Cambridge Property Developer Rheebridge announces new development overlooking Parker’s Piece and is keen to expand their investment portfolio

Rheebridge, the award-winning property developer and investor helmed by investment guru David Rapley, is actively seeking new investment opportunities in the Cambridge area, alongside an exciting new luxury apartment development, Park View House, overlooking Parker’s Piece.

Following the successful sale of its stake-holding in Laragh House Developments in 2020, Rheebridge is excited about expanding its portfolio of projects & investments in 2021 and beyond.  Julia Vincent, who has been with Rheebridge since 2010, and promoted to Business Development Director in 2020, is looking forward to playing an integral part in the growth of the business, overseeing future projects and establishing relationships with new Business Partners.

She said, “I am incredibly excited to see current and future schemes & investment projects brought to fulfilment. Rheebridge continues to invest in people, places and property throughout Cambridge and the surrounding area and are highly selective about the projects we undertake. We take the same pride in producing our own high quality projects as we do in the successful collaborations with our Business Partners.”

The latest addition to the in-house team is Charlotte Houlihan, who joined the team in March as PA to David Rapley & Julia Vincent. Julia said, “We have invested significantly in the expansion of the Rheebridge brand, including a new website to better reflect our values, standards and commitment to excellence, and we are very excited about the future. With a number of high-profile projects already underway, we are actively seeking new investment opportunities both in property and across all industry sectors.”

Planning permission granted for Regent’s Terrace redevelopment

Rheebridge has been granted planning permission to transform an area of Regent Terrace, Cambridge. The site adjoins the historic Parker’s Piece in the heart of the city, and will replace run-down garages with Park View House, a scheme of luxury apartments and penthouses with terraces.

The comprehensive plans, submitted by Rheebridge in August 2020, were deemed to have met the stringent conditions laid out by Cambridge City Council and permission was received in just five months. Praised as being “highly sustainable,” the Planning report found that the designs were of a very high quality which would “enhance the character and appearance of the Conservation area.”

The proposed development sits near Hobbs House, the award-nominated Rheebridge development which opened in 2014. Speaking of the proposed plans, David Rapley said, “We are delighted to have secured planning permission for redevelopment at Regent Terrace. Parker’s Piece is a beautiful asset and a beloved green space in the heart of this historic city, and the privilege of creating comprehensive designs worthy of its location ensuring the redevelopment enhances the area to allow it to fulfil its potential.”

Sustainable redevelopment in line with environmental priorities for positive change

“The reclamation and reuse of brownfield sites is a core component of the UK Sustainable Development Strategy integrating a wide range of economic, social and environmental objectives.” Sustainable Build ( )

Sustainable architecture, design and living were essential components in the redevelopment plans.

Julia said, “We have taken great care to work with our expert team for whom sustainable planning is a core priority. Every detail has been thought through, from mechanical heat and ventilation recovery systems for each apartment to the size and positioning of windows, green rooves, solar panels dedicated to each apartment and on-site cycle spaces. This is a sympathetically realised vision which focuses heavily on the environmental priorities essential for sustainable development.”

Ambitious plans for Cambridge property development and investment

Rheebridge has ambitious plans for the future, building on its enviable pedigree for high quality, sustainable developments and investments throughout Cambridge and beyond.

Over the last 30 years, David Rapley has developed a diverse portfolio of highly prestigious projects and investments in over 100 prime sites across England, over 30 of them in Cambridge City Centre, with a GDV of well over £1 billion.

Rheebridge is looking forward to the future and is actively seeking investment opportunities with property companies and joint ventures on individual sites, as well as in other industry sectors.

David Rapley said, “We can make a difference with our expertise and it’s tremendously exciting to be in a position to help bring new and existing companies ideas to life.’

Rheebridge invites all investment opportunities please get in touch.