Helping to Maximise Development Potential
We have decades of experience helping developers, builders and individuals to maximise the development potential of their projects.
New Dwelling in the Castle Donington Conservation Area
This project was looking at the potential of building a new dwelling on a vacant piece of land adjacent to the clients home in Bond Gate, Castle Donington.
The Rise of the Fallen Knight
An update on the progress made on the renovations of the Fallen Knight in Ashby.
How protected species can affect your development – BJ Collins
This is the latest in a series of guest posts from carefully selected companies who help us to give our clients as comprehensive a service as possible. Today’s post is by Barry Collins, MD of BJ Collins, Protected Species Surveyors. Changes in our countryside and the way we produce our food has had a dramatic […]
Case Study – Planning Approval for Developers
Swithland Homes, a client of ours, approached us at the start of 2016 about the possibility of gaining planning approval for residential development on a parcel of land in the village of Woodhouse in Leicestershire. We knew obtaining planning consent on this site would be difficult, as Woodhouse is not classified as a sustainable location […]
Utilising the skills of an Estate Agent – Whitehead’s Estate Agents
This is the latest in a series of guest posts from carefully selected companies with whom we work to make sure we can give our clients as comprehensive a service as possible. Today’s post is by Peter Whitehead, MD of Whitehead’s Estate Agents. Love us or loathe us, you can’t do without us – very […]
Can I Build a House In My Back Garden?
It’s one of the most frequent questions we are asked: “Can I build a house in my back garden?”. If you are lucky enough to have a large garden, this could be an option for you. Many of the single plots we design are initially part of someone’s front, side or rear garden. Permitted development […]
Building Houses – How to Become a Property Developer
In the UK, housing is in short supply. The government’s White Paper “Fixing our Broken Housing Market”, published in 2017, states that an estimated 240-300,000 new homes are needed per year in England “for the foreseeable future”. With such a pressing need for new homes, is now a good time to become a property developer? […]