We work as professional partners and advisors to our development clients, helping them to capitalise on their property development opportunities in and around York.

We deal with all residential property development opportunities, from small sites in rural areas to City Centre apartment buildings. Why choose Lancaster Samms as your development partner?

Because we know the market in York inside out

We know exactly why different properties in different parts of town hold a special appeal – and we know the buyers that they appeal to. That’s why we’re able to find our developer clients the right buyers, fast.

We are all career property professionals, committed to the sustainable long-term growth of the York property market, and of our business.

The quality and reach of our marketing matches any national agent. The printed and digital details we produce are beautifully written, designed and produced, and every property we sell is visible locally, nationally and globally on all the important property portals.

Take a look at some of our most recent developments

Executive homes in a picturesque village

We are delighted to continue our strong relationship with Palladian Homes, offering for sale these stunning executive homes in the picturesque village of Kilham. Sympathetically designed to compliment its historic village surroundings, Woldgate Pastures is a stunning development of 11 three, four and five-bedroom new homes. Located in the beautiful conservation village of Kilham, Woldgate…

22 new homes created in Melbourne

Palladian’s new development in Melbourne will see the creation of 22 new homes. Ranging from three to five bedrooms, this mix of detached and semi-detached homes will give residents the chance to enjoy views across the local countryside and access to a wide range of local amenities including a nearby primary school. Please contact us…

Palladian Homes offering a piece of village life

We are delighted to be working alongside Palladian Homes on their bespoke development, Mount Farm Mews; stunning mews-style houses in one of Yorkshire’s most sought-after villages. Overlooking rolling hills towards Eddlethorpe and Menethorpe, Mount Farm Mews sits atop the small village of Westow – a location that dates back to the 1500s with strong ties…


Hungate - Contact us for more information and reservations on the latest phase.

Lancaster Samms are delighted to work alongside Lendlease in the sale of Phase III at Hungate - the striking new residential quarter in the centre of the city.

Williams Court, Thirsk

A select development of fourteen new build apartments in a conservation area within a short walking distance to the popular market square of Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Pasture House, Sutton on the Forest

A stunning newly constructed bespoke house set in a choice position within an exclusive cul-de-sac.


Gladstone Court

Gladstone Court is a development of four new and individually designed townhouses situated just a short walk from York city centre.

Hawthorn Grove

We are delighted to be able to offer a superb opportunity for a discerning buyer to purchase a high quality new build home within close proximity of York City Centre.

The Old Orchard, Wilberfoss

A choicely positioned development in the popular and attractive village of Wilberfoss.


Heworth Parade

A truly innovative development, with stylish eco-inspired properties

Biba House - Luxury city centre apartments

Biba House is an exclusive development of 24 luxury apartments in the heart of York city centre.

The Green, Stillingfleet

A stunning development of just three newly built executive homes.


Converted former provincial bank

Two Victorian townhouses in a popular and accessible location,

Minster Walk, Heworth

Exclusive development of three contemporary houses