Future of Retail + Leisure

Place North West Date: - 12:30
Location: Science & Industry Museum, Lower Byrom Street, Manchester, M3 4FP

Unpicking the challenges and opportunities for one of the trickiest sectors in commercial property right now. Is the death of the high street exaggerated, if it can be revived how will that take place? Operators, urban designers, agents and developers debate the fate of the sector.

Future of Retail + Leisure is sponsored by Kuits Solicitors and Aew Architects.

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8am Arrival, breakfast + networking

9am Welcome, presentation + panel discussion: Future of Retail + Leisure

James Tootle, head of retail + leisure, Bruntwood Works
Stephen Proudley, director, Savills
Kenny Murray, general manager, Cheshire Oaks
Felicity Tulloch, partner & head of licensing, Kuits

10.20am Networking break

10.50am Presentation + panel discussion: Retail + Leisure as Regeneration

Phil Hepworth, director, Aew Architects
Beckie Joyce, consultant, Preston City Council
Nicole Roe, director, Eden Planning
Nick Gerrard, growth and prosperity programme director, Blackpool Council
Warwick Smither, development director, Genr8 Developments

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.

Live streaming

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

Book using the form below – if you can’t see the form, please contact

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.

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