Buying Land

See below for the growing list of information resources we have relating to the topic Buying Land. This is intended to help those gain more information about negotiating over land, leases, licence agreements etc. These resources may include publications, websites, useful organisations, research and media files. You can filter results further using the drop down box below. And if there is anything you think should be added to the list then please let us know!

This paper seeks to give you a brief overview of the implications of buying land. It outlines ways to finance the purchase and goes through the...

Though the great majority of community growing groups are better off renting their site from a landowner, buying land can be a great...

The Roundhouse Partnership consist of a group of people, based mainly in Cardiff, who came together several years ago to set up a sustainable land...

An innovative land purchase by a Community Interest Company has given a unique, community-run flour mill space for gardening at a peppercorn rent...

Successful groups who have done a good job with a project frequently find that they are offered additional sites to work their magic on.  We often...

PLEASE NOTE: If you are considering purchasing land for a community growing project, then please read the...

Community shares are a way for an enterprise with a social purpose to raise capital. Community shares are not used in the same way as loans,...

A group in Melbourne, Derbyshire have launched a community share offer to buy 10 acres of former market garden land to create Whistlewood Common,...

Text and video cases studies (made by the Soil Association and Groundwork respectively) highlighting the work of Stroud Woodland Cooperative, who...

This case study is useful reading for anyone considering issues around buying land for community use. Terre de Liens is a French civil society...

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