Matthew Stephens

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Matthew Stephens, Director of Castlebray Services Ltd.


Matthew has resided in the Yorkshire region for the last 27 years, moving to the area from his hometown of Swansea, Wales.  


A graduate from the University of Hull, Matthew has vast experience and boasts an effective track record within the property industry, recently playing a key role in the regeneration of the Barnsley Gateway Plaza project. He is also a board member of Barnsley 2030, the Barnsley Town Centre Programme, and Barnsley Inclusive Economy. In addition to these roles, and his role as Director of Castlebray Services Limited, Matthew has a leading position on Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce board as President, giving him a broad network of contacts within the Sheffield City Region. 


Matthew has an extensive experience in placemaking by maximising the potential of public spaces to help regenerate localities, create new jobs, and improve skillsets within the local community.