Zoning in on planning reform

By Scott Harker, Newgate Engage The American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin once wrote that in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. Were Mr Franklin alive today he might well add ‘attempted Government reform of the planning system‘ to his list of certainties.  Reform of the planning system has…

Letter from… The office

By Jamie Williams, Senior Executive Today, I’m back in Newgate’s London office, alongside a handful of colleagues, for the first time in 14 weeks.  Returning to the office was always going to be strange. Having enjoyed a calm cycle in from South London, I was confronted with a deserted City of London. It is just…

CBRE Global Investors appoints Newgate

CBRE GLOBAL INVESTORS APPOINTS NEWGATE COMMUNICATIONS Newgate Communications has been appointed to manage the EMEA communications for one of the world’s largest real estate investment management firms, CBRE Global Investors, following a competitive pitch process. CBRE Global Investors, which has $112.9 billion assets under management , sponsors investment programmes across the risk/return spectrum for investors…

Newgate grows property team with two new hires

Newgate Communications, has hired Tali Robinson as a Partner and Victoria Wooltorton as a Senior Consultant to its property team. This takes the size of the London-based team to 25 and means Newgate has the largest specialist real estate communications team in the UK, with skills across planning, community engagement, commercial and residential projects, and…

Archived Newsletters

We will be providing regular updates on the latest Government advice and actions to deal with the Coronavirus crisis through our eNewsletter ‘Newgate News’.  To subscribe email hello@newgatecomms.com We’ll have a personal report from a Newgate colleague around the world and suggest key social media accounts that you may wish to follow.  With so many people…

Building Beautiful, No Matter What They Say.

The Weekly Newgate Engage Planning Blog by Scott Harker If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then nowhere is this more the case than when it comes to the design of new homes. A housing development that looks beautiful to one group of people may be considered to be an absolute eyesore to…

All I want for Christmas is you(r vote)

The Weekly Newgate Engage Planning Blog By Douglas Johnson Monday morning is, frankly, getting quite tough. Peeling back the curtains to find that it’s still dark, just two weeks after setting our clocks back, is enough to demoralise anyone. It’s easy to see why there’s a widely held belief that a December General Election will…

Let Them Eat Meringue

The Weekly Newgate Engage Planning Blog By David Scane On a recent trip to the local food market, my 4 year old son’s attention was captured by an enormous pink and white meringue for sale on one of the stalls. His protestations that he “really, really, really, really, really”, wanted one failed to break down…

Above and beyond – maximising your sponsorship investment

By Guy Smith Richard Branson once said: “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small”.  That certainly hasn’t been the case for serial adventurer James Ketchell.  Despite suffering from depression as a teenager, leaving school without any qualifications and then surviving a near-fatal motorbike accident, he had a dream, a big dream.   The…