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Lancashire Development Update will be held from 8am to noon on 9 February 2023. Credit: Mark mc neill on Unsplash

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Don’t miss this essential briefing on the state of the Lancashire property market.

With an economy valued at more than £29bn and a population of 1.5m, Lancashire is a county to watch. At Place North West’s Lancashire Development Update, you will learn more about prime investment hotspots, the latest major developments in the county, and what makes Lancashire tick.

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Lancashire Development Update will be held on 9 February at the Deepdale Stadium in Preston. The half-day conference begins at 8am and is sponsored by Onward Homes, LUC, Telcom, FI Real Estate, Blackpool Makes It Work, Blackburn with Darwen Council, and Martin Property Group.

With speakers ranging from council leaders to development directors, this is a must-attend event for those looking to meet the power players of the county and learn more about how to invest in Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn, Burnley, and the communities in between.

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Our panel of experts will provide a snapshot of where the county is and where it hopes to be. Expect conversations surrounding council-driven projects, government funding, investment potential, the visitor economy, sustainability, transport, and more.

We know this half-day conference is a great opportunity to make that next great business connection, so we’ll also provide networking opportunities throughout the day, including during a pre-panel breakfast and post-panel lunch.

Confirmed speakers so far

  • Emily Armstrong, senior development manager, FI Real Estate Management
  • Cllr Matthew Brown, leader, Preston City Council
  • Nick Gerrard, growth & prosperity programme director, Blackpool Council
  • Martin Kelly, strategic director for growth & development, Blackburn with Darwen Council
  • Simon Lawrence, director of growth & regeneration, Lancashire County Council
  • Sandy Livingstone, executive director of property, Onward Homes
  • Rachel McQueen, chief executive, Marketing Lancashire
  • Paul Westhead, development director, AG Built Environment Consultancy
  • John Winstanley, managing director, Story Homes
  • Eleanor Wood, associate, Wilson Mason Architects

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