Appointed by Surrey County Council as client lead for the landmark local authority funded development in Manor Royal, Crawley.
The 10 acre brownfield site within the Manor Royal Business Park was lying vacant and was to be developed into mixed-use, office and retail development included headquarters for the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS FoundationTrust (SECAmb) and a UK joint ‘999’ emergency call centre for ambulance, police, fire & rescue.
Engaged as Project Board Chair with direct responsibility for:
The West Sussex development was one of the first of the Home Secretary’s shared blue light services initiatives and one of the first public sector investments and developments of its type. The new state-of-art facilities will achieve a BREEAM very good rating and is expected to provide in the region of 1500 new jobs.