David Salkeld, Development Manager, High Street Residential

David Salkeld

Development Manager

A highly experienced Chartered Quantity Surveyor whose career was founded in contracting organisations at all levels up to Director, David has a wide background in forensic surveying, as well as a sound understanding of contractual entitlement, which he has gathered from over forty years of work in surveying.

Early in his career, David secured managerial positions in construction companies, before moving into development management roles with Willmott Dixon, Helios Properties, Wynyard Park and Morgan Sindall. 

David joined High Street Residential as a Development Manager in 2019, seeking to support the acquisition and then management of the delivery of new projects.

As Development Manager his role encompasses many aspects of the delivery of schemes, from land acquisition to on site activities. David takes a hands-on-role with his consultant team, liaising with all private and public parties to ensure essential development outcomes are met. On his designated projects, David is responsible for site and financial appraisals, securing planning permission, and negotiations with the selected contractor to delivery of the scheme on site.