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NLCCE Event with Talks on Meridian Water from Enfield Council, & SEGRO


Join us for this NLCCE Event in partnership with Enterprise Enfield and the E-business Programmewhich offers FREE digital advice and business growth support to businesses in Enfield, Waltham Forest and Redbridge.

We have 2 exciting guest talks this month, as well as an opportunity to hear about the E-business Programme:

Meridian Water: Updates & Opportunities

Meridian Water is a major £6bn, 25-year London regeneration programme led by Enfield Council, bringing 10,000 homes and 6,000 jobs to Enfield, north London, next door to the beautiful Lee Valley Regional Park.

Simon Gardner leads the regeneration element of the Meridian Water programme which is being delivered by Enfield Council. Simon is responsible for delivering 6,000 jobs, and £390 Million of social value, which is now part of every procurement that the programme undertakes. His talk will cover:

  • Introduction to the Meridian Water Project
  • Orientation of the site
  • Objectives, Time Scales, Employment Targets, Social Value Targets
  • Sustainability
  • Procurement
  • Supply chain
  • Questions


SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), and a leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and light industrial property. It owns or manages 9.6 million square metres of space (103 million square feet) valued at £18 billion serving customers from a wide range of industry sectors. Major retail and ecommerce customers for SEGRO include John Lewis, Amazon, Ocado and Yoox.

Bonnie Minshull, a Director within SEGRO, will be talking about what the company does, including their involvement with Netflix in North London, as well as many other aspects of working with businesses in the area.

  • About SEGRO, who they are and they do
  • SEGRO in North London and growth plans
  • Market Conditions
  • Q&A

Speaker Profiles:

Simon Gardner

As part of the Management Team Simon leads the regeneration element of the Meridian Water programme which is being delivered by Enfield Council. He has been with the Council for over 10 years but on the programme for the last three. Simon is responsible for delivering 6000 jobs, and £390 Million of social value, which is now part of every procurement that the programme undertakes. Simon has led on the Meanwhile activity at Meridian Water and has most recently led on the delivery of the Troubadour Studios development and the Building Bloqs redevelopment for the Council. Next projects include the delivery of the Meridian Water Skills Academy in September and the delivery of the Estate Management approach for Meridian Water

Bonnie Minshull

Bonnie Minshull is a Director within SEGRO’s Greater London business responsible for North, East and South London. She oversees the existing portfolio within this region as well as seeking new development opportunities to expand SEGRO’s holdings. With a market value of £7bn the Greater London business includes over 417 customers doing a wide range of extraordinary things. Bonnie is a Chartered Surveyor with almost 20 years’ real estate experience in the industrial and logistics markets.


2.00 pm – Arrivals and networking

2.15pm – Welcome, Nick Johnson, Manager, NLCCE

2.20pm – Meridian Water: Updates and Opportunities, Simon Gardner, Enfield Council

2.50pm – SEGRO, Bonnie Minshull, Director

3.10pm – E-business Programme, Despina Johnson, CEO, NLCCE

3.20pm – 4.00pm – Networking and Refreshments

We will be sharing an attendee list from this event. On checkout, you will be asked if you would like to consent to your details (name, business name, email and website) being shared. This list will be emailed to attendees.



Event: NLCCE Event with Talks on Meridian Water from Enfield Council, & SEGRO
Date(s): 24/03/2022
Start Time: 14:00pm
End Time: 16:00pm
Venue: North London Business Hub.
Address: Barnet and Southgate College, High Street, Southgate, N14 6BS
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