Search

Newham’s regeneration boss Clive Dutton announces retirement

13:22 26 April 2013

Clive Dutton OBE is retiring as executive director of regeneration and inwards investment at the age of 60.

Clive Dutton OBE is retiring as executive director of regeneration and inwards investment at the age of 60.

Archant

Newham’s regeneration boss who oversaw the Olympic transformation of Stratford is set to retire at the end of the month.

Clive Dutton OBE, executive director of regeneration and inward investment, joined Newham from Birmingham City Council in September 2009 to oversee a number of projects designed to make the borough a more attractive place to investors.

These include the Stratford Metropolitan Masterplan transforming the town centre, the legacy of the Olympic site, and bringing Westfield Stratford City to the area; opening the Siemens Crystal centre and achieving Enterprise Zone status for the Royal Docks; and drawing up Newham’s Core Strategy, a regeneration blueprint for the borough until 2027.

Clive said: “It is something I have been thinking about for a while, especially as I am about to celebrate my landmark 60th birthday.

“I am leaving at a time when Newham Council’s commitment to inward investment and regeneration legacy from the 2012 Games is stronger than ever.

“I believe the momentum of the regeneration programme Newham has established will continue strongly into the future.

“The borough has massive potential for investment, growth, and greater prosperity with an abundance of land for development, excellent transport links, and a young, energetic and increasingly skilled workforce.”

Newham Council’s chief executive Kim Bromley-Derry said: “The balance of London is moving eastwards and Clive has helped to create an inward investment story for Newham that has put us on the world stage.”

0 comments

Latest News Stories

09:00
Hannah McDuffas delivering a cooked breakfasts to reporter Mark Shales.

A former teacher has swapped the classroom for the kitchen through her new cooked breakfast delivery business.

London
Yesterday, 16:00
Anees Ikramullah after completing his Nuts Challenge last month

Anees Ikramullah will be swapping the sidelines for the streets of London next weekend when he takes on his first London Marathon.

Yesterday, 12:00
Reporter Sophie Morton learns to row at the London Regatta Centre

My only experience of rowing is watching the boat race on television, and while I always thought it would take quite a bit of effort to cover the distance, it never looked as if it was excessively difficult.

Cambridge
Fri, 17:04
Derek Stainsby is running the London Marathon for Child Poverty Action Group

Being sold unsuitable shoes might have set Derek Stainsby’s training back somewhat, but he’s determined not to let that stop him completing the London Marathon.

Most read news

Competitions

Glen Moray whiskey could be winging its way to you.

The Glen Moray Classic is a classic Speyside single malt and forms the starting point for the Classic Range.

Read more
Seasons 1-4 on Blu-ray, as well as a shiny new Sony Blu-ray player could be coming your way!

To celebrate the fifth series of George RR Martin and HBO’s epic fantasy Game of Thrones, Ladbrokes is giving away a series one to four Blu-ray box set along with a Sony Blu-ray player to one lucky winner!

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder