Acorn Property Group 25th Anniversary

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25 YEARS OF DIFFERENT B Y D E S I G N


PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE DUNES, PERRANPORTH BEACH, CORNWALL


DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

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1 9 9 5 - 2005

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2005 - 2010

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2010 - 2015

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2015 - 2020

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AND BEYOND

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ACORN GREEN

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FUTURE VISION

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1995 2020

CONTENTS


CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF AWARD WINNING DIFFERENT BY DESIGN We have reached an exciting new era in Acorn’s story as we mark our 25th anniversary, twenty-five years of driving forward our mission to create desirable places to live and work with an emphasis on design, sustainability and the future needs of communities. Since the establishment of Acorn in 1995, we have carved out our position as specialists in bespoke medium sized, award-winning housing developments and joint ventures. We pride ourselves on being ‘different by design’, putting creativity and sustainability at the forefront of every development to ensure that our residents get the very best from a modern home, in areas where the need for quality new homes outstrips supply across the South West of England, London and South Wales. During this time, we have also successfully launched Acorn Property Invest, which offers Sophisticated (both Certified & Self-Certified) and High Net Worth Investors the opportunity to invest into the property market through innovative products, opening the doors to a different kind of investment*.

We are proud that our in-house team which includes architects, town planners, surveyors, construction managers and interior designers can be trusted to make the most of every opportunity. Together with our research, sales and marketing teams, we specialise in creating and delivering the best homes possible for each individual site and each community. Community is always at the heart of what we do, and we strive to put the needs of our stakeholders first creating homes that are accessible for a range of buyers from first time buyers and growing families to downsizers or investors. We love what we do, and we hope that you do too. The Acorn Team

*All investments carry some risk, please ensure you read and understand our risk warnings before proceeding with any investment.

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“Over the last 25 years, Acorn has completed numerous developments throughout London, the South West of England and South Wales”.

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2 NEWHAMS ROW, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

8830 sq foot of office space

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2 NEWHAMS ROW


1995

Acorn Property Group is established, opening its head office in London. The total number of people employed at Acorn - 3

Archie Street - London SE1

City Walk - London SE1 44 Decima Street - London SE1 Great Guildford Street - London SE1 Kipling Street - London SE1 Maltby Street - London SE1 Mount Pleasant Crescent - London N4 1 Newham’s Row - London SE1 2 Newham’s Row - London SE1 3 Newham’s Row - London SE1 Rankin House - London SE1 Southwark Bridge Road - London SE1 Tara Mews - London N8 Tay Court - London SE1 Titan House - London SE1 The Hub - London SE1 Tooley Street - London SE1 165 Tower Bridge Road - London SE1 166 Tower Bridge Road - London SE1 Tyers Gate - London SE1

1995 2005

Beach House - Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex Bear Lane - London SE1 Bermondsey Exchange - London SE1 Bickels Yard - London SE1

256-260 Waterloo Road - London SE1 262-264 Waterloo Road - London SE1 70-72 Weston Street - London, SE1

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BEACH HOUSE

BEXHILL-ON-SEA, EAST SUSSEX

7 bedroom contemporary house

Completed 2003

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF BEACH HOUSE


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ARCHIE STREET, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Twenty-four residential apartments above commercial units

PHOTOGRAPHY OF ARCHIE STREET

BEAR LANE, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Ninety-two, studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and five commercial units

PHOTOGRAPHY OF BEAR LANE

BERMONDSEY EXCHANGE, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Fourteen apartments, ten live/work units and 2,300 sq ft of office space

PHOTOGRAPHY OF BERMONDSEY EXCHANGE

CITY WALK, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Two hundred and thirty-four apartments and commercial units

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF CITY WALK


166 TOWER BRIDGE ROAD, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Fourteen apartments, two live/work units and 1,396 sq ft of commercial space

PHOTOGRAPHY OF 166 TOWER BRIDGE ROAD

RANKIN HOUSE, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Ten residential units above 4,000 sq ft of offices

PHOTOGRAPHY OF RANKIN HOUSE

TARA MEWS, N8 NORTH LONDON

Four, 4 bedroom houses and one, 2 bedroom house

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF TARA MEWS

TYERS GATE, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Three residential apartments above 1,410 sq ft of commercial space

PHOTOGRAPHY OF TYERS GATE

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THE RISE1, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Fifty-two, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and a penthouse above 7,000 sq ft of commercial space

Completed 2005

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE RiSE1


2005

2006 Weller Street Lofts - London SE1 Westminster Bridge Road - London SE1

2007

Acorn opens a second office in Newquay and Acorn Blue is born. Tanner Street - London EG11

2008 Pages - London N10 Woodland Terrace - London N2

2009 210 Bermondsey Street - London SE1 Frederick Place - London N8 Market Mews - London SE1 Pearl - Newquay, Cornwall

2005 2010

The RISE1 - London SE1

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WELLER STREET LOFTS, SE1 CENTRAL LONDON

Thirteen, 2 and 3 bedroom warehouse apartments

Completed 2006 PHOTOGRAPHY OF WELLER STREET LOFTS

TANNER STREET, IG11

BARKING, EAST LONDON

Sixty-one, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 2 and 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2007 PHOTOGRAPHY OF TANNER STREET

WOODLAND TERRACE, N2 NORTH LONDON

Nine, 5 bedroom houses

Completed 2008

PHOTOGRAPHY OF WOODLAND TERRACE

FREDERICK PLACE, N8

NORTH LONDON

Nine, 3 and 4 bedroom houses and commercial space

Completed 2009/2010 14

PHOTOGRAPHY OF FREDERICK PLACE


PEARL

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL Fourteen, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

Completed 2009

PHOTOGRAPHY OF PEARL

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ROCKET

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

Fourteen, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

Completed 2012

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COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF ROCKET


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2011 Azure - Newquay, Cornwall Frederick Mews - Newquay, Cornwall Market Mews - London SE1 Ocean Gate - Newquay, Cornwall The Retreat - Watergate Bay, Cornwall The Toolworks - London SE10

2012 One One Seven Mountwise - Newquay, Cornwall Pentire Point - Newquay, Cornwall Salcombe Heights - Salcombe, Devon Rocket - Newquay, Cornwall Now one of the biggest regions, Acorn Bristol opens its doors.

2013 Crantock Bay - Crantock, Cornwall Crantock Vale - Crantock, Cornwall Corisande Pavilions - Newquay, Cornwall Acorn’s presence extends to Wales as a new office is opened in Cardiff.

2010 2015

Coast - Porth, Cornwall Cribbar - Newquay, Cornwall Space SE1 - London SE1 The Birches - London N6 The Whitehouse - Watergate Bay, Cornwall

2014 Corisande Pentire - Newquay, Cornwall Riverside - Newquay, Cornwall

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SALCOMBE HEIGHTS SALCOMBE, DEVON

Thirteen, 4 and 5 bedroom houses

Completed 2012

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF SALCOMBE HEIGHTS


SPACE SE1

CENTRAL LONDON

One, 2 bedroom house, five, 1 and 2 bedroom duplex apartments and two commercial units

Completed 2010 PHOTOGRAPHY OF SPACE SE1

THE WHITEHOUSE

WATERGATE BAY, CORNWALL

Ten 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

Completed 2010

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF THE WHITEHOUSE

AZURE

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

Six, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and duplexes

Completed 2011 COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF AZURE

PENTIRE POINT

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

Sixteen, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses

Completed 2012 COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF PENTIRE POINT

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CRANTOCK BAY

CRANTOCK, CORNWALL

Fourteen, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and one 4 bed house

Completed 2013

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF CRANTOCK BAY


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ST JOSEPH’S GARDENS

PORTISHEAD, NORTH SOMERSET

Twenty-four, 2, 4 & 5 bedroom apartments and houses

Completed 2016

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF ST JOSEPH’S GARDENS


2015 Cathedral House (Phase 1) - Cardiff, Wales Newspaper House - London SE1 Salt - St. Ives, Cornwall The Beach - Porthtowan, Cornwall The Sands - Polzeath, Cornwall The View - St Ives, Cornwall

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2017 Brackenwood - Portishead, Somerset Edison Works Crouch End - London N8 Horizon - Ogmore-By-Sea, Wales Marine Place - Clevedon, Somerset New Road - London N8 Old Station Master’s House - Fowey, Cornwall Ufford Street - London SE1 Acorn Exeter opens to further increase the coverage of the South West.

2018 Cathedral House (Phase 2) - Cardiff, Wales Hepple & White - Long Lane, London SE1 Highview Studios - Streatham, London SW16 Otters Holt - Ottery St Mary, Devon Station House - Muswell Hill, London N2 The Carracks - St Ives, Cornwall The Chocolate Box - Bournemouth, Dorset The Dunes - Perranporth, Cornwall

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2015 2020

One Lusty Gaze - Newquay, Cornwall St. Joseph’s Gardens - Portishead, Somerset Valentine - London SE1 Water’s Edge - Taunton, Somerset

Brandon Yard - Bristol Bookers Edge - Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire Chequers House - Salisbury, Wiltshire Design House - London SE1 Harper Road - London SE1 Loft House - Bristol Treglos (Phase 1) - Constantine Bay, Cornwall Pope Street - London SE1

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HORIZON

OGMORE-BY-SEA, WALES

Seven, 2 bedroom apartments

Completed 2017

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF HORIZON


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MARINE PLACE

CLEVEDON, NORTH SOMERSET

Nine, 3 and 4 bedroom homes

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF MARINE PLACE


THE BEACH

PORTHTOWAN, CORNWALL

Ten, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

Completed 2015

PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE BEACH

ONE LUSTY GLAZE

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL

Thirty-six, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and three, 3 bedroom houses

Completed 2016

PHOTOGRAPHY OF ONE LUSTY GLAZE

WATER’S EDGE

TAUNTON, SOMERSET

Forty-nine, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and four, 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2016 PHOTOGRAPHY OF WATER’S EDGE

OLD STATION MASTER’S HOUSE

FOWEY, CORNWALL

Twelve 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments, duplex maisonettes and a townhouse

Completed 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY OF OLD STATION MASTER’S HOUSE

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BRANDON YARD

BRISTOL HARBOUR, BRISTOL

Fifty-eight, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and two, 2 bedroom houses

Completed 2019

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF BRANDON YARD


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THE CARRACKS ST IVES, CORNWALL

Thirty-two, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2018

PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE CARRICKS

THE DUNES

PERRANPORTH, CORNWALL

Forty 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom apartments, duplexes and 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2018 PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE DUNES

TREGLOS

CONSTANTINE BAY, CORNWALL

Twenty, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments and eight 3 & 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2019 PHOTOGRAPHY OF TREGLOS

BOOKERS EDGE HAY-ON-WYE, WALES

Twenty-five, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2019

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF BOOKERS EDGE


TRILOGY, SE1

CENTRAL LONDON

Sixty-four, studio, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and commercial units

Completed 2020

PHOTOGRAPHY OF TRILOGY

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THE COURTYARD AT DUPORTH CORNWALL

Thirty-eight, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments, houses and bungalows

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE COURTYARD


The Acorn team grew to 130 people

Hope House - Bath, Somerset Harbour Lofts - Poole, Dorset The Links - Rest Bay, Porthcawl, Wales Trilogy - London SE1

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...AND BEYOND

Alliance House - Bristol Brooks Dye Works - Bristol Cottrell Gardens (Phase 1) - Bonvilston, Wales Cross Farm - Wedmore, Somerset Cubis Bruton (Phase 1) - Bruton, Somerset King’s Court - Acton W3 Newham’s Yard - London SE1 The Courtyard at Duporth - Cornwall The Liner - Falmouth, Cornwall The 18th at The Links - Rest Bay, Porthcawl, Wales The Old Printworks (Phase 1) - Frome, Somerset

Ashton Fields - Cotswold Water Park Baltic Wharf - Totnes, Devon Bear Lane - London SE1 Blackheath - London SE3 Bombay Street - London SE16 Cottrell Gardens (Future phases) - Bonvilston, Wales Cross Farm (Phase 2) - Wedmore, Somerset Cubis Bruton (Phase 2) - Bruton, Somerset 129 Cumberland Road - Bristol Former Rolle College - Exmouth, Devon Freshford Mill - Freshford, Somerset Green Park - Chillington, South Hams Market Quay - Falmouth, Cornwall Old County Hall - Truro, Cornwall Saxonvale - Frome, Somerset Stanbridge Park - Sherston, The Cotswolds St Leonards Quarter - Exeter, Devon The Old Printworks (Future phases) - Frome, Somerset The Padstow Collection - Padstow, Cornwall Treglos (Phase 2) - Constantine Bay, Cornwall

2020 AND BEYOND

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AERIAL IMAGE OF BATH SHOWING HOPE HOUSE & THE GARDENS


HOPE HOUSE

BATH, SOMERSET

Fifty-four, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments 3 and 4 bedroom townhouses

Completed 2020

THE GARDENS AT HOPE HOUSE BATH, SOMERSET

Four, 4 bedroom houses

Completed 2018

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ALLIANCE HOUSE BRISTOL

Forty-four, studio and 1 bedroom apartments plus commercial space

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF ALLIANCE HOUSE

COTTRELL GARDENS BONVILSTON, WALES

One hundred and twenty, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF COTTRELL GARDENS

CROSS FARM

WEDMORE, SOMERSET

Fifty-five, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and houses

PHOTOGRAPHY OF CROSS FARM

CUBIS BRUTON

BRUTON, SOMERSET

Sixty-eight, 3 and 4 bedroom houses

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF CUBIS BRUTON


HARBOUR LOFTS POOLE, DORSET

Nine, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments plus restaurant space

PHOTOGRAPHY OF HARBOUR LOFTS

NEWHAM’S YARD, SE1 TOWER BRIDGE, LONDON

Eighty-six, studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments plus hotel, retail, gym and offices

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF NEWHAM’S YARD

THE 18TH AT THE LINKS REST BAY, PORTHCAWL, WALES

Thirty-six, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE 18TH AT THE LINKS

THE OLD PRINTWORKS

FROME, SOMERSET

One hundred and fifty-nine, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and houses

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF THE OLD PRINTWORKS PHOTOGRAPHY OF TRILOGY

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THE LINKS

REST BAY, PORTHCAWL, WALES

Thirty-five, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments within a Grade II listed building

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE LINKS


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PHOTOGRAPHY OF CUBIS BRUTON

TREE PLANTING WITH WANDERLANDS, SOMERSET

THIS IS INTELLIGENT HOUSEBUILDING Acorn Green represents our unique holistic approach to carbon reduction and our commitment to creating inspiring new communities which fulfil the current and future needs of our residents’ whilst respecting and protecting our environment. We pride ourselves on each Acorn development being individually and intelligently designed and built to the highest quality - our vision is to ensure that everything we do has a positive impact and contribution to the local surroundings, creating a true sense of place and an inclusive community where residents and nature can grow and flourish long after we complete our role in the building of the scheme. Our unique selling point in the green housebuilding industry is that we look at each site individually and holistically, so in contrast to a lot of other housebuilders where a one size fits all approach to carbon reduction suits their work, we are totally bespoke. Our other key USP within this is our commitment to re-using existing buildings – as Carl Elefante, former president of the American Institute of Architects once said - “the greenest building is the one that already exists” – studies have

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suggested that it takes between 10 and 80 years for a new building that is 30 per cent more efficient than an average-performing existing building to overcome the negative climate change impacts related to the construction process. We’re unique in this sense – many other UK housebuilders wouldn’t take on the challenges that we embrace with open arms. This is something we’ve been doing for many years and Acorn Green will strive to help residents easily understand what green living really means from an Acorn perspective. Acorn Green however, goes beyond our design principles and we want this to be inherently part of our people culture too. From recycling, to switching over to renewable energy providers and the newly introduced cycle-to-work scheme, we are always looking for new ideas to get this embedded in our Acorn culture.


“the greenest building is the one that already exists” Carl Elefante - FAIA

PHOTOGRAPHY OF HOPE HOUSE

Our design process Incorporating Acorn Green into our design process has become second nature - we work closely with external design teams at all stages to make sure they understand our green agenda. We will tap into new ideas that our consultants bring to the table and bring in lessons learned from our other projects to guide the design process; we are privileged to have vast knowledge and experience within Acorn that we can tap in to, in both projects and people. The benefit of an Acorn site is that you can stand back and take a more complete view of sustainability; each site is different and that’s part of the beauty of an Acorn designed home.

in the industry mean that there are more and more innovative technologies that are enabling us to move faster than the government guidelines. We are committed to working on a timeline with our consultant partners Energist on how we become a net Carbon Zero company as soon as realistically possible, and we’ve partnered with a carbon offsetting company, Wanderlands, to offset any residual carbon from our offices and development sites. We believe a focus on sustainability and wellbeing should be at the forefront of everything we do. We believe in Acorn Green.

Committed to a green future The exciting part of a sustainable process is that it is forever evolving, and investments

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OUR VISION: DESIGNING THE FUTURE We plan to focus the further growth of our business in the South West – an area with positive population growth, great employment opportunities, a wonderful lifestyle, a great work-life balance, improved transportation links and superb schools – the demand for high quality and reasonably priced housing far outweighs supply. Alongside this we will maintain a wide variety of projects in each region to meet demand from a broad selection of buyers ensuring Acorn’s business is not reliant on any one sector or region and therefore ensuring we have developments accessible to all buyers. Sustainable homes are a top priority for us. As we have outlined in our Acorn Green initiative, we uphold the highest standards of sustainability and design throughout all our schemes. We are continuously looking at ways to improve the environmental impact of our projects, and in doing so are at the forefront of innovative technologies and are implementing design strategies to make this happen. We plan to continue to champion our response to the housing crisis in this country which goes beyond the

architectural principles and urban design theories but deals with the future needs of communities. At Acorn we work to understand a community’s history and aspirations, their lifestyle and collective memories and seek to create animated and functional urban forms to reinforce and enhance a neighbourhood’s character and flavour. We focus on sites of identifiable local demographic and economic need. All-in-all, the future has never looked more exciting – here’s to the next 25 years!

ACORN PROPERTY GROUP HEAD OFFICE 1 FREDERICK PLACE, LONDON N8 8AF 020 8341 2222 WWW.ACORNPROPERTYGROUP.ORG

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THE LINER

FALMOUTH, CORNWALL

Fifty-two, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments and retail space

COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGE OF THE LINER

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