You might have guessed that we like restoring things. We like taking old, run-down buildings and turning them into new homes. Proper homes. And proper communities. We believe that a marriage between modern design and traditional architecture really works and now, it seems, so do other people!
This post is in addition to Tom’s other extra-curricular roles of Chairman of Centre for Cities and of Manchester International Festival, Trustee of the Manchester United FC Foundation, and Chancellor of the University of Manchester.
Other posts Tom’s held previously include:
Board Member of Liverpool Capital of Culture from 2004 to 2008
Member of Arts Council England from 2002 to 2008
Chair of the North West Arts Board
Member of the Tate Liverpool Advisory Board
Served on Urban Sounding Board and Property Advisory Group from 2000 to 2004
We’re really chuffed that Mind the Gap has just installed itself in one of our commercial spaces at Lister Mills, Bradford. Mind the Gap is a professional theatre company that helps people with learning disabilities become professional actors, and helps actors with learning disabilities achieve their potential. We can’t wait to see their next performance!
Anyone passing Ancoats over the last few days and weeks will have noticed that Chips has been a hive of activity. Our very own Will Alsop building - his first ever residential project - is nearing completion, and our customers will soon be moving in.
Our vision for New Islington is taking shape… although with funding hard to come-by, we’re working closely with the government to make sure that the next phases move forward as quickly as possible.
Our show apartment will be opening later in March… call our sales team to arrange a viewing - customers get priority!