Our development companies

We are committed to developing strategic partnerships; collaborations which enable us to deliver high-quality homes and places that are sustainable in the long term, support strong communities and support our wider Group business.

You'll find many other specialist development companies are part of the Places for People Group.

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Places for People 

Looking for a new home, you want a developer that has successfully delivered high quality homes for people just like you.

You are in good hands in our homes, each of which are delivered by our award-winning, specialist, placemaking, property investment and management companies across the UK.

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ZeroC is well known for building high-quality homes and mixed use developments. We have, for a long time, been at the forefront of sustainable, low-carbon design and construction.

Our aim is to build aspirational new homes and inspirational new places that are efficient and cost-effective to live in. Homes that respect both the environment and the people who live in them.

We build houses and low-rise apartments on land owned by third parties, and use energy-saving technology to reduce energy costs and environmental impacts.


Millwood Designer Homes

Millwood Designer Homes is an award-winning homebuilder based in Kent, with exclusive developments in country, town, village and waterside locations throughout Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

We build a broad range of individually designed homes from contemporary style apartments to traditional two and three storey homes, all designed in a local architectural style.

We are renowned for our attention to detail, and for producing designer new homes that sit very comfortably in their surroundings, complementing and enhancing their area.

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Design Your Home

At Design Your Home, we deliver new Custom Build houses designed by customers to suit their lifestyle, and meet their needs and tastes.

We are at the forefront of construction innovation and are one of just a handful of major developers to to have the capabilities to develop Custom Build homes, in addition to Self Build and modular homes.

Our Custom Build product enables the purchaser to customise and personalise their home so that it meets their needs, fits their lifestyle and reflects their tastes.


Brio Retirement Living

Here at Brio Retirement Living we build brand new homes and communities for the over 55s in some of the most desirable locations across the UK. Our retirement villages feature bustling community hubs with a range of amenities, to make life more enjoyable and inspiring – both indoors and outdoors.


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At Places for People, we don't just build houses, we create and manage places. With 50 years' experience in placemaking, we know what makes communities thrive.

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About Places for People

Placemaking is at the heart of what we do. It guides everything we do, from the smallest detail to the most visionary masterplan.

Our inclusive approach to placemaking is fundamental to ensuring that communities work for everyone for the long term.