Godwin Developments bolsters delivery team with senior appointment

Steve Gascoygne

UK property developer Godwin Developments has appointed Steven Gascoyne, a highly experienced construction and consultancy professional, as Associate Director – Construction.

With a career spanning 25 years and including a wide range of sectors – from residential and leisure to industrial and logistics – Steven has in-depth knowledge and extensive hands-on experience in construction delivery. He will assume responsibility for some of Godwin’s largest construction projects across the country, working closely with the business’s in-house teams and a broad range of external property partners and consultants nationwide. He will be based at the company’s Birmingham head office, where he will be reporting to Construction Director Michael Jones.

Prior to joining Godwin, Steven worked as Operations Director of Mace, where he was part of their Cost and Commercial Practice Group senior leadership team; leading a team of 25 quantity surveyors and responsible for the Birmingham office’s cost management offer. He was most recently acting for Jaguar Land Rover as Project Director on one of the largest logistics schemes on site in the UK.

Matt Chandler, Managing Director of Godwin Developments, commented: Steven has a strong construction and consultancy background combined with a pre-eminent track record, which will boost our capacity as Godwin moves into a significant delivery phase. His appointment consolidates our programme for continuous investment in our in-house capabilities, supporting our ambitious growth plans. We look forward to welcoming him to the team.”

Steven Gascoyne, Associate Director – Construction, said: “I am thrilled to have joined Godwin Developments at such an exciting time for the business as its portfolio undergoes a significant period of growth. With many new projects in the pipeline and further expansion planned, I am thoroughly looking forward to joining the team, working closely with the Board, colleagues and external stakeholders and building on the company’s positive momentum.”

Godwin Developments has a fast-growing nationwide portfolio, including nearly 3,000 residential units nationwide some of which are set to begin construction in the second half of 2022. The business operates across the BTR sector covering both multifamily and single-family housing as well as affordable homes with a number of consented residential developments covering Nottingham, Doncaster, Cambridgeshire, Milton Keynes and Derby, and many more in the pipeline. The company’s commercial and industrial divisions work includes recent developments in Birmingham, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Dorset and Cambridgeshire, alongside a strong UK-wide pipeline.