London and District Housing Ltd.

The property acquisition experts

Welcome to London & District

Investing and managing London property portfolios for over 30 years

For over 30 years, London and District Housing Ltd have been investing in the UK property market. Our specialist team has the essential experience and flair needed to identify the right projects, at the right time, together with the instincts to invest swiftly and the resources to deliver.

who we are

With projects across London and the UK, we provide a full portfolio of investment and development services from refurbishment & renovation to new build projects.


We have been actively sourcing new opportunities for the past 35 years in London and the South East.


With our team including planning professionals, we are perfectly placed to acquire land with or without planning permission.


Our in-house development team enables us to manage our existing portfolio as well as acquiring new development opportunities.

meet the team

+ Mark Smith

With nearly 40 years experience in property, Mark founded London & District Housing in 1984. He remains heavily involved in the day-to-day running of the business, inspecting sites and potential acquisitions every day and managing ongoing projects.

Mark Smith, Founder & CEO
+ Chris Johnson

Joining L&D in 2001, Chris is now in his 20th year working in the property industry. As Acquisitions Director, Chris appraises new opportunities, as well as negotiating and overseeing both acquisitions and disposal processes.

Chris Johnson, Acquisitions Director
+ Amanda Jones

Providing administrative support to a variety of industries for many years, Amanda has moved into the property sector. Primarily Mark’s PA, she also assists the team in all day to day trading activities. Contact Amanda directly on 020 7604 2999 or via email:

Amanda Jones, Personal Assistant
+ Sam Castle

Samuel joined the company in 2012. With his youth and energy Sam actively seeks new business opportunities, negotiating new acquisitions and handling relevant disposals.

Sam Castle, Acquisitions
+ Jacky Devitt

With lettings and property management experience of over 32 years, Jacky manages our investment portfolio. From marketing and maintenance, Jacky ensures the smooth running of our properties. Contact Jacky directly on 020 7604 2994 or via email:

Jacky Devitt, Lettings Administrator
+ Shan Slavin

Shan is our Head of Maintenance and leads a team of highly qualified building professionals who are at hand to deal with any repairs that may arise. Shan and his team also undertake complete refurbishment of our properties.

Shan Slavin, Head of Maintenance

what we do

London & District Housing Ltd manage a significant portfolio of residential and commercial property across London, the home counties and the rest of the United Kingdom. Primarily, the portfolio is made-up of flats and apartments, individual dwellings, retail units and serviced or multi-occupation business premises. London & District Housing Ltd regularly source properties and development projects through residential and commercial estate agents and auctioneers, retaining the finding agent on acquisition fee and are happy to retain the services of letting or managing agents on a similar basis. London and District tenants reflect the diverse breadth of the portfolio, ranging from professional individuals or organisations to families in private residential property and social housing residents.

Current expansion opportunities include the acquisition and quality renovation of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO’s), to provide practical, stylish and affordable homes.

find out more

to get in touch…

London & District are based in North West London. The nearest tube station (West Hampstead, on the Jubilee Line) and London Overground Station (West Hampstead Overground) are both a three-minute walk from the office, with West Hampstead Thameslink station directly opposite. For visitors travelling by car, there is metered on-street parking available immediately outside.

London & District Housing Ltd
No 3 Hampstead West
224 Iverson Road

General enquiries 020 7604 2999
Lettings / management 020 7604 2994
Fax 020 7604 2990
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