6th July 2017

Northern Trust (www.northerntrust.co.uk) is pleased to welcome Nick Hart and Helen Ashworth to their land team.

Nick has joined the company as Assistant Land Surveyor whilst Helen has joined as a new Planner.

Helen brings with her a wealth of experience having worked in Planning within Local Government for over 17 years. Primarily covering development control, Helen commented about her move to Northern Trust: “I am very happy to be working at Northern Trust and am looking forward to progressing both my career and the ambitions of the company.”

Following Nick’s graduation from both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Bristol, he moved to Lancashire to pursue a career within land and development. Nick said about his move to Northern Trust “I am pleased to be fulfilling my career aspirations at Northern Trust and am looking forward to the exciting new challenges that lay ahead.”

Northern Trust’s land and development division has been successfully promoting its own sites and third party landowner's sites for over 25 years. In the last 24 months the team has achieved planning for c 4,500 residential units with an additional 1,500 units due to go to planning in the next 12 months.

Mike Grindrod, Director at Northern Trust added “I’m delighted to welcome Nick and Helen to our already strong team of professionals. We are actively looking for residential and commercial land opportunities to purchase promote or develop throughout the UK, and with Nick and Helen’s expertise we are confident we will achieve our future growth ambitions.”

Northern Trust’s acquisition / development criteria is as follows:

  • Strategic brownfield or greenfield sites from 3 acres and upwards for purchase or promotion.
  • Northern Trust has a portfolio of existing commercial sites available for development on a design and build basis, and has already development over 2 million sq ft of commercial space.
  • The development team are actively looking for sites suitable for residential development for between 3-25 units.

For further details on Northern Trust’s acquisition requirements please contact the team on 01257 238555 or email info@northerntrust.co.uk


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Notes to Editors:

Press Enquiries; Northern Trust/Whittle Jones: Rosalyn Godsmark, 01257 238555 or rgodsmark@lyntonhouse.com


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