How the Map of Greater Manchester is Changing

Date: Wednesday 27th March 2024
Time: 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Clockwise Manchester , Linley House, Dickinson Street, , M1 4LF
Cost: £Free for members, £20 non-members
Member Event
Regeneration and Property
Sector event
Brought to you by pro-manchester's Property & Regeneration committee, join us for a panel discussion on the evolving landscape of Greater Manchester. Explore the dynamic transformation of the city's map as we delve into new quarters, new builds, and their impact on housing and uncover the changing demographics and population shifts shaping the fabric of Manchester. Our expert panel will draw parallels with global trends, examining working styles since returning to the office from the pandemic and innovative city planning strategies from around the world. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a thought-provoking conversation on the changing face of our beloved city. Keep your eyes peeled for more information to come!

About the Speakers:

Heather Gray Global Sales Director - Clockwise

Heather is Director of Sales for Clockwise, a rapidly growing Flexi Office space provider with sites across the UK and Europe. She has advised at 10 Downing Street on how to better support female entrepreneurs and in 2016 was named a Rising Star in the Manchester Young Talent Awards for her work building partnerships to better support fast growth businesses in the Manchester Business community. In 2018, she was named on the Northern Power Women Future List, and in 2019 was awarded “Female Networker of the Year” at the City of Manchester Business Awards and “Employee of the Year” in 2021.

Heather is co-chair of pro-manchester’s Property and Regeneration committee.

Suzanne Benson Head of Manchester Office - Trowers & Hamlins

Suzanne is the head of Trowers & Hamlins’ Manchester office and leads the north west Real Estate practice. She specialises in the development of home ownership products working with Homes England in relation to its grant funded sale products, including the shared ownership lease and most recently the £19 billion Help to Buy programme.

Suzanne also sits on the MHCLG joint advisory committee set up to promote the development of the Build to Rent sector. On a wider basis, Suzanne advises clients on large scale property projects, including public private partnerships and regeneration schemes, Suzanne is also the partner in charge of our Residential Sales team in Manchester. Suzanne is named as a Leading Individual in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. She is also an editorial panel member for ThinkHouse a web based resource to promote knowledge sharing in the housing industry as well as being a business representative on MCC’s Our Manchester Forum.

Andrew Bickerdike Head of Planning - Turley

Andrew Bickerdike is Head of Planning North at Turley and specialises in residential development covering a broad spectrum of work in the sector including city centre living, strategic land promotion and residential-led regeneration development. He has over 15 years’ experience and is involved in devising and delivering planning and regeneration strategies, managing complex planning applications and strategic promotion of land assets through Local Plan process. Andrew adopts a collaborative approach to his work, effective in building positive relationships with public sector partners to deliver projects for his clients.

Shaun Hinds CEO - Manchester Central

Shaun is CEO of Manchester Central, one of the UK’s largest events venues and is a respected voice for the UK events industry and the North. Attracting over half a million visitors to the city each year, Manchester Central brings approximately £150m into the local economy in an average year. Once the city’s main railway station, the venue epitomises the redevelopment and transformation of Manchester over the past fifty years, and sits at the heart of the city’s growing ‘cultural quarter’ from Peter Street to the newly regenerated St Johns and First Street developments.

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