Liverpool developer Legacie unveils senior appointments in its construction arm

Across the city Legacie is bringing forward a number of residential schemes worth more than £50m and hasd made a trio of appointments in its Legacie Contracts unit. Tony McDonough reports

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Ian Waterson, finance director at Legacie Contracts


Legacie Contracts, the construction arm of Liverpool developer Legacie Developments, has has unveiled three new directors as it looks to deliver projects worth more than £50m.

Across the city Legacie is bringing forward a number of residential schemes, including the conversion of Reliance House in Water Street, Azure Residence close to St Anne Street and Ropemaker Place in Renshaw Street.

In June the company announced it was bringing an established building contractor, Impel Contracts, in-house to work exclusively on its portfolio, rebranding the unit as Legacie Contracts. Now it has brought on board Ian Waterson, Paul McGowan and Ian Williams as directors.

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Paul McGowan, construction director at Legacie Contracts
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Ian Williams, commercial director at Legacie Contracts


Mr Waterson, a chartered accountant, will be the division’s finance director. He has worked as a director/chief finance officer for four years at Swiss Marine, the £2bn per annum freight operation company.

Mr McGowan joins as construction director and has more than 30 years of management experience within the industry, controlling schemes up to £70m in value across numerous sectors.

He is a chartered construction manager and has most recently headed up the landmark X1 development on Sefton Street in the thriving Baltic Area.

Legacie has also promoted in house with Mr Williams taking on the role of commercial director,  having worked within the business from its inception. He has over 30 years of experience in commercial management of construction projects.

A spokesperson for Legacie Contracts said: “We are delighted to announce these key appointments which will assist in ensuring our continued track record of delivering high quality schemes for both clients and investors.” 

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