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A Proven
Track Record

OUR MISSION IS TO TAKE
SITES THROUGH FEASIBILITY
TO PLANNING CONSENT AND
PROJECT COMPLETION
TO
DELIVER THE BEST OUTCOME
FOR COMMUNITIES AND INVESTORS

Cannon Capital Developments was established in 2017 to lead and deliver projects of its own, in joint ventures or on behalf of third parties.

Collectively the executive team has more than 100 years of development experience, delivering successful outcomes for a diverse range of clients.

Cannon has already been appointed as Development Manager for the Mapeley HMRC portfolio and has identified opportunities across the UK’s regions to maximise its redevelopment value. Future uses will include office, hotels, residential, senior living and retail.

Our first wholly owned development commenced in January 2019 and will be the first of many which regenerate with striking design and excellent build quality satisfying both customers and investors. We are also actively seeking and developing our own sites.

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Over the last 25 years our highly experienced senior development team have led and delivered successful property development projects for a diverse client base

Our Team

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Matt
Hawkins

Managing Director

Matt is responsible for the evaluation and redevelopment of sites throughout the UK and also the acquisition and evaluation of new purchases. He is the key contact for investors and funders for those sites being directly developed.

As a Chartered Surveyor he has been involved in the real estate and construction sectors for over 25 years. Matt has extensive experience in residential and commercial development, leading and working on over 10 million square feet of development, over a variety of uses both as Developer and Development Manager.

Previously Matt was COO for the Lendlease International Quarter, London and Development Director at CIT LLP.

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Jo
Fone

Development Director

Jo is responsible for the financial evaluation of all sites from inception through to planning and onto delivery. A Chartered Surveyor for over two decades, Jo was formerly an equity partner at property consultancy Montagu Evans. Before joining Cannon, Jo has advised on residential and mixed use schemes worth in excess of £10 billion gross development value. Her skills help us to ensure maximum value is achieved on the redevelopment assets in the portfolio. She works closely with our planning consultants and designers to secure planning permissions that are both profitable and deliverable.

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Ed
Heppenstall

Development Director

Ed joined Cannon with a background in land assembly and planning for schemes across the UK.

Ed is a Chartered Surveyor with close to 30 years' experience in the real estate sector. Before joining Cannon, Ed was responsible for a £500 million residential scheme in West London and prior to that spent ten years at Tesco securing consents and assembling land for both retail only and mixed use schemes nationwide. Ed's broad experience allows us to optimise value from our projects.

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Mark
McAleer

Project Management Director

Mark works alongside our Development Directors to ensure planning outcomes are deliverable, affordable and can be built safely. Mark is fully responsible for project managers (both internal and external), professional team management, construction, procurement and delivery of all construction projects.

Mark has worked for more than 20 years in project management, during which he spent a decade in the Middle East and Asia leading teams delivering a range of iconic buildings in the hotel and leisure sectors. On his return to the UK, Mark led the delivery of the Financial Conduct Authority’s new 500,000 square foot London HQ.

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Hilary
Scott

General Counsel

Hilary's responsibilities cover all legal aspects and compliance issues. Hilary deals with acquisition, funding, professional appointments and co-ordinating external legal advisers where required. Her experience is also valuable when dealing with third party issues, protecting Cannon and our investor's interests.

Hilary has spent 14 years firstly as a Commercial Real Estate lawyer in a leading, international law firm and then as a client counsel. Her experience covers all types of property transactions including site acquisitions and disposals, investments and landlord and tenant matters. Her extensive experience of development work includes acting for a number of major residential and commercial property developers, supermarket chains and shopping centre owners and developers.

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Projects

Projects Delivered

100

Projects delivered

3,000

Hotel and serviced apartment beds

>10,000

Residential and student units

3M sq ft

New offices

>£9bn

Development to date across all sectors

Pipeline Projects

18

Projects

650

Hotel and serviced apartment beds

>3,000

Residential and student units

750,000 sq ft

New offices

£850M

Development pipeline across all sectors

Current Projects

The pipeline is spread throughout the UK in a variety of locations, including city, fringe and rural sites. The highly experienced leadership team at Cannon unlock the best possible outcomes for each site. Our close connections to both public and private sector organisations combined with our secure financial backing mean we are uniquely placed to deliver maximum returns.

Location
Opportunity

We have over 100 years of combined experience of developments UK wide

Our
Partners

Our team is experienced at leading projects alongside carefully selected specialist partners and consultants. Careful consideration is also given to the impact on and needs of local communities to ensure sustainability and local betterment as well as maximising the benefit for our investors.

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Sustainability

WE ENSURE OUR BUSINESS OPERATIONS ARE SUSTAINABLE, SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE AND HAVE THE LOWEST POSSIBLE IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT.

We balance the needs of our stakeholders with those of local communities. We work with our supply partners to ensure our day-to-day operations meet our stringent standards of corporate and social responsibility.

Environment

Cannon is committed to protecting the environment. We aim to deliver projects that have a positive impact by providing environmental enhancements and minimising impact. We work closely with expert consultants to go beyond planning and construction requirements and ensure customer satisfaction.

Health & Safety

We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of the public, third parties, contractors and our own staff and this is the highest priority on all projects we undertake. We aim for incident and injury free projects and closely monitor every aspect of design and construction throughout each of the RIBA stages. All of our projects, suppliers, contractors and designers are subject to rigorous monitoring and checking in this regard and any issues are dealt with in a timely manner.

Community

Each development project provides the opportunity for us to engage with and support the local community, understanding their perspective and working with them to leave a positive legacy. We strive to offer local employment, pass on knowledge, and encourage growth and long-term improvements which will have a lasting positive impact.

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Cannon Capital Developments 50 Grosvenor Hill, London, W1K 3QT