The Horncastle Group – your commercial property partner

Horncastle Group PLC is one of Yorkshire’s leading commercial property developers, creating innovative, energy efficient, tailored property solutions that facilitate growth and improve profitability. With nearly 60 years of experience in design and build solutions, we’ve worked with clients across all major sectors to create highly desirable office space, logistics and employment hubs, and iconic commercial and industrial developments.

Horncastle Group PLC also offers a comprehensive land promotion service, enabling landowners of all sizes to generate the best returns on their assets. The company is underpinned by solid family values and a passion for helping entrepreneurs to realise their ambitions and helping businesses to succeed.


What we do

Property solutions

As one of Yorkshire’s leading commercial property developers, Horncastle Group PLC doesn’t just build buildings. We partner with our clients to deliver tailored property solutions that drive growth and create wealth.

We specialise in designing and creating buildings that fulfil your commercial objectives now and in the future; helping businesses to grow, create jobs, attract investment and power economies.

Over our near 60-year history, Horncastle Group PLC has partnered with many ambitious local, national and global companies to deliver some of East Yorkshire’s most outstanding industrial, commercial, office and mixed used developments.

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Land solutions

As well as creating bespoke commercial developments, Horncastle Group PLC provides strategic land promotion services to help you make the best return on the land you own. Whether you’re a big landowner or have a few acres on the edge of a village, town or city, we can help.

Land promotion involves securing planning permission for a site, usually for residential or commercial development, thereby increasing its value. Once planning permission is achieved, the site can then be developed in partnership with the owner, or the owner can sell it on and realise a return on their investment.

Negotiating the planning process can be extremely costly and protracted, and requires specialist skills and experience. Horncastle Group PLC has good relationships with local authorities and other agencies, and a proven track record on the delivery of land for development through the planning system.

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Building more than just commercial property

From cancer treatment to boxing, from young people to entrepreneurs – we help support our community beyond just helping companies with their property. As a business firmly rooted in Hull and East Yorkshire, the values of Horncastle Group PLC are built firmly on supporting and investing in our wider community.

We do this via the commercial developments we create, which enable companies to grow, create employment, invest and power the region’s economy. We also directly support organisations, causes and initiatives that bring economic, social and health benefits to our region via donations from Horncastle Group PLC and via the WA Horncastle Charitable Settlement, a charity established by Horncastle Group PLC founder, Tony Horncastle OBE.

How we support the community

Horncastle’s current developments

Brough South

Brough South is the exciting £200m evolution of Brough being developed on a 125-acre site between the railway and former Brough Aerodrome. The scheme has been designed to enhance the prosperity of this already thriving town with the creation of 750 new homes and up to hundreds new jobs, Hunsley Primary – a new primary school – and a host of other amenities such as a supermarket, a family friendly pub and restaurants, shops, healthcare and commercial premises.

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Ozone Business Park

Ozone Business Park is one of the most sought-after logistics hubs in Yorkshire, offering unparalleled access to the motorway network while being situated in one of The Times’ top 20 list of places with the best standard of living in the UK. The high-quality commercial development sits within the growing Howden and Goole employment hub, located on the A614 Howden Road, just half a mile from junction 37 of the M62 motorway.

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The Beacon

The Beacon has been designed as some of the most desirable office space in East Yorkshire, offering the perfect environment to energise your workforce to enable your business to grow. Space is available for sale/to let and can be laid out to suit the user’s precise requirements. Situated just 1 mile west of Hull city centre, it avoids worst of the congestion, yet enables easy access to the city centre, Hull Paragon Interchange, the port complex and the wider city area.

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Green Park

Green Park is fast becoming a hub for businesses and employment in the Newport/North Cave/Brough area. It is supplying a much-needed demand for high-quality business accommodation that is environmentally friendly and has low running costs. The accommodation consists of offices and industrial space, as well as land available for companies to design and build their own bespoke business premises.

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Recent news and views from across the Horncastle Group

Change at the top for Horncastle Group

April 4th, 2022|0 Comments

Leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC has appointed a new Managing Director with ambitious plans to grow the business beyond its East Yorkshire heartland. Tom Horncastle joins the business after a highly successful career in London’s investment and property sector, culminating in a six-year stint as an investment [...]

Yorkshire and Humber Drainage Boards choose Green Park Business Park to aid reorganisation

March 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Work has got underway to create a new regional headquarters for Yorkshire & Humber Drainage Boards (YHDB) to aid the restructure of the organisation. YHDB is a public sector management group that administers eight partner Internal Drainage Boards (IDB) which work together to manage inland rivers and watercourses across [...]

Brough Relief Road complete as final phase finishes

March 18th, 2022|0 Comments

Work on the third and final phase of Brough Relief Road is now complete, connecting Skillings Lane and Saltsground Road with Moor Road. The road, which is developed alongside the £200m Brough South development, will ease congestion in the town by providing an alternative route for commuters and commercial [...]

Bio-D cleans up with help from the Horncastle Group

November 24th, 2021|0 Comments

A Hull manufacturing business has cleaned up after finding a new home. Bio-D, which makes environmentally friendly cleaning products, has moved to new 32,000sqft unit on Marfleet Environmental Technology Park, which is owned by leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC. The move has enabled Bio-D to double its [...]