- The rail specialists see a huge opportunity for their business because of the government’s plans to transform infrastructure in the north.
SLC Property has grown its northern team with two new appointments and the property and planning experts promise that this is just the start of wider growth to meet the demands of new rail infrastructure projects in the north.
Set up specifically to help organisations who are delivering projects on or near the railway, SLC Property is employed by a number of public sector clients across the north and is playing a key role on the Northumberland Line project.
As part of its expansion plans, SLC Property has appointed Peter Eustance as Property & Development Surveyor and Chris Moore as Graduate Surveyor. Peter is a registered valuer with 30 years’ experience valuing across different property sectors and Chris is a graduate with a passion to develop his experience in surveying.
These appointments are both based in the north and will broaden the capability in property and compulsory purchase advice and help prepare for an expected demand in supporting schemes in the land value capture sector.
Russell Mills, Senior Property Manager North of SLC Property said: “I’m delighted to be expanding our team in the northern region. This is an exciting time for us as we are already experiencing a jump in new opportunities with our clients. We expect to see this continue to grow because of the various initiatives through the Northern Powerhouse Rail and Restoring Your Railways Fund to transform the north’s infrastructure.”
Rob Smart, Managing Director of SLC Property, added: “We are delighted to welcome Peter and Chris to help with our ambitious growth plans, but even more importantly to help our clients improve infrastructure for future generations.
“Since starting as Managing Director of SLC Property just three months ago, it has been clear to me that the team offer something unique. They have developed strong relationships with clients and have a strong reputation for making the complex world of the rail environment easy to navigate.
“There is a real demand for this specialism, and we see these new appointments as being the beginning of further appointments in the north over the longer term.”