General election policy briefing

Last week, on 27 June, Coverdale Barclay co-hosted a breakfast presentation with public affairs firm Lodestone Communications on the likely implications of the upcoming general election for the built environment industry.   Speaking to our clients and contacts at The Soho Hotel, managing director Martha Dalton and account director Orlando Wind-Cowie delivered an engaging presentation […]

Are the parties going far enough for housing?

Offering his thoughts ahead of the general election, Coverdale Barclay’s account director Alexander Peel welcomes the fact that housing has been steadily climbing the political agenda – but thinks there are more ambitious changes to the planning system that should be on the cards.      In the last few weeks, there have been multiple opinion […]

Our clients celebrate the Summer of Sport

Our clients have been celebrating the sunshine with events that foster community spirit among residents, local businesses and visitors, and champion the summer of sport.    Borough Yards near London Bridge has been transformed with big screens screening Wimbledon and the Olympics, as well as F&B and retail pop-ups. The City of London is also […]

Sugar House Island launches free new art exhibitions

Our client Sugar House Island has launched a year-long programme of free art exhibitions in partnership with Hypha Studios, a charity which matches creatives with free art space. From now until mid-2025, 16 collectives of artists will be showcasing their work, with 60 free events and workshops for the public to attend.     At a […]

Transformative plans for Leatherhead

CB has recently been appointed by Kier Property to support the public consultation for the regeneration of Leatherhead town centre in Surrey. The Leret Partnership – a JV between Kier and Mole Valley District Council – is bringing forward proposals to transform large swathes of the town to create a mixed-use development that will transform the town […]

‘Meet the Team’ episode 12: May Adekoya

Episode twelve of our Meet the Team Instagram series is now live (@coverdalebarclay)    We’re delighted to introduce the newest member of our team, Account Executive May Adekoya, who joined us earlier this month. May comes to us with experience working in strategy, marketing and insights for fintech companies and local authorities. She will be […]

‘Meet the Team’ episode 11: Alex Peel

Episode eleven of our Meet the Team Instagram series is now live (@coverdalebarclay)    This month, we’re introducing you to the newest member of our team, Account Director Alex Peel, who joined us last month. Alex boasts an impressive background in corporate communications and public affairs for cultural institutions as well as expertise across the […]

UKREiiF Day 3 – all eyes on 4 July

Alongside some welcomed dry weather, the third and final day of #UKREiiF was focused on future opportunities following the announcement of July’s General Election.   Our  Co-Founder Director Ros Barclay participated in a workshop hosted by PLACED, bringing together placemakers, designers, planners and stakeholder engagement experts including our client Suzi Winstanley, Director at Turner.Works, Larna Smith, Town Planner at Avison Young, and […]

UKREiiF – day two

If Day 1 of UKREiiF was all about delivering more housing and places, Day 2 focused on how these contribute to community health.   Our client, Anna Hwang, Chief Investment Officer at BTR developer Placefirst, spoke on a panel about the importance of housing support for the NHS and creating healthy places. Sarah Hordern, Chair of NHS […]

3 Ps took the spotlight on day 1 of UKREiiF – politics, partnerships, and place

Politics    It’s no secret that the industry has been operating in an extremely challenging market as investors remain reluctant to deploy capital in the face of the UK’s uncertain political landscape.   With new prime ministers, housing ministers and frequent shifts in building regulations, Kate Ellison, Platform Housing’s Director of Land Partnerships, New Business […]