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Sheffield Development Plans 2017

Tuesday, 26th September 2017 @ 1530hrs - 1900hrs

Sheffield Development Plans 2017 | Event


Come and find out about regeneration and developments in one of the UK’s most successful city regions and hear from the CEO of the Council, Addington Capital and the Director of Estates from Sheffield University who are set to share their development plans. The Head of Retail Asset Management at British Land will also be presenting on the proposed £300m extension to Meadowhall Shopping Centre and Peel Logistics will also talk about their new logistics park.


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Event Format

  • 1530 – 1600; Registration
  • 1600 – 1645; Networking with Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1645 – 1815; Speaker Presentations
  • 1815 – 1900; Networking with Hot Food, Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1930 – 2200; After Event Speakers Dinner (VIP TICKET HOLDERS ONLY)

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Dinner Venue – The Milestone



Come to dinner and join:

  • John Mothersole – Sheffield City Council
  • Matthew Allen – Addington Capital
  • Claire Barber – British Land
  • Neil Dickinson – Peel Logistics



John Mothersole, Chief Executive; Sheffield City Council

John Mothersole is the Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, stepping up from his previous role as Executive Director of Development, Environment and Leisure.

John joined Sheffield City Council in 1998 and since then has been directly and closely involved in much of the regeneration of the City Centre. His remit has also covered the City’s green heritage, the sustainability agenda, transport, culture and planning.

Prior to coming to Sheffield he was a Director with the London Borough of Camden for seven years, and before that was the Arts Development Officer for Newcastle Upon Tyne.

In his current role, John is Company Secretary to Creative Sheffield, Guardian of the Sheffield Assay Office, Chair and Director of the Source Training Centre, Chair of LGYH Chief Executives’ Group, Chair of South Yorkshire Programme Management Board (ERDF), Chair of Sheffield City Region Chief Executives’ Group, a member of Core Cities Chief Executives’ Group and is a member of the University of Sheffield Management School.


Keith Lilley, Director of Estates; University of Sheffield

Keith started work as Director of Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) at the University of Sheffield in September 2010.

He started his career with the NHS as a management trainee. Keith has held a number of senior positions, including Director of Facilities at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and latterly at the University of York where he worked as Director of Facilities Management.

EFM is responsible for estates management and maintenance, facilities management, Sport Sheffield, Safety Services, Portering, Cleaning, Transport and Logistics, energy and environment. Keith is passionate about delivering services of the highest quality and best value. Central to this is the need to support our students and ensure that they become our ambassadors for the future.

Keith holds a first degree, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, has an MBA from Warwick University and is a Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management.


Claire Barber, Head of Meadowhall & Broadgate Retail; British Land




Matthew Allen, Principal; Addington Capital

Principal and co-Founder of Addington Capital LLP.  Addington was set up in 2010 as an asset manager and investor in UK commercial and residential property.  Addington has completed over £900m transactions since set up.

Matthew has over 25 years’ experience in the UK property market.

Prior to setting up Addington, Matthew was UK acquisitions director at CIT Group and prior to that a director at DTZ and DTZ Corporate Finance (now Cushman & Wakefield), principally in the investment agency and property finance teams, based in London. He has also worked in property overseas spending 3 years in South Africa and 3 years in Kuwait.

Matthew leads the origination of new deals at Addington in both the commercial and residential sectors and oversees the acquisition and asset management of projects.


Neil Dickinson, Chief Operating Officer; Peel Logistics

Neil joined Peel Logistics as Chief Operating Officer in September 2016 after the merger of Peel Logistics and Evander Properties. Neil was appointed as Development Director at Evander Properties in 2008 and was instrumental in its successful development of over 4.7 million sq ft of logistics space with a gross development value in excess of £360 million. With over 20 years experience in the UK logistics and industrial sector, Neil is an industry leader in bringing forward logistics and industrial development projects from site selection and acquisition, through to planning submission and negotiation, construction and leasing.

Prior to Neil’s roles at Peel Logistics and Evander Properties, he held positions at ProLogis and Shepherd Developments.

Neil is a Chartered Surveyor having qualified at Strutt and Parker in 1996.

Sheffield Development Plans 2017 | Details


Tuesday, 26th September 2017
1530hrs - 1900hrs
£65 - £1500


Cutlers’ Hall
Sheffield+ Google Map


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