DEVELOPMENTS

This is our development arm of Green Pastures. We dream of ending homelessness. We mainly buy existing property from the open market, however, there isn’t enough property in the UK for the amount of people. So, our aspiration is to create a new property for each property we buy in order to replenish and increase the available housing stock. We are focused principally on redevelopments with a build cost in the range of £1m - £15m, working with churches, communities, local authorities, and charities. We will also consider conversions. A typical project might be mixed-use (e.g. a Church/ community building, with housing) on a vacant site, or a redevelopment of an existing building.  

Why we are different: We are the developer but can also be the investor, or joint investor. This gives us the ability to fund and deliver projects from start to finish. And, as a funder, we can deliver third-sector projects (e.g. Churches and community halls) which may otherwise be unviable.  
How we do things: We put people first. We want to help you, to help your community. We have an experienced development team delivering projects from £50,000 to £10m+.

DUNDONALD CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

Wimbledon
Church & 18 Dwellings
expected COMPletion
COMPLETion
April 2021

On 1st October 2019 Green Pastures signed a contract to build the new Dundonald church and 18 flats in Wimbledon. The church is working together with other evangelical churches to reach the unreached for Jesus by prayerfully and boldly trying to plant and establish 360 reformed evangelical churches. We are excited to be asked to be part of what God has called them to do, helping provide a fabulous facility for now and future generations. Building has commenced and will complete in Spring 2021. This development will strengthen the capacity of Dundonald Church to serve God, teach the Bible and reach out to the local community as it has over the last 25 years.

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Marksgate Development

Barking, East London
Church and 59 Flats
expected COMPletion
COMPLETion
April 2016

In partnership with St Marks' Church, Barking, The Berkley Foundation and London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (LBBD) we completed on 59 new homes (Marksgate) in Spring 2016 in one of the most deprived boroughs in England.

56 units are affordable homes provided by LBBD and we retained 3 units that we are using in partnership with St Marks church to house church workers and the needy.

The church also received a brand new facility including a community kitchen & a multi-purpose hall.

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ROCKMOUNT HOUSE

Plumstead, Greenwich
6 Flats
expected COMPletion
COMPLETion
May 2009

Green Pastures' first new build project houses 8 people who were at risk of homelessness in these 6 flats. Since 2009 Green Pastures has collaborated with Greenwich council to allocate tenants to the properties and to provide support where required.

The building has been designed to a high standard providing Code 3 energy efficient homes. This has a significant positive impact on their monthly bills.  

We also constructed two 3-bed houses either side of the flats that were sold on the open market.

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