Making land work
for everyone

We are a think and do tank that supports people managing land for the common good.

At Shared Assets we believe that land is a common good that should deliver shared benefits for everyone.

We provide practical advice, support and training to landowners and communities who want to manage land as a sustainable and productive asset.

We also undertake research, policy and advocacy work to help create an environment where common good models of land management can flourish.

We feed learning from this and all our other work into advocacy, campaigning, and new innovations like Land Explorer, Unlocking Networks and Parks Academy.

Introducing Land Explorer

Common good land use requires quality information. Land Explorer is our new map-based website, displaying key information on UK land in a simple and engaging way

Try it now for free

Say hello

If you would like to talk to us about how we can help you, or if you want to find out more about what we do, then we'd love to hear from you. 07542 063 083

We love to explore and discuss land-use topics, so don't be shy - join us online and let us know all about your ideas and issues!

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Latest news and opinion

Blog articles, news and opinion pieces from the Shared Assets team

CIC! Why? What??

Shared Assets is now a Community Interest Company.
Mark Walton explains why, and what’s changed …

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Making Sense of Land Use

A number of recent reports and publications look at the fundamental role of land in addressing some of the key problems of our times, from social justice to climate change and biodiversity loss. Mark Walton takes a look at what they have to say and finds a remarkable degree of consistency in their recommendations.

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Local Planning and stewardship of green spaces

The value of stewardship has been recognised for some time in the farming, land management and conservation sectors. However, in relation to the management of urban green spaces, it was forgotten and is just starting to regain ground.

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