Harworth Appoints New Staff

Harworth Estates has made another four appointments to support its growing business.

Chris Warren has joined Harworth’s burgeoning Natural Resources division as Estates Surveyor, responsible for its management of its portfolio of mineral and waste management assets. Warren is a Chartered Minerals & Waste Planner and a Charted Mineral Surveyor and joins from Wardell Armstrong’s Mineral Estate Team in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

David Hounsell joins the company as the Facilities and Safety Manager within the Estates, Environment and Safety Management team. David will be responsible for managing and leading the team, providing support services to Harworth’s 30,000 acre estate and strategic health & safety guidance. A Chartered Health & Safety professional, he has joined from Nottinghamshire County Council’s infrastructure department and previously ran his own training consultancy.

Heather Foxen has joined the company as Assistant Management Surveyor, splitting her time between Harworth’s Development and Estates, Safety & Environmental divisions. Heather joins from Gerald Eve LLP where she worked within the Planning and Development team, prior to which she graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc in Planning and Development. Supported by Harworth, Heather will be working towards her APC to qualify as a chartered surveyor.

Finally, Daniel Burnham joins the company’s recently created Technical Division as a Graduate Project Manager. Daniel has joined Harworth straight from Sheffield Hallam University, where has recently completed a BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management. He will report to Technical Director Peter Henry and provide support to the team across a number its live development sites, including Waverley and Logistics North.

Harworth has grown its core workforce by over a quarter in the past 12 months as confidence continues to rise in the Northern and Midlands property market. Its assets were valued at £284m in December 2013, up from £24m at the end of December 2012. 2014 has seen the company move forward with a number of developments of regional significance, including Logistics North – the UKs sixth largest industrial scheme with live planning permission.