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Welcome to Longacre

Longacre is a property development business covering the South West of England with an initial concentration in Bath and Bristol.

Having established Longacre as a trusted development firm, delivering high quality contemporary schemes which are sympathetic to their setting, we are now seeking to build on this reputation and are keen to pursue new relationships with vendors or landowners wishing to sell or for joint ventures.

Amongst our portfolio of successful schemes we have been responsible for the development of residential accommodation in prominent locations in the South West and have gained a reputation for expertly delivering high quality refurbishment of listed buildings.

Meet The Team

Longacre is owned and run by Mark Tyrrell and Julian Emery. Combined they have more than 50 years’ of experience within the sector and are both highly respected within the industry.

Mark Tyrrell

Mark Tyrrell

Mark originally trained in London with Hillier Parker and DTZ and set up the Agency Department of DTZ’s Bristol office in 1993. As sole Director he was involved in several landmark schemes such as Bristol Harbourside and Aztec West. Mark has since spent five years with the Unite Group as a Development Director and ten years at Deeley Freed Estates as Director and shareholder, where in the latter years he was involved in initiating and delivering residential projects mainly in Bath.

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Julian Emery

Julian Emery

Julian started his career with Ernest Ireland Construction, where he spent 15 years managing retail and educational projects in the South West for clients such as Marks and Spencer and the University of Bristol. In 1998 he returned to the family firm Emerys of Bath, which specialises in listed buildings, and the refurbishment and restoration market.

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Lucy McIlroy

Lucy McIlroy

Lucy has 20 years of experience of working in the property market in Bath, specialising in sales and marketing. Lucy started her career at Cluttons working as a negotiator before moving to Knight Frank where she worked as a senior negotiator for more than ten years.

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Projects

Fitzroy House

Fitzroy House

This Grade I Listed Building dates from around 1800 and was originally five Georgian townhouses. Over the years the townhouses were knocked through to make a hotel before being converted into sheltered housing in the 1970s.

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One Bilbury Lane

One Bilbury Lane

This project involved the transformation of neglected former council-owned office space above prominent retail space in a Grade I Listed Building.

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The Coachworks

The Coachworks

This Grade II Listed property had stood empty for a number years and had previously been used for sheltered flats and community space on the ground floor.

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3-4 Longacre

3-4 Longacre

These two vacant council-owned terraced properties had fallen into a state of disrepair and were an eyesore along a main road into the city of Bath.

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