Who are the PG Group?

The PG group of companies has been active in Bristol since the late 1990s when PG Properties was established as a small residential developer by Fthr Gregory Grant (profiled in the Daily Mail in 2014) and Peter Bradley.

Over the years the team grew, despite the loss of Peter Bradley who died in 2004, and became increasingly professional taking on larger and more complex developments.

There is now a family of companies including PG Properties Ltd (the parent company), PG Enterprises, PG Developments and special purpose vehicles for various developments.The Directors are Fthr Gregory Grant, Fiona Bradley, Paul Gaiger and Stuart Gaiger (son of Paul).

The PG Group website  states:

“The philosophy of the PG Group centres on providing a high quality service and product, to satisfy not only the client’s requirements but to enhance the environment and benefit the wider community. The buildings produced are a testament to the Groups’ aims and ambitions.”

The Grant Bradley Charitable Trust

Unusually for a developer, a proportion of profits are given to charity.  The website states, “Central to the vision of the Directors has been the establishment of The Grant Bradley Charitable Trust. A large proportion of the profits generated by the Group are donated to the Trust” .

According to the Charity Commission, the Trust’s principal aims and objectives are “to promote the interests of The Roman Catholic Church worldwide with a particular concern for the relief of poverty”. The Trust invests in Bristol, Albania, Peru and South Africa. The Trust’s annual report states “The Trust also has a programme of investment in assets which support the Trust’s objects such as housing for the elderly. The long term policy of the trust is to have sufficient assets to enable it to generate its own income for grant making. “

PG Developments in Bristol

Photo of St Peter's Court, Bedminster Parade

Bedminster Library and Old Police Station – now known as St Peters Court. £13m mixed use development with 86 apartments, health centre, offices, library, art gallery and restaurant. Completed in 2007.

Photo of The Eye, Avon St, Bristol

The Eye, Avon St (opp Temple Quay). Ground floor commercial with studio, one and two bed flats above. Shell building bought from bank and then completed.

Photo of Portland Sq, Bristol

Portland Square, Bristol. Restoration of derelict Grade I listed buildings to 23 residential units. Previously squatted by The Factory.

PG have have also been associated with the Dove St development (in partnership with Places for People) and owns land and buildings adjacent to St Agnes Church in St Pauls.

PG Group Ltd

The PG Group itself was incorporated in February 2015.

The Directors are Fiona Bradley and Stuart Gaiger. The shareholders, at incorporation, were Fiona Bradley, Stuart Gaiger, Paul Gaiger, Fthr Gregory Grant and the Grant Bradley Charitable Trust.

[First published: 12 June 2017]

[Minor edits: 13 June 2017]

 

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