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

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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.

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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

New Commons & Public Land

Paula Renzel undertook a student placement at Shared Assets this year as part of the final term of her BA in Politics at Goldsmiths College. Here she shares her thinking on the links between the theoretical work of the economist Elinor Ostrom and the reality of the management of public land by Organic Lea, a London based food growing coop.

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The new struggle for parks

The recent Future of Public Parks conference brought together academics, practitioners and policy makers to discuss current research and innovation on how we value and manage our urban parks – but the political dimension of parks and free to access public space was never far from the surface.

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