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Our strategic land-led Housebuilding division develops sites that provide private and affordable homes, on land which we own or control. It operates under the Countryside and Millgate brands, primarily around London and the South East of England.

We design and build new homes for the way people live today. Using creative solutions and working to exacting standards ensures our superbly designed homes and landscapes create places of enduring value.

Our sites vary from small standalone developments to larger new communities with a range of commercial and community uses.

Our achievements are exemplified by the receipt of more than 350 awards since 2000 and we hold more Housing Design Awards than any other home builder.

We are skilled at working collaboratively with landowners, public agencies and major commercial organisations, to create places people love, and which consistently deliver a premium for our partners.

We articulate a vision for each of our developments and use our place making skills to secure a planning consent and create successful places that deliver results.

Millgate was acquired by the Group in 2014 and is our premium housebuilding brand.

Our passion for creating successful places

All our homes and developments carry a signature style and character, designed to work for the way people live today with materials and landscaping that reflect our commitment to quality. Our exacting standards and sustainable credentials combine to create places that will stand the test of time.

We aim to create new homes that are as individual as our customers.  We create homes for first time buyers through to executive homes and whether they are located in new communities, urban, suburban or rural locations, we create places of character and quality.

With a reputation for design and craftsmanship for over 25 years, Millgate creates luxury developments at some of the most sought after locations across the Home Counties. The premium Millgate product is highly complementary to Countryside's existing range and offers a great opportunity to expand the product offering of both brands.

Strategic Land

Our success in creating major, residential-led strategic developments that generate value and benefit local communities has given us a reputation that sets us apart.

We have promoted and delivered award winning new developments on strategic sites for over 30 years, from Great Notley Garden Village in Braintree to Wickhurst Green in Horsham. Countryside creates places of lasting value through master planning, exceptional landscaping and infrastructure, delivered with great attention to detail.

We ensure the streetscape and landscape make an early impact and that planning obligations are delivered to maximise value.

At Countryside we are passionate in all that we do to. We are driven to succeed in creating successful places that deliver results.

For further information see our Case Studies and our Land section.