Tom Bloxham MBE

Chairman & Founder, Urban Splash


Tom Bloxham MBE is Chairman, majority shareholder and founder of award-winning regeneration company Urban Splash.

The business has won over 440 awards for architecture, regeneration, design and business success.

It was in 1993, aged 29, that Tom founded Urban Splash with Jonathan Falkingham MBE; together literally two men in a shed they redeveloped an unloved building
in Liverpool into the successful Concert Square mixed-use scheme.

Since then, Urban Splash has undertaken more than 60 developments, creating thousands of new homes and jobs and investing nearly a billion pounds into successful regeneration projects across the country including; Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Bristol, Plymouth, Cambridgeshire and Morecambe.

In 2016, Tom and Jonathan launched House by Urban Splash – a modern housebuilder committed to creating homes using modern methods of construction (MMC). In 2018, the company acquired a factory from SIG PLC, vertically integrating the manufacture of its homes, and in 2019, House by Urban Splash completed on one of the sector’s biggest ever deals, a £90m transaction which saw Japan’s biggest housebuilder – Sekisui House – and Homes England become shareholders in the business.

The company has created – and sold – hundreds of its customisable Town House homes in Manchester, Birmingham, North Shields and Salford, and since 2019’s landmark deal, has been appointed on large-scale neighbourhoods in which it will create its homes; Wirral Waters in Merseyside, Inholm Northstowe in Cambridgeshire and a site with the National Trust in Cumbria.

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