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Historically Longford’s has been active in residential development in the UK, primarily in Central London.  In August 2003 LS&E expanded into Europe by acquiring a site in the South of France at Domaine Val des Costes, St. Laurent d’Eze, which is now approaching completion.  

30/31 Devonshire Place, London W1

In mid 1996 LS&E entered into a joint venture with the Howard de Walden Estate, the second largest estate landlord in London, to refurbish 30/31 Devonshire Place, London W1, a Grade II listed property. The Estate created a new 125 year head lease on the property and placed it in a new joint venture corporate structure with LS&E providing construction finance. Subsequently a new planning and listed building consent was obtained to create nine luxury apartments/maisonettes with a total capital value of £5 million.

51 Queengate Terrace & 17/23 Gloucester Road, London SW7

The company developed 14 luxury apartments with underground car parking, together with 3 retail units in a prime location in Kensington. An 18 month construction programme commenced in 1995. The development comprised a newly constructed building behind an existing listed façade. The project had a capital value of £6.5 million.

24 Wimpole Street, London w1

In 1994, the company acquired 24 Wimpole Street and 21/21a Harley Place, London W1 on the Howard de Walden Estate, both being Grade II listed properties. A highly sensitive architectural design treatment was required to obtain planning and listed building consent. The development created 5 luxury apartments and 2 mews houses and was completed in January 1996 with a capital value of £3 million.

Lupus Street, London SW1

LS&E acquired 10 Lupus Street, London SW1 in 1994, a property of some 3,500sq.ft. (325m2) A new planning consent was obtained to redesign the interior and the property was sold to a publicly listed property company prior to completion at a figure of £1 million.

St George’s Square
, London SW1

In January 1994 LS&E acquired and totally refurbished a Grade II listed building at 96 St. George’s Square, London SW1 to create six apartments with a capital value of £1.5 million.

Eze-sur-Mer view
Devonshire Place
Queensgate Terrace