Stretch senior to 85% costs.
90% rolled up interest

Development loan to value up to 70% including interest

Development loans up to
£15 million from £1 million

Lending across the UK

Experts in Property Development Finance Lending

As a leading lender specialising in property development finance, our expertise encompasses a wide range of funding options, including residential development finance and commercial development finance, bridging loans property development, and the recovery loan scheme funding supported by the British Business Bank. We take pride in fuelling the construction of numerous new property developments throughout the UK daily. With our company, you gain access to a committed team of development finance lenders who are dedicated to kickstarting your property plans and bringing them to fruition.

At BLG we offer comprehensive development funding solutions designed to support your property development projects from start to finish. Our experienced new business team of development finance lenders are committed to providing tailored financial products and services to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting out, our development loans can provide the capital and expertise you need to turn your dreams into reality. Count on us to provide the financial support and guidance you need to get your projects off the ground successfully.


Fund Your Next Development Project With BLG

Just some of the property
developments we have funded:    

  • £2.2m for 15 detached houses in Northampton
  • £5.5m for 21 new build homes in Cheddar
  • £1.5m bridging loan for a 6-bedroom Victorian terrace house in London
  • £2m infrastructure loan for phase two of a 40-house scheme in Lincolnshire
  • £2.2m for office building conversion into a residential scheme in Leeds
  • £2m for 2 houses and 6 apartments in Hertfordshire
  • £2m for 6 apartments and 2 houses in Cheshunt
  • £1.4m for transforming a residential building into 5 flats in West London
  • £3.2m for the refinancing of a development comprising 11 houses in Devon      

We can assist you with your development finance today

Residential Development Finance

Whether you are looking for residential property funding through stretch senior development finance, or build to let development finance, BLG is ready to assist you in obtaining the residential property development loan you require.

Our services extend to providing the necessary funds to facilitate your land acquisitions and the construction of various residential buildings, be it houses, flats, eco-homes, or mixed-use buildings. Furthermore, our residential development finance options encompass additional benefits such as access to top-up funds or refinancing options for previous residential property development loans, catering specifically to build-to-let landlords and their evolving needs.

Commercial Development Finance

At BLG, we excel in providing specialised commercial property development finance meticulously crafted to suit the requirements of developers and business proprietors involved in the construction, conversion, or renovation of commercial properties. Our extensive array of commercial development loans are meticulously designed to cater to projects situated in England, Wales, and regions demonstrating strong demand.

One of the distinct advantages of collaborating with BLG is our commitment to flexibility. Unlike many other lenders, we impose no limitations on the number of units you aim to create within your commercial development. Whether you’re envisioning a small-scale renovation or a large-scale construction project, we stand ready to support your ambitions and help turn them into reality.

Bridging Loans

​Development bridging loans emerge as a compelling financing avenue for property developers embarking on fresh development ventures. These short-term financial instruments offer a swift injection of capital, enabling developers to address the initial costs associated with a new project promptly. By leveraging development bridging finance, developers can effectively kickstart their endeavours without delay, bridging the gap until more sustainable, long-term financing alternatives materialise.

At BLG, we recognise the pivotal role development bridging loans play in the property development landscape. As such, we extend a high level of support to our clients throughout the entire housebuilding lifecycle. Our commitment goes beyond merely providing financial assistance; we offer ongoing advice and guidance tailored to the unique needs of each client. From staying up to date with prevailing market trends to exploring diverse financing options and crafting effective exit strategies, BLG are dedicated to empowering bridging loan developers with the knowledge and resources needed to navigate the complexities of property development successfully. With BLG by your side, you can embark on your development journey with confidence, knowing that you have a trusted partner committed to your success every step of the way.

Recovery Loan Scheme

The business Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), introduced in August 2022, represents a concerted effort to bolster access to financial resources for small businesses across the UK, fostering an environment conducive to investment and expansion.

The Recovery Loan Scheme endeavours to enhance the terms available to borrowers. In instances where a lender can extend a commercial loan with more favourable conditions, they are encouraged to do so, ensuring that businesses can access the financial support they need on advantageous terms.

Businesses that took out a CBILS, CLBILS, BBLS or RLS facility before 30 June 2022 are not prevented from accessing RLS from August 2022, although in some cases it may reduce the amount a business can borrow.


“We have used BLG for development finance for over 8 years. During that time we have found their knowledge and expertise in the property development industry to be second to none. Their loan process, pragmatic and flexible approach to lending and flexibility when required has supported our business needs throughout the period and provided us with support to deliver new homes in Bristol and the surrounding areas.”

“As property developers you never know the curve balls that you may get and a project that is great on paper may prove a bit more tricky.  This happened to us on a project that BLG have funded and throughout they have supported us.  Our business likes to be collaborative and when we hit those tough moments it really felt like we were working as a team with BLG.  If you have a decent project you can get it funded, but what you really need is a business that is there to support and advise you as well.  For us on this project it was BLG.”

“I approached BLG Development finance with an opportunity I had in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, to build 5 new build houses in 2021. My main contact was Anil Bains who is a Director covering Asset Management. Within very quick timescales, BLG provided me with indicative quotes in regards the finance levels they could offer me. Having considered those levels, I requested a valuation to be carried out which again was dealt with swiftly. We proceeded to completion. The build went very smoothly with monthly monitoring being carried out by BLG and monthly drawdown requests dealt with in a very timely manner. Due to a difficult time generally in the market in regards selling, I was in need of a six-month extension to the loan which again was appraised very quickly and granted. Having dealt with numerous funders over the last 20 years, I can only speak highly of my personal experience with BLG and would very confidently work with them again on any future projects. “

"From our side it has also been a pleasure working with BLG and the team there. We have found you easy to deal with, proactive in resolving any minor issues that have arisen through the project and shown great flexibility in working with us as a partner. We will certainly like to work with you on future partners."

“I really appreciate your hard work. We really like the way you communicate & I must say I haven't seen many people who are that approachable.”

“A very efficient processing team, dealing with the DD once deal credit approved, through to completion”

“Many thanks for your efforts on this one and getting it approved and sorted so swiftly, very much appreciated. I am sure I will be speaking to your over the coming months.”

“We had other funding options, but chose to use BLG again, as we work well with the team, who always provide very clear information and advice with a friendly approach throughout the funding process. Very efficient and always very helpful.”

“Many thanks Anil, it’s been a real pleasure working with BLG so far.  We’re lining up the next project too”

“We would recommend all staff we have dealt with at BLG, as we are very satisfied with the team and the initial offer/terms presented, then you and the funding team, through to the draw down team at valuation stage.”

“All documents are clear and the way you keep clients informed, all the way along the funding process, is refreshing for us”

“With regard to what should be improved at BLG, we work with many lenders in our business and we do not get the help and response we have had on the two projects with all at BLG on our funding for our developments.”

“We would particularly mention Dave Edwards and Tom Pitts as being central to having a smooth working relationship and being positive and helpful at all times. Their guidance in helping us navigate the project from inception to completion was invaluable. As was their patience, particularly at the beginning. We look forward to many future projects with the BLG team.”

“We would like to express our appreciation for your support on our development in Bristol. We were very pleased that, from the outset, you shared our vision of the project to convert a dated but classical building, that had outlived its usefulness as a school, into unique luxury apartments with views overlooking the city. We found our dealings practical and streamlined. Monthly payments were processed in an efficient and timely manner.”

“BLG are very good at communicating with clients and all documents are very clear and all at BLG are always happy to help.”

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