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Development Finance

Developer breathes new life into Churchill's former weekend retreat

A historic Brentwood country estate once used by Sir Winston Churchill as a weekend retreat is undergoing a £27 million transformation into a new luxury development.
Landmark Place
Development Finance

Construction underway as former Slough Council block gets set for residential transformation

Slough Borough Council’s former High Street contact centre is undergoing a £26 million transformation after property developer Kings Oak Capital secured support from Shawbrook Waters Ltd., secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank.
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Development Finance

Developer to begin build at energy efficient retirement village after bank backing

Work is set to start on a sustainable residential project for the over-55s in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, after property developer Burnham Waters Ltd., secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank.
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Development Finance

Torsion Care to create 64 extra care retirement apartments with Shawbrook funding

Founded in 2015 by Dan Spencer, Torsion Developments operates across a range of property sectors, including student and residential. Martin Hutson joined with Dan in 2018 to establish Torsion Care, with a focus on the growing demand for stylish and practical retirement housing for the over 55s market.
Marden Homes
Development Finance

Bank backing helps developer complete luxury lakeside scheme

Essex House Builder Marden Homes Limited has secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank to help complete a unique, luxury lakeside scheme at The Channels development in Chelmsford, Essex.
Radcliffe Court
Development Finance

Self-build specialist revives landmark location with luxury seafront development, supported by £10.3m finance solution from Shawbrook Bank

Bournemouth-based developer, Hartdene Homes is set to create 26 new luxury apartments on a landmark location on the seafront, with £10.3million funding support from Shawbrook Bank.
Lynton Road CGI
Development Finance

New Homes Earmarked for Site of Former Car Breakdown Depot in thriving London borough

A total of 19 new homes – including six that will qualify as affordable homes – have been earmarked for development by Featherstone Homes Ltd on the site of a former car breakdown and recovery depot in a thriving London borough.
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Development Finance

SME developer boom pushes Shawbrook past £1bn lending milestone

Shawbrook Bank, the UK’s leading specialist lender, doubled the number of loans it made to property developers in the 12 months to April, reaching its target to lend £1bn in development finance almost a year early.
Mizen Group Homes
Development Finance

Mizen Group extends development portfolio following the acquisition of three new residential and mixed-use development sites

Mizen Group has successfully completed a mixture of residential and mixed-use property developments to expand its portfolio across London in schemes totalling almost £19m.
Prelon Development
Development Finance

New Homes Earmarked for Coastal Town in multi-million-pound Development Project

Almost one hundred new homes are to be created in a growing UK coastal town as part of a regeneration project aimed at revamping its former docklands site and surrounding areas.
Lantern Lodge
Development Finance

Coastal hotel makes way for ‘staycation’ apartments in multi-million-pound re-development in Devon

A sea -view hotel on the South Devon coast is to make way for a series of modern ‘staycation’ apartments in a £3.3m re-development project.
Featherstone Homes
Development Finance

Featherstone Homes turns MOT garage site into modern residential and commercial block

The bespoke property developer has transformed the site of a former mechanics and bus depot into 30-new homes and commercial units.