We are

Our vision is for a progressive and vibrant rural Britain. A land of renewal, innovation, and resilience, where businesses succeed, communities flourish, new ideas prosper, landscapes and heritage are cherished, and natural resources regenerated.

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A different view

Owning a piece of the British countryside is a privilege and a responsibility. The landscapes, heritage, and communities of rural Britain. The enterprise and innovation that drives their evolution. This is where our passion lies. We believe in the potential of rural areas and share a commitment to enabling progress in these special places through innovative, sensitive change.

Strength and depth

Our team represents a breadth of expertise, capable of delivering projects with creativity and a laser focus on successful outcomes.

Our team includes:

  • Consultants who bring experience from decades working in the rural sector, and expertise from backgrounds as land agents, business analysts, policy shapers, leisure specialists, marketers and project managers
  • Architects and landscape architects who understand the connection between design and place in sensitive locations
  • Planning professionals skilled in navigating the particular complexities of the rural planning system
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Single focus. Different perspectives.

Our expertise is deeply rooted in the rural world and enhanced by the different perspectives from across our team. By bringing together those who've worked in rural development their whole careers, with others from local authorities, housing, property developers, research, education, sport, major events, marketing, tourism, and heritage alongside professional designers, planning consultants and project managers, we can take a different view.

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Join our team

We’re a passionate and committed team of professionals, proud to help clients create spaces and places that support a thriving countryside. We work hard, while spending time in the landscapes we love.

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Transforming the countryside

We work with our clients and other professionals from concept to planning consent and beyond. We are proud to play a role in shaping innovative rural development projects across the country.

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