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The Kent Developers Group – building a better Kent

High quality homes and commercial property play a huge role in attracting new businesses to the county. The Kent Developers Group (KDG) is a unique association that comprises land and property owners, developers of commercial spaces as well as residential and mixed use schemes across the county. Together they work alongside public sector partners including Kent County Council, Homes England and the Environment Agency.

The benefits of being a KDG member include:

  • The opportunity to be part of the partnership working to remove barriers to growth and delivering future economic prosperity to Kent
  • The opportunity to discuss strategic issues with major public sector organisations
  • Quarterly meetings, providing an excellent opportunity for networking and presentations on legal matters, planning, the environment, sustainability and design, as well as learning from other developers’ experiences and exchanging useful contacts

For membership information please contact Jo Rossi on 01732 520700 or email

  • KDG Members
  • Associate members
  • Supporting Organisations

BDW Kent

Major house builders in Kent and south east England. BDW acquire land, obtaining planning consents and building the highest quality homes in places people aspire to live. This is supported by expertise in land, design, construction and sales and marketing.

Barton Willmore

Barton Wilmore is the UK’s leading independent planning and design consultancy, providing a uniquely integrated service that delivers innovative yet commercially viable solutions. Their Ebbsfleet team guides projects of all types and sizes across Kent and the South East


In just over 70 years, Bellway has grown from a small, family-owned firm to one of the most successful house builders in the UK. Today they directly employ more than 2,000 people.

Berkeley Homes

Berkeley Homes (Eastern Counties) Ltd provides quality homes across Kent. Developments include: Ryewood, Sevenoaks; Holborough Lakes, Snodland; Kingsbrook Park, Canterbury, Royal Wells Park, Tunbridge Wells.

Chartway Group

Chartway Group is an award-winning developer, operating across the South East. They specialise in providing one-stop construction services for mixed tenure projects working with a range of clients including housing associations, local authorities and private developers.


Clarion Housing Group is the country’s largest housing association, managing 8,600 homes in Kent. Kent remains a key area for future growth – We offer a full range of tenures from rent and shared ownership through to market sale and build to rent.

Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd

Countryside is a well-established developer of new homes and communities in London and South East, with major site at St Mary’s Island, Chatham and Springhead, Ebbsfleet and increasing interests across the County.


Cripps is a forward-thinking law firm supporting clients nationally and internationally from offices in Kent and London. Cripps brings skills across the full lifecycle of strategic developments. They have recently advised on construction of the Curious Brewery, a state-of-the-art development by Chapel Down in Ashford.

DHA Planning

For over 30 years DHA has provided expert Planning, Transport, Design, Environmental and Infrastructure advice to help unlock Kent and the South East’s development potential.

Discovery Park

Discovery Park is the global hub for business, enterprise, science and technology. The 220 acre site sits within an Enterprise Zone, has exceptional international transport links and is home to a diverse range of businesses and organisations.

Gallagher Properties Ltd

Part of Gallagher Group Ltd, Gallagher Properties buys land, develops it and then sells the investment or retains it. It also manages a significant portfolio of property for itself and third party landlords.

Golding Homes

Golding Homes are an established Housing Association delivering high quality affordable homes and services across Kent. Established in 2004, Golding Homes have invested over £100m in regenerating homes and estates across the county and have built over 1000 affordable new homes for local people.


Jenner is a privately owned regional chartered building company that undertakes construction projects throughout Kent and East Sussex. They operate within a number of sectors within the construction industry including housing, education, healthcare, community, commercial and historic.

Keepmoat Homes

Keepmoat, part of the ENGIE Group, is the leading provider of regeneration services in the UK. Operating in a diverse range of markets & sectors including community regeneration, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance and housing development.

Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust is a leader in commercial real estate: one of the nation’s largest real estate companies, owning and managing approximately 103 million square feet of industrial and office properties in the United States and United Kingdom – including Kings Hill.

The London Resort

Developers of a world-class entertainment resort on the Swanscombe Peninsula. The Entertainment Resort will be the first of its kind in the UK, with a wide range of attractions and entertainment.

MHS Homes

mhs homes group is a charitable housing association in north Kent. It provides safe, secure affordable homes as a stepping stone to a better future, developing 600 new homes by 2021.

Moat Housing Group

Moat Housing is a leading housing association in the South East of England building high quality, affordable homes for those in housing need; owning and managing over 20,000 homes in the South East.


Newcrest is a specialist developer of commercial property serving new and existing residential communities. It creates attractive community hubs for people to live, work & shop in adding value to the community, landowners and investors.


Optivo is a large Housing Association that own and manage more than 44,000 homes in London and the South East (more than 7,500 homes in Kent). We build 1,500 new homes per annum across London, Kent, Sussex and the Midlands.

Pentland Homes

The company has major strategic planning interests in East Kent focusing on Canterbury, Ashford, Dover and the Shepway area, currently building new homes in Hawkinge and Elham.

Quinn Estates

The Quinn group of companies are leading commercial and residential property developers in Kent.


Redrow Homes is a national premium homebuilding company. Redrow are committed to delivering a quality homes to buyer’s across the county including new developments in Sittingbourne, Herne Bay and Maidstone.

Rent Plus

Rentplus provides desirable new homes to our partner housing associations for tenants with ownership aspirations, by attracting long-term institutional investors to a socially responsible product that supports employment and creates thriving communities.

Sanctuary HOMES

Sanctuary Homes offer a range of properties from modern apartments to family homes. Their properties can be purchased using a number of methods, including Shared Ownership and Help to Buy.


The South East developments team advises on sale, purchase, assessment and valuation of all property types on behalf of landowners, developers and other property owners.

Scott Properties

Scott Properties is a family run, self-funded, and respected Strategic Land Promoter operating throughout East Anglia and the South East of England. It was started by successful entrepreneur Martin Scott and is fast developing into one of the most active strategic land businesses.

Taylor Wimpey PLC

Regional house building company and the local arm of Taylor Wimpey plc. Taylor Wimpey cover Kent, East Sussex and east London.

Town and Country

Town & Country provide more than 9,500 affordable homes in 15 local authority areas in Kent and Sussex. Over the years Town and Country have invested heavily into their homes, and continue to do so as part of the Growth Strategy.

Trenport Investments

Part of Ellerman Investments Group, Trenport own approximately 4,000 acres of agricultural, residential and mixed use development sites in Kent.

U+I Group

U+I Group are part of Spirit of Sittingbourne LLP, a consortium with Swale Borough Council and Quinn Estates that will revitalise Sittingbourne

Wealden Homes

Wealden Homes has been established for over 30 years as a new homes builder and developer, delivering a quality product designed to meet the requirements of the clients.

West Kent Housing Association

West Kent is a vibrant community provider of affordable homes and services to people living in towns and villages throughout Kent.

Academy Consulting

Academy Consulting is a team of project managers, Cost Consultants and Health & Safety Advisors delivering successfully for their clients in the property and construction industry. They work across a whole range of sectors on new build, refurbishment and restoration projects across Kent and the South of England.

Betteridge & Milsom

Betteridge and Milsom are a Chartered Quantity Surveying practice based in Canterbury. Having been established for over 30 years, they aim to provide a comprehensive first class service to their clients.

bptw Partnership

bptw is an award-winning design-led practice specialising in architecture, planning consultancy and visualisation. bptw have worked in Kent for over 20 years, delivering a range of high quality housing and extra care facilities.


Caxtons offer a range of property services including chartered surveyors, investment advice and management of commercial and residential property.

Clague Architects

Clague Architects were formed over 80 years ago and has over 60 Architects, Interior Designers and Historic Building Consultants based in offices in  Canterbury, Harpenden and London.


A modern client-focused multidisciplinary consultancy which includes Geo-environmental, traffic and transportation, rail and planning.

Kier South East

Kier Group plc is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where people work, live and play. Kier operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities

Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker and BNP Paribas Real Estate provide a comprehensive development agency and consultancy service across Kent from offices in Canterbury & Sevenoaks.


Founded in 1995 and based in Tunbridge Wells, Maxim brings together former journalists, as well as highly experienced PR, marketing and communications experts.

Malcolm Hollis

One of the leading independent commercial building surveying consultants in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. Focused on delivering the best outcomes for clients, Malcolm Hollis have a long-established reputation for offering practical, commercially-minded expert advice spanning all property sectors.

Scott Properties

Scott Properties is a family run, self-funded, and respected Strategic Land Promoter operating throughout East Anglia and the South East of England. It was started by successful entrepreneur Martin Scott and is fast developing into one of the most active strategic land businesses.

Design South East

Design South East is the region’s leading source of built environment design support. Design South East provide outstanding and impartial design advice and assistance.

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

EDC are working with local authorities and local communities to develop a shared vision for Ebbsfleet Garden City, providing high quality, attractive and sustainably-constructed housing as well as opportunities to live and work.

Environment Agency

Working to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The Environment Agency’s role includes managing flood risk, protecting aquifers from contamination and enhancing the aquatic habitat.


Property advisor to the Public Sector in Kent and the South East, offering professional services including project & programme management, acquisitions, disposals and general estate management.

Homes England

Homes England brings together land, money, expertise, and planning and compulsory purchase powers, with a clear remit to facilitate delivery of sufficient new homes and deliver a sustained improvement in affordability.

Kent County Council

Kent County Council is a county council that governs most of the county of Kent. It is the upper tier of elected local government, below which are 12 district councils, and around 300 town and parish councils.

Kent Construction Focus Group

A business development and support group for the Kent construction industry within the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce.

Kent Housing Group

The Kent Housing Group (KHG) is a forum for social housing organisations in Kent. KHG has representation from all twelve Kent local authorities, Medway Council, over sixteen housing associations and Kent County Council.

Natural England

The strong demand for growth offers a huge opportunity to integrate well-designed green space that attracts economic investment and has a positive impact.


The South East Local Enterprise Partnership is powerful in terms of scale and ambition and local in terms of operation. Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) bring together businesses, councils, universities and other industry players to form partnerships whose geography properly reflects the natural economic areas of England.

Visit Kent

Visit Kent is the official Destination Management Organisation for Kent and Medway responsible for supporting and growing the tourism industry within the county.

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Jo Rossi, Partnerships Executive
Direct: +44 (0)1732 520700
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