Property development should be based on sound commercial decisions. Spotting the best opportunities takes time, market knowledge and a lot of research.

Hartnell Taylor Cook’s Development team undertakes agency and consultancy advice across a wide range of land uses and through all stages of the development process. Whether acquiring land or disposing of it, we provide our clients with in-depth market analysis and insight and advice on current and future trends.  Through our extensive industry contacts and continuous assessment of evolving market conditions, we can identify land and buildings with development or refurbishment potential that accurately match your business aims – often before they are available on the open market.

Once a project is initiated, our Development team will work closely with you to guide you through the entire development process, from the scheme’s conception, implementation, letting and sale, ensuring your risks are minimised and your return on investment maximised.

We work with a variety of developers, investors, local authorities, occupiers and end users throughout the UK across all market sectors including offices, industrial, retail, residential, leisure, strategic land and alternative uses, including care homes, retirement, pubs and restaurants, car showrooms, hotels, day care nurseries.

If you are looking to acquire or dispose of land with development opportunity use our property search function or speak to one of our Development experts.

Capability Statement

For more detailed information on our Development service and who our experts are in Bristol and London please click on the relevant capability statement.

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Case studies

Enhancing MCA’s entire UK portfolio

Enhancing MCA’s entire UK portfolio

A full service, multi-disciplinary approach that has streamlined Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s entire UK property portfolio

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Travelodge South West expansion

Acquiring over ten hotels across the SW in the past decade, including the recent opening of a 87 bed hotel in Wiltshire

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Rationalising estate for Avon & Somerset PCC

Delivering cost efficient, state of the art buildings fit for a modern police service

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Flexibility for ALD’s future expansion

Providing ALD Automotive Group with cost effective, well located and high quality self-contained office accommodation

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Lyall Kennedy



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Following the Government announcement on 31st October, we are pleased to advise that our colleagues continue to operate successfully, with the majority working from home, and we do not anticipate any impact to the service provided. We remain fully contactable on either mobile phone or email.

Alternatively, if you are uncertain who to contact then please call our main reception on 0117 923 9234 between normal office hours 9.00am to 5.30pm for help.

If you require further information on a particular property we are currently marketing, the details are set out on our website (click here).

If you have an enquiry regarding a property we manage, please contact the appropriate property/facilities manager ( In addition, you could contact our 24/7 helpdesk available on 0345 241 1528.

If you do experience a delay in contacting your chosen Hartnell Taylor Cook representative we thank you for your patience during the current situation.

Hartnell Taylor Cook
5th November 2020