Land & Development

Our Land & Development team operates extensively across the UK and offers expert advice on a variety of sites with potential for residential development.

The disposal and acquisition of Land & Development sites is an integral part of the Lambert Smith Hampton business which aligns us closely with our colleagues in the Connells Group. The Land & Development team work across the UK to support our clients in a wide range of consultancy and transactional operations. We are in a privileged position due to the size and support of our network and being part of the Connells Group empowers us even further to support any development structure and maximise the value of development sites for our clients.

We perform a wide range of disposals and acquisitions for our clients in commercial and residential markets ensuring we maximise value through thorough research of the opportunity. Our specialist knowledge and detailed due diligence allows us to consider the nuances of the sector and continually provide outstanding results:

 Land Development
 Acquisition and Disposal End Occupier Demand and Accommodation Requirements
Contract Negotiation

Projected Rental and Yield Levels

Option / Promotion Agreements

Physical and Legal Constraints

Planning Potential Exit Engineering
Residual Valuation Funding

Land & Development benefits from close collaboration between our colleagues in core relationships including the Planning team, Development Consultancy, Living (BtR) and New Homes.

Key Contact


Charles McLean

Head of Land and Development

how can we help?

Our experts act across the entire property and development lifecycle. Take a look at how we can help you achieve your business and property objectives.

Specialist teams


574, auctions

574 is an online property trading platform offering a simple, certain and secure way to transact residential development and investment opportunities within the UK from anywhere in the world.

Our large online audience of over over 100,000 pre-verified buyers maximises the opportunity for best price through a seamless, transparent and trouble-free process.

Our success rate is 96% vs. c70% in the ballroom and our pre-verification process ensures that deposits are taken immediately.

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A3 Relocation Solutions

A3 Relocation Solutions

Disasters such as fire or flood can heavily damage or totally destroy homes and workplaces, rendering them incapable of occupation.

Our emergency relocation service enables insurance companies, brokers and loss adjusters to move policy holders to alternative accommodation while repairs or renovations are carried out. 

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Airspace Exchange

Airspace Exchange

An increasingly popular trend among property investors and freehold owners is the upward extension of existing buildings for residential use as a means of creating additional value. 

We can undertake a review of the technical aspects of the property, such as structural integrity and detailed planning considerations, to determine the viability for airspace development, before taking it through the planning, construction and disposal process. 

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HLM Property Management

HLM is an established property management company specialising in Leasehold, Block and Estate Management for over 15 years. Operating throughout the country, we work with many regional and national developers.

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ikon is a professional residential and mixed-use consultancy focused on providing an enhanced project management service to private, public and housing association clients working across the wider regeneration sector, including direct and joint venture delivery models.

Our team also specialises in brokering the sale of residential development projects to housing associations, thereby mitigating risk and maximising returns for all parties.

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LSH Investment Management


We deliver well-informed, market-facing investment thinking to institutional, family office and high net worth private clients.

Combining our long-term and trusted relationships with our 'hands on' approach to managing assets and enhancing value and income, we invest across the full spectrum of commercial property in the UK, building robust balanced portfolios and creating specialist strategies for higher return.

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Planning, Regeneration + Infrastructure

Our team of specialist planning, development, urban design, master planning and regeneration experts can help identify, appraise, unlock and maximise the development potential and value of complex urban and rural sites and buildings.

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Housing solutions

We are uniquely placed to provide clients with a complete solution to help identify, unlock and realise a long term pipeline of residential development.

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