Location: Chester Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY
This cross-sector conference will offer market insight and updates on development opportunities and the plans shaping them. Logistics, housing, business parks, town centres, the rural economy and more will be discussed at this event.
8am Arrival, breakfast + networking
9am Welcome, presentation + panel discussion:
Harry Bolton, national planning & development director, CBRE. Harry is a board member of the Chester Growth Partnership, which along with key partners will deliver a programme of improvements in Chester as part of the One City Plan, the 15 year strategy which guides the future economic regeneration of Chester
James Nicholson, managing director, Harlex Property, an investor and developer looking for opportunities to unlock the potential of sites and buildings, from the major cities to smaller regional towns
Chris Farrow, chairman, Ellesmere Port Development Board an enterprise team tasked with expanding the town, and improving the quality of life of its residents by creating thousands of new job, attracting millions of pounds in investment, and building 7,000 new homes
Catherine Walker, head of economic growth, Cheshire West & Chester Council, where key projects include the £70m mixed-use Northgate scheme
Max Walker-Williams, founder, Walker & Williams, owners of boutique aparthotels whose plans include redeveloping derelict buildings in Chester to create a 52-bedroom five-star hotel
10.20am Networking break
10.50am Presentation + panel discussion:
Sandy Livingstone, executive director of property, Onward Homes, a leading provider of quality, affordable homes for rent and sale in the North West who manage over 35,000 properties across the region
Frank Jordan, executive director of place & deputy chief executive, Cheshire East Council. Frank has more than twenty years of experience working in local government in a variety of roles working in waste management, highways, education, regeneration, development, and the delivery of major capital projects
Peter Crowther, property director, Bruntwood SciTech which has a joint venture with Legal & General in Alderley Park. The science and innovation park is currently undergoing a £247m investment
Heather Standidge, associate, Cushman & Wakefield. Heather works in the development and strategic advisory team specialising in strategic property and regeneration advice at both a site specific and strategic level. She continues to advise on the market and economic potential of various town centre, employment and residential locations across Cheshire.
12pm Closing remarks, networking + lunch
Tickets cost £65 +VAT. There will be a mix of presentations and panels. Breakfast and lunch are included, providing plenty of opportunity for business development.
Can’t join us in person? Watch the event via live stream by booking the digital ticket option in the form below. You can also:
- Network with online guests during breaks
- Submit questions to the panel
- Receive a copy of the video post-event
This event is sponsored by Onward Homes and the Chester Growth Partnership
Book using the form below – if you can’t see the form, please contact email@example.com
Place North West is closely monitoring government guidance regarding Covid-19. Should this guidance limit the capacity of guests in the room, tickets will be transferred to the live streaming option, and you would be partially refunded to reflect the difference in ticket price.