About us

Development Team

Hardrock Developments Ltd

Hardrock Developments Ltd was set up by a group of local property professionals to develop the Holburne Park site. The directors Francis Firmstone, Edward Ware and Edward Gunnery have over 30 years’ experience of developing high quality homes in the West of England area, having created over 1,000 homes between them. Their previous residential developments include the former Civil Aviation Authority site in Cheltenham, Weavers Row in Wotton-under-Edge and Rodney Lodge, Airpoint and Ferncliffe in Bristol.

ICG Longbow

The Holburne Park development has the financial backing of ICG Longbow, a specialist asset manager with a 27-year history of investing in private debt, credit and equity. It has €21.2bn of assets under management globally and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. It is also funding the redevelopment of Redcliff Quarter in Bristol.


Adam Urbanism – Architect

ADAM Architecture is a leading practitioner of traditional and progressive architecture and contextual urban design, well-known in the UK and internationally.  With a particular specialism in classical design, their portfolio of projects includes a range of new town and country houses, and several new housing projects in the West Country — including, Fortescue Fields in Norton St Philip, and Poundbury in Dorset.



MiSpace – Principle Contractor

For many years MiSpace has been trusted to create sustainable developments that serve communities for decades to come. Specialists in providing property services to affordable housing providers, and proud to be based in the neighbourhoods in which they work, MiSpace focus on the creation of local jobs, and procurement of supplies from regional suppliers.


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