Development finance

Break new ground

Arranging development finance with traditional banks can feel like an endurance race. At Masthaven we make it easy. With direct access to experienced decision makers we offer a more personal service. We provide a fast, flexible, streamlined process, and simplicity all the way. 

Speak to us directly or through your broker.

Brokers and intermediaries

We’re always interested in building long-term relationships with new intermediaries. If you would like to work with us, please contact one of our team, their details can be found below.

Development Finance

We can provide finance between £150,000 and £2,000,000 for new build developments, self-build projects, refurbishments and conversions.


  • England & Wales (Scotland considered by exception)
  • Minimum loan £150,000 (£100,000 where purpose is completion of work)
  • Maximum loan £2,000,000
  • Up to 50% of purchase price – contribution reduced to 25% for self-build
  • Up to 100% of build costs
  • Maximum loan to GDV 60%, including interest rolled up

Key product features

  • Terms up to 12 months for regulated loans and 18 months for non-regulated loans
  • No exit fee or early redemption charge
  • Simple stage payment system

Your property, provided as security for the loan, may be repossessed if you do not keep up with payments

Make an enquiry

If you would like to submit a new case, please fill out the enquiry form and send it to the email address below.

To contact our lending team please email:

The team

Our development finance specialists have a wealth of experience in short term lending. They deal with each case personally, and can usually help customers who don’t fit neatly into the more traditional banks’ rules.

  • A photograph of James Bloom

    James Bloom

    • Managing Director, Development Finance
    • 020 7036 2292
  • A photograph of Richard Deacon

    Richard Deacon

    • Sales Director
    • South East
    • 020 7036 2007
    • 07817 822 554
  • A photograph of Neil Molyneux

    Neil Molyneux

    • Head of Sales
    • South, South West & Wales
    • 020 7036 2017
    • 07805 692 733
  • A photograph of Jim Baker

    Jim Baker

    • Senior Business Development Manager
    • North West & Scotland
    • 020 7036 2000
    • 07870 842 613
  • A photograph of Roz Cawood

    Roz Cawood

    • Business Development Manager
    • London, Surrey & Home Counties within M25
    • 020 7036 2000
    • 07939 580401
  • A photograph of Harriet Smith

    Harriet Smith

    • Business Development Manager
    • Midlands & North East
    • 020 7036 2000
    • 07376 251 005
  • A photograph of Ginny Warby

    Ginny Warby

    • Business Development Executive
    • Office based
    • 0207 036 2278
    • 07931 127700
  • A photograph of Charlie Creak

    Charlie Creak

    • Business Development Executive
    • Office Based
    • 020 7036 2290
    • 07498 508 358

About Masthaven


We bring years of experience in lending to our new bank. We’re award winning and we build lasting relationships.


Home for Masthaven is London, where you’ll find our friendly helplines, finance specialists and underwriters.


We’re not a traditional bank. So we can move swiftly, make decisions quickly and consider customers that other banks can’t.


We’re only as good as the people we employ. They’re an exceptional team and we trust them to make decisions.