Our History


Linkcity is an established property development business founded against the background of the Bouygues Group’s long heritage in the property and construction sectors internationally.

  • 2017

    Linkcity signs agreements to bring PRS scheme at London’s Pontoon Dock to life

    Linkcity signs agreements with Grainger plc and the Local Pensions Partnership to fund the creation of Pontoon Dock, in London’s Royal Docks.



  • Financial close reached on student accommodation scheme for the University of Essex

    Agreements finalised for new £67.5 million student accommodation development.



  • First units completed at Riverside North in Bedford

    Cinema, hotel and first restaurant units are handed over to occupiers.



  • Financial close reached on £410 million development in Hounslow

    Agreements reached to bring new homes and a new civic building to life.



  • 2016

    Bouygues Development becomes Linkcity

    Bouygues Development is rebranded Linkcity, reflecting its focus on creating vibrant, connected and sustainable developments.



  • University of Gloucestershire project close

    The £57m University of Gloucestershire student accommodation scheme reaches financial close.


    University of Gloucestershire Pitville Campus CGI


  • 2015

    Abbey Road’s Ice House Quarter reaches completion

    The second phase of Abbey Road’s Ice House Quarter, in London’s Barking, completes.


    looking up Abbey Road Ice House Quarter


  • Abbeville Apartments and Asda supermarket completion

    The Abbeville Apartments and Asda supermarket on London Road, Barking, complete.


  • Riverside North reaches financial close.

    Riverside North in central Bedford reaches financial close.



  • Addlestone One reaches financial close

    The Addlestone One development in the borough of Runnymede reaches financial close.


    Addlestone one regeneration


  • Hallsville Quarter phase 2 financial close

    The second phase of Hallsville Quarter in London’s Canning Town reaches financial close.


    Hallsville Quarter Phase 2


  • Hallsville Quarter phase 1 reaches completion

    The first phase of Hallsville Quarter in London’s Canning Town completes.


    Hallsville Quarter phase 1, whole view external


  • 2014

    Abbey Road’s Ice House Quarter phase 1 completes

    First phase of Abbey Road’s Ice House Quarter, in London’s Barking, completes.


    corner block Abbey Road Ice House Quarter


  • Southampton City Gateway completes

    Southampton City Gateway, a new student accommodation project completes.



  • University of Hertfordshire completes

    First phase of University of Hertfordshire completes.


    outside communal University of Hertfordshire


  • 2013

    The Meadows at the University of Essex, completes

    The Meadows, a new 648-bedroom student accommodation development for the University of Essex, completes.


    The Meadows_Essex University_-Hufton+Crow_028


  • University of Hertfordshire reaches financial close

    A new three-phase student accommodation scheme for The University of Hertfordshire reaches financial close.


    Look up people University of Hertfordshire

  • Bouygues Development and Londonewcastle establishes consortium

    Bouygues Development establishes a consortium with Londonewcastle to tender for housing regeneration projects in Westminster.



  • 2012

    Kent History and Library Centre completes

    Kent History and Library Centre, including a new community facility and 117 new homes for Maidstone, completes.



  • 2011

    Bouygues Development creates a new Build-To-Let Fund

    Bouygues Development creates a new Build-To-Let Fund with Grainger plc to invest in the Private Rented Sector.


    Grainger build-to-let London Road

  • 2010

    Dagenham Heathway, Barking, completes

    Mixed-use project incorporating an interactive library and 82 new homes at Dagenham Heathway, Barking, completes.


    Dagenham Heathway, Barking, inside lounge


  • 2008

    Bouygues Development is formed

    Bouygues Development is formed.


  • 1997

    Bouygues arrive in the UK

    Bouygues enters the UK construction market.



  • 1952

    Francis Bouygues founds Enterprise Francis Bouygues

    Francis Bouygues founds Enterprise Francis Bouygues, a Paris-based company specialising in industrial works and construction. He sets up design and methods departments and applies industrialisation principles.