1. A retail scheme and office building in town centre.

    Originally built by the Crown Estate and opened in the late '80s.

    Task - to anticipate and respond to changing demand in the retail and commercial market.

    Retain and work with existing anchors, Primark and Wilkinsons.



  2. Convert office building to residential accommodation for local university.

    Contract commenced. 72 units ready for 2012 academic year. Further to follow in further phases.

    ashcroft responsible for:

    • financial modelling and appraisals.
    • engagement with local authority members and officers to support planning.
    • negotiation of pre letting direct with university.
    • negotiation of third party rights, interests and VP to facilitate development.
    • building contract negotiation.