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PEOPLE / MOVES

This month’s moves . . .

DAVID METCALF has been appointed operations manager

at THE BRUNEL SHOPPING

CENTRE in Swindon. He gained experience in his last role as a regional operations manager in charge of multi-million pound budgets and 400 staff. Metcalf joins that team led by centre manager Tony Wilkes, who was appointed last summer.

SOVEREIGN

LAND has expanded its team with the appointment of GUY

BEAUMONT as development surveyor and asset manager. He joins the company from his role as senior surveyor at Montagu Evans, and is currently working on Mermaid Quay, a leisure and retail development in Cardiff Bay, and the Trinity Walk scheme in Wakefield which is due to be completed in 2011.

LEGAL & GENERAL PROPERTY

announced its appointment

of ANDREW FERGUSON

as fund manager for its £210m Leisure Fund Limited Partnership. With a total of 10 years’ property experience, Ferguson joins from Citygrove Securities, where he was responsible for new leisure and retail investments and developments.

JULIE ROBERTS has been appointed by CBRE to take on the role of centre manager at The Promenades centre in Bridlington. Roberts has worked in town centre management for eight years and aims to strengthen The Promenades’ position in its local community.

Marathon man trains in Edinburgh shopping centres

A man planning to run 50 marathons in 56 days has completed a training programme by running full marathons inside Edinburgh shopping centres. Mark Cooper, 27, ran on a

treadmill inside Cameron Toll – Edinburgh’s longest established out of town shopping centre – before undertaking similar training runs in Princes Mall and St James Centre. He aims to raise

£25,000 for brain injury charity Headway Group. “I’ve certainly run round the shops lots of times but I’ve never actually run a marathon while shopping!” he said.

SWITCH OFF FOR EARTH HOUR

Land Securities’ 14 shopping centres were plunged into darkness on Saturday 27 March as the UK’s biggest landlord joined in World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Earth Hour. The centres switched

Highcross supports 29 worthy causes with its own Community Bursary

Highcross Leicester has recently donated £60,000 to charities across the East Midlands after raising money from the VAT reduction last year. The centre launched its

Community Bursary to help worthy causes across the region, passing the 2.5 per cent VAT reduction into a community fund – calculated at less than 5p for every two hours of car parking. The money was donated to

29 worthy causes stretching from Leicester to Chesterfield. These

SHOPPING CENTRE April 2010 www.shopping-centre.co.uk

included nominated charities Rainbows Children’s Hospice in Loughborough and Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire, which received £35,000 between them. Michael Holland, brand

experience manager at Highcross, said: “We judged each entry against strict criteria, including their other funding streams available and the benefit to the community, and we have essentially chosen the organisations where we believe most impact could be made.”

off their lights for an hour in the evening, along with Land Securities’ London office building portfolio and the iconic Piccadilly Lights. It is estimated that this gesture saved a total 1,772kg of CO2 emissions. Dave Farebrother,

environmental director for Land Securities Group, commented: “Our aim is to demonstrate that everyone can play a part and that significant progress can be made through office workers changing behaviours and tenants and landlords teaming up to ensure the management of a building is precisely tailored to how the occupier uses it.” Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36
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