NEWS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
October 2020: New schemes agreed and contracted.
Terms have been agreed to acquire land for the construction of five affordable 2 bedroom bungalows in Grayshott, Hampshire. Contracts have been exchanged for a development delivering three new apartments to be constructed by Firgrove Homes on their development on Embercourt Road, Thames Ditton in Surrey.
The second completion has been achieved at Midhurst with the second (remaining) house at Churt reserved.
September 2020: Second reservation at Esher.
A quiet month with just a reservation secured on the second apartment at Esher.
August 2020: Final plots reserved at Yapton
The final two plots (of thirteen) at Burndell Road Yapton have been reserved.
July 2020: Margate scheme completed.
Landspeed's scheme delivering four new apartments in Garlinge was purchased with sales completed simultaneously during the first week of the month.
Three further sales in Yapton have completed (with the final house also reserved) together with the last apartment in Haywards Heath. The first reservations at Witley and Esher have been received, together with the 2 bed house in Midhurst and the final available property at Cinders Nursery in Yapton.
June 2020: Two new schemes secured.
The month started well, with the final 2 bed flat reserved on the Rocky Lane scheme in Haywards Heath, followed by the first reservation at Aldingbourne and the third flat in Yapton. The relaxation of the Covid-19 restrictions also enabled completions to take place at Yapton.
Contracts have been exchanged to acquire two schemes in Surrey: Six 1 and 2 bed apartments in Esher and a pair of 2 bedroom houses in Witley.
May 2020: Very high levels of interest.
May has been one of the strongest months for new application for Landspeed's properties - across all available schemes - despite the Covid-19 lock-down.
There has also been a considerable increase in new opportunities due to "traditional" providers' actions in either withdrawing or seeking to renegotate terms with developers.
April 2020: Reservations continue during 'lock-down'.
Despite the Covid-19 crisis, Landspeed are still securing reservations on both stock and forthcoming schemes. Properties at Yapton and Churt have been reserved during the month and there have been completions and occupations at Yapton. Interest continues to be as strong as ever in the new affordable homes offered by the Company.
March 2020: First occupations at Yapton and Midhurst.
The first of the 13 properties at Yapton (a 3 bed house) has now been sold and occupied, together with the first 1 bedroom house in Midhurst.
February 2020: Further completions at Haywards Heath.
Two more apartments have now been sold and occupied at Rocky Lane Haywards Heath.
January 2020: Terms agreed in Esher.
Terms have been agreed to acquire 6 apartments within a major conversion of an office building in Claygate, Esher, Surrey.
Three reservations have been secured in the first two weeks of 2020; at Yapton, Haywards Heath and the first at Midhurst.
December 2019: 7 reservations during the month.
With four reservations in Yapton and three in Haywards Heath (over 4 sites) this has been the most successful end of year since Landspeed was established.
Two new schemes have also been agreed; in Witley, Surrey, with Langham Homes and Crowborough, East Sussex, with Whitehall Homes. Both of these developments deliver mixed tenure properties with Landspeed working directly with Waverley Council and Wealden Council respectively.
November 2019: Margate all reserved and four new schemes launched.
The remaining three units at Margate have now been reserved and Landspeed have launched four new schemes in West Sussex (Aldingbourne, Slinfold and Yapton) and Surrey (Churt). These developments offer a cross section of units comprising 1& 2 bed flats in Yapton with 2 bed houses (in Slinfold and Churt) and 3 bed houses in Aldingbourne.
October 2019: Midhurst scheme launches and first reservation at Margate.
Six new properties are now available on the new scheme being constructed on behalf of Landspeed by Metis Homes in the centre of Midhurst.
The second and final unit has now been sold and occupied in Bramley and the first reservation secured in Margate.
September 2019: Warnham and Ringmer completed.
The final units on both Warnham and Ringmer have now been completed and contracts have been exchanged to acquire the 6 new homes in Midhurst with Metis Homes.
August 2019: First occupations at Cross-in-Hand, Bramley and Ringmer.
The first of two new homes on each site in both the East Sussex villages of Cross-in-Hand and Ringmer have now been sold and occupied with a similar first completion achieved at Bramley in Surrey. The remaining sales on all three developments are set to complete before mid September.
The final unit at Cooksbridge has now been sold and the scheme completed.
July 2019: Three reservations in Haywards Heath.
Two reservations have now been secured on Landspeed's six remaining apartments on Rocky Lane in Haywards Heath with the second 2 bedroom house at Gander Green also reserved. The final unit at Warnham has now also been reserved after strong interest from a number of parties.
Contracts have been exchanged for the purchase of two 2 bedroom semi-detached houses from Concept 2 Homes in the popular village of Bramley in Surrey. The first of these new homes has already been reserved for completion and occupation during August.
June 2019: First reservation at Gander Green.
The first of two 2 bedroom semi-detached houses on Landspeed's scheme with Brookworth Homes has now been reserved.
May 2019: First occupations at Warnham and Crawley.
Landspeed's exception policy scheme of 6 new properties near the the West Sussex village of Warnham is close to construction completion and the first two sales have been completed with immediate occupations on both.
The first legal completions have also been achieved on Crawley Borough Council's 26 unit development following Landspeed Limited's marketing of these new affordable apartments in the centre of the town.
April 2019: New scheme launched in Margate.
Landspeed's first scheme in the Thanet District Council area has been launched, with this delivering four new 2 bed apartments available for occupation in the summer of 2019.
March 2019: Terms agreed in Churt, Surrey and Midhurst, West Sussex. Housing Association sale completes.
Terms have been agreed to deliver a pair of 2 bedroom affordable houses on the site of the former Churt Place Nursery on Tilford Road. These units will be delivered in 2020 by Mulberry Homes within their new executve development.
Landspeed are pleased to announce their first development with Metis Homes on their scheme in Midhurst. The development will deliver 6 new affordable 1 and 2 bedroom units in the centre of this popular location.
Landspeed have sold three 2 bedroom apartments on the Rocky Lane Haywards Heath development to Raven Housing Association. These were acquired by Landspeed to deliver affordable rented accommodation and after much negotiation sale was completed this month.
February 2019: Contract exchanged on new Haywards Heath scheme.
Contracts have been exchanged with Brookworth Homes for the acquisition of a pair of 2 bedroom semi-detached houses on their new scheme in Gander Green.
January 2019: Another Yapton scheme agreed.
Landspeed's third scheme in Yapton (and third with Crayfern Homes) has been agreed, for the delivery of four 2 bedroom houses, on the site of the former Cinders Nursery, for delivery in 2020.
December 2018: Contract exchanged on new scheme in Yapton.
Landspeed and Crayfern Homes have exchanged contracts to deliver 13 new affordable homes for sale in the West Sussex village of Yapton. This will be Landspeed's second development in the village and the third scheme working with Crayfern. The mix of 2 and 3 bedroom properties will be delivered during 2019.
The third and final home on the recently completed Romsey development has been sold and occupied, whilst the Cross-in-Hand units have now been contracted for acquisition in January 2019.
November 2018: Haywards Heath apartments acquired.
The purchase of 9 new two bedroom apartments has been completed with the units available for immediate occupation.
September 2018: First occupation at Cooksbridge and Romsey scheme completes.
The first sales of the 11 Landspeed properties in Cooksbridge have now been completed with further sales and occupations due before the month end.
Landspeed's purchase of 3 two bedroom houses from Bargate Homes in Romsey has also completed with two sold and occupied simultaneously.
August 2018: First reservation at Warnham. Terms agreed in Cross-in-Hand.
Landspeed's first exception site has now received the first sale reservation, leaving 5 units available that will be ready for occupation at the end of the year.
Terms have been agreed to deliver two new properties in the East Sussex village of Cross-in-Hand.
July 2018: Cooksbridge handovers start.
The first four properties on Landspeed's scheme in Cooksbridge have now been handed over to the Company with a further seven to follow during August and September. The first occupations are scheduled for September with sales on the majority of the units now agreed.
Terms have been agreed to acquire the site of the former Chandlers BMW car dealership in Angmering, West Sussex. The proposed development involves working with the local parish council to deliver a community led project involving commercial, retail and residential property as well as other community benefits. It is expected that a full planning application will be submitted by the end of the Summer 2018.
June 2018: Crawley scheme launched & new sites agreed.
Landspeed have teamed up with Crawley Borough Council to market and deliver 26 new apartments within the centre of the town. These properties have been acquired by the Council and are being offered using Landspeed's shared purchase model.
Terms have been agreed to acquire and deliver a pair of 2 bedroom houses in Haywards Heath as well as a similar scheme in Bramley, Surrey. Both are due for completion during 2019.
May 2018: Yapton scheme agreed.
Terms have been agreed with Crayfern Homes for the acquisition and delivery of 13 new bungalows and houses within their proposed scheme at Burndell Road, Yapton, West Sussex. Site works are forecast to commence later this year with Landspeed's first occupations expected in the spring of 2019.
April 2018: All stock now reserved.
Landpeed's single apartment in Eastleigh has been reserved, meaning there are no properties presently available for immediate occupation across any of our schemes.
March 2018: First reservations at Cooksbridge.
Reservations have been received for four of the eleven new Landspeed properties in Cooksbridge - these secured within two weeks of the prices being confirmed earlier this month.
The third and final reservation has been secured on Landspeed's latest Romsey scheme and the final sale at Newick has completed.
February 2018: Land acquired for first 'exception policy' development and first occupations in Burgess Hill.
Landspeed Homes have completed the purchase of land for the development of six new affordable homes near the village of Warnham in West Sussex. Planning consent for the scheme was secured in the autumn of 2017 and construction will commence immediately. All six homes (1 x 1 bed; 3 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed) will be made available to those unable to compete in the open market and, initially, who are connected with the Parish of Warnham.
Three of the five affordable properties on Landspeed's Burgess Hill scheme have now been completed and occupied.
January 2018: New scheme launched in Cooksbridge.
Terms have been agreed to acquire 11 new affordable homes from Gold Properties on their development in Cooksbridge near Lewes in East Sussex. These units are already under construction with the first handovers expected in the early summer of 2018.
All bar one of the Newick properties are now sold and occupied and the Fair Oak scheme has now been completed.
December 2017: Contracts exchanged on two new developments.
Contracts to acquire a single 2 bedroom apartment in Eastleigh, from Crayfern Homes, as well as a scheme for nine 2 bedroom apartments in Haywards Heath (Cross Construction) have been exchanged - with the former ready for immediate occupation.
Plot completions continue at Newick with 9 of the 12 properties now occupied.
November 2017: First occupations in Romsey, Fair Oak and Newick.
The middle of November saw the first completions and occupations on three sites with 6 purchasers moving in to their new Landspeed properties within the space of 48 hours.
October 2017: First reservations in Burgess Hill and new scheme contracted in Ringmer.
Three of the five new properties in Burgess Hill have now been reserved together with the final unit in Fair Oak. The final completions have been achieved at Hambrook and only two units remain at Newick with one at Barnham.
Contracts have been exchanged for the delivery of a pair of 3 bedroom houses in Ringmer (East Sussex) for delivery in the summer of 2018.
September 2017: New scheme in Burgess Hill.
Landspeed first scheme in Mid Sussex Council’s area has been agreed and marketing has already commenced on five new homes being constructed by Cross Construction in this popular location.
August 2017: 50% reserved at Newick and 17 reservations overall since the end of June.
Six of the twelve Landspeed affordable units have now been reserved on the Thakeham Homes development in Newick - these forming part of 17 reservations received across all sites since the end of June.
July 2017: First reservation at Fair Oak and all reserved in Romsey.
The first of Landspeed's three affordable houses has now been reserved on the Bargate Homes development in Fair Oak with further reservations now received at Newick in East Sussex.
All six of the properties on the Talisman Homes scheme in Romsey and three properties on another Romsey scheme - being developed by Bargate Homes for delivery in 2018 - have all been reserved togethrer with the finals units at Barnham and Hambrook.
June 2017: New development agreed and first reservation at Newick.
Terms have been agreed for Landspeed's first two schemes in the Mid Sussex District Council area - delivering 5 new affordable homes in Burgess Hill and 9 apartmenmts in Haywards Heath.
All bar one unit have now been reserved/sold on each the Hambrook and West End schemes with both maisonettes and two houses reserved at Romsey.
The first reservation has also been secured (on a 1 bed apartment) at Newick.
May 2017: First reservation at West End.
The first reservation at West End has now been secured with strong interest in the remaining two units.
Interest in all of Landspeed's current schemes has been strong through the early part of May and a number of reservations are expected shortly on all of the Company's current schemes.
April 2017: Two new schemes secured and additional units available in Hambrook.
Contracts have been exchanged on two new schemes delivering Landspeed's shared purchase affordable housing in Fair Oak, Hampshire and Newick, East Sussex.
Three new houses are available on the Bargate Homes' development in Fair Oak with twelve units - comprising a mix of flats, bungalows and houses - on Thakeham Homes' site in Newick.
A further pair of 3 bed houses are now available on the Mildren Homes development in Hambrook, Chichester with the first sale now exchanged on the initial release of three homes.
March 2017: New maisonettes available in West End, Southampton.
Three new properties are now available on the Mildren Homes' development (known as Royal Heights) on Telegraph Road, West End.
February 2017: New scheme being launched in Romsey and all Salfords units reserved.
Expressions of interest are now being invited for six new affordable properties on Landspeeds's latest acquisiion in Romsey, Hampshire.
Applicants connected to the Test Valley Borough Council area will be given priority for the four new houses and two maisonattes, which will be available for occupation in the late Summer of 2017.
The remaining four apartments at Salfords have been reserved within the first two weeks of the month.
January 2017: First reservations at Barnham and Salfords.
Terms have been agreed and marketing has commenced on a new scheme in Salfords, Surrey with the first reservation already received for one of 5 affordable one bedroom apartments.
Interest at Barnham is strong, with the first 3 bed house reserved within a week of the commencement of marketing.
December 2016: First reservation in Hambrook and contracts exchanged in Romsey.
The first reservation has been secured on Landspeed's Hambrook scheme (developed by Mildren Homes) with strong interest in the remaining two new 3 bedroom houses.
Contracts have been exchanged for the acquisition of six new homes on the Talisman/Perbury development in Peel Close, Romsey.
September 2016: Sales completed at Ashington.
All six of the sales for the affordable apartments in Ashington were completed - and the homes occupied - during August and September.
Terms have been agreed to acquire some new 3 bedroom houses near Chichester for occupation before the end of 2016.
July 2016: Contracts exchanged on Barnham development.
Landspeed have exchanged contracts with Crayfen Homes to deliver 5 new Intermediate houses on their new development in Barnham, West Sussex. These properties (comprising a pair of 4 bedroom semi detached units, a pair of 3 bedroom semi's and a 3 bed end terraced house) will be available for reservation later this year with completions forecast in the summer of 2017.
Terms have been agreed on a new site near Horsham and two schemes in the Lewes District Council area - all forecasted for delivery before the middle of 2017.
April 2016: Park Gate and Hawkinge completed.
Landspeed's scheme of three houses in Park Gate has now completed with all of these new homes reserved, sold and occupied within four months of the commencement of marketing.
The final resident also completed and moved in to his new studio apartment at Hawkinge, meaning all 16 properties were delivered over a 7 month period.
A planning resolution has also been granted on a new scheme in Surrey with further opportunities agreed in Hampshire and West Sussex.
March 2016: First occupation at Park Gate and contracts exchanged on Landspeed's next new scheme.
The first purchaser of a Landspeed property in Fareham has moved in, with the two remaining units at Park Gate set to complete before the month end.
Contracts have been exchanged for the purchase of Landpeed's next scheme in West Sussex - 6 completed new apartments in the village of Ashington in Horsham District.
January 2016: Determined Sean Kelly, becomes one of UK's youngest homeowners at age of 18.
A teenager from Hawkinge is thought to be one of the UK’s youngest homeowners – at just 18. Sean Kelly, a care assistant, bought his first house just months after he was legally able to do so. Despite only turning 18 in May, the former Pent Valley Technical College pupil has just collected the keys. Full Story
January 2016: New sites for 2016/17 and all units reserved in Fareham.
Landspeed Homes have entered the New Year with a number of new schemes either agreed or under negotiation for acquisition in the first few months of 2016. These include developments in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey and West Sussex and will deliver over 40 units before the summer of 2017.
All three new homes at Park Gate have now been reserved, less than one month of the commencement of marketing.
December 2015: First occupation at Folkestone and new site in Fareham.
The first purchaser on Landspeed's Ravenlea Road scheme has now moved in to his new home. Three of the remaining five properties will be occupied before the end of January 2016 with the last two forecast to be completed - and ready for the new owners - during February/March.
Landspeed have purchased three new 3 bedroom houses from Mildren Homes on their small, successful development in Park Gate, Fareham. These homes are available for immediate occupation to those connected to the Fareham Council area.
November 2015: All plots reserved in Folkestone.
All 6 houses on Landspeed's Ravenlea Road scheme in Folkestone have now been reserved. There are now no properties available to purchase on any site although a number of new developments are already agreed for delivery in 2016.
October 2015: All units reserved at Hawkinge and first occupation at Yapton.
The final Studio units at Hawkinge have now been reserved, meaning that 8 of the 16 of the Landspeed apartments have been reserved within the last 2 months - a third of the time it took to reserve the first 8.
Landspeed's first purchaser at Yapton has now completed their purchase and moved into their new home.
September 2015: First occupations at Hawkinge.
The first purchasers have now moved in to their new Landspeed apartments at Terlingham Forum in Hawkinge, Kent. All of the 2 bed properties have now been sold.
August 2015: 50% reserved at Hawkinge and final completion achieved at Andover.
8 of the 16 new apartments in Hawkinge are now reserved with strong interest in the balance of the scheme. These properties are likely to be handed over to Landspeed, by Pentland Homes, during September 2015.
The final purchaser has now completed the purchase of their new Landpeed apartment in Andover with all 11 of the one and two bedroom properties sold within 8 months.
July 2015: Last Andover unit reserved and second reservation in Folkestone.
The final unit within Landspeed's successful 11 apartment Andover scheme has been reserved. Interest remains strong and the Company is continuing to look at further schemes within the area to satisfy the need for genuinely affordable new homes.
The second of two new affordable houses on Landspeed's Ravenlea Road scheme in Folkestone has now also been reserved.
June 2015: First Folkestone house reserved.
The first of two new houses on Landspeed's latest scheme has been reserved within days of their availability being announced.
May 2015: New housing scheme available in Folkestone.
Initial marketing has now commenced for the delivery of two new 2 bedroom semi-detached houses on a development currently being constructed by Gold Properties in Ravenlea Road, Folkestone. These high specification new homes will be available from September 2015 and are available at £150,000 (against open market values of £200,000).
April 2015: New 2 and 3 bedroom houses in Yapton launched.
The pair of new semi-detached houses on Landspeed's Yapton scheme in West Sussex are now available for reservation to those connected with the Arun District Council area.
April 2015: Last unit remaining at Andover.
Only one 1 bedroom apartment remains within Landspeed's 11 unit scheme in East Anton.
February 2015: First sale agreed at Hawkinge.
Interest in Landspeed's new apartments in Hawkinge is strong with the first reservation now proceeeding to sale. These units will be available for occupation from August 2015.
January 2015: Hawkinge sales prices confirmed.
Landspeed's new affordable homes in Hawkinge will be available to occupy during the summer of 2015 and are now available to those registered on the Help to Buy South East web-site. Applicants must be unable to buy similar properties on the open market and must be connected to the Shepway Council area. These new homes will be available from £75,000 for a new studio and £106,875 for a new 2 bed apartment.
January 2015: New schemes in 2015
Landspeed Homes will be delivering new affordable homes on a number of new sites during 2015.
Aside from the purchases secured late in 2014 (delivering 18 new homes on two separate developments) terms have also been agreed on further sites in the south east with many other opportunities under discussion.
December 2014: First occupations at Andover.
There are now only 5 new apartments available for purchase in Andover following the completion of the first 3 sales on 19th December, with 3 further reservations looking likely to complete during January 2015.
December 2014: Contracts exchanged on two new developments.
Contracts have exchanged on two new sites where Landspeed's new affordable homes will be available during 2015.
The schemes in Hawkinge near Folkestone (Kent) and Yapton (West Sussex) will both be marketed initially through Help to Buy South East but interested parties - who have have connections with either the Shepway Council or Arun District Council areas - can register now with Landspeed by emailing directly on: firstname.lastname@example.org or clicking on the 'Contact Us' link at the top of this page.