The highly-publicised need for new housing, is a challenge that requires the best efforts of all in the supply chain, from Government to house-builders and planners to investors.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide a range of professional services designed to ensure every project achieves the desired outcome, on time and to budget.

Whether it’s the feasibility study for a new residential development or being appointed as Principal Designer and CDM Advisor for major regeneration projects, we offer the same pragmatic, innovative approach that guarantees results, hitting deadlines and budgets.

Clients of all sizes look to Virtus Consult for support, including national house builders like Crest Nicholson and Taylor Wimpey. Advice and support for social housing providers, like Derwent Housing Association and Places for People allow us to demonstrate our ability to deliver cost-effective solutions, shaped by real-world experience.

Our deep understanding of the residential development process allows us to help clients deliver their requirements efficiently and effectively, seeking to balance the return on investment with the creation of the desirable, sustainable homes the UK needs.

To discover the difference we make, please read through a few of these case studies and then get in touch to discuss your next project.

Case Studies

Derwent Living

Virtus were appointed by Derwent Living to undertake a feasibility study for the installation of photovoltaic array installations at their Haselmere Court development in Derby. Virtus provided a clear recommendation on the options available to the client based on agreed decision making criteria. Virtus managed the implementation of the chosen solution and the installation of […]

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Places for People

Places for People appointed Virtus to act as Principal Designer and CDM Advisor for a major regeneration project at Dove Lane in Bristol. The project is a multi-phased regeneration programme across five distinct sites providing approximately 400 homes with a mix of tenures and approximately 100,000sqft of commercial use. Virtus are providing Principal Designer services […]

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Crest Nicholson

Virtus were appointed by Crest Nicholson to provide Quantity Surveying & Cost Management services for the feasibility stage of Zone 11 of the award-winning Park Central development in Birmingham. Working closely with the Crest Nicholson team Virtus developed cost models to inform development appraisals for the final phase of this major urban regeneration scheme in […]

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Graven Hill Development Company

Graven Hill will be the UK’s largest self and custom-build development, established in the belief that not every new home owner wants to purchase off-plan, on a new development. Virtus Consult have been supporting Graven Hill and the first ten ‘Pioneer’ developers, managing their technical and contractual responsibilities, to ensure the transition from greenfield to […]

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What our clients say

  • "Working with the team at Virtus you get a personal service"
    , Group Property Programme Manager, Dave Winter.

    Rolls-Royce
  • “Virtus have enhanced the long-term value of our real estate portfolio, provided a new reliable income stream and helped to build stronger long-term relationships with our tenants”
    , Environmental Manager, Graham Baxter.

    Standard Life Investments
  • "I can’t remember ever working with such dedicated and personable people with such integrity. You are an organization I regard as ‘a breath of fresh air’ to the industry”
    Trevor Thompson, PCO Project Manager.

    Rolls Royce
  • “Virtus were very professional, purposeful and organised with a very refreshing approach and attitude to tackling the issues that arose head on and where necessary go that ‘extra mile’ to overcome them.”
    Compliance Manager Asset Management, Nick Rudge.

    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • "You make us think differently"
    Director of Asset Management, John Sellars.

    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • “The team at Virtus have done a fantastic job and we look forward to working with them again soon”, Engineering, Tutbury, Robert Oades.

    Nestle
  • “Whilst the quality and effort to date provide evidence of value for money it is the willingness to invest time in developing relationships that underpin successful delivery. My experience [of Virtus] to date has been wholly positive and I would be happy to relay that to others”. Business Development Manager, Jonathan MacWilliam.

    Cherwell District Council
  • “The team showed natural aptitude for developing innovative approaches to the project.”
    Alex Horsfall-Turner.

    Buckinghamshire County Council
  • “All round I think it was a good outcome and we were impressed with Virtus throughout”,
    Toby Hudson.

    Aggregate Industries