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Capita Symonds Appoints Adrian Welsh

27 November 2009

Adrian WelshCapita Symonds’ Blackburn office has appointed Adrian Welsh as its new Director of Regeneration.

Adrian joins the company from internationally acclaimed masterplanning firm EDAW AECOM where he was a Director of Design and Planning at its Manchester office.

Adrian was born in East Lancashire and has over 20 years of experience in the fields of design and regeneration having worked across the UK and as far abroad as Singapore and China.  He has an extensive knowledge of the North West where he has contributed to the formulation of a number of regeneration strategies, area–based masterplans and planning policy documents.

Adrian will be working in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council on projects within Blackburn town centre. He will also be supporting other Capita Symonds offices engaged in regeneration projects across other parts of the North West.

Adrian says: “To have such strong links with the area in which I am working is fantastic. I have spent a substantial amount of time working in the North West and it is reassuring to see the area’s strategic plans now being translated into action on the ground, while also strengthening the area’s unique character and identity.”

“The regeneration and enhancement of our local towns and neighbourhoods will continue to take the support and drive of many different parties. I am looking forward to continuing this work and working once again with Blackburn with Darwen, and other partners, to help turn ideas and plans into deliverable and exciting new projects using the resources and expertise of Capita Symonds,” he adds.