Almar Woods

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Welcome to a home like no other Yours.

Design your ideal home, for the way you want to live. In a beautiful house that fits harmoniously with its natural setting, and yet has been custom-made to meet your individual tastes and needs. Surrounded by mature woods and parkland, yet within walking distance of the centre of Durham. Award-winning architects Mawson Kerr will work with you to tailor your luxury, environmentally friendly home and make it perfect for you.

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Eco-living your way

Combine your creativity with our top-quality Swedish craftsmanship, cutting-edge technical design and signature precision, for a home that fits your lifestyle while minimising your environmental impact.

Each generous plot has planning permission for a five-bedroom luxury house. We’ll work with you to make yours truly unique. Our innovative process gives you a clear understanding from the outset of the costs, timeline and possibilities, so you can access all the benefits of self-building with none of the hassle.

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Your space, your style, your home. Designed by you.

Your space,
your style
your home
Designed by you.

Unleash your imagination

Set out your vision of home. It might include a cinema, a library or a billiards room. Choose an expansive open-plan layout, or a network of cosy nooks and corridors that give way onto a study or dining room. You might like a bay window to sit in, or a separate flat above your garage. Award-winning architects Mawson Kerr will help you design your perfect spaces.

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Sophisticated, sleek and stylish

Fitting beautifully into its parkland setting, the exteriors of the five houses share a unifying design theme to create a sense of space and visual harmony across the Almar Woods site. The houses are traditionally structured over two floors, with pitched rooves and secluded garden spaces while delivering the latest in modern comforts.

Kinder living environment

At Trivselhus we are committed to creating houses in an environmentally friendly way, that makes greener living easy. Our Climate Shield® technology keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, with fresh air circulating year-round. You’ll have the highest energy rating and lower bills, while enjoying the pleasures of high ceilings and large windows – a rarity in houses of this size.

Bespoke exclusive new homes
1/3 acre in the heart of Durham

Almar Woods sits just two miles from Durham city centre, putting you within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants and more. Newcastle is less than an hour’s drive away, while direct trains run from Durham to the centres of London, Edinburgh and York, making its location convenient for both work and leisure.

Almar Woods sits just two miles from Durham city centre, putting you within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants and more. Newcastle is less than an hour’s drive away, while direct trains run from Durham to the centres of London, Edinburgh and York, making its location convenient for both work and leisure.

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For more information and to set up a one-to-one meeting with Trivselhus, please get in touch with Signature North East today.

Call 0191 303 8252 or register your interest below.

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The information contained on this website is for general guidance only. The computer-generated images are intended to give an indication of what properties will look like in a mature setting but are not necessarily representative in every respect. Purchasers are advised that floor layouts etc. may vary from plot to plot and the vendor reserves the right to alter these details at any time and without prior notice. Some of the interior photographs shown are from typical Trivselhus homes and are not necessarily representative of the specification included at this development.

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Who we are and how to contact us

Our site is a site operated by Trivselhus UK Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09829008 and have our registered office at Unit 18/19 Cirencester Office Park, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, GL7 6JJ. Our main trading address is The Live Theatre, The Gallery,
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Privacy Policy

Your privacy and an accurate treatment of your personal data is very important to Trivselhus. This Privacy policy sets out the principles governing Trivselhus’ use of personal data which we may gather and/or receive from you.

Processing of Personal Data

Trivselhus’ processing of personal data is in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
When you communicate with us via the website, in matters related to setting up personal accounts, submitting a form of application, or general inquiries, we need to store your contact details in order to process your inquiry and contact you in response to the matter. The personal data gathered and/or received from you will be used by Trivselhus and its affiliated partners. The information is never rented or sold to third parties. The recipient of such information is required to protect the confidentiality and security of the personal data and may not reuse it for any other purpose than what has been instructed by Trivselhus.

How do we protect your personal data?

Disclosing personal data on the internet always poses a potential risk. We continuously take all reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data and other important information from unauthorized access, redistribution, change, and destruction.

How long do we save your personal data?

We keep your personal data for as long as necessary with regard to the purpose of the treatment, such as fulfilment of entered agreements, to respond to a query or to fulfil statutory obligations. If you have given us your consent to processing personal data, you may at any time withdraw your consent. Note that a revocation of consent does not affect the processing that may be done legally without consent or processing mandated by statutory obligations.

Links to other sites

The website may contain links to other websites. Trivselhus is not responsible for the content or personal data processing of other websites.

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Please note that if you use social media to get in touch with us, it may result in information and personal data being transferred to third parties, such as Twitter or Facebook.

Why do you save data about visitors?

We save information to keep statistics, to understand our readers, to improve our services, and protect us from intrusion and crime. We also save information to provide you with personalized ads.

Where do you store the data?

We store this data in our own databases, with our advertisers and in analytical systems such as Google Analytics and Hotjar.

How do you motivate storing the data?

We refer to having legitimate interests in support of this act.

Your rights

You have the right, in accordance with current data protection legislation, to receive information about the processing of your personal data free of charge. In the event of repeated or unfounded requests for transcript with personal data or rectification of the same, we are entitled to either charge an administrative fee or refrain from meeting the request. An application for registration or request for correction shall contain personal identification number, name and be signed by the registered person. The register transcript is only sent to the registered posting address of the person. Application for registration or request for rectification is sent to Trivselhus UK, The Gallery, Live Theatre, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ

  • You are entitled to object to the treatment.
  • You can request that your personal information is corrected.
  • In some cases, you may also request that your personal data is deleted, restricted or blocked by contacting Södra.
  • You are entitled to data portability of your personal data, which means that your data may be transferred to another person responsible for data.
  • You can also file complaints about Trivselhus’ handling of your personal data directly to the Data Inspectorate (
    However, there may be limitations in the laws that affect your rights above.

If you have questions, comments or complaints regarding our processing of personal information, please contact us by sending a message to or by letter to Trivselhus UK, The Gallery, Live Theatre, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ

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