Real Estate, Land and Development

At Goughs, one of the leading law firms in Wiltshire, our Real Estate, Land and Development team has been undertaking a wide range of general and complex transactions specifically for property developers, house builders and landowners for over 50 years.

Whether you’re a first-time developer, an experienced housebuilder or an owner of land with development potential, we offer professional and commercially astute advice that’s tailored to meet your needs.

We offer you:

  • Immediate access to experienced and knowledgeable lawyers who can advise you on every aspect of your transaction
  • Deep knowledge of local markets and administration – combined with commercial awareness and a practical, problem-solving approach
  • A dedicated team committed to building real relationships and providing genuinely personal service
  • Clear and reasonable pricing with flexible payment terms
  • One of Wiltshire’s leading law firms, with nationwide capabilities.

Our services include:

Sale and acquisition of development land including:

  • Option agreements and conditional contracts
  • Unconditional sale and purchase agreements
  • Advice on ransom strips and restrictive covenants
  • Collaboration and promotion agreements
  • Overage provisions
  • Landowners’ agreements

Planning matters including:

  • Section 106 agreements
  • Unilateral undertakings
  • Affordable housing disposals

Site development including:

  • Plot sales
  • Apartment leases
  • Infrastructure agreements
  • Management company setup
  • Utilities easements, wayleaves and transfers

Who do we work with?

Our specialist Real Estate, Land and Development team has been undertaking a wide range of general and complex transactions for the likes of Redcliffe Homes, Princeton Homes, Cotswold Homes and McAlpine Homes. We have also formed close working relationships with a number of landowners, house builders and many other property developers.

For more information, please contact andrewgiven@goughs.co.uk or phone 01249 712193.

Case Studies

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