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Welcome To Greenrock

Greenrock is a young and innovative company with a passionate commitment to building superbly designed and sustainable homes in the South East of England. Sustainability is at the heart of what we do. All of our houses are built with high thermal efficiency using sustainable materials wherever possible.

Our Team

  • Howard Covington

    Howard Covington


    Howard Covington had a career advising major companies on corporate transactions and then became a founding shareholder and chief executive of New Star Asset Management.

  • Philip Gowing

    Philip Gowing

    Managing Director

    Philip Gowing has spent his whole career in the construction industry and is the managing director of CJ Gowing & Sons Ltd building contractors.

Greenrock History

Greenrock Land and Property Limited was founded in 2014 by Philip Gowing and Howard Covington.

Philip is the managing director of a long-established and highly-regarded building company, CJ Gowing & Sons Ltd, and Howard is an experienced banker and asset manager.

CJ Gowing has been building quality homes in the South of England for 25 years.

Award Winning Developers

Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Award 2017

Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Award

Winners 2017

We have won the Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Award 2017 for our development at St James Place, Albion Road, Tunbridge Wells.

Land Required

We are looking for land in the south of England, including: Long term strategic land for future housing, Land zoned by local councils for housing, Redundant commercial or brownfield sites, Land with outline or full planning permission for housing or mixed housing and commercial schemes.

We are happy to consider any land situation from single units schemes to large multiple unit schemes.

Greenrock work directly with landowners to promote and obtain planning permissions to maximise the value of their land.

We take a straightforward, fair and honest approach offering a fixed sum to purchase land subject to planning. We cover all planning and legal costs and often pay a non-refundable premium to the landowner for agreeing to work with us. The landowner has no costs to pay.

We have a very high success rate of obtaining planning approvals in difficult situations.

If you have land that you feel has development potential please contact Philip Gowing at or our office on 01825 768686

Call Greenrock today on 01825 768686