ECF believes in the power of partnership, leveraging complementary strengths, resources and expertise to positively impact the towns and cities in which we work.

Partnership approach

We are a placemaking partnership. We work alongside the public sector to create successful communities where people thrive economically, socially and sustainably.

We combine our collective resources, skills and expertise to create remarkable places.

Our Approach

Our partners

ECF is a partnership of three of the most trusted names in regeneration. Read on to learn more about the contribution of each partner towards unlocking value and accelerating transformation.

Homes England

Homes England informs and steers the partners at ECF on policy and insight.

They are the government’s housing and regeneration agency.

Homes England believe that affordable, quality homes in well-designed places are key to improving people’s lives. They make this happen by using their powers, expertise, land, capital and influence to both bring investment to communities and get more quality homes built.

VISIT Homes England

Legal and General

Legal and General brings proficiency and experience in investing in transformative real estate and infrastructure, and provides long term investment into ECF.

Legal and General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with £1.2 trillion in total assets under management, of which 40% is international. Legal and General provides powerful asset origination and management capabilities directly to clients, which also underpin leading retirement and protection solutions. They are investing in long-term assets, such as real estate and infrastructure, that can help build a better society for the future.


VISIT Legal and General


Muse is the placemaking delivery partner for the ECF partnership.

The nationwide placemaker, Muse, has 40 years of experience creating mixed-use communities. A track record of leading complex, mixed-use regeneration demonstrates their experience in delivering successful places, with the emphasis on sustainability, community and quality. Muse are working with partners across the UK, with close to 2,500 new homes and 800,000 sq ft of workspace on site and a gross development value of over £1.2bn.


Who we work with

Partnership is our DNA. Through a collaborative, transparent approach with our partners and the communities we work in, we create great places together.

Partner with us

We’re currently looking for new long-term, strategic partnerships where our unique approach and development expertise can unlock value. To find out more about ECF, get in touch.

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