16|17 ACQUISITION AND PLANNING The business structure enables efficient site identification and appraisal, based upon good market intelligence and real-time information. As a well recognised and reputable development company, we have built up excellent working relationships with Local Planning Authorities. Our award-winning schemes add value to the communities in which we work. We have a 100% success rate in negotiating complex planning consents. The Land Acquisition team works closely with our internal Construction and Commercial teams to ensure that build methodology and cost planning remain key considerations throughout the planning process. IN-HOUSE CONSTRUCTION EXPERTISE Our in-house construction arm, Henley Construct Ltd, is a totally self- sufficient company which maintains properly qualified professional teams, both commercial and technical, alongside a full complement of skilled on-site labour teams. Wherever possible, we aim for standardisation within the fabric of the building. This in-house expertise assists in efficiency, by managing cost inflation and risk and delivering economies of scale.