Peabody in the news

We're taking part in two events at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.

Monday 22 September

Event 1: IPPR and Peabody - Housing the Nation

Time: 1pm–2.30pm

Location: Exchange 8, Manchester Central

As the demand for housing continues to rise, many have advocated a new wave of 21st century new towns and garden cities, particularly around London. 

Chair: Antonia Bance, Head of Campaigns, Shelter


  • Lord Andrew Adonis, Shadow Infrastructure Minister and Chair of IPPR
  • Lord Richard Rogers
  • Matt Griffiths, Director, PricedOut
  • Jeremy Stibbe, Executive Director for Regeneration and Sales, Peabody


Event 2: The Housing Fringe

Chair: David Brindle, Public Services Editor, The Guardian

Time: 5pm–7pm

Location: Lancaster Suite, Midland Hotel

Eight leading housing organisations, representing 285,000 households across the UK, have come together to host a discussion about how the sector can support government to deliver more and better homes. 


  • Emma Reynolds MP, Shadow Housing Minister
  • Chris Leslie MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Stephen Howlett, Chief Executive, Peabody