Work Overview

HDD is a specialist in creating high quality mixed-use developments.

We have successfully completed over 65 retail-led developments across the UK. Together, these projects have delivered over 750,000 sq. ft. of retail space and more than 350 homes for local people, alongside numerous community and leisure facilities. The combined development value of our projects exceeds £350m.

Case studies for a sample of our work can be seen below.


  • Teal Park, Nottinghham
    Value: £30m

    Former agricultural land, for which a comprehensive outline planning permission has been secured by the owner, Severn Trent Water Authority (STWA).

    Warwick based AC Lloyd in conjunction with Henry Davidson Developments have purchased the 20 acre site at Teal Park, with an estimated Gross Development Value of £30 million.

    The Local Centre will serve a wider development involving Persimmon Homes providing 830 new homes, sports pitches, an ecology park and primary school.

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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
    Value: £5.1m

    The Local Centre will serve a wider development involving Keepmoat Homes providing 395 homes directly adjacent to the site.

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  • Cranbrook, Exeter
    Value: circa £10m

    A Mixed Use proposal creating a new town centre to create a sense of place for the Cranbrook neighbourhood.

    Cranbrook Town Centre when fully developed will include the following in addition to the HDD proposals.


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  • Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
    Value: £8m

    Practical Completion has now taken place at HDD’s Local Centre development at Bidwell West in Houghton Regis.

    The scheme comprises a 66 Bed LNT Care Home and 56 Apartments pre-sold to Hightown Housing Association.    In addition, the scheme includes a Children’s Day Nursery let to Ashbourne Day Nurseries a Convenience Store let to the National Coop plus ancillary units let to Dominoes, Codfather and Esquires Coffee.    The last remaining unit is under offer.

    Richard Croft, Director at HDD said “We have a strong track record in delivering high-quality mixed use schemes and this is no exception.   The range of occupiers and high-quality public realm will provide a central hub of services for the growing community.

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  • Newcastle Under Lyme – Regeneration
    Value: £45m

    HDD have been selected as the preferred developer by Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council and Staffordshire County Council to regenerate the Ryecroft area of the Town Centre.  The HDD proposals include c.60,000 sq ft of retail and leisure, a c.500 bed student scheme and a new public square.



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  • Lichfield Town Centre – Major Expansion
    Value: £78m

    HDD are acting as Development Managers for U+I in the delivery of the Friarsgate scheme in Lichfield.


    A planning application was submitted in December 2015.


    The long-awaited mixed-use scheme will create a major new destination in the city centre, complementing the existing retail, leisure and residential offering

    whilst preserving the historical and traditional feel of the city.




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  • Faversham, Kent
    Value: £14.7m

    The site comprises a total area of 5.6 acres; with three plots for 84 bed hotel, 66 bed care home and 18,000 sq. ft. foodstore

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