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BOOK NOW | Cumbria Development Update

What does the future hold for Cumbria’s towns, and how can infrastructure unlock development opportunities across the region? Hear from speakers including Wates, Genesis Homes, Harrison Pitt and Britain’s Energy Coast at the latest in Place North West’s development update series.

This half-day conference, due to take place on Thursday 28 February at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal, will bring together a range of speakers from both the public and private sectors, to discuss what is driving the economy in Cumbria, the industries shaping the future of the region, and the large-scale plans guiding them.

Companies who have already registered include GVA, Nevis Environmental, Wildbrook CRE, Architect-CT, Wardell Armstrong, Northmill Associates, Baker Mallett, Story Homes, and Abbott Associates.

Speakers so far include:

Senior representatives from Britain’s Energy Coast

Paul Dodsworth, managing director North, Wates Construction

Richard Wooldridge, director, Harrison Pitt Architects

Nicky Gordon, managing director, Genesis Homes

Naomi Fell, director, Harrison Drury Solicitors

Haydn Spedding¸ associate director, Colliers International

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The event is sponsored by Curtins and Wates, and will consist of a mix of presentations and panels, beginning with breakfast from 8am and closing with lunch at 12pm.

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Tickets cost £60+VAT.

Click here to book tickets online.

Further sponsorship opportunities are available – contact Dino Moutsopoulos, commercial director, on 07803 988 112 or

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