Strategic Estate


for Jockey Club Estates

Bidwells is the retained advisor for Jockey Club Estates, providing consultancy and strategic advice for a range of projects.

What we did

  • We communicate with the JCE team to identify their needs and requirements.

  • We utilise skill sets from across Bidwells, from a number of teams including rural, planning, building, landscape and design, heritage, project management and mapping.

  • With all teams working together, Bidwells is able to deliver a diverse range of successful projects including;

    • a unique racing related residential development of 145 dwellings

    • the creation of a new hill gallop

    • the delivery of a new JCE headquarters in Lambourn

    • masterminding and promoting a renovation project involving Newmarket High Street

    • providing strategic planning advice

    • submitting a number of bespoke equestrian planning applications.


  • Knowledge of the racing industry and planning system, combined with strong communication skills has ensured that a number of challenging planning applications in sensitive locations have been approved.

  • Generally, Bidwells has been able to provide an all-inclusive service, ensuring continuity within projects from start to finish, but, where it is in the best interests of the client, other consultants have been engaged.

  • Our longstanding relationships with other professionals, contacts and contractors has enabled us to draw from external resources when needed and to ensure, at build stages, that works are carried out competently, on time and to budget.

  • Our long term relationship with JCE is strong, and this is reflected by the continuous stream of new instructions from a pro-active, business-orientated client.

  • Bidwells enables JCE to focus on its core business, by providing external support and expertise from our own specialisms

  • By bringing all parties together, in a coordinated team, we are able to achieve and exceed our mutual goals.


Our relationship with Bidwells goes back over 100 years. We enjoy working with the whole team there, benefiting from their high quality, efficient and effective advice. We hope to deliver many more successful projects with the Bidwells team in the future.

William Gittus, Managing Director, Jockey Club Estates


+5k acres

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