Terra is an experienced and trusted Land & Development company, targeting all opportunities to maximise any land value.
The team has a vast amount of experience in land development and the house building industry, making us extremely well placed to evaluate, secure and gain significant enhanced value.
The business has significant financial resources available, enabling us to provide a complete and secure approach to any supporting information, reports, surveys and consultants required to fully assist with securing a planning permission.
"Terra were instrumental in gaining planning approvals. Following this success, the sale of the site was achieved in the shortest possible timeframe with Terra ensuring the process was seamless and well-managed”.
Partner at Knight Frank
James O'Shea is one of the co-owners of Terra, Hayfield and Living Space and has been involved with the inception and growth of all entities.
He has managed land acquisitions and land departments for most of his career when previously at Banner Homes and CALA Homes.
Land and Development Director
Jordan manages and oversees the TERRA team and portfolio ensuring delivery of consents to the wider development market.
He manages all processes from land acquisition through to consent, ensuring consistent, sustainable growth is delivered across all developments. He has worked in strategic land promotion for most of his career and started in Local Authority Planning.
Strategic Planning Director
Ricard Pitt is a chartered town planner and qualified urban designer with over 15 years experience of the planning system.
Richard has been involved with the housebuilding industry for the last decade, where he has focused on the delivery of strategic land.
Area Land Director
John Beardsell joined the firm in 2024 with a brief to grow the brands across the North Midlands and Northwest regions.
An experienced professional, having worked in strategic and development land for National and regional house builders most of his career, he is responsible for all aspects of site acquisition and promotion through to delivery.
Senior Land Manager
Sienna Carlisle, Senior Land Manager, joined Terra in 2021, as a Chartered Surveyor in Planning & Development.
Sienna previously worked with development consultants John Alison Land & Research for almost 4 years and prior to this she achieved a First Class Honours BSC (Hons) Rural Land Management from The Royal Agricultural university (RAU).
Tamsin Almeida is a Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Tamsin began her career in planning consultancy, before joining the business to focus on residential land promotion.
We work with a diverse group of clients from across the UK
We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our employees enrolling in the 'Thrive at work' awards.