Company Countryside

"Countryside create places where people love to live, where they feel at home and come together as a community."

Countryside is a leading mixed-tenure developer with over 60 years’ experience of collaborative working with partners to create places that people love.

As a business they are committed to providing a balanced mix of tenure types, from homes for private sales, to affordable homes and homes for the private rented sector.

What does a developer do?

Countryside Partnerships are able to gain planning consent and deliver strategic infrastructure, landscaping, new homes and community and mixed-use facilities in a coherent manner. This is key in achieving quality, adding value and leaving a long-term legacy.

Countryside Partnerships’ takes new sites from planning and promotion, through to the delivery of new communities. This extensive skill set is used to build homes, infrastructure and communities enabling the business to deliver a wide range of sites – both immediate and strategic.

Within the role of a developer, Countryside is responsible for:

  • Securing planning consent.
  • Delivering strategic infrastructure.
  • Building high quality homes.
  • Putting landscape at the heart of their developments.
  • Creating a vibrant community and mixed-use facilities.
  • Being responsible and accountable for developments before, during and after completion.
  • Communicating and collaborating with the existing local community.
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Countryside Partnerships hold more Housing Design Awards than any other house builder.
Countryside Partnerships’ homes are 27% more energy efficient than the national average.
Countryside is part of the 5% club; members of which aspire to have 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions

Why join us?

Countryside Partnerships placemaking approach not only builds high quality homes, but also thinks critically about the social and digital infrastructure, transport and green spaces needed to nurture a vibrant, connected, and healthy community. Engaging with and listening to local communities and partners is key to this work.

The business has a strong reputation for design-led housebuilding, creating some of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in the country and has been rewarded with the much-coveted RIBA Stirling Prize, as well as other regional and national design awards.

Their exemplar schemes have been referenced in the Living with Beauty report by the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission and within the National Design Guide and National Model Design Code.

Benefits and Perks:

Employees have great benefits and perks at Countryside, ranging from staff discounts, learning and development opportunities and wellbeing support to a generous holiday package, funded education opportunities and private health care.

  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday,, bank holidays and Christmas off for free
  • Funded Further Study & Qualifications
  • Full Flexible Benefits Offering

Start your career with Countryside.

Whether you are a school leaver, graduate or looking to up-skill Countryside’s Early Career programmes offer opportunities for anyone wanting an exciting and successful career within housebuilding.

Through their diverse range of early career programmes, that include both graduate and apprenticeship entry points, you will be continually supported to realise your career goals and aspirations.

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Work Experience Case Study

After successfully completing Destiny, our virtual work experience program, Sixth-former Thomas was offered a quantity surveying placement with our North London Commercial department and tells us about the impact of both opportunities.

Read more of Thomas' story here