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.

hello@sharedassets.org.uk 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

Urban Crisis, Urban Hope

A year ago we were asked to contribute to a new book examining the crisis in – and hopes for the future of – our cities. Mark Walton reflects on how it stands up in the very different context in which it is being published. 

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A local, community powered future?

Two timely and interesting reports came out this week, looking at how community organisations – particularly those that own assets – have responded to COVID-19. Kate takes a deeper dive…

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Why parks matter to racial justice

Like all disasters COVID-19 has laid bare the existing social, economic and health inequalities of the societies it has swept through. Mark Walton looks at what it has revealed about who does – and doesn’t – have access to green space, and what we need to do about it. 

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