• Delivering high quality buildings
  • Delivering knowledge, developing success
  • A proven track record
  • Experienced in complex projects

About Us

Panacea Property Development bring over 60 years’ nationwide experience in delivering complex commercial property development. The management team of Gareth Riddell, Neil Patten and Ian Seddon, supported by Chairman Jo Bamford, have a wealth of experience and expertise in delivering turnkey projects for investors and occupiers in various sectors throughout the UK. The company has a proven track record in all aspects of property development and investment and is committed to ensuring that every development achieves social and financial returns on investment. The company operates independently or in partnership with the public and private sector throughout the country – utilising our extensive team of experienced, professional consultants to deliver high quality buildings and complex developments that fully address the occupier’s and community’s needs. Contact Us

Our Services

  • Site Identification
  • Community and stakeholder engagement
  • Infrastructure and site remediation works
  • Building design to fully satisfy occupier’s requirements
  • Securing planning consent
  • Funding
  • Construction procurement and management
  • Socially responsible Investment advice
  • Portfolio management

The management team have been involved in numerous successful projects in all property sectors as demonstrated below:



Forth Banks, Newcastle

280 PRS purpose designed apartments in 3 blocks overlooking the Tyne in city centre Stephenson Quarter. Construction beginning Spring 2016.
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Liverpool City Centre

Purpose built PRS development. Construction due to commence in 2016.
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Radford Street, Sheffield (Phase two)

180,000 sqft PRS development. Construction to commence in 2016.

Netherthorpe Road, Sheffield

300 student bed hall of residence in city centre location under construction to complete Autumn 2016.

Riverway, Stafford

50,000 sq ft turnkey HQ Office building for Education training and conference services, completed in April 2015.
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Strand Street, Liverpool

35,000 sq ft bespoke office development for Halifax Bank in highly prominent location.

Woodford Airfield

500 Acre former BAE airfield site designed as a new village for over 900 houses , Primary School and commercial uses with planning granted in 2015.
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Indigo Portfolio

Mixed use UK wide Office / Industrial portfolio of circa 1,000,000 sq ft.
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Washington Square

300,000 sqft redevelopment of Workington Town Centre, Tenants include Debenhams, Next.

Royal Mail, Chester West

200,000 sq ft bespoke industrial development for Royal Mail for use as an Automated Process Centre.

Plas Coch Retail Park, Wrexham

Multi let retail park anchored by Sainsburys. Other tenants include: Homebase, Currys, Boots and Odeon

Old Port Gas Works

Mixed use redevelopment of 15 acre brownfield site.

HMCS, Liverpool

Bespoke development of new £60m Liverpool Magistrate’s Court. Project cancelled due to Government austerity measures.
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Winwick Quay, Warrington

400,000 sq ft mixed use estate, secured a change of use of part of the estate for leisure occupiers.


80,000 sqft town centre scheme in Blackwood, South Wales.
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Travelodge, Liverpool

141 bed Travelodge and Tesco Express food store in highly prominent, sensitive location in the World Heritage Site Buffer Zone.

Calder 1&2, Chester West

70,000 sq ft bespoke industrial development to consolidate UK operations into one location.


90,000 sq ft prime office building in Hounslow town centre.
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Weaver Street, Chester

20,000 sq ft bespoke office development for Halifax Bank in highly prominent location.

Spring Gardens

Prime Central Manchester Office building.
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Pure Gym, Warrington

20,000 sq ft gym to transform industrial property into leisure destination.

Castle Dene Shopping Centre

400,000 Town Centre of Peterlee. Tenants include ASDA.

Key People

Jo Bamford

Jo is Chairman and principal shareholder of the Company. He has considerable knowledge and experience of the construction sector as a result of his family history.

Gareth Riddell

Gareth is a board director and shareholder of the Company. He is also the owner of the successful property asset management and investment agency, Riddell TPS, and holds numerous other directorships in property related companies. Gareth has over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of large scale commercial property portfolio management and development.

Neil Patten

Neil is a board director and shareholder of the Company. He has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of turnkey property development for blue chip occupiers. Neil is also MD of the successful family property development and investment company, Patten Properties Ltd, and other associated companies.

Ian Seddon

Ian is a Panacea board director (finance and commercial). He has over 25 years experience in controlling large scale developments and investment projects and recently led the re development of the ex BAE systems airfield site at Woodford in Cheshire. He has been a chartered accountant for over 20 years.


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  • We work closely with our private and public sector partners to deliver successful and sustainable developments anywhere within the UK.
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