JMW advise Whitecroft on Flagship Residential Scheme 


A team led by Commercial Property Partner Thomas Pearson at full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has advised Whitecroft Group, who specialise in the acquisition, build and development of prime residential sites, on its flagship residential scheme, The Shot Tower in Chester.

Works will now commence on the redevelopment of a historic 18th century shot tower and former leadworks site in Chester after planning was approved for 65 one, two and three bedroom apartments. The scheme will also include the renovation of the Engine House and Whitechapel buildings, to create 9 luxury apartments.

The commercial property team at JMW, led by Partner Thomas Pearson advised Whitecroft Group on the acquisition of the development site in the heart of Chester near to the Central Business Quarter. The team will continue to advise Whitecroft Group on the scheme during the entire construction process, in addition to assisting with unit sales once the development is completed. .

Thomas Pearson, Partner in the Commercial Property team at JMW commented:

“The commercial property team at JMW are delighted to be working with Whitecroft Group on a landmark project such as The Shot Tower in the centre of Chester. These are such ambitious plans to transform the area into a fantastic residential hub near to the Business Quarter. It has taken a while to gain planning approval for the site but the plans have received a positive reaction and will develop these historical buildings in a sympathetic manner. We look forward to working with Whitecroft Group in the near future on other exciting residential projects they may have in the pipeline.”

David Giovanni, Managing Director of the Whitecroft Group commented:

JMW made the process of acquiring the site as smooth as possible. Thomas and the team’s approach was extremely efficient and professional, and all parties involved were pleased with the outcome. We are very much looking forward to continuing to work with the team at JMW on The Shot Tower as we move into the construction and development phase, as well as on other projects in the future.” 



For more information:

Samantha Meakin

0161 828 1981

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