Sample Projects

Cambridge Terrace, Dover

Octavia Estates converted a block of 8 dilapidated Georgian buildings from offices into 25 residential apartments working with Dover Harbour Board. The contract value was £3.5million and the scheme was funded by Close Brothers.

Catford High Street, London

Octavia Estates was approached by Salmon Developments, who owned a large commercial development site in the middle of Catford, with a view to completing a residential portion of the site. We built fourteen flats and a ground retail unit on the ground floor. Funded by Close Brothers. All sold.

Catford High Street, London

Old Town Close, Downham Market, Norfolk

Wildmoor Developments developed the front part of a site in Downham Market for retail leaving the rear land. They approached us on a joint venture basis. We obtained planning for four houses and thirteen flats, funded the scheme with Close Brothers and built the scheme using a local contractor.

Old Town Close, Downham Market

Duggie Carter Court, Kings Lynn

William H Brown, well known agents in Kings Lynn, introduced us to their clients who ran a fishmongers operation on a site in Kings Lynn. They wanted to re-locate to a new premises so Octavia obtained planning consent for eighteen flats, one house and a retail unit. The site was funded with Close Brothers and constructed by R C Carter and Sons.

Duggie Carter Court, Kings Lynn

New Malden, Surrey

A bank in New Malden High Street wanted to investigate utilising vacant upper floors. We obtained planning for six flats and converted the space to create useable accommodation accessed from the rear of the site. Funded by Butterfield Bank.

New Malden, Surrey

Dyer Street, Cirencester

Octavia Estates purchased a tired and dilapidated building in Cirencester and refurbished it to provide six office units which we retain as an investment. Funded by Lloyds Bank.

6-8 Dyer Street, Cirencester

The Original Factory Shops

Octavia was asked by The Original Factory Shop to identity suitable properties for their expansion from thirteen units. We have purchased and refurbished eighteen units for the company who have expanded from thirteen units to over two hundred. These sites shown below are in Dalry, Dereham, Market Deeping, Warminster and Wrentham.

The Factory Shop, Warminster

Clifton Road, Twickenham

Octavia Estates was approached by a family which owned a site off Twickenham High Road consisting of 68 dilapidated lock up garages. They had obtained planning permission for five flats and three houses and received an approach from a developer interested in buying the site. The family wanted to build out the scheme but needed Octavia’s expertise to fund and construct the project. The scheme was funded by Close Brothers.

Clifden Road, Twickenham

Allison Court, Kings Lynn

Octavia were approached by the owners of a large site in Kings Lynn on which they operated a gym which was unprofitable. We formed a joint venture with them, obtained planning consent for thirty-four flats, funded the scheme and built the project which obtained the Mayor’s award for good design.

Allinson Court, Kings Lynn

Hallingbury Road, Bishops Stortford

Two adjacent owners of houses in Bishops Stortford with large gardens approached Octavia Estates with a view to demolishing the houses and redeveloping both sites together. We obtained planning for six houses and built and funded the scheme with Butterfield Bank.

Hallingbury Road, Bishops Stortford

Stanstead Road, Bishops Stortford

Octavia Estates were approached by a house owner with a large garden. We obtained planning consent for two houses and refurbished the house fronting the site. Project funded by Butterfield Bank.

Stansted Road, Bishops Stortford

Stonehill, Huntingdon

Octavia Estates were asked by a software games business to find a building to consolidate their three existing sites. We purchased a building previously owned by Meridian Audio, obtained planning permission to extend it by 10,000 sq. ft and refurbished it. Funded by Butterfield Bank.

Stonehill, Huntingdon