Place North West – Greater Manchester’s £5bn Borough

  • 13th March 2024
  • 16:45—17:30
  • The Manchester Stand


Harinder Dhaliwal
Managing Director, Step Places
John Heaton
Managing Director, Heaton Group
Sandra Robinson
Technical Director Strategic Growth, WSP
Warren Taylor
Director, Cityheart
Mel Wilson
Director, Deloitte
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Dan Whelan
Deputy Editor, Place North West


As one of the busiest boroughs in Greater Manchester, Wigan plays a significant role in the future of the region. Place North West will delve into where opportunities for investment lie, the exciting projects already underway, the struggles involved in delivering on ambitions, and why this is a GM borough to watch.

Launch of The Wigan Growth Location Plan, which outlines the hotspots and makes the business case for investment in the borough.

Earlier Session

Curating the City for Growth – The Upper Brook Street Story

Later Session

Aperitif Hour