Residential development agency

Our Residential Development team deals with both the acquisition and disposal of development assets on behalf of many established house builders, private developers, property companies, investment funds, high net worth individuals, Receivers and Administrators.

We regularly deal with a range of assets including:

  • Land or buildings with or without planning consent
  • Partially complete development sites
  • Existing commercial and residential buildings with untapped development potential

Whether we are disposing of or acquiring assets, we focus on meeting our clients’ needs and generating maximum value from every residential development.

Residential development advisory

Every asset is different and we focus on assessing the unique qualities of each asset in order to provide clients with the advice and opportunity to generate best value. The residential development service is offered from both our London and Northern offices which enables us to have national coverage. Our consultancy service includes:

  • Market appraisals
  • Viability analysis
  • Financial implication of Section 106 Agreements and affordable housing
  • Value generation and scheme enhancement prior to marketing

Case Studies

Below you can view a selection of the transactions we have completed in the following areas:

  • Consented residential land
  • High street and retail redevelopment
  • Commercial schemes with development upside
  • Brownfield and contaminated land
  • Permitted development
  • Subject to planning
  • Mixed-use development
  • Change of use opportunities

Consented Residential Land

Newlands House & Former Oakhill Clinic, Surbiton, London
Development – Consented Opportunity
Former nursing home and health centre with planning consent granted for development of the site to provide 41 private residential units
Sold: £7.5m


Fore Street, Edmonton, London
Development – Consented Opportunity
A public house with planning permission for redevelopment of the site to provide 68 residential units
Sold: £7.125m


Spencer House, Shadwell, Leeds
Development – Consented opportunity
Residential new build and conversion opportunity in sought after Leeds suburb
Under Offer


Heath Clark, Waddon, Croydon
Development – Consented opportunity
A site extending to 3.8 hectares (9.41 acres) comprising primarily grassland and a nursey with planning permission for 126 residential units.

High Street and Retail Redevelopment

44-46 High Road, Wood Green, London
Vacant M&S department store with planning for a residential-led redevelopment


208-212 High Street, Orpington, Kent
Retail Investment and Unconsented Development Opportunity
New 10 year lease signed to Poundstretcher Ltd and vacant upper floors with development potential
Sold £2.5m


The Old Post Office, High Street, Maidenhead
Development – Mixed-use Development Opportunity
Former Post Office and vacant office accommodation with implemented consent for a mixed-use development including 42 residential flats
Sold: £2.6m

Commercial Schemes with Development Upside

Maxis Chinese Restaurant, 6 Bingley Street, Leeds
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
A Chinese Restaurant with expired planning permission for a mixed-use redevelopment of the site comprising office, hotel and retail uses.
Price: £4.7m


Meadow Mill, Water Street, Stockport, Greater Manchester
Development – Consented Opportunity
A residential led conversion opportunity with planning permission for 213 apartments
Sold: circa £7m


Haredon House, 810 London Road, North Cheam
Existing retail and residential investment opportunity with planning for an additional 65 new residential units
Sold: Circa £13m


Brownfield and Contaminated Land

Watkin Road, Wembley, London
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
A vacant building comprising a former garage and car showroom with potential for redevelopment
Sold: £9m


Broadway, Former Bexley Civic Office, Bexley Heath
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Vacant town centre site with positive pre-application for a mixed-use scheme with over 450 residential units
Sold: £20m


Oughtibridge Mill, Sheffield
Development – Consented Opportunity
34.08 Acres residential development opportunity with planning for 320 dwellings
Sold: Circa £21.5m


Kirkstall Road, Leeds
Residential development opportunity with planning for 272 units.
Sold £3.54m

Permitted Development

George West House, Clapham, London
Development – Permitted Development Opportunity
Prime vacant office building with prior approval for residential conversion to 61 apartments
Sold: £18.6m


The Pennine Centre, Tenter Street, Sheffield
Development – Permitted Development Opportunity
A prominent city centre investment and development opportunity occupying an
excellent location within Sheffield City Centre
Sold: Circa £18.25m


Anne Boleyn House, 9-13 Ewell Road, Cheam
Permitted Development Opportunity
Residential development and office refurbishment opportunity in the centre of Cheam.
Sold: £5.7m

Subject to Planning

Land at Church Fenton, Tadcaster
Development – Consented Opportunity
Former army barracks with a lapsed planning permission for 140 dwellings


Highbury Quadrant Congregational Church, Highbury, London
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Church site with potential for a residential redevelopment of the site to include a re-provision of the church facility
Under Offer


Edgware Road, Edgware, London
Development – Consented Opportunity
Redevelopment of Kwik Fit, Shell garage & office building for circa 250 residential units

Mixed-Use Development

Clapham Road, London
Development – Consented Opportunity
Mixed use site primarily occupied by Europcar with planning consent granted for a residential development to provide 32 units
Sold: £8.7m


Westminster Bridge Road, London
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Vacant 0.156 acre site with two pre-application meetings regarding a residential led development potential


Flax Place, Leeds
Residential development opportunity with planning for 300 units.


Commercial Road, London
Residential apartment block with planning for mixed-use development comprising retail accommodation at ground floor level with residential above

Change of Use Opportunities

Lea Halls Student Accommodation, Luton
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Student halls of residence with potential for residential redevelopment of the site


Moorfield Road, Enfield
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Former health clinic with a pre-application for residential led redevelopment of the site
Sold: £4.2m


Arrow Works, Kingston, London
Development – Unconsented Opportunity
Vacant building comprising a former plastic factory with potential for redevelopment
Sold: £6.1m

Meet the Residential Development team

Andrew Boyd


Residential Investment and Development


Anthony Dixon


Residential Investment and Development


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