Members Directory 2014 



Kent Developers Group (KDG) is a unique association of owners 
and developers of the main development sites in Kent and 
Medway. 

The benefits of being a member of KDG are: 

. An effective communication channel between the private and public sectors to remove 
barriers to growth and bring about deliverable development and a functional property 
market. 
. The opportunity to be part of KDG/KCC partnership to deliver future prosperity to Kent 
within the Government’s localism agenda and structures. 
. Exclusive access to senior officers and Members at Kent County Council and Kent 
Planning Officers Group, to promote working together more closely and influence how 
Kent’s planning system works. 
. KDG is an official consultee on documents such as Kent Transport Strategy, Section 
106 frameworks, Kent Housing Strategy and Kent parking standards and the Group 
makes representations on these and others. 
. Members have the opportunity to discuss strategic issues and lobby face to face major 
public sector organisations such as Kent County Council, the Highways Agency and 
the Environment Agency. 
. Quarterly meetings, providing an excellent opportunity for networking and 
presentations on legal matters, planning, the environment, sustainability and design, 
as well as learning from other developers’ experiences and exchanging useful 
contacts. 
. Regular professionally prepared planning and highways updates and access to 
research resources at Locate in Kent including bespoke research for members. 
. Opportunities to influence the marketing of Kent. 
. KDG is a part owner of Locate in Kent and has three places on its Board of Directors. 
. Senior representatives from both national Government and Kent County Council 
regularly attend Kent Developers Group meetings. 




Membership: 


The annual membership fee is currently £5,000. 

For further information please contact Mandy Bearne on 01732 520733 or 
email mandyb@locateinkent.com. 

Current KDG Chairman: Nick Fenton 
KDG Commercial Chairman: James Speck, Kent Science Park 


About Locate in Kent 

 

Locate in Kent is the investment promotion agency for Kent and Medway. Established in 
1997, it is a private company owned by Kent County Council and Kent Developers Group, 
and it is supported and funded by more than 30 other funders and companies. Since 
1997 Locate in Kent has helped nearly 800 companies to locate or expand in Kent, 
creating more than 50,000 new jobs. 

 

Locate in Kent markets Kent as a business location and provides corporate relocation 
services to companies looking to expand or relocate in Kent. The primary objective is job 
creation. The company also offers access to its comprehensive Commercial Property 
Search with office, industrial and warehouse business property in every part of Kent and 
Medway. 

 

Locate in Kent makes it its job to ensure that it is well informed about commercial 
property and land being developed, and works alongside developers to help them market 
their developments as well as to make the development process as straightforward as 
possible. 

 

For more information visit www.locateinkent.com or e-mail 
mandyb@locateinkent.com. 



Contents 

KDG Members 

AmicusHorizon Ltd ______________________________ 5 

Berkeley Group _________________________________ 5 

Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd ____________________ 5 

Discovery Park _________________________________ 5 

Gallagher Properties _____________________________ 6 

Homes & Communities Agency ____________________ 6 

Kent County Council _____________________________ 6 

Land Securities plc ______________________________ 6 

LaSalle Investments _____________________________ 7 

Liberty Property Trust ____________________________ 7 

Moat Housing Group _____________________________ 7 

Orbit Homes ___________________________________ 7 

Pentland Homes ________________________________ 8 

Quinn Developments ____________________________ 8 

Savills ________________________________________ 8 

Taylor Wimpey _________________________________ 8 

Terrace Hill ____________________________________ 9 

Town and Country Housing Group __________________ 9 

Trenport ______________________________________ 9 

Ward Homes __________________________________ 9 

 

KDG Associate Members 

Artelia ________________________________________ 10 
Barton Willmore ________________________________ 10 

Boon Edam ____________________________________ 10 

Clague ________________________________________ 11 

Cripps ________________________________________ 11 

DHA Planning __________________________________ 11 

Kier __________________________________________ 11 

Kirksaunders ___________________________________ 12 

Logic PM ______________________________________ 12 

Morgan Sindall _________________________________ 12 

Peter Brett ____________________________________ 12 

Smiths Gore ___________________________________ 13 

The Woodley Coles LLP __________________________ 13 

VINCI ________________________________________ 13 



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KDG Members 


Berkeley Homes (Eastern Counties) Ltd 

Berkeley Homes (Eastern Counties) Ltd 
provides quality homes across Kent. 
Developments include: Ryewood, 
Sevenoaks; Holborough Lakes, Snodland; 
Kingsbrook Park, Canterbury; Royal Wells 
Park, Tunbridge Wells. 

Contact: Peter Smith 
peter.smith@berkeleygroup.co.uk 


Discovery Park Ltd 

Discovery Park is the global hub for busi-
ness, enterprise, science and technology. 
The 220 acre site sits within an Enterprise 
Zone, has exceptional international 
transport links and is home to a diverse 
range of businesses and organisations. 

Contact: Paul Barber 

paul.barber@discovery-park.co.uk 


Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd 

Countryside is a well-established developer 
of new homes and communities in London 
and South East, with major sites at St 
Mary’s Island, Chatham and Springhead, 
Ebbsfleet and increasing interests across 
the County. 

Contact: Mike Lambert, 
mike.lambert@cpplc.com 


AmicusHorizon Ltd 

Not for profit housing association with 
28,000 homes in London and the south-
east. We have housing stock in eight local 
authority areas in Kent with 7,000 in Swale. 

Contact: Neill Tickle 
neill.tickle@amicushorizon.org.uk 



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Land Securities plc 

Developers of extensive land holdings in 
north Kent at Ebbsfleet Valley and Lodge 
Hill, Chattenden. 

Contact: tba 
tba 


Kent County Council 

Local authority for Kent. 

Contact: Barbara Cooper, 
Barbara.cooper@kent.gov.uk 


Homes and Communities Agency 

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is 
the UK Government’s national homes and 
regeneration agency . 

Contact: Naisha Polaine, 
naisha.polaine@hca.gsx.gov.uk 


Gallagher Properties Ltd 

Part of Gallagher Group Ltd, Gallagher 
Properties buys land, develops it and then 
sells the investment or retains it. It also 
manages a significant portfolio of property 
for itself and third party landlords. 

Contact: Nick Yandle, 
nick.yandle@gallagher-group.co.uk 



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Orbit Homes 

Orbit are a registered provider, providing 
homes for general needs, rent and newbuild 
homebuy. 

Contact: Maggie MacCann, 
Maggie.mccann@orbit.org.uk 


Moat Housing Group 

Moat is a leading housing association 
working in the south east, providing high 
quality homes and services 

Contact: Sally Rice, 
sally.rice@moat.co.uk 


Liberty Property Trust 

Developers of Kings Hill, a 650 acre mixed 
use development near Maidstone. 

Contact: Andrew Blevins, 
ablevins@libertyproperty.com 


LaSalle Investments 

LaSalle Investments are the operators of 
Kent Science Park in Sittingbourne . 

Contact: James Speck, 
j.speck@ksp-uk.com 



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Taylor Wimpey 

Regional house building company and the 
local arm of Taylor Wimpey plc. We cover 
Kent, East Sussex and east London. 

Contact: Edward Owens 
edward.owens@taylorwimpey.com 


Savills 

The south east developments team advises 
on sale, purchase, assessment and 
valuation of all property types on behalf of 
landowners, developers and other property 
owners. 

Contact: Paul Atherton, 
patherton@savills.com 


Quinn Developments 

The Quinn group of companies are leading 
commercial and residential property 
developers in Kent. 

Contact: Mark Quinn, 
mark@quinn-estates.com 


Pentland Homes 

The company has major strategic planning 
interests in east Kent focusing on 
Canterbury, Ashford, Dover and the 
Shepway area, currently building new homes 
in Hawkinge and Elham. 

Contact: Martin Hart, 
martin@pentlandhomes.co.uk 



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Ward Homes 

Major house builders in Kent and south east 
England 

Contact: Mark Bailey 

Mark.bailey@wardhomes.co.uk 



Trenport Investments 

Part of Ellerman Investments Group, 
Trenport own approximately 4,000 acres of 
agricultural, residential and mixed use 
development sites in Kent. 

Contact: Chris Hall, 
chris.hall@stjamess.com 


Terrace Hill Group 

A regionally based UK property 
development company, quoted on AIM, 
focusing on retail, industrial and office 
space. 

Contact: Nigel Wakefield, 
nigel.wakefield@terracehill.co.uk 


Town and Country Housing Group 

TCHG is a regional housing association 
based in Tunbridge Wells/ Canterbury. With 
circa 10,000 homes we are the only 
providers to cover the whole of Kent. 

Contact: Collin Lissenden, 
collin.lissenden@tchg.org.uk 



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KDG Associate Members 


Barton Willmore 

Barton Willmore is the UKs leading independent 
planning and design consultancy, providing a 
uniquely integrated service that delivers innovative 
yet commercially viable solutions. Our Ebbsfleet team 
guides projects of all types and sizes across Kent and 
the south east. 

Contact: huw.edwards@bartonwillmore.co.uk 


Associate members of KDG are corporate partners of Locate in Kent who are in the 
development industry, and receive invitations to KDG meetings. Corporate 
partnership costs £1,500 a year. 
For more information, contact mandyb@locateinkent.com. 


Artelia 

We are a professional multidisciplinary organisation 
which encompasses the whole project life cycle. Our 
consultants blend project management and technical 
skills to support clients in delivering projects from 
buildings and industrial facilities to education, 
environment, transportation and infrastructure 
schemes. 

Contact: ian.bailey@uk.arteliagroup.com 


Boon Edam 

Boon Edam Ltd are experts in the field of revolving 
doors, high security doors and turnstiles and 
pedestrian security lanes. A full service partner for 
entrance solutions created to meet customer’s needs 
for efficient throughput, enhanced security and 
aesthetic design. 

Contact: ian.goldsmith@boonedam.co.uk 



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Cripps 

Cripps is a leading south east law firm based in Kent, 
providing a wide range of legal services to many high-profile clients. 
Its lawyers have specialist expertise in corporate 
finance, commercial law, commercial and property 
dispute resolution, real estate, partnership issues and 
charity law and can assist companies involved in 
inward investment projects. 

Contact: jason.towell@crippslaw.com 


Clague 

Clague architects are a highly motivated team with 
proven capability and flair offering clients a 
personalised and dedicated service. Our Kent 
experience and knowledge of the key personnel is 
second to none. Specialist departments include 
commercial, education, residential, masterplanning 
and historic buildings 

Contact: andrew.clague@clague.co.uk 


Kier 

Kier South East Construction including Kier Wallis 
General Works, provide comprehensive building 
construction services across all market sectors 
throughout the south east. We are committed to 
providing a collaborative approach to all projects and 
strive to continuously improve our service. 

Contact: peter.searle@kier.co.uk 


DHA Planning 

DHA is made up of four specialist technical consulting 
teams providing national town planning and 
development, urban design, transport and 
environmental advice from its office based in 
Maidstone, Kent. 

Contact: david.hicken@dhaplanning.co.uk 



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Peter Brett 

Multi-discipline consulting engineering practice 
designing and advising on suitable land development 
and infrastructure worldwide. 

Contact: tallen@pba.co.uk 


35 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4DG | T: 01732 520700 | W: locateinkent.com 


Morgan Sindall Plc 

Morgan Sindall plc, part of top construction and 
regeneration group Morgan Sindall Group Plc, is a 
leading national construction business working on 
projects from £50,000 to £500m. 

Contact: ray.mcauley@morgansindall.com 


Logic PM Ltd 

Logic PM Ltd is a professionally chartered project 
management surveying consultancy. We represent 
your business for the procurement, management and 
delivery of your construction or fit out project, 
ensuring we achieve your requirements and budget. 

Contact: admin@logicpm.co.uk 


Kirksaunders Associates 

Kirksaunders associates ltd is an innovative structural 
and civil engineering consultancy based in Orpington 
Kent. We are highly skilled, practical engineers with 
experience in a wide variety of private and public 
projects providing a full range of services for Kent. 

Contact: reg.kirk@kirksaunders.co.uk 



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Vinci Construction 

Vinci Construction UK is a multi disciplinary construction 
company operating throughout the UK, with a regional 
office in Maidstone. The company has a turnover of 1.4bn 
and is part of Vinci, a world leader in construction and 
concessions. 
Contact: paul.abrahams@vinciconstruction.co.uk 


35 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4DG | T: 01732 520700 | W: locateinkent.com 


Smiths Gore 

We offer consultancy advice on all commercial and 
rural property matters including sales and acquisitions, 
lettings, leases, planning, building, surveying, property 
management and energy sustainability. We specialise 
in providing valuation and rental advice on existing 
property assets and advising on development sites, 
including viability testing. 

Contact: alison.owen@smithsgore.co.uk 


The Woodley Coles LLP 

The Woodley Coles LLP is an award winning independent 
construction and cost management consultancy serving the 
construction industry to provide a professional service on all 
sizes and types of construction projects. With offices in 
London and Kent, Woodley Coles have a strong reputation 
for exceptional service to all clients. 

Contact: ella.brocklebank@woodleycoles..com 




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