About Bringelly


Bringelly is a small, locally-owned company with a nationwide reach.  We specialise in providing services to support Community-Led Housing across the UK using our property and project management expertise.  Our experience enables organisations to navigate the complexities of land-acquisition, the planning system and community engagement to achieve their goals.

Emma Gittus

Emma is a Director of Bringelly and brings significant experience as a Development Project Manager working across the UK with a specialism in housing development.  She has worked for housing associations, local authorities, Arm’s Length Management Organisations, acted for developers (commercial, retail and mixed use schemes) and contractors. Emma specialises in helping clients secure planning permission and focus on activities including land negotiations, community engagement, advocacy and promotion of proposed homes, fundraising (grants, loans etc.) involved in this process. Her key strength is linking the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Jill Gittus

Jill is a Director of Bringelly and brings over 10 years’ experience as a Chartered Surveyor working across the North of England.  With a background in general practice surveying, Jill has significant experience of purchasing assets and managing the valuation and disposal of real estate assets.  This experience has resulted in a unique skillset which has been applied to advising commercial and residential sector clients on management, valuation, disposal and acquisition, planning and development, viability and funding.  Jill is also an RICS AssocRICS assessor.

John Willoughby

John is an Associate member of the RICS and has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial property market and provides project management support to community-led housing projects in Yorkshire and London.