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Retirement & Later Life Living Development Conference

Thursday, 31st March 2022 0800hrs – 1605hrs

Kensington Town Hall, London, Hornton Street, W8 7NX | Hybrid Conference – Attend Physically or Virtually

Over £6 billion of projects are set to be revealed at this event –  from care developers, operators, registered providers, investors and banks.

Retirement Living is one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, and is predicted to be worth over £55 billion by 2023. It is also a sector going through major change and upheaval, where the needs and requirements of residents have changed massively over the last two years.

This event will gather leadership from across the sector – policy influencers, investors, major developers and leading social housing providers to present details of expansion projects and discuss the key issues facing the sector.

We will explore the increasing segmentation of the sector and hear details of new retirement housing, retirement living villages, care homes, assisted living schemes and extra care facilities including procurement opportunities and how to get involved.

Topics to be discussed:

  • McCarthy Stone’s new £200m rental fund
  • McCarthy Stone’s new 1,500 home affordable offering
  • The Anchor/McCarthy Stone Partnership
  • Audley Group’s £500m retirement JV
  • Beaufort Capital’s increasing investment programme
  • OakNorth Bank’s £350m of support
  • RVG’s £2bn development drive
  • Lovell’s £130m move into the later living sector
  • 5700 new over 55’s homes from Anchor
  • Riverside’s £47m investment programme
  • Octopus Real Estate’s £1bn investments
  • Midland Heart’s £171m development funding
  • Inspired Villages 2,500 home expansion plans
  • Serenity Parks major growth plans
  • LaSalle IM’s retirement living expansion
  • Housing Growth Partnership’s £300m residential commitment

Speakers for this event include:

08:00-09:00 Breakfast & Networking
09:00-09:15 Conference Welcome
09:15-10:15 Session One: Designing, Developing and Delivering Retirement Living of the Future; Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft

The sector has faced an unprecedented two years, where the pandemic has accelerated trends and brought failings and shortfalls to the fore. Our panel of experts, policy influencers and industry figureheads will take part in a deep dive into the state of play in 2022.

Chair: DAC Beachcroft; Anna Hart, Partner

McCarthy Stone; Shane Paull, Divisional Managing Director, Southern

Retirement Villages Group; Stewart Moore, Chief Operations Officer

Anchor; Jane Ashcroft, Chief Executive

National Innovation Centre for Ageing; Lynne Corner, Director of VOICE

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Housing and Care for Older People; Lord Richard Best OBE, Chair

10:15-10:40 Break & Networking

For our in-person delegates you’ll be able to grab refreshments and build commercially rewarding relationships within this networking period.

For our online delegates we’ll have a Roaming Cam where Conference Host Phil Laycock will talk live with sponsors, exhibitors, delegates and speakers live from the conference floor.

Exclusive interviews are available to view in the video and expo area of Hopin with;

Serenity Parks; Rodger Till, Land Director

Octopus Real Estate; Kevin Beirne, Director and Head of Retirement

10:40-10:50 Getting the most out of UKREiiF – Phil Laycock
10:50-11:05 Best Practice Presentation: Exploring the City of Longevity

Newcastle is an international hub for addressing the global challenge of healthy longevity and are looking to lead the way in creating a place where the population not only live longer but have an accessible and inclusive destination for the golden years. This session explores how the National Innovation Centre for Ageing are pioneering research and development.

National Innovation Centre for Ageing; Dr Nic Palmarini, Director

11:05-12:05 Session Two: Retirement and Later Life Living as a Lending and Investment Prospect

The gap between supply and demand of retirement and later life living accommodation continues to grow and the sector is becoming an ever more attractive lending and investment prospect. Leadership from some of the UK’s leading real estate investors and lenders will share details of their work to fund expansion and development through a series of interactive presentations and audience Q&A.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Beaufort Capital; Mark Quigley, Managing Director – UK Real Estate Finance

Octopus Real Estate; Kevin Beirne, Director of Retirement

LaSalle Investment Management; Natalia Kolotneva, Head of European Living & Hospitality

OakNorth Bank; Deepesh Thakrar, Senior Director, Debt Finance

Housing Growth Partnership; Rachel Miller, Investment Director

12:05-12:45 Lunch & Networking

For our in-person delegates you’ll be able to grab refreshments and build commercially rewarding relationships within this networking period.

For our online delegates we’ll have a Roaming Cam where Conference Host Phil Laycock will talk live with sponsors, exhibitors, delegates and speakers live from the conference floor.

Exclusive interviews are available to view in the video and expo area of Hopin with;

Serenity Parks; Rodger Till, Land Director

Octopus Real Estate; Kevin Beirne, Director and Head of Retirement

12:45-13:00 Best Practice Presentation: The Future of Integrated Retirement Communities – ARCO

Over the coming decade Integrated Retirement Communities are set to become a central feature of both social care and housing in the UK. With the UK currently lagging far behind other countries in housing-with-care provision for older people Michael Voges will explore how the market is changing and how operators are adapting to significantly expand provision.

ARCO; Michael Voges, Executive Director

13:00-14:00 Session Three: How the Social Housing Sector Can Bolster Later Life Living

The social housing sector has an important and growing role to play in providing for the needs of the UK’s retirement population, with an ever growing proportion not owning their own home. Leadership from major social housing providers will share details of their development pipelines and discuss how their plans have changed to take into account lessons learnt over the last two years.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Riverside; Lee Buss-Blair, Director of Operations for Care & Support

Midland Heart; Sharon Alexis-Wilson, Director of Retirement & Supported Living

Anchor; Charles Taylor, Director of New Business

14:00-14:30 Break & Networking

For our in-person delegates you’ll be able to grab refreshments and build commercially rewarding relationships within this networking period.

For our online delegates we’ll have a Roaming Cam where Conference Host Phil Laycock will talk live with sponsors, exhibitors, delegates and speakers live from the conference floor.

Exclusive interviews are available to view in the video and expo area of Hopin with;

Serenity Parks; Rodger Till, Land Director

Octopus Real Estate; Kevin Beirne, Director and Head of Retirement

14:30-14:45 Best Practice Presentation: Spring; Revolutionising The Way People Sell Their Homes

Spring is enabling the retirement living sector to thrive – by unlocking opportunities and add value to their customer experience by providing exchange and home buying services. This session will look into how they’ll play a crucial role in the sector in the coming years…

Spring; Cormac Henderson, Founder & CEO

14:45-16:00 Session Four: Retirement Living Major Development Plans; Sponsored by Shoosmiths

A panel of major developers unveil their some of their key projects and outline the thinking behind them, as well as their procurement processes and opportunities for collaboration.

Chair: Shoosmiths; Melissa Barker, Partner

Audley Group; Nick Edwards, Chief Operating Officer

Inspired Villages; Sonia Parol, Design Director

Serenity Parks; Rodger Till, Land Director

Lovell Later Living; Teresa Snaith, Customer Experience Director

16:00-16:05 Conference Summary and Close

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to discuss the ever growing trend of retirement and later life living. There will be plenty of exhibitors showcasing their brand and best practice in the industry, whilst helping them reap the rewards of being prominently displayed within the events exhibition area in front of some key and influential business leaders.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 300+ delegates face to face
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the later life and retirement living sector
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to major developers and investors in the sector, architects, contractors, public sector and more.

Confirmed Exhibitors:

If you’re interested in exhibiting at the conference then get in touch with our team – with space available for standard exhibition stalls or larger spaces to showcase more of your brand and create an eye-catching area contact:

Email: opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Retirement & Later Life Living Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about the sector.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 View Details
Session One: Designing, Developing and Delivering Retirement Living of the Future Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Two: Retirement and Later Life Living as a Lending and Investment Prospect Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Session Three: How the Social Housing Sector Can Bolster Later Life Living Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Session Four: Retirement Living Major Development Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Best Practice Presentation Partner Yes Yes 7 Yes £3,250 View Details
Pre Conference Dinner Partner 2 Yes £2,750 Sold Out
Private Roundtable Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Speaker Table Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,250 Sold Out
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,250 Sold Out
Registration Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,750 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector, the future vision for the later life living sector and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

£8,250+VAT

Be at the forefront of the conference with onstage branding, a 15-minute keynote speech to kickstart the conference, access to the VIP Speakers’ Room and much more. This package will elevate your brand and drive awareness, loyalty and trust in front of industry leaders. This is the ultimate package if you’re looking to be seen as a leading figure within the industry with branding within the title of the event – ‘Retirement & Later Life Living Development Conference in association with YOUR BRAND’. Benefits include:

  • Position yourself alongside Built Environment Networking to shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference speaker communications including speaker briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • One pull-up stand on stage for the entire conference
  • Option to do a Keynote speech
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Fifteen delegate passes for the conference
  • One ticket to the VIP Speaker’s dinner for one of your selected event speakers, which takes place the day before or day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to fifteen people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Session Partner

£5,500+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to chair or participate in one of the sessions to build brand awareness, loyalty and trust amongst hundreds of civic and business leaders from across the industry. You’ll be seen to be a thought leader within your area of expertise and showcase your company in front of key decision-makers from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Involvement with an exceptional panel session with the option to chair or be involved in the debate, discussions and presentations
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • Position yourself alongside us to shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference communications including speaker briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Positioned as as ‘Conference Session Partner’ in all branding
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your conference session
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Ten delegate passes for the conference
  • 50% off tickets to the VIP Speakers’ dinner which takes place the day before or the day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Session One Partner: Designing, Developing and Delivering Retirement Living of the Future

DAC Beachcroft

Session Four: Retirement Living Major Development Plans

Best Practice Presentation Partner

£3,250+VAT

This package enables you to speak at the conference – providing you with an opportunity to deliver a thought leadership presentations and/or on-stage Q&A utilising our expert Chair. You’ll be able to position yourself as a though-leader and go-to-business in your sector in front of sector/regional stakeholders and influencers. Benefits include:

  • 15-minute timeslot before one of the main sessions to deliver a thought leadership presentation and/or Q&A session
  • Direct access before and after every session to the VIP speaker room, an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding at the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your Best Practice session
  • Seven delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Best Practice Presentation Partner

Pre Conference Dinner Partner

Private Roundtable Partner

£2,750+VAT

Take the discussion into a more private setting – with a hireable room at the event enabling you to create a roundtable discussion for up to 45-minutes. We’ll work with you to invite your target clients, plus your own attendees, to create an in-event experience that helps you forge new commercially rewards connections.

  • Hire a private room at the event venue for 45-minutes – for circa 10-15 attendees
  • Ten invitations directly through ourselves to event delegates to request their attendance at the roundtable (no guarantee provided on attendance)
  • Pull-up banners and marketing literature allowed within the private room during the period of your roundtable
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Four delegate passes to the conference– which you can use for your staff or invited clients who you may also want to take part in the roundtable discussion
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Speaker Table Partner

£2,750+VAT

Become the official partner of the VIP Speakers’ Table – where our high-level event speakers will congregate throughout the day.

  • VIP access to enable you to join the speaker table/room
  • Build one-to-one relationships with key decision makers and work givers
  • Marketing collateral can be placed on the speaker table
  • Two pull-up banners around the Speaker Table area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Programme Partner

Breakfast Partner

£2,250+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure branding is at the forefront of the breakfast period area along with additional marketing benefits including an exhibition stand and inclusion within all marketing material. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical breakfast area space for the duration of breakfast with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Breakfast Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Lunch Partner

£2,250+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure branding is at the forefront of the lunch period area along with additional marketing benefits including an exhibition stand and inclusion within all marketing material. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical lunch area space for the duration of lunch with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Lunch Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Email Partner

clear river group

Registration Partner

£2,250+VAT

Sponsorship of the registration area – the delegate entry point to the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding on the sign-in iPads at check-out where all delegates sign-in with a table cloth and two pull up stands (provided by you)
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Registration artner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Exhibitor Package

£1,750+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to hold meetings and showcase your services, our Exhibitor Partner package is perfect. There is no limit to the exhibition space enabling you to simply drive brand awareness through a standard exhibition package or bring excitement to the room with the ability to take exhibition space to stand out from the crowd. Benefits include:

  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Four delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to four people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Exhibitor Partner

Exhibitor Partner

Become a Partner

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

We’re set to have a plethora of major influencers and stakeholders in the retirement and later life living sectors speaking – particularly those bringing forward new projects and developments. They include:

McCarthy Stone – Shane Paull, Divisional Managing Director (Southern)

McCarthy Stone is the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, operating 475 developments for c.20,000 older people. They have secured a £200 million investment from John Laing and Macquarie Capital to fund their development pipeline, with an initial 250 units to be followed by a further 400 units before the end of 2022. They have also recently registered with the Register for Social Housing to become a for profit social landlord, and Homes England are supporting this with £94 million of funding to develop 1,500 affordable shared-ownership retirement properties. Shane will discuss this investment in new homes as well as their push into multi-tenure development.

Housing Growth Partnership – Rachel Miller, Investment Director

The Housing Growth Partnership is a social impact equity investor, backed by Lloyds Bank and Homes England. They are seeking to create partnerships with small to medium housebuilders and residential developers across the UK in order to increase the supply of new homes and support business growth. They are actively investing in the retirement living sector and have committed £300 million to support the development of 10,000 new homes of all types by 2025. As Investment Director Rachel is responsible for accelerating growth by originating and transacting larger equity investments into developments with joint venture partners across the full range of residential sectors in the UK including BTR, retirement and affordable. Prior to HGP she spent 13 years at Grosvenor, most recently as Head of New Investment.

Octopus Real Estate – Kevin Beirne, Director of Retirement

Octopus Real Estate are a leading specialist real estate investor, with well over £1 billion invested in care homes and retirement communities. They have formed a JV with Schroders Real Estate to fund the development of retirement villages, in partnership with Elysian Residences and a planned GDV of £200 million. The JV has acquired a £55 million site in Royal Tunbridge Wells and are developing a 103 bed village in Berkhamstead. As a leading figure in the Retirement Living sector, Kevin will provide insight into the investment landscape and share details of Octopus’s work.

Allegra Care – Helen Jones, Chief Executive

Allegra Care are a leading operator of nursing and care homes based in Southern England and are a sister company to extra care company, Amicala as part of Senior Living Group. They have formed a JV with Moorfield Group, a leading UK specialist real estate fund manager to acquire and develop care homes, worth an initial £125 million. The partnership recently acquired Sentinel Health Care, who own five operational nursing homes on the south coast. Helen will discuss their acquisition and expansion strategy and the aim of building a 20+ strong portfolio, as well as their ‘household model’, an import from the more mature Australian retirement living sector.

Retirement Villages Group – Stewart Moore, Chief Operating Officer

Retirement Villages Group is AXA’s senior living platform and has been developing and managing purpose built, retirement communities throughout the UK since 1981. They operate 16 sites across the country, with 5 committed new sites across the South East and plans to add many more. In April 2021 they secured £2 billion in funding to drive the development of 40 new sites across the UK. This programme includes a £110 million scheme in West Byfleet, Surrey which will be the UK’s first later living scheme with ‘net zero carbon’ over its development and lifespan.

Midland Heart – Sharon Alexis-Wilson, Director of Retirement & Supported Living

Midland Heart are a major housing association and own over 34,000 homes for 70,000 residents across the midlands. Retirement living and extra care facilities make up a significant part of their portfolio, with 126 facilities under their management. They recently joined forces with emh and Futures Housing Group to secure Homes England funding worth £171.7 million 3,550 new homes over the next 5 years, of which a proportion will be retirement living focused. Sharon will discuss these plans, as well as how the organisation’s commitment to the rights of residents and focus on maximising  independence and wellbeing will allow it to continue to meet the changing needs of the UKs retirement population.

Audley Group – Nick Edwards, Chief Operating Officer

Audley Group are a leading retirement living provider with a portfolio of 20 retirement villages comprising 2,000 homes across the UK. They have entered into a JV with BlackRock Real Assets worth £500 million to fund the development of retirement communities, including at least three mid-market villages as part of their Mayfield Portfolio. They have also received a £40 million loan from Homes England to accelerate the construction of 255 mid-market retirement homes.

Inspired Villages – Sonia Parol, Design Director

Inspired Villages were established in 2017 when the founding members partnered with Legal & General to operate and develop later living communities, after 5 years and impressive growth they are backed by a joint venture partnership between Legal & General and NatWest Group Pension Fund. They are on track to deliver 2,500 homes for over 65s over the next six years and a long term commitment to expand their portfolio to 34 retirement villages and around 8,000 homes. Upcoming projects include a £100m development in Kingswood, Surrey and a 146 bed care community in Horsham.

Riverside – Lee Buss-Blair, Director of Operations for Care & Support

Riverside are a leading national provider of social housing with almost 56,000 homes throughout England. They have a major focus on retirement living, providing 5,000 units in more than 200 schemes nationwide. Lee will discuss their £47 million Retirement Living Investment Programme and their work to expand their portfolio of purpose built affordable retirement and later life living accommodation.

Lovell Later Living – Teresa Snaith, Customer Experience Director

Lovell Later Living was added into the Lovell brand at the start of 2021 with the aim of working with local authorities and registered providers to develop Life Long Homes, Extra Care Homes and Registered Specialist Care Homes. They have quickly expanded and have a development pipeline worth £130 million and plans to have a turnover of £100 million within three years. Teresa will discuss these expansion plans and their work to develop a successful, alternative later life housing model and accelerate the delivery of age-appropriate housing for later living.

Beaufort Capital – Mark Quigley, Managing Director – UK Real Estate Finance

Beaufort has financed and developed over 5m sq ft of property of all asset classes since their launch in 2013 and the later life living and care home sector is one they’re becoming increasingly active within. Burrington Estates, Antler Homes and New Care are just some of the recent names they’ve worked with, and during this event they’ll be highlighting the work they’re doing to finance these schemes, as they look to forge new relationships with developers and built environment professionals who can play a part in their continued growth in the sector.

Anchor – Jane Ashcroft CBE, Chief Executive

Jane joined Anchor in 1999 from BUPA, which had acquired Care First plc where she was Personnel Director. She was appointed Chief Executive of Anchor on 9 March 2010. Prior to joining Care First Jane held HR and governance roles with Bromford Housing Group and Midlands Electricity plc. Jane is Vice Chair of Associated Retirement Community Operators, representing the growing market for retirement village provision in the UK. Jane is also Vice Chair of the National Housing Federation which represents housing associations in England. Jane is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She was awarded a CBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to older people.

OakNorth Bank – Deepesh Thakrar, Senior Director, Debt Finance

OakNorth Bank provides debt finance to a variety of sectors and has lent over £5 billion since 2015 leading to the creation of tens of thousands of new homes and jobs across the UK. They are a major lender to the retirement living sector and have provided over £350m of support over the last six years, equivalent to more than 3,285 beds. Recent work in the sector includes £50 million provided to support the acquisition of 250 new build rental properties, to be operated by McCarthy & Stone and £7.5 million to enable the development of a major new Springfield Healthcare care home in East Yorkshire.

LaSalle Investment Management – Natalia Kolotneva, Head of European Living & Hospitality

LaSalle is one of the world’s leading investment managers with £10.7bn of assets under management in the UK and approximately $69bn globally. As Head of European Living & Hospitality Natalia leads on specialist asset managers with assets under management of c.£3bn across 14,000 beds including, PBSA, BtR, affordable housing, housing with care and supported living as well as the hospitality and healthcare sectors.

She will discuss their retirement and supported living accommodation strategies in the UK and wider European markets, including the lessons the UK retirement living sector can learn from Europe. Natalia also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Transform Housing & Support and is a member of the newly formed BPF’s Affordable Housing Committee.

Serenity Parks – Rodger Till, Land Director

Serenity Parks are a developer and operator of retirement living communities, specialising in park home living. They are developing factory-built homes across the UK and place an emphasis on community creation as part of their schemes. Rodger will discuss their plans to expand and why park living has an important part to play in the UK’s housing market going forward.

National Innovation Centre for Ageing – Lynne Corner, Director of VOICE

The National Innovation Centre for Ageing are developing a placemaking focused framework that can be adopted by towns and cities across the country as they aim to improve life expectancy and opportunity for older people over the next century. Lynne joins the conference to talk about how developers and public sector can work together with later life communities to create future cities inclusive for all.

Anchor – Charles Taylor, Director of New Business

With nationwide development and investment plans, Anchor Hanover are renowned for delivering high quality, innovative and modern later life living options for the over 55s. With ambitions to deliver 5700 new homes in the next five years, Charles joins the event to showcase their growth strategy and give delegates an insight into delivery.

DAC Beachcroft – Anna Hart, Partner – Social Care

Anna Hart is a Partner in DAC’s Healthcare Regulatory Team.  Specialising in advising clients on a broad range of civil and criminal regulatory issues. She has advised clients in the public, private and charitable sectors in relation to crisis management and regulatory investigations conducted by the Police, Care Quality Commission, Health and Safety Executive and Local Authorities and she is accustomed to dealing directly with regulators on behalf of clients.

All Parliamentary Group for Housing and Care for Older People – Lord Richard Best OBE, Chair

The APPG for Housing and Care for Older People exists to promote discussion and set the agenda for developing better, more joined up housing care for older people, promising greater choices in later life. Lord Best has long been a champion for better housing and support for older people and as chair of the APPG he joins us to set out their priorities – viable homes and places for the two million people currently living in non-decent accommodation and to appeal to the built environment industry to work with him and his colleagues to create integrated, inclusive and appropriate communities across Britain.

Shoosmiths – Melissa Barker, Partner

Melissa is a partner specialising in real estate. She specialises in all aspects of residential development, commercial development and mixed use development, with a particular focus on the later living sector. Melissa heads up a 50-strong plot sales team at Shoosmiths, which completes over 8,000 residential, student, affordable, retirement and BTR plots per year, dealing with all aspects of disposals at residential development sites. Melissa works with numerous national and regional house builders regarding the development of land for residential or mixed use development.

National Innovation Centre for Ageing – Dr Nic Palmarini, Director

Nic Palmarini is the Director of UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) a world-leading organisation, created with an investment from UK Government and Newcastle University, to help create a world in which we all live better, for longer. The centre is pioneering work on how we can enable people to live healthy and fulfilling lives for longer and recently received a £5.6m investment alongside North of Tyne Combined Authority to help translate their cutting edge research into new jobs, skills and tech start-ups in the area.

ARCO – Michael Voges, Executive Director

The Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO) is the main body representing the Integrated Retirement Community sector in the UK. There are over 100 organisations associated with ARCO, including both private and not-for-profit members. ARCO exists to: promote confidence in the sector, raise awareness of the integrated retirement community model and increase the volume and quality of expertise within the sector.

Built Environment Networking – Amanda Griffiths, Director

Amanda is one of the Co-Founder’s of Built Environment Networking – formed almost 10 years ago.

She’ll be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

Spring – Cormac Henderson, Founder & CEO

Cormac is a visionary founder entrepreneur who believes in the power of ideas. Imagining possibilities, disruptive and long-term thinking come naturally to Cormac, an approach he applies when building early stage businesses. Spring is a game-changer for the property industry, freeing consumers from the uncertainty and stress of selling their home by buying their property for a fair price on a date of their choice, providing transparency and personalised guidance throughout their transaction whilst it helps estate agents and developers unlock complex chains, providing part-exchange solutions that allow all parties to move forward with their transactions and one of their key focuses is the retirement living sector.

The evening before this event we will be hosting a VIP dinner with the speakers and a small number of selected guests.

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Date:
Thursday, 31st March 2022

Time:
0800hrs – 1605hrs

Venue

Kensington Town Hall
Hornton St, Kensington, London W8 7NX, UK

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