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Martin Woodhouse

Director of Development

Martin has structured, managed and delivered a variety of complex developments and regeneration projects throughout his career. Practicing as a Chartered Surveyor for 17 years, he offers significant experience at both project and board level with particular experience in structuring and stewarding Joint Ventures and Public Private Partnerships.

By deploying his commercial and delivery expertise, Martin effectively supports both public and private sector clients to understand and focus their significant abilities to shape, trigger and deliver development-led regeneration.

Martin plays a leading role in working with PRD’s clients to develop the business case for development and regeneration, working collaboratively to design creative, viable solutions and Masterplans that effectively respond to the needs of public bodies, investors, delivery partners and communities.

Most recently, this has included supporting London & Continental Railways (LCR) to develop a number of business case’s for large scale development and regeneration opportunities being brought about by the development of HS2.  A key strategic objective of this activity is to develop strategies that create and promote the growth and regeneration benefits that HS2 will bring to the Cities and Regions.  He is currently working on the HS2 Leeds Station masterplan, identifying opportunities to drive investment activity and commercial activity through a range of innovative delivery models.

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Daniel Partridge

Director of Regeneration & Partnerships

Daniel has over 17 years' experience of developing bespoke, partnered strategies and operational models for regeneration; by working with the public, private and voluntary & community sectors and directly with local communities; in both the strategic development and delivery phases.

Over the past seven years, a significant part of his work has involved extensive engagement with the public sector, its stakeholders and partners, to structure and develop new strategic approaches for major capital projects and delivery partnerships that aim to realise community and wider economic objectives within the constraints of the challenging economic climate.

He is actively involved in scoping, establishing and mobilising several Local Authority Housing Companies and has board-level experience on current and historic housing and regeneration delivery ventures. For example Daniel has been retained to supported LB Lambeth to scope, structure, business plan and mobilise Homes for Lambeth (HFL).  A new group of Council-owned housing companies which will develop and manage new housing across a range of tenures in Lambeth, with much of this taking the form of regeneration of existing estates.

HFL plays an important role by enabling LB Lambeth to directly reinvest developmentsurpluses to address market failures, address local housing needs and generate income for the Council’s General Fund.

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Linkedin.com/in/djpartridge

Simon Evans

Principal Surveyor

Simon is a Chartered Surveyor with 10 years’ property experience within the fields of development, investment and asset management.  He offers strong commercial skills and a detailed knowledge base alongside a strong client focus and deep understanding of public and private sector drivers.

The last few years have seen Simon working predominantly with public sector clients, using his previous experiences from private sector work to advise on projects from concept through to planning and beyond.  Particular skills employed include managing schemes to maximise viability, devising appropriate deliver mechanisms to achieve target outputs, financial modelling, and supporting proposals for planning permissions.

Most recently, Simon has been supporting Harrow Council in their ambition to deliver a cost-neutral leisure centre through the delivery of an 800-unit residential scheme.  This involved establishing scheme viability, creating financial models and determining the delivery option that best aligned with the client’s risk /reward profile.

Previous projects have included a substantive review of Watford Borough Council’s £145m commercial portfolio to release capital for reinvestment, asset managing £95m of property in receivership to increase the disposal value for banking clients, and delivering a cost-neutral college through the delivery of 410 build-to-rent units.

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonevansprd

Shanice Peat

Graduate Surveyor

Shanice is a Graduate Surveyor with PRD, having joined the team after graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a RICS-accredited degree in Real Estate.

Shanice plays a key role in supporting the team with PRD’s current development and regeneration projects including several masterplanning, market assessment, viability assessment and strategic development commissions.

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Sam Franks

Regeneration Consultant

A PRD Research Consultant, Sam joined PRD in 2018 having graduated with a Masters in Sustainable Urbanism at the UCL Bartlett School of Planning. He is a highly skilled researcher and communicator and his areas of specialism include sustainable urban development, place making and urban economics.

Sam has previously worked at Savills in Planning and Development, where he worked on a variety of projects for individual landowners, estates and other private clients for residential, commercial and mixed-use development throughout West Sussex.

Most recently, with PRD and as part of a multidisciplinary consultancy team, Sam has been supporting Westminster City Council in the development of a commercial strategy linked to a 15-year mixed-use masterplan for Church Street.

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/sfranks1/

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