ONE MONTH TO GO | Cumbria Update

Carlisle Airport, residential development opportunities, and the future of retail and commercial in Cumbria will all be under the spotlight at the latest event in Place North West’s development update series.

The 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:

Kate Willard, director of partnership development, Stobart Group

Rob Miller, property director, BEC

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

Chris Jackson, transport initiatives director, CECA NW

Tom Prescott, director, Barker Proudlove

Further speakers are due to be confirmed 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 Jessica Middleton-Pugh, editor, on 07463121215 or

Click here to view half-day conference sponsorship opportunities

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