Abbey Manufacturing Estate

Alperton, Greater London St Congar has advised on the redevelopment of a 6-acre industrial site in Alperton’s Growth Area. The site now has planning permission for 684 dwellings, flexible commercial and affordable workspace, a community space and substantial canal-side landscaping. Proposed building range between 3 and 16 storeys in heigh. Size: 2.4 hectares (6 acres) Homes: […]

Westonmead Farm

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire​ Adjacent to our Aston Clinton Road site, the site also forms part of the Major Development Area to the east of Aylesbury. Using similar arguments to the Aston Clinton Road site, we successfully promoted the site for wholly residential use and obtained an outline planning permission for 157 homes. Size: 10 hectares (25 […]

Weaver’s Meadow

Sudbury, Suffolk The site is located within the settlement of Great Cornard, South East of Sudbury. It comprised a derelict textile factory which has now been developed with 110 homes. Size: 3 hectares (8 acres) Homes: 110 Community Facilities:  Public open space Local area of play Progress: Outline planning permission obtained in 2013 and sold […]

Moortown Lane

Ringwood, Hampshire The majority landholding within the largest Strategic Site allocation adjoining the market town of Ringwood, adjacent to the New Forest National Park. Our plans will seek to bring forward the policy requirement for up to 491 homes to create an outstanding landscape-led scheme on this important housing site. Size: 27 hectares (67 acres) […]

Hanstead Park

Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire Hanstead Park, originally a Victorian private estate, was more recently a training centre for HSBC until it’s closure in 2012. The redevelopment plans focussed on replacing the existing built area to protect Green Belt openness and retaining the unique setting. Size: 27 hectares (67 acres) Homes: 138 Community Facilities:  c.10ha landscaped grounds […]

Former Molins Factory

Saunderton, Buckinghamshire Set in the stunning Chiltern landscape only five miles from High Wycombe, the site is 55 acres with 18 acres of previously developed industrial land. Previously the Molins cigarette machine factory, it has the benefit of an implementable planning permission for 78,000 sqm of datacentre use. Size: 20 hectares (50 acres) Progress: The site […]

Bitton Mill

Bitton, Gloucestershire The site was vacant industrial land within the Green Belt. Planning permission was obtained without being an allocated site and was pre-sold to Linden Homes. Size: 6 hectares (17 acres) Homes: 112 Community Facilities:  198 sqm of employment or community use Progress: Detailed planning permission obtained. Sold to Linden Homes in 2016. Council: […]

Bath Road

Keynsham, Somerset A draft allocated gateway site forming part of North Keynsham Strategic Development Location in the Bristol to Bath corridor. Size: 4 hectares (10 acres) Homes: c.112 Community Facilities:  New link road Public open space Progress: Representation is being made to support the site’s draft allocation for Green Belt release and residential development in […]

Aston Clinton Road

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire​ The site formed part of an identified ‘Major Development Area’ to the East of Aylesbury. The site had been identified primarily for employment use with limited housing. St Congar used viability evidence to demonstrate that a residential-led development was more suitable to the location. Size: 21 hectares (52 acres) Homes: 400 Community Facilities:  […]

Dagenham Dock

Dagenham, Greater London The former Stamping Plant was vacated by Ford in 2013 and has since been identified by the Mayor of London as a strategic opportunity area for a mixed-use community. Benefitting from a rail connection to Fenchurch Street in just 19 minutes. Size: 18 hectares (45 acres) Community Facilities:  2ha of land for […]

Following a masters in real estate from Cass Business School and a business degree from Durham University, Charlie began his career at Berkeley Homes (St James) as a land buyer.

Charlie is a Chartered Surveyor (Planning and Development) having qualified at Savills in the Residential Capital Markets division.

Charlie has operated as a development / investment agent across the UK, building strong relationships within the development community. He has been directly involved in originating and executing acquisitions and disposals of over £100m of land. He has represented a number of developers and investors on the acquisitions of assets both on and off market in a range of asset classes.

Charlie brings to St Congar a fresh approach to land origination and the ability to source / acquire land through a diverse property network.

Laurence Clarke’s career in development started when he joined Crest Nicholson PLC at their Bristol office in 1993. Becoming Development Director, he was responsible for a number of large high profile residential lead developments.

Leaving Crest Nicholson in 2005, Laurence has provided advice for a number of private and public organisations on the acquisition and realisation of development opportunities through his consultancy company.

On joining St Congar, he brought focus on new opportunities for the team to exploit. Laurence has considerable experience in the identification, acquisition and delivery of successful development projects.

Until recently, he was a non-executive Director of one of the largest developing Housing Association in the South West of England.

Ralph graduated from the University of Manchester with a Masters of Town and Country Planning in 2010 and is a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute after gaining chartership in 2013.

Ralph has a background in rural planning through working with Salmon Planning Company in Somerset. Since this time, he has developed experience in London and the South East working for Westminster City Council and London consultancies; Iceni Projects and Maddox Associates.

During his time at Iceni, Ralph was seconded to Fairview New Homes where he picked up a house builder’s insight to development across sites in Barnet, Enfield and Hertfordshire.

Ralph has acted for a range of developers and land promoters and has overseen complex major projects ranging from a high-rise build to rent development in Ealing, a secondary school and enabling development in Green Belt Surrey and a 3,600 dwelling allocation in Norfolk.

Ralph brings in house planning expertise and acts as a development manager on live projects. He also leads on St Congar’s business development and site acquisitions.

Tony graduated from Nottingham Trent Polytechnic in 1990 with an Honours Degree in Residential Development. He has spent all his working career within the residential development sector, initially starting out as a quantity surveyor and then moving into land and planning.

Tony spent 13 years with Bellway Homes, working within the urban renewal and housebuilding divisions within the Group. During his time at Bellway, Tony was involved in the Barking Riverside development which is a mixed use scheme comprising healthcare, shopping, community and leisure facilities and over 10,000 new homes.

In 2005 Tony joined Crest Nicholson as Development Director. He was responsible for the land and planning departments covering sites in West London and the Home Counties.

In 2010, Tony joined Linden Homes, part of the Galliford Try Group, as Land Director responsible for the delivery of land and planning for the Chiltern region including the purchase of London sites in Mill Hill, Chiswick and Willesden.