Taylor Wimpey have concluded all public events for our stage 1 and stage 2 consultation on the Village 7 Masterplan and Design Code. You can review materials and recordings of these events here.

About Taylor Wimpey

Village 7 of the Gilston Area is being delivered by Taylor Wimpey North Thames, which is one of 24 regional business units across the UK which together make up Taylor Wimpey PLC, one of the UK’s top housebuilders.

A focus on the environment, sustainability and quality:

  • We place the environment at the heart of our new schemes.
  • We embrace new low carbon technologies and find innovative solutions to deliver at scale (we aspire to be a net zero business by 2045).
  • We work with local people, businesses and local authorities to deliver sustainable communities.
  • We pride ourselves on the quality of our new homes.
  • We aspire to highest levels of customer satisfaction.

We understand Hertfordshire:

  • We tailor schemes to suit the locality in which they are set, seeking to match the needs of local communities.
  • We operate exclusively in Hertfordshire and the North London Boroughs.
  • We currently have 11 operational sites in Hertfordshire – delivering 2,357 homes.
  • In addition, we control 7 sites in various stages of the planning process with capacity to deliver a further 3,484 homes, in addition to 1,500 homes at Gilston Village 7

Building a better world

Climate Change

Defend the planet and our future by playing our part in the global fight to stop climate change.

Key target

Achieve our science-based carbon reduction target:

  • Reduce operational carbon emissions intensity by 36% by 2025.
  • Reduce carbon emissions intensity from our supply chain and customer homes by 24% by 2000.

Key metric

  • Greenhouse gas emissions per 100sqm completed homes (scope 1, 2 and 3) Tonnes CO2e/100m2.


Improve access to and enable enjoyment of mature for customers and communities by regenerating the natural environment on our developments.

Increase natural habitats by 10% on new sites from 2023 and include our priority wildlife enhancements from 2021.

Key metrics

  • Percentage increase in natural habitats on new sites.
  • Percentage of new sites with our priority wildlife enhancements and number of enhancements implemented.

Resources and waste

Protect the environment and improve efficiency to our business and our customers by using fewer and more sustainable resources.

Key Target

Cut our intensity by 15% by 2025 and use more recycled materials. By 2022, publish a towards zero waste strategy for our sites.

Key Metric

  • Tonnes of construction waste per 100m2 build.