The consultancy specialises in property related regeneration projects
and is known particularly for its expertise in relation to project
inception and appraisal, business planning and project implementation.
It has a track record of success in the creative re-use of historic
buildings and won awards for schemes such as the Crossing at St
Paulís Walsall (BURA Award) and the Chubb Buildings,
Wolverhampton (Civic Trust and RTPI Awards). The consultancy is
currently advising on a number of regeneration projects throughout the
West Midlands and in London.
BSc MA Dip TP FRSA, Director
is a director of Fresh Life Consulting. He has 27
years of regeneration experience, working mainly in the Midlands area.
Having learnt about project management in the social housing field, he
became interested in economic regeneration in the early 80ís and set up
one of the first enterprise agencies providing managed workspace, which
still operates very successfully.
He has since worked on
many landmark schemes including the Chubb Buildings in Wolverhampton and
the Crossing at St Paulís in Walsall for which he won a BURA award for
best practice in Urban Regeneration. In recent years he has been
involved in substantial regeneration strategies and physical
regeneration projects requiring detailed feasibility studies, market
research and option appraisals for a range of public private and third
A common theme running
through much of his work reflects his belief that to be really
successful, projects have to find ways of achieving financial
sustainability, giving a degree of freedom to respond to changing needs,
and to draw on the best from the private, public and voluntary sectors,
in meeting their wider objectives.
initiation and feasibility
Creative re-use of redundant buildings/land
Fund Raising and Packaging
Heritage and Cultural Projects
Acknowledged Expert on Managed Workspace
Voluntary Sector mentoring and capacity building