Chiltern Land has the knowledge and experience to assist housebuilders, developers, landowners, investment firms, or anyone else on how to optimise the value of their land.
Operating throughout the South East UK, we offer a wide range of services which are listed below.
The planning system is complex and knowing where to start can be a daunting process. Chiltern Land can prepare, submit and oversee a full planning application. Importantly, we understand how to deliver a planning permission that works for developers, landowners and local residents alike.
We benefit from a strong contact base within local authorities and a wide range of expert consultants.
Chiltern Land has a wide range of developer contacts who are constantly seeking new land opportunities. If you would like assistance in disposing of your land, we can help.
We can use our wide contacts base to select the right partner and structure a deal that works for everyone.
Employing full time land managers can be an expensive overhead. With substantial experience in delivering high profile housing schemes for developers, Chiltern Land can be employed on a day rate basis to cover all your land buying requirements.
If you are a developer with a site that needs an affordable housing partner, Chiltern Land can help select a suitable Register Social Landlord (RSL) and manage the disposal on your behalf. Or if you are considering a bulk disposal of private dwellings, we are also able to help partner with a suitable PRS operator.
Full appraisal of the optimum use of your land and financial valuation.
With a wide range of contacts and knowledge of the south east of England, Chiltern Land is able to source new land for your development business.
Designing the right mix and type of housing is the key to any successful development in both the short and long term.
Chiltern Land is constantly in touch with local market needs and has the expertise to maximise development potential whilst delivering high quality places where people want to live.
With substantial experience in securing main board approvals for PLC developers, Chiltern Land can provide a complete board approval writing service.
Achieving a planning permission is one thing. Securing the right consent that works for developers, builders and the local community is another. Chiltern Land understands what it takes to deliver the right scheme that meets market need whilst ensuring an outstanding design that will leave a positive lasting legacy.
A sensitive and carefully considered community and key stakeholder engagement strategy is required during the course of a planning application. Chiltern Land can coordinate a full stakeholder engagement strategy, including public exhibitions and key stakeholder meetings.
Legal contract negotiations and title investigations can be a complicated process. Bringing a commercial understanding to legal negotiations and choosing the right solicitor is key to a successful outcome for all. Chiltern Land has the experience to help structure the right type of deal that will suit all parties, including unconditional purchases, subject to planning deals, options and joint ventures. We can also assist with Section 106 and SANG/SAMM agreements.
Any sites that are located within a certain proximity of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (protected ground nesting bird sites) are required to provide alternative open space for new residents to prevent impact on these sensitive locations. This requirement is known as Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG). If your project is affected by the requirement for SANG then Chiltern Land can assist in either sourcing land for this purpose or advising on alternative means of mitigation.