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Established in 2018, our mission is to disrupt the housing market and increase the pace, scale and quality of housing delivery. We support the delivery of new homes, unlock infrastructure and investment and build partnerships. See how we are driving positive market change.

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Homes England MIPIM Cannes 2020 Event Booklet

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MIPIM 2020 is rescheduled to June 2-5 in Cannes, due to growing concerns related to the coronavirus (Covid-19). Our CEO, Nick Walkley has welcomed this decision: “This is a necessary precaution to safeguard visitors and local people. We stand fully behind MIPIM and will be working with our partners in the coming weeks on our plans.” Please check back later in 2020 for more information.

Case study: Disrupting the market with the Deal of the Decade

By bringing Sekisui House, one of the world’s leading offsite housebuilders to the UK, we are putting our money where our mouth is.

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Homes England’s Joint Venture with Japanese housebuilder Sekisui House and Urban Splash.

In May 2019 we entered into a Joint Venture with Japanese housebuilder Sekisui House and Urban Splash.

The £90 million deal will deliver thousands of new homes across England. Sekisui House and Urban Splash’s “House” development business will build thousands of homes in the United Kingdom using the latest modular construction techniques.

This investment is a clear statement of intent from a global housebuilder and a disruptive entrant to the UK market.

When Homes England launched in 2018, we set out to disrupt the housing market to accelerate the pace of construction.

By helping to bring one of the world’s largest and most innovative housebuilders to UK shores, we’re doing just that.Urban Splash, Sekisui House & Homes England’s Joint Venture was awarded ‘Deal of the Decade’ by Property Week.

Case study: Creating new lending alliances with our partners

We are continuously exploring innovative ways to partner with the private sector and welcome new and flexible approaches to structuring partnerships.

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Homes England’s £1 billion Housing Delivery Fund with Barclays Bank

Working in alliance with Barclays Bank, we launched a new £1 billion Housing Delivery Fund in September 2018.

The fund offers loans between £5 million and £100 million, primarily to support small and medium developers to bring forward challenging sites with high potential.

Our commercial understanding makes us uniquely placed to deploy public money in order to drive confidence in commercial partners and leverage further investment.

By offering £125 million to support the fund, we have facilitated an £875 million investment from Barclays Bank and created a significant new resource for SME developers.

This funding partnership is an example of how we are working with industry to support the delivery of thousands of new homes across England, drive competition in the lending market and support a new generation of SME builders.

Case study: Unlocking Land

By acting as a master developer, Homes England is unlocking land to deliver new homes where they are most needed.

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Homes England Unlocks land for 3,500 homes in South East England in Burgess Hill

We acquired land in Burgess Hill, West Sussex in July 2018 in order to drive forward the delivery of more than 3,500 homes, including supporting education, healthcare, community, employment and retail facilities.

The 200-hectare site, identified as a location for major housing delivery for over 10 years, had been stalled due to the complexities of land ownership and the need for upfront infrastructure delivery.

By acquiring the entire site, working closely with local partners and using our resources to accelerate infrastructure provision the site is starting to deliver housing.

Countryside Properties will start on site in March 2020 building out the first phase of the site, delivering 460 homes with further phases of housing and infrastructure to follow on subsequently.

Our achievements to date at Burgess Hill underline the importance of our work with local partners, our ability to acquire land and forward fund infrastructure and Homes England’s role as a housing accelerator.

Published 24 February 2020
Last updated 2 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. We have added infromation about MIPIM being postponed.

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