Welcome to C.E.P.M. Ltd

CEPM is a development enabling and project management company led by Charles Everard.

Our fresh approach to development can get projects ‘off the ground’, creating a viable business plan, developing feasibility studies and securing funding and loans. ¬†Charles has developed a new approach to custom build and funding to make a new eco-village in Devon commercially viable. Bickleigh Down Eco-village the UK’s first net zero energy eco-village developing 91 homes.

We work with land owners, local authorities and individuals who whish to create sustainable custom build communities.

Charles Everard is principal of CEPM and also a director and co-founder of :

- CornerstoneZED- a 'green' development company that he set up to develop Bickleigh DownEco-Village, together with Tim Byles.

- ZEDprojects, a specialist consultancy for low energy projects, directed by Charles Everard and eco-architect Bill Dunster.


Our innovative approach is underpinned by extensive 'big project' experience. Prior to founding ZEDprojects and CornerstoneZED, Charles led a number of joint venture development companies and major projects to a value of £ 320 million.


Charles is an Association for Project Management Professional (APMP) and holds an MSc in Energy and Sustainable Design, in addition to his initial qualification as an architect. (ARCUK Reg.)