Comben Homes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Comben Homes
Industry Housebuilding
Fate Acquired
Successor(s) Ideal Homes
Founded 1907
Defunct 1984

Comben Homes was a large British Housebuilder.


The company was founded in 1907 by James White Comben and William Henry Wakeling as Comben & Wakeling and was incorporated as a private company in 1924.[1] In 1972 it bought Ryedale Homes from Duncan Davidson for £1m[2] and changed its name to Comben Group and subsequently traded as Comben Homes.[3] It was acquired by Trafalgar House and integrated in its Ideal Homes housebuilding business in 1984.[4]


  1. ^ "The Wallis's ~ The Complete Story, p. 47". Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Building a testament". York Press. 21 April 2006. Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Wallis's ~ The Complete Story, p. 52". Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sceptre Investment Management". Retrieved 9 October 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • 75 Years: Comben Homes Celebrate 75th Anniversary. Comben Group Limited. 1982.