Client: Birchgrove

Contract Value: £18m

Location: Banstead, Surrey

Banstead Place, Banstead

In May 2022 Real were appointed by Birchgrove to deliver an £18 million later living scheme in Banstead, creating 54 extra care residential units which will be offered on a rental only model.

The project, which sits within the Banstead conservation area and the Metropolitan Green Belt, is home to the Grade || listed Banstead Place, as well as several listed and ancillary buildings which will undergo internal and external alterations to convert them to residential units.

Real will restore the 18th century walled garden which currently sits on the site, as well as reinstate the woodland path, allowing residents the opportunity to take in the local nature. Landscaping alterations will be made across the project, providing social spaces for residents to enjoy with their neighbours or friends and family.

“We’re really pleased to be working with Birchgrove and Hunters architects to deliver a well-designed environment for later living.

“The quality of the design and the thought that has gone into making these homes attractive and welcoming has made the scheme an exciting one to be involved in, and we are ready for the challenge and responsibility that working within a conservation area will bring.”

Paul Nicholls, Chief Executive at Real


“We’re so delighted that Real have taken on this project; five acres of Surrey including a Grade II listed building, walled garden, stables, Arboretum and an ancient orchard. As our projects at Birchgrove get successively ambitious we’re pleased to have a partner on board who can match our ambition and our need for pace.”

 Honor Barratt, Chief Executive at Birchgrove