May 2023

Sewell Estates Newsletter

Hi and welcome to our May newsletter. Despite three bank holidays, the team are still ploughing on at full speed. Supporting an NHS Trust with securing vital non-clinical space, helping GP’s establish their catchment areas with the flick of a switch and continuing with our food-safe construction programme of new projects, you can read about this and much more in this month’s edition.

Very best wishes,

Jo Barnes
Managing Director, Sewell Estates


Exploring sustainable growth

At The Business Day 2023, Sewell Estates is partnering with the Employee Ownership Association (EOA) to explore how employee ownership offers an ethical and sustainable option for securing a successful business into the future.


Working together on PCN Estates Strategies

Our consultancy businesses, Shared Agenda and Community Ventures, are working in partnership to deliver the Humber and North Yorkshire response to the national programme to produce estate strategies for every individual Primary Care Network (PCN).


GP catchment checker

Our data mapping and intelligence company, Parallel’s latest software tool allows GP practices to better manage their patient lists and onboard new ones, making the process much more efficient.

An external view of Hull's Central Fire Station, which Sewell Construction have been revamping

Top marks for Sewell Construction

Sewell Construction’s track record for delivering wider community benefits continues as they receive top scores across two of their major schemes from recent Considerate Constructors audits.

The home of Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Location, Location, Location with Community Ventures

Community Ventures pulled out all the stops to help find a new home for Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust and their partners.


Case study focus: transforming retail space

West Yorkshire Construction company, I&G helped bring a slice of Canada to Yorkshire as they turned a disused building into a drive-thru branch of iconic Canadian coffeehouse Tim Hortons.


Team recognition
in customer satisfaction survey

Sewell FM’s maintenance team have been recognised for going above and beyond in looking after our portfolio of health centres across Hull, ensuring they are safe, legal and operational around the clock.



On 1 January 2023, the Estates side of our business, which includes Sewell Investments, Shared Agenda, Community Ventures, Parallel, Sewell Construction, Illingworth & Gregory and Sewell Facilities Management, became part employee-owned.