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Countryside is a leading UK home builder specialising in place making and urban regeneration. Founded more than 60 years ago, Countryside has an exemplary history of building places people are proud of.
Countryside remains the only housing developer to have received the most highly prized architectural award – the RIBA Stirling Prize – for their Accordia development in Cambridge, and are a 5-Star-rated homebuilder.
In the last financial year, Countryside completed 5,733 homes across multiple tenures. They are passionate about the environments they create and the new community facilities and spaces they deliver, because they know that a place is much about the feeling people experience in their homes as it is the physical buildings.

Great Notley Garden Village, Braintree

Great Notley Garden Village, Braintree

St Michael’s Mead, Bishop’s Stortford
St Michael’s Mead in Bishop’s Stortford

Countryside has planned, promoted and delivered new communities which are widely regarded as examples of best practice. Local examples of these include St Michael’s Mead in Bishop’s Stortford and Great Notley Garden Village near Braintree.

You can read more about our approach to the project here.

Great Notley Garden Village, Braintree
Latest News

Update on work at Bishop’s Stortford South Development

Off Site Road Works Infrastructure works will start shortly to facilitate the construction of the relocated Bishop’s...

Full planning permission granted for Phase 1 of Bishop’s Stortford South development.

Full planning permission was granted on 20th December 2019 for Phase 1 of Bishop’s Stortford South. Although there will...

Planning Application Submitted to deliver new District for Bishop's Stortford

A planning application has been submitted by developer Countryside for the development of a sustainable new community on...