Alpraham Estate 1

Alpraham Estate for Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust
2,000 acres

Our brief on this project was to deliver a whole estate strategy for each constituent element of the property, looking at opportunities to add value through purchasing, sales, tenant cooperation, capital investment and strategic planning advice.

Our team of rural surveyors worked with estate tenants to support and assist them with building various holdings and identifying existing holdings for growth. This investment in capital projects to support the tenants ensured that their long-term ambitions for farms to stay in the family was achieved.

We also identified opportunities to develop farmyards with traditional buildings as well as a village settlement expansion through the local plan process and relevant planning policies. The settlement was secured along with planning permission for 20 dwellings. Thanks to some superb negotiating skills, we also managed to persuade the local planning authority to make key agriculture workers eligible for the affordable housing.

In addition, the housing project will deliver a new village hall for Alpraham, where previously there were no facilities. The Trust has helped to facilitate what will be a very substantial new asset for the Parish.

We continue to work with the Trust, ensuring that year- on- year, the capital asset value of the estate grows in conjunction with its expectations.

Alpraham Estate 2
Site plan for Alpraham Estate

Our Masterplanning, Landscpae and Assessment Team provided Landscape Architecture for this project.

Alpraham Estate 3
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Alpraham Estate 5

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Henry Turtill

Partner, Rural Investment

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Danielle Percy

Danielle Percy

Partner, Head of Landscape Architecture & Masterplanning

At all stages of the development process, Danielle and her team of landscape architects and urban designers are on hand to help you.

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