Leisure Update: Hotels, Bars and Stadia 2019

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

Liverpool’s booming hotel market, the largest sports and stadia developments, and the ever-changing restaurant and bar scene in the region’s towns and cities will all be discussed at this Place North West event.

The event on Thursday 11 July will examine the challenges of stadium design and delivery, and how sports schemes can act as a catalyst for wider regeneration.

The rising demand for hotel rooms in Liverpool and Manchester’s development pipeline will also be discussed, along with the role of restaurants, bars, and leisure offerings in placemaking and city centres.

Projects to be discussed include Old Trafford’s Civic Quarter, Urmston’s Market41, global stadia including World Cup venues, Everton’s proposed stadium at Bramley Moore Dock, and hotel schemes across Liverpool and Manchester.


8am – Registration and networking
8.45am – Welcome, presentations and panel featuring:

  • Mark Phillips, director, Colliers International
  • Adam Hall, managing director, Falconer Chester Hall
  • Allie Bainbridge, surveyor, Mason Owen
  • Thom Hetherington, chief executive, Northern Restaurant & Bar Show
  • Felicity Tulloch, partner, Kuits Solicitors

10.20am – Break
10.50am – Presentations and panel featuring:

  • Marcel Ridyard, senior associate, AFL Architects
  • Nick Mennell, leisure sector manager, Willmott Dixon
  • Ernst ter Horst, associate, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • Steve Collis, head of sports, leisure and hospitality, Arcadis

12pm – Closing remarks, networking and lunch

Chaired by Charlie Schouten, deputy editor of Place North West

The event is sponsored by Arcadis, Kuits Solicitors, and Willmott Dixon. Tickets are priced at £60+VAT.

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