The Fortitudo Story

Our story is developing yours

Your home goals are at the heart of everything we do. From planning permission to crossing the threshold, we’re with you every step of the way.

To deliver the best quality design and build we work with the best. Our network of connections includes consultants, designers, planners, property law experts, and pioneers of development – all specialists in their field. Together, we’ll turn your bespoke requirements into the home and aspirational lifestyle of your dreams.

The Team

Get to know the people that make up Fortitudo

Tailored to you

Land sourcing

Struggling to source the exact plot to bring your idea to life? Land owners contact us directly when they wish to sell and on 90% of occasions the land sale has been agreed before it’s ever gone to public market.

Environmentally sustainable builds

Type ‘biomimicry’ into your search engine and you’ll view the latest cutting edge advances both in design build and interior design.

Interior design

Been itching to show your flair to the world, perfect. Happy to let a professional interior designer take the reins, also perfect.

Quality of products

Quality of build and finishings. Talented craftsmen and women who are well versed in their trades are the only people that we let through the doors to work on your future property

Our Ethos

At Fortitudo, we work closely with the environmental and town planning specialists at every juncture of our planning journey for each individual property or site we take on, and rightly so.

Design heralds a point in time. No building is built to last forever – maintenance works and advances in systems and technologies make some buildings completely out of date and no longer suitable for their initial purpose. At Fortitudo we test to see if the structure is solid, if so then we renovate and update the interior. Or, if the building as a whole is no longer viable, then we re-design the entire concept and come up with something that works. We like to take into account the people that may have to live or work within the property, the surrounding businesses and overall socio-economic standing of the area.

The Fortitudo Way

Our homes attract. Our service retains. Welcome to the next exciting chapter of your life.

With almost four decades of experience in developing property, we know the environmental and planning law considerations inside out, so you don’t have to. We approach each home as if it were our own. We push the boundaries of design to build innovative properties you’ll be proud to call home. Meticulously crafted. Unsurpassed finish levels.

Most importantly, we tailor everything to you. We get to know you. We lead you through the process. We connect you with experts in design excellence. We create the perfect setting for your homelife aspirations. You’ll cherish the lifestyle. You’ll be the lifestyle.

Our Partners

Working together, delivering excellence

ARC Architecture is a multi-award winning, RIBA Chartered, architectural practice. Based in Poole, Dorset they trace their roots back over 40 years.


ARC have established a reputation for achieving planning approvals which optimise development of any site or building. They specialise in residential architecture and their regular projects portfolio

Calcinotto prides itself on providing clients with a professional service giving imaginative innovative solutions that are often a feature of today’s modern approach to design. Equally as important are historical, environmental and conversation designs that incorporate sensitivity towards re-generation restoration and preservation. site or building. They specialise in residential architecture and their regular projects portfolio

Savills plc is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. They have an international network of more than 700 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world.

Penningtons Manches has several multi-disciplinary teams concentrating on a variety of industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, education, social housing, retail and international wealth. In these areas, they’re acknowledged for their unparalleled market insight.

Iconic Luxury Hotels – An eclectic collection of unique properties, with personalities as distinctly individual as our guests. Distinguished, authentic and intriguing, they include quintessentially British country houses, a 19th-century boutique hotel, a coaching inn, high-end neighbourhood townhouses and breath-taking international hotels and coastal resorts.

SMAS Worksafe is an accredited provider of SSIP, helping contractors demonstrate their Health & Safety compliance to clients and meet construction and related industries pre -qualification requirements.