Meet the Team

Joint venture development and Investment Company

Decades of industry expertise and experience for you to depend on


Having had hands-on careers in a wide range of property and development-related roles, the Lainston team is ideally positioned to be your partner of choice to help you achieve your investment objectives.


We're as passionate about, focussed on and committed to the property development marketplace, as we are your success in it.

RUSSELL CLARKE

Managing Director

Russell is the driving force behind Lainston. With over 20 years of experience in the property investment and development industry he is the consummate property professional. His current business...

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RICHARD BURLTON

Development Director

Richard works closely with Russell - particularly on Joint Ventures - and brings over 40 years of experience in property and development to bear for the benefit of Lainston's clients. Having...

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CAROLINE BROOM

Finance Director

Caroline is a respected Financial Controller with over 20 years of experience in the property sector. As a Director of Lainston Management Ltd and Operations Manager across all Lainston...

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MIKE LEE

Construction Manager

Mike joined us as Construction Manager having gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of the construction and property development industry throughout a career spanning 30 years. In that...

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BARRY JONES

Non-Executive Director

Barry has worked in the finance and banking sector for over 40 years, including time spent as Commercial Director for a national professional property landlord group. He now provides us with a...

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SHAHENA CHOWDHURY

Land Buyer

Shahena joined Lainston as trainee land buyer to assist Russell and Richard with the acquisition and planning of current and future projects. With experience in both the property and the retail...

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A team of expert consultants at your service

Over the years we've developed and nurtured a team of independent and expert advisory consultants who we bring on-board to suit the unique requirements of each project.

Accomplished, skilled and hand-picked our network of partner consultants covers the full spectrum of essential capabilities, from planning and development to property management. The services they deliver include:

  • Accountancy
  • Air quality assessment
  • Architecture
  • Asbestos surveys
  • Building control
  • Build warranty
  • Contamination and ground reports
  • Contract administration
  • Daylight and sunlight assessments
  • Ecology consultancy
  • Environmental consultancy
  • Flood risk assessments
  • Highways expertise
  • Landscaping
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Noise Assessments
  • Party Wall surveyors
  • Planning consultancy
  • Principle contracting
  • Principle designing
  • Legal advice
  • Structural engineering
  • Sustainability consultancy
  • Topographical surveys
  • Valuation

Associated operations

We have a select group of associated operations each specialising in a particular area of expertise, including:

*Lainston Management Ltd - sets up each new entity to provide essential back office and financial management.

*Stroud Property Management Ltd – provides ongoing management of projects that we've retained for investment.

*My pad - the trading name of our luxury brand aimed at the burgeoning student market, created to specifically manage our current and future student accommodation developments. Find out more here: www.myunipad.com.

Find out how we can help you, call 023 8063 2525 or e-mail info@lainstonsecurities.co.uk