Comben Homes

Comben Homes
SuccessorIdeal Homes

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" (PDF). Retrieved 9 October 2012.

Further reading

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