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Construction and development careers

You can build your career with L&Q as part of our development or construction divisions. We are currently involved in a fifth of all new residential development in London and we're growing fast. So, whatever stage you're at in your career and whatever your goals, we have roles to suit.

Help shape the future of London and the South East

L&Q is involved in some capacity in 20% of London's housing output,
so join us if you want to work for one of the capital's leading developers.

Joining L&Q will give you the chance to work on projects that will make you the envy of others in the industry. As one of the UK's largest residential developers, L&Q can help you take your career in development and construction to the next level.

Our development at Quebec Way

Right now, we are involved in around 20% of all new development in London and we're growing fast.

So, whatever stage you're at in your career and whatever your goals, we have roles to suit. For over 50 years, we have been driven by our mission of creating places where people want to live. Today we continue to help shape one of the most exciting, diverse and dynamic parts of the world.

We lead major residential and mixed-use developments, and are committed to creating a 50,000-home pipeline in the next decade. We deliver high-quality homes for people across a whole range of incomes. We invest for the long term. Our thoughtful, award-winning approach creates thriving communities which help make this country an even better place to live. We invest every surplus penny into providing more new homes for everyone and even better services for our residents. Because we're growing fast, we attract the best in the business. So, if you are  looking to make your mark in development and construction, join us now.

Key facts

Why we are the right company for your next career move.

  • £12bn will be invested in new development over the coming decade
  • £720m - our turnover in the financial year 2015/16 - our highest yet
  • L&Q is an Investor in People, a Great Place to Work and a Stonewall top 100 employer
  • £10m - our annual investment back into the communities where we work
  • 100,000 - the number of homes we are committed to creating
  • L&Q is involved in 1 in 5 new homes in London
  • We have more than 50 years' experience
  • Career progression - 1 in 3 promotions are internal

Develop, design and build with L&Q

We have won numerous awards for our new homes and regeneration schemes. We transform the areas where we work and make a lasting difference to whole communities. Join us and be part of it. We have an extensive development, design and build programme.

This year, we are building over 2,500 homes and within five years, we will be building 10,000 homes a year. Our fast growth means there are plenty of opportunities for you.

You will have exciting, multi-million pound projects to work on, so you can enjoy great breadth of experience and challenge. With us, you get the chance to see projects through from start to finish, from land purchase via development to marketing and sales.

Plus, we are committed to your professional development. We will help you get the extra skills or experience you need to perform at your best and we'll trust you to deliver.

In 2014/15, we spent over £500 million on land and building homes. We approved land acquisitions during the year for 2,700 new plots for development for homes for sale, to rent and for shared ownership. We work with leading planners and architects to create sustainable communities and thoughtfully designed homes. Our own construction company, Quadrant Construction, and joint venture partners such as Barratt and Countryside Properties help us deliver ground-breaking new schemes.

We are ambitious. If you are too, get in touch.

Quadrant Construction

L&Q's construction company offers high-profile building projects. You'll get all the support you need and the exciting opportunities that a fast-growing company like us can offer.

Quadrant Construction was formed in 2010 to add an in-house construction practice to L&Q's operation. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of  L&Q. Joining us means you get all the benefits and stimulating projects you would expect of a big corporation. With support from L&Q, we have created a construction team delivering complex schemes across London and the South East. These include high-rise developments, award-winning regeneration schemes and innovative passive houses using all forms of building structure. We have grown to have a turnover of more than £80 million within five years. We currently have 12 operating schemes throughout London, varying in size from 39 to 366 units.

We have some exciting schemes that we will be starting work on very soon too. We also work as an employers agent, acting on behalf of L&Q to administer design and build contracts.

That means you could have the variety and freedom you are looking for, underpinned by a continuous supply of high-quality new schemes that our ambitious programme guarantees us. We are now working to increase our business substantially and aim to be building 1,200 homes a year within five years as part of a group commitment to build 50,000 homes in ten years. This will make us one of London's largest housebuilders.

Now is the right time to join us and build the capital and your career.