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Why Choose Story Homes?

Our offer and experience

Story Homes can offer a unique, uncomplicated and commercially driven approach to the delivery of both strategic and immediately developable land, ensuring the value of your land is maximised at the point of obtaining planning permission. With 30 years’ experience in the construction and property development industry, we have built up a first class reputation for delivering exciting schemes with a high specification and as a result our name has become synonymous with quality.

A dedicated team

Our dedicated in-house team of chartered planners and project managers ensure we are best placed to secure planning permission in the shortest time possible, while maximising land value. Our financial strength and management structure enables us to structure deals to suit the requirements of each individual landowner. Story Homes will finance all aspects of land promotion and minimise risk to the land owner.

A professional approach

We are often the preferred partner for landowners and agents as we offer a straight forward, straight talking approach to securing sites. Additionally we understand the environment in which we work and we have a high regard for the design and external appearance of our developments. One of our core principles is added value. Working in partnership with Story Homes, you can be assured that we will seek to add value to the project at every stage, whether this is negotiating the best and most valuable planning permission or finding the most innovative technical and engineering solutions. Our professional and experienced in-house team of chartered town planners, project managers, highways and drainage engineers, surveyors and architectural designers fully understand the requirements and statutory Government guidance, giving you the peace of mind that design and environmental considerations will not be compromised, whilst ensuring the value of the development is maximised.

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What we look for:

Story Homes is privately owned with the majority shareholder and Chairman of the Board, Fred Story, closely involved in acquisitions. This means you can expect fast and flexible decision-making, maximum value and overall an honest and straight-forward approach. Aligned to this is the company’s strong financial position and desire to grow. We are always seeking new sites, land for sale and opportunities and welcome approaches from landowners and agents. We are particularly interested in the following:

  • Long-term green field strategic land
  • Conditional/ Unconditional purchase
  • Joint venture

Where we look for it:

We are particularly interested in land in the following geographical areas, however we are happy to discuss other land options out with these areas:

  • Cumbria
  • North West
  • North East
  • Southern Scotland
  • North Yorkshire

Introduction fees will be recognised on sites offered on a one to one basis.

How to find out more:

If you would like to get in touch with us to find out more information, or discuss land options, you can email us using the below contact details:

Cumbria and South West Scotland: Janet Carruthers

North East: Stephen Litherland

North West: John Winstanley