International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Barratt David Wilson Kent (BDW Kent) on its purchase of land to develop over 300 new homes at Ebbsfleet Garden City in Kent.  

The Ebbsfleet development was recently accelerated by a £74 million deal completed by Homes England, to fund a range of infrastructure works that include earthworks to fill in a lake to prepare the land for the development of housing.

New homes will also be developed at the site by Countryside Properties and Clarion Housing Group in a new joint venture.

Barratt Developments PLC is a long standing and valued client of Osborne Clarke.

Osborne Clarke has advised Barratt on a number of recent matters including the first phase completion of the ground-breaking Sutton Decentralised Energy Network (SDEN), which will supply energy to new homes at New Mill Quarter in Hackbridge - a flagship David Wilson Homes Kent and Barratt London development.

Partner Michelle McGurl, Associate Julia Jolley and Senior Associate Richard Harding advised BDW Kent on the transaction.

Osborne Clarke is a recognised industry leader in real estate providing a comprehensive lifecycle service and advising major real estate industry organisations, ranging from developers and investors to property funds and corporate occupiers.

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