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A better future – What next for the Solent region?

As part of our ‘Future Cities’ campaign, Shoosmiths is holding a series of virtual ‘think tank’ discussions with prominent local stakeholders in different locations across the UK to share insights and ideas around what the future holds for these locations.

Here we discuss the Solent region, with the view from the panel being that, with a number of major new developments coming up and particular strengths in the marine, renewables, tech and manufacturing sectors, as well as the lifestyle benefits it offers to people and companies looking to move out of London, the region really should be shouting more loudly about itself.

The panel discussion was chaired by Solent-based real estate partner, Mehar Patel.

Our panel comprised:

  • David Fletcher, Assistant Director Economic Development, Hampshire County Council
  • Fiona Gray, Project Director, Buckland Development Ltd
  • Tim Clark, Partner, Vail Williams LLP
  • Stuart Baker, Assistant Director Strategy & Programme Development, Solent Local Enterprise Partnership

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