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Merchant Land is delighted to be hosting Leyden Gallery at 33 Creechurch Lane for a pop up exhibition this autumn

Leyden Gallery will be hosting an art exhibition for emerging artists including: Olga Goldina Hirsch, Salvatore Esposito, Andrew Downes, Claudia Luque, Ann Norfield, Kristina Page, Jenny Nash and Debbie Lee. Leyden Gallery is a nomadic and unique art gallery that … Read more

Building Stronger Communities


Building Stronger Communities

Merchant Land were pleased to attend and participate in the ‘Building Stronger Communities’ webinar hosted by the Aldgate Partnership a couple of weeks ago. The webinar focused on how Aldgate as an area is responding to the ‘new normal’, what … Read more

Boardroom Apprentice 2020


Boardroom Apprentice 2020

Katherine McCullough, Head of Merchant Land has been selected to participate in Northern Ireland’s 2020 Boardroom Apprentice. The unique programme, which is supported by the Department of Finance, supports boardroom apprentices to take a seat at one of over 50 … Read more

Offices fit for Aldgate’s Future


Offices fit for Aldgate’s Future

During these unprecedented times, we are pleased to submit revised plans for a new finely designed 20 storey commercial building to help meet the future demand for quality office space in Aldgate. You can learn more about these proposals by … Read more

Building Skills for the future


Building Skills for the future

As a company that has always employed a small diverse team, we were pleased to attend the London Property Alliance’s launch webinar for their latest research report ‘Building Skills for the Future: A Survey of the Central London Real Estate … Read more

Build, Build, Build


Build, Build, Build

Merchant Land cautiously welcomes the recent announcement from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on the most radical reforms to the planning system since the Second World War as well as a package of measures to support home building across England, … Read more

The Power of Social Housing


The Power of Social Housing

Merchant Land were pleased to attend the ‘Power of Social Housing’ webinar which was part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) digital 2020 last month. The discussion was based around the delivery and design of new social housing across … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Versatile Apartment Design Post Covid-19

For the last 35 days, the UK has joined populations across the world and stayed at home. An estimated 14% (43% in London) of us live in apartments. Minimum sizes for new build apartments are typically 50 sqm for a … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Housing for Older Londoners

London is often seen as a young person’s city. But the over 65s are the fastest growing age group and numbers are projected to increase by 25% over the next 10 years. Meeting the needs of this diverse group presents … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: The role of a Property Manager

The effects of the COVID 19 crisis on the property industry and wider economy have been sudden and unprecedented. Even now as we enter the 6th week of lockdown the horizon is filled with uncertainty, and there is trepidation as … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Key workers – Will housing priorities change post Covid-19?

The housing market has now been on hold for over three weeks due to Covid-19. As it is, transactional data from the land registry is on a time lag. The real impact on the market will be easier to decipher … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Open Spaces in Urban Apartment Blocks

As the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of workers and their families around the United Kingdom to stay at home, is it time for new developments to re-consider the sizes and quality of private and communal amenity being provided for … Read more