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

Redefining our relationship to land

Sophia Doyle reflects on her placement at Shared Assets and why it is imperative to change our understandings of land beyond property relations when working towards land justice.

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Creating Alternative Urban Imaginaries – From Ideas to Practices and Back

New imaginaries of cooperation, care, stewardship and sharing are reshaping the ways in which we inhabit our cities.

Our partners at RECOMS, Rubén and Sergio, have produced a useful booklet to help people navigate these concepts. The booklet was first used to inform a doctoral school in collaboration with the grass-roots municipalist movements of Barcelona, but will be interesting to anyone thinking about community power.

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