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About us

At Newby, we create unique, luxury homes with a strong focus on building communities and delivering a seamless customer experience. Our current locations include York, Harrogate, The Yorkshire Dales and Newcastle.

We pride ourselves on developing new build homes that offer exceptional living spaces, with a high-quality specification throughout and a focus on delivering a product that exceeds our customers’ expectations.

Based in North Yorkshire, we have been established since 2008 and have delivered various developments across the region. Our previous success stories include Castle Chambers in York, Devonshire Place in Harrogate and Velocity Village in Sheffield.

Essentially a mixed-use developer, we undertake a variety of projects, land promotion, asset management, development management and development in its own right.

Meet the team

Nick Moody
Deal Origination & Funding

Nick Moody, a founding partner of Newby has over twenty-five years experience in the property industry. Nick provides deal origination and funding for Newby and coordinates corporate strategy
Simon Hepden
Development & Planning

Simon Hepden, a founding partner of Newby has over twenty years experience in development, planning, project and cost management and construction delivery. Simon enables Newby to build in house without recourse to main contractors.
Frazer Roberts
Project Direction

Frazer is a stakeholder in Newby and co-ordinates the business from acquisition/funding through the development process to eventual sale.
Anthony Mackle
Customer Experience

Anthony has over thirteen years of experience in the property developer sector. Anthony’s focus is to deliver an engaging and seamless customer experience, from initial enquiry through to customer care.

Maxine O’Hara
Office Manager

Maxine offers support for the whole team from the office. Acting as the first point of contact for colleagues and clients, Maxine also provides PA support for both Nick and Simon.

Francesca Kaye
Marketing Manager

Francesca is a marketing professional with an abundance of experience within the Property industry. Francesca co-ordinates the marketing process at Newby from the branding to delivering design and other marketing campaigns throughout the development process, through to completion.

Stan Barrett

Stan heads up the finance department for the company.

Chris Heffernan
Commercial Manager

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in Quantity Surveying, winning awards for Build Quality. Chris is responsible for the financial management of projects, negotiating and agreeing contracts and overseeing the new build housing.

Chris Walker
Contracts Manager

Chris is responsible for the procurement of sub-contractors packages for each development and co-ordinates the site development works across all Newby schemes.

Thomas Holme
Development Manager

Thomas co-ordinates between our development and commercial team for Newby’s new build and conversion projects alongside complete management of sub-contractors. Thomas successfully graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying & Construction Commercial Management.

Jonny Darbishire
Development Manager

Jonny’s background includes working on a variety of luxury residential refurbishments and has numerous years experience as a Quantity Surveyor. Jonny manages the developments in from specification to the materials used to make up each project.

Jade Ourique
Quantity Surveyor

Jade has over 11 years’ experience in the commercial sector nationwide, with multiple degrees including Quantity Surveying. Jade is responsible for keeping construction costs in line with budgets.

Jonathan Hull
Site Manager

Jonathan has over 20 year’s experience of working in construction. His previous projects have ranged from large student accommodation buildings in York, hotels and the Nottingham Train Station Grade II listed building refurbishment. Jonathan currently oversees the Ryedale House development in York.

Carl Barrow
Site Manager

Carl Barrow has over 20 year’s of experience working in the construction industry, managing projects of various size & importance from listed buildings, new builds & refurbishments. Carl is involved in planning, procurement, design, health & safety and day to day running of projects and currently manages Ryedale House in York.

Shane Garwood
Site Manager

Shane has worked in the construction industry for many years, managing projects of various sizes, including listed buildings, new builds and refurbishments. Shane is involved in planning, procurement, design, health and safety and day to day running of projects and currently oversees Springfield Court in Harrogate.

Sam Ellis
Site Manager

Sam is responsible for the health and safety as well as the project and site management of Newby’s developments. Sam oversees the development process at both conversion and new build sites.

Thomas Hind
Assistant Site Manager

Thomas has experience in private residential schemes such as new build apartments, listed building renovations and new build housing schemes. Thomas is currently involved with the management of West House Gardens in Birstwith and oversees the day to day build process and the safety on site.

Paul Cowan
Assistant Site Manager

Paul has worked in construction for over 15 years with NVQ qualifications in joinery. Paul has recently joined the management team as an Assistant Site Manager and will be working on both regeneration and new build projects and will be studying towards his NVQ in site management.

Mathew Wyvill
Assistant Site Manager

Matthew has over 15 years’ experience of working in construction and has worked on numerous development projects. Matthew assists the Site Manager at Ryedale House, York and is responsible for the general on-site duties, as well as health and safety and the day to day running of the project.

Join our team

Current Vacancies
Sales Manager
Ryedale House - York

A fantastic opportunity to join our Sales & Marketing team as a Sales Manager for our luxury York city centre development. With the best views in York, this 77 apartment development has unrivalled specification and we require an outstanding sales professional to deliver the perfect customer journey.

You will be based at our outstanding marketing suite - responsible for meeting customers, walking them through our homes with passion and pride, building a rapport and closing sales on a regular basis. You will also be liaising with the solicitors and driving the sales progression process to take our buyers to completion in a smooth and stress-free way. The perfect customer journey doesn’t stop at the completion of a sale, the service we provide at completion and thereafter is extremely important. You will therefore be able to carry out quality control measures to make sure the home is perfect, alongside delivering a robust and informative handover, with a customer care element to finish off and make sure our customer has one point of contact from the start of their journey with us to the finish.

We offer a competitive package and very importantly a product that you will be proud to sell!

If you would like to apply for this position please email a copy of your CV to with the subject 'Sales Manager'.
Newby Head Office - Ripon

We are looking for an experienced Buyer to join our team. This role is perfect for someone who enjoys a challenge.

You will be responsible for purchasing all the materials for all our active sites, getting the best value from suppliers through building a strong working relationship with them, controlling the material supply to sites and all other general buying duties.

If you would like to apply for this position please email a copy of your CV to with the subject 'Buyer'.

Our Partners

Oak North Bank was created to help the UK's growth businesses and entrepreneurs reach their potential by providing them with bespoke, no-nonsense debt finance solutions OakNorth lends between E500,000 to £25m to businesses and property developers in the UK and is working with Newby on the redevelopment of Ryedale House, York
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Beaufort Capital is a development financier specialising in providing mezzanine and equity co-investments. Beaufort offers versatile and comprehensive funding solutions across all Real Estate asset classes and geographies throughout Great Britain. We have a collaborative culture and have enjoyed building a strong relationship with the Newby team since working together on Ryedale House, an impressive residential development in the heart of York city centre.
An independent merchant banking group based in London. Newby have worked closely with Close Brothers on the successful development of 32 Devonshire Place and Windsor Court, and continue to build on the relationship working alongside them in the development of Springfield Court.
Reditum Capital works to provide bespoke financing solutions to a diverse range of industry professionals across a multitude of assets – from major property developments to alternatives to receivables. Since inception, Reditum have provided more than £470 million of funding for real estate and asset-backed transactions across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Reditum pride themselves on their ability to supply intelligent solutions and generate superior returns for their investors. Through the talented and entrepreneurial team of 60+ professionals, Reditum are able to provide an agile and flexible approach to alternative and specialist finance. 
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