Formal Investments

Formal Investments Ltd is a private investment and asset management company with proven high standards.

They have an excellent track record in investment and development, primarily in the office and warehouse/distribution sectors.

Formal Investments has owned Rectory Farm since 2003 and is committed to:

  • extracting the much needed gravel in a way that minimizes disruption
  • enabling the local authority to meet their obligation to supply sustainably sourced aggregates
  • facilitating immediate and future work prospects
  • transforming the inaccessible and unsightly area into 110 acres (approx.) of landscaped parkland

Carmody Groarke

Carmody Groarke is a London-based architectural studio established in 2006.

Carmody Groarke’s process-led work and their ability to undertake highly varied projects means the studio is pursuing a diverse range of projects in the UK and abroad for private, commercial and public sector clients.


DP9 is established as one of the leading expert consultancies in planning, development and regeneration in the UK.

The partnership is an independent practice providing advice to major developers and landowners on the most exciting and challenging town planning projects.


VOGT is an international landscape architectural practice with over twenty years experience, with offices in Zurich, Berlin and London.

Vogt works in all scales of the designed environment including master planning projects, the design of public realm, streetscapes, squares, parks, ecological landscape infrastructures, waterfront developments and large-scale city centres.


ARUP was founded in London by Ove Arup in 1946.

They have since built a strong presence in the UK, with 14 offices in cities from Glasgow to London.

Their comprehensive experience includes stunning buildings, influential consulting and infrastructure that connects the country. Their experts are often called upon to work on ground-breaking projects around the world.


Gleeds is a world-class independent property and construction consultancy with 130 years’ experience. Their vision is to create a business that attracts the very best clients, projects and people in the industry.

Now Media

Now Media is an established communications agency based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. It provides simple, successful marketing solutions and PR for the commercial property sector.