Symon Bacon, British Land
Symon Bacon
Development Director
British Land

Symon is Senior Development Director for Canada Water and has strategic oversight, with the Director of Development, across all residential at Canada Water. He has supported the negotiations of the housing strategy and Section 106 Agreement for the hybrid planning permission. Symon led the negotiations of the GLA Affordable Homes Grant Programme, securing the great required to deliver the minimum planning obligations, the £100m Homes England loan and the design and development of five residential buildings from conception to delivery. Symon has overarching responsibility across Phase 1, which include 178 lower prime and 87 affordable homes, ensuring the sales, marketing, procurement and delivery is delivered in line with the business plan. Symon joined British Land in 2017 from Argent, where he was a Senior Projects Director. Symon worked on the King’s Cross development and took the lead of Argent Related’s 1,000 home scheme at Tottenham Hale. He was responsible for land assembly, development agreement with local authority, feasibility and business planning to take the 1,000 homes to planning permission.