wE have a long-term commitment to the local area

West Tey is being brought forward by L&Q, one of the UK’s leading housing associations, working in partnership with local landowners Gateway 120 and planning promoters Cirrus Land Ltd.


L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses, housing around 250,000 people in more than 92,000 homes. They are committed to tackling the housing crisis and have an ambition to build 100,000 new homes over ten years.

L&Q reinvest the money they make into building quality homes, creating successful communities and providing excellent services for residents. Their role goes beyond providing homes and housing services, and are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where they work. L&Q hopes to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence among residents through their £250m community foundation and skills academy. 

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Cirrus Land Limited is a planning promotion company which works closely with L&Q on a number of opportunities to bring forward well-designed and high-quality new communities. They are part of a wider group of businesses which has decades of experience in planning, commercial development and property financing.

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Gateway 120 Ltd is a consortium of local landowners between Braintree and Marks Tey. The consortium has been working together since 2008 with the vision of creating a new settlement to meet North Essex’s housing needs and generate resources to invest in infrastructure, particularly including dualling the A120.


West Tey is infrastructure-led and will limit pressure on existing local services

Our vision

Quality homes and jobs for local people, in line with garden city principles


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