Nick Tappin Bsc (Hons)
Nick has worked in the construction and development industry for the past 10 years. After gaining an honours degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University, he joined Thames Valley based developer Michael Shanly Homes as a land buyer. He went onto work for smaller residential developers before taking a job as Development Manager at St James’s Investments in New Bond Street, a development partner of Tesco Stores. At St James’s he gained vital experience in town centre mixed use schemes, leading development teams of up to 20 consultants for retail led sites including some of the largest stores in the country and over 2000 residential units. With this variety of experience Nick decided to fulfil an ambition and set up his own company. Initially he started project managing for private clients advising on development, then in early 2010 he founded Manor Park Construction. The company has become established as a leading local contractor and has seen rapid growth from its inception. On the success of the contracting business and his past development experience, Nick decided to set up MPG Developments taking advantage of his knowledge & level of understanding of what it takes to be a successful property developer.
Peter started off his career as an accountant, working for companies such as Mercedes Benz before deciding to move into property as a career. Since entering the industry over 30 years ago Peter has gained a high level of understanding & knowledge of both commercial & residential property development and construction. He has previously owned a successful residential development company and has also held Managing Director and Contracts Director positions within commercial construction and development companies. Peter is a founding Director of Manor Park Construction Ltd operating as joint Financial & Construction Director.
Tom Kelly Bsc (Hons) MRICS
Tom has a wealth of experience in both commercial and residential property across the UK, specifically development, valuation and investment. Tom received an honours degree in Real Estate Management and previously worked at CB Richard Ellis advising private clients and institutional funds on their UK holdings, most notably the Derwent London and Covent Garden London portfolios. After taking a sabbatical from Chartered surveying to train and row across the Indian Ocean in a four man boat, setting a new world record, Tom felt the need for a new 'land based challenge'. Tom is a founding Director of MPG Developments Ltd and is responsible for all sales & marketing and investor relations.
Peter Kelly FRICS
Peter, as a Fellow of the Royal Institution was Chairman of the South Wales and South West Region of DTZ for thirteen years before retiring from the company. He was retained as a consultant by DTZ for a further eight years whilst also acting for the Newport Unlimited Urban Regeneration Company and Atlantic Property Developments. He has since become a Director of Glamorgan Investments and associated property companies and provides advice on mixed use and residential developments.