Land promoter Richborough Estates has appointed Harry Jackson regional manager for the north of England.
Jackson, who joined the firm in 2016, will focus on identifying suitable residential development sites and bringing them through the planning process to secure outline consent, before selling to a development partner who will deliver the homes.
Jackson said: “Local authorities throughout the UK are under significant pressure to meet government housing targets, in order to ensure a continued pipeline of new homes.
“This is putting additional pressure on housing developers who are already operating on slender margins. For us to be able to use our expertise to secure planning consents on a site and then bring it to the open market to find the right development partner, provides significant benefits to developers, local authorities, and landowners.”
He added: “Throughout the process, we always have in mind the importance of ensuring that any extension to an existing conurbation is in keeping with the existing style and character of the area. These extensions act as the catalyst for an influx of new people into a community, it allows existing home owners to upsize or downsize, helps to support local businesses and can have an exceedingly positive effect on the local area."
Image credit | Richborough Estates