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Pre-planning Finance

We work with developers to provide funding for sites that haven’t yet gained full planning permission for residential use. We know that the property market is ever changing so this can be great to help you progress your project to the next stage. Our highly experienced regional Relationship Directors are always on hand to ensure that your loan is tailored specifically to your plans. They can also help or advise on anything you might need along the way.

What we offer

  • First charge lending up to 70% of purchase price, up to 100% of existing use value
  • Loan term up to 18 months
  • Loans from £1m to £8m
  • Available in England

Our Development Finance team have helped with projects all over the UK and have specialist directors in place to advise on the type of funding you may need. Get in touch today to see how we can help.


Looking for an additional product?

Residential Development Finance

Residential development finance

Supporting experienced developers involved in multi-unit residential, new build, conversion or refurbishment.

Bridging Finance

Bridging finance

Access to short-term funding when securing the acquisition is the priority.

Marketing Period Loans

Marketing period loans

Funding for the marketing period once a development reaches completion.

Student Accommodation

Student accommodation development finance

Helping experienced developers build quality student accommodation with good letting potential.

Crosslane Property Group

Crosslane Property Group

Crosslane worked with Paragon on a 437-bed development in Sheffield.

Juniper Homes

Juniper Homes

Juniper Homes turned to Paragon when it looked to transform an office block into 41 residential flats.



Paragon have helped Montreaux transform the former headquarters of Europcar into 62 modern apartments.

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Paragon Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 05390593. Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QJ. Paragon Bank PLC is registered on the Financial Services Register under the firm reference number 604551