from the development with rail links to London St Pancras in just 21 minutes.

An excellent choice of local schooling, ranging from primary schools such as Fleetville Infant and Nursery School, which is a walkable 0.3 mile away, to secondary schools such as the Samuel Ryder Academy and Beaumont School, and city colleges of higher education.

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyer

The converted Grade II listed Beaumont Works factory building offering new homes to first-time buyers - Credit: Archant

Things to do

St Albans lifestyle is a rich and rewarding one. From its bustling city centre of big brand stores to its markets and historical past, St Albans is a city with so much to offer. Shop in the centre of town with its cafe culture, stores, market stalls and supermarkets, or take time out and relax at the cinema, parks and leisure centres - St Albans has it all!

When it comes to the outdoors, stride out and enjoy a tranquil stroll through the local parks or head into town to Verulamium Park, with its gentle lawns and duck ponds. Surrounding countryside, villages and towns are perfect for great days out all year round while attractions such as Hatfield House or Warner Brothers Studios are nearby.

Beaumont - St Albans

Beaumont - St Albans - Credit: Archant

The development is located off Sutton Road, St Albans, AL1 5HH. Further information about the homes and incentives available at Beaumont Gardens can be found online at taylorwimpey.co.uk or by calling the sales executives on 01727 226935.

Beaumont - St Albans

Beaumont - St Albans - Credit: Archant

Beaumont - St Albans

Beaumont - St Albans - Credit: Archant

Beaumont - St Albans

Beaumont - St Albans - Credit: Archant

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