Associate Planning and Development Director Appointment at Wain Estates

 Associate Planning and Development Director Appointment at Wain Estates

We are delighted to welcome Natalie Webster, as Associate Planning and Development Director, with a brief to lead strategic projects from acquisition, to gaining planning to disposal to the open market.

Natalie spent five years with Homes England as Senior Planning and Enabling Manager, most recently working on York Central, a 45ha brownfield regeneration site in York, with potential to deliver up to 2,500 homes and 87,693m2 of office space, 11,991 sqm retail and leisure, 400 bed hotel a new central park and other community uses. 

She was also responsible for delivering sites such as Omega, Warrington, Omega West, St Helens, Basford East, Crewe and a number of other key sites. Previous roles included Pre-Construction Project Manager at The Co-operative Group and Senior Planner at Arup, Manchester.

Natalie said: “The ethos of the Wain Group really attracted me and Wain Estates is a strong and exciting business with a large number of sites offering huge potential and I really wanted to be part of making that happen. The team is expanding and there is a clear vision with inspiring leadership determined to make a difference.” 

Angela Heaney, Managing Director at Wain Estates, said: “Natalie brings a broad knowledge and hands-on experience to the team and I am delighted to have her on board. Her ability to bring multiple stakeholders to the table and make progress is a huge asset and critical to bringing sites to the open market. 

“This is an exciting time for Wain Estates as we continue to build a team of people with a range of experience, skills and contacts to drive the business and deliver positive outcomes.”