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New Managing Director for Persimmon Homes Lancashire

28 October 2022

Persimmon Homes Lancashire has appointed a new Managing Director to head up its operations across Lancashire and Cumbria.

Anthony Mansfield joins Persimmon with over 15 years of experience in the industry, most recently serving as Managing Director at Taylor Wimpey.

He will oversee progress on 15 sites already operational throughout the region, including development of the 470-unit Water’s Edge site near Chorley, Lancashire.

With a team of nearly 200, including 41 apprentices, Anthony’s passion for developing talent is sure to be put to good use as Persimmon continues to invest in skills and training working with colleges and training providers across the two counties.

Commenting on his new role, Anthony said “I’m thrilled to be joining Persimmon and head up the Lancashire team at what is a really exciting time for the business. With several developments already underway and applications progressing well with planning authorities, I’m looking forward to working with communities, local businesses and policy makers to deliver much needed, high-quality new homes for the people of Lancashire and Cumbria.”

Regional Managing Director John Roocroft said “I’m delighted to have secured Anthony’s services to lead our Lancashire business and drive forward our exciting plans across both Lancashire and Cumbria. He has a wealth of industry experience that is sure to be invaluable in delivering these plans and I look forward to working closely with him.”

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