Our case studies demonstrate our experience efficiency and attention to detail

Lime Tree Place, Witham (Essex)

  • Build: t.b.a
  • Size: 47,500sqft
  • GDV: £17.9m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion
  • Timescale: Completion Q4 2019
  • Funders: Titlestone
  • Appointed Agents: t.b.a

In Joint Venture with Equinox Living, this former NHS Strategic Authority office building was purchased in December 2017 to convert into 98 one and two-bedroom micro-apartments finished to established Inspired specifications.

The development lies just five minutes’ walk from Witham train station which provides access to the heart of the City of London in 41 minutes and to Chelmsford in just nine minutes. The area appeals to first time buyers owing to its transport links and greater affordability than popular Chelmsford.

All apartments will be available to purchase through the government’s Help to Buy scheme.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 25.59% (target)
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Westmead, Farnborough (Hampshire)

  • Build: ELO
  • Size: 22,900sqft
  • GDV: £7.0m
  • Use Type: PRS
  • Timescale: Completed Q2 2018
  • Funders: Octopus Property
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

A residential development located above retail premises in Farnborough town centre, Westmead was purchased and refurbished in 6 months to provide 73 fully furnished rooms.

The development is part of Inspired’s growing rental portfolio and provides accommodation on a flat-share basis. Tenants began moving in around April 2018, attracted by the development’s central location and transport links to London (reaching Waterloo in just 34 minutes).


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 41.33%
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Fabrick, Cheadle Hulme (Gtr. Manchester)

  • Build: Headoffice³
  • Size: 82,400sqft
  • GDV: £28.7m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion + New Build
  • Timescale: Completion Q4 2018
  • Funders: UBS
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

The six-storey 1960’s office building sitting on a 1.27-acre site, Sim Chem House in Cheadle Hulme (Greater Manchester) was purchased for £5m and consent obtained for a 184-unit residential scheme of studio, one and two-bed apartments.

Located on Warren Road in the sought-after Greater Manchester suburb of Cheadle Hulme, the scheme is Inspired’s first in the North of England and represents an important milestone in the nationwide extension of the Inspired model and brand.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 35.71% (target)
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One Twenty, Chertsey

  • Build: 3 Ace
  • Size: 21,300sqft
  • GDV: £20.4m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion
  • Timescale: Completion Q1 2019
  • Funders: Amicus PLC
  • Appointed Agents: Savills

One Twenty is a stunning development of 61 new one and two-bed apartments set within gated grounds in the leafy town of Chertsey, Surrey – providing a peaceful haven from life in the city. The development lies moments from Chertsey Bridge and the River Thames, providing superb access to the motorway network, Central London and Heathrow Airport.

Expertly designed, all open-plan units are finished with features such as solid wood floor, designer kitchens and superfast internet connectivity.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 43.65% (target)
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The Broadway, Crawley

  • Build: Re Sol Group
  • Size: 63,400sqft
  • GDV: £21.5m
  • Use Type: New Build 
  • Timescale: Completion Q2 2019
  • Funders: Amicus PLC
  • Appointed Agents: tba

The Broadway, Crawley is a large residential development with commercial space. The development was acquired for £2.8m in September 2015 and is Inspired’s first entirely new-build project.

The development comprises 78 apartments with private balcony or terrace, spread over 7 floors with an additional communal terrace on the 5th floor providing social space for residents. The site is located at the heart of Crawley town centre close to public transport providing easy access to London and Gatwick Airport.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 34.7% (target)
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Central Cross, Croydon

  • Build: 3 Ace
  • Size: 38,800sqft
  • GDV: £27.8m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion
  • Timescale: Completed Q3 2017
  • Funders: Henley Finance
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

Designed with first-time buyers in mind, Central Cross consists of 82 one and two-bed apartments and 8 exclusive penthouses built to the highest specification in the heart of one of London’s most up-and-coming destinations. It features residents’ access to the social spaces of nearby Green Dragon House.

The development’s proximity to Croydon’s superb transport network (putting London Bridge within 17 minutes’ journey time) and the £5.25bn of investment in the Croydon area has made it an exceptionally popular choice for investors and owner-occupiers alike.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 40.85%
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Innova, Croydon

  • Build: ARJ
  • Size: 107,000sqft
  • GDV: £88.8m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion + New Build
  • Timescale: Completion Q4 2018
  • Funders: Greenoak
  • Appointed Agents: Douglas & Gordon

A new residential landmark spread over 16 floors, Innova comprises 197 one and two-bedroom micro-apartments, along with 38 larger one, two and three-bedroom apartments including four duplex penthouses.

London’s fastest growing economy and superbly connected, Croydon is a humming centre of culture, commerce and entertainment - and Innova occupies one of its most prominent positions. Spread across 17 floors and featuring a Residents’ Lounge and Sky Terrace, Innova is redrawing the lines and dismantling design convention inch by inch, to deliver a new dimension in urban living.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 28.5% (target)
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Canius House, Croydon

  • Build: CKC
  • Size: 21,200sqft
  • GDV: £11.9m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion + New Build
  • Timescale: Completed Q2 2016
  • Funders: Fortwell Capital
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

Originally built in the 1980s, this 6 storey office building was converted under Permitted Development into 39 one and two-bedroom residential units with a number of underground parking spaces.

The development’s prime location on Scarbrook Road is in the heart of Croydon, leading directly onto the High Street and just minutes away from the site of the forthcoming Westfield Croydon – London’s largest and most technologically advanced retail centre. The regenerative impact experienced from other Westfield developments has made Canius House a shrewd investment opportunity.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 49.2%
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Rutland House, Epsom

  • Build: Soden
  • Size: 14,300sqft
  • GDV: £9.7m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion
  • Timescale: Completed Q2 2016
  • Funders: Fortwell Capital
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

A handsome, four-storey, brick-built structure with a particoed entrance, Rutland House has been converted into a development of 32 one and two-bed apartments with underground parking. It lies centrally located in Epsom town centre – a popular commuter town in London’s ‘doughnut ring’ of growth and 38 minutes from the city centre.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 37.1%
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Sutton Court, Sutton

  • Build: ARJ
  • Size: 37,900sqft
  • GDV: £25.0m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion + New Build
  • Timescale: Completed Q3 2017
  • Funders: Henley Finance
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

This nine-storey building now comprises 90 one and two bedroom apartments with a number of parking spaces - Sutton Court is a stunning development moments from Sutton railway station in the heart of the town centre just 27 minutes from London.

High-spec apartments enjoy natural light and a feeling of space enhanced through floor-to-ceiling French doors that open onto private balconies, while every square inch of space has been maximised to deliver homes in Greater London that are in reach of young professionals on the average London salary.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 37.1%
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Green Dragon House, Croydon

  • Build: RGB
  • Size: 70,900sqft
  • GDV: £32.5m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion + New Build
  • Timescale: Completed Q2 2016
  • Funders: Dragonfly
  • Appointed Agents: various

This flagship Inspired Homes development has won several prestigious awards for innovation and was designed to raise the bar on our definition of ‘brilliant living’. In addition to high-spec, high-tech apartments, residents have privileged access to a 10th floor ‘Sky Garden’ and Residents’ Lounge.

Designed in the 1960s as an office building in the heart of Croydon, Green Dragon House has been home to a number of well-known companies over the years. Today, with a change to residential use, the building has been transformed into 119 award-winning one and two bedroom apartments and become synonymous with the ongoing regeneration of Croydon.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 62.76%
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Surrey House, Croydon

  • Build: Kaymac
  • Size: 21,400sqft
  • GDV: £8.7m
  • Use Type: Office to Residential Conversion
  • Timescale: Completed Q2 2015
  • Funders: Titlestone Finance
  • Appointed Agents: n/a

Inspired’s first project under Permitted Development saw the conversion of a 1960’s office development into 30 one and two-bedroom apartments. Surrey House over-looks the famous Surrey Street Market, right in the heart of ‘Croydon’s Cultural Quarter’, benefitting from the pick of its bars, restaurants and shops.

The building consists of six storeys and a strong covenant pub paying approx. £118k p.a occupying the ground and first floors.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 57.93%
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Deptford Broadway, London SE8

  • Build: Inspired Construction
  • Size: 7,600sqft
  • GDV: £3.5m
  • Use Type: Retail, Office and Residential
  • Timescale: 24 months
  • Funders: Lend Invest
  • Appointed Agents: various

Two adjoining freeholds purchased with 6 existing studios, 2 shops and upper and rear buildings with planning consent for 9 further one-bed flats in Deptford. The purchases cost just £800,000 and through modifications to the staircases and incorporating basements into two of the flats planning consent was substantially improved.


  • Gross Margin on Cost: 40.5% (target)
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