MEET THE Team


PIERS READ

MANAGING PARTNER

Piers is a media and property entrepreneur with a track record of creating and operating high profile mixed-use developments in the UK. As the founder and managing partner of The TIME + SPACE Co, he has advised developers on curating brand new creative neighbourhoods in Birmingham, Manchester and London.

Piers’ more recent experience includes being Chief Executive of Wimbledon Film & TV Studios, managing director of Custard Factory in Birmingham and overseeing Allied London’s repositioning and brand launch of Enterprise City, the master development brand of the Old Granada Studios in Manchester.

Drawing on his unique experience of working across the creative industries and real estate, Piers leads on delivering the ‘enterprise’ elements within projects; focusing on film and television studios, commercial pre-lets, retail, leisure, hospitality and workspace.

Piers is always focused on finding something unique to add to a scheme, a point of difference or catalyst for growth. He takes a venture capital approach to investing in operational businesses, including studio facilities, flexible workspace and hospitality which, when combined, create world-class entertainment destinations.


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ANDREW MAJOR

HEAD OF SPACE + COMMUNITY

Andrew began his career as one of the founding staff members of the Creative Industries Federation, the national representative body for all of the UK's creative industries.

Across 5 years Andrew looked after the Federation's events and membership departments, organising a variety of industry events across the UK and growing the Federation's membership base across the private, public and education sectors of the creative industries.

Andrew moved to The TIME + SPACE Co. in 2018 and oversaw the operation of Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre including workspace, events, hospitality and third party bookings. Since Hornsey Town Hall closed in 2019 for restoration, Andrew's primary focus is business development and community outreach.




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LUCY PILGRIM

MARKETING + EVENTS MANAGER

Lucy graduated with a degree in English Language and Sociology from the University of Sheffield and has since worked in a number of event production, and marketing roles across the creative industries. These include a number of high-profile film and arts festivals and venues including Sheffield Doc/Fest, Edinburgh Film Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Power to the Pixel. 

Most recently, while working at Riverside Studios, Lucy was part of the small team that created FuturePlay; a festival exploring and showcasing cutting-edge creative content and ideas at the intersection of arts and technology which ran for the duration of the Edinburgh Festival and incorporated virtual reality experiences, indie games, performances and a talks programme. 

Lucy joined The TIME + SPACE Co. in March 2019 as Marketing and Events Manager. Since joining the team she has produced CREATE, an arts festival for the community with a programme including music performances, an outdoor cinema, talks, dance and graffiti workshops and virtual reality experiences to celebrate the future of Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre and the closure of the building for restoration. She also coordinates the marketing for various TIME + SPACE ventures including building websites, graphic design and social media.


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LIV WRIGHT

GENERAL MANAGER

Liv began her career as a freelance theatre designer, graduating from the Royal School of Speech and Drama in 2010. She has worked internationally as an event designer, theatre designer and creative collaborator, working extensively in Montreal, Canada as part of the company ‘Odd Stumble’. She most values creative work with a keen focus on political engagement and social impact. 

Liv has worked in several arts venues under the role of visual marketer and management. This includes the iconic arthouse cinema The Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley, which is the UK’s oldest purpose-built, continuously operating cinema. 

A love of heritage buildings led Liv to join the TIME + SPACE team operating Hornsey Town Hall in October 2018. Liv’s primary focus has been The TIME + WORKSPACE Group and she has overseen the development of this area of the company including the opening of both Hornsey Works and Cowork Construct. 

With an expanding interest in cultural and creative entrepreneurship Liv is now pursuing a masters at Goldsmiths University. She will be taking a leading role in the development of TIME + SPACE Company’s venture CREATE a not-for-profit venture which is geared towards driving grass roots creative entrepreneurship and enterprise.


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Anthony Lilley

NON-EXECUTIVE

Anthony is a theatre and media practitioner and theorist with a background in commercial, creative, policy and academic spheres. He is a Director, with John Berry CBE, of Scenario Two Ltd, a new global commercial theatrical production business which recently presented The Light in the Piazza in London starring Renée Fleming. He is a founder of Magic Lantern Productions Ltd, a digital media creative house and consultancy, and Executive Chairman of Myra Ventures. His creative work has been recognised internationally including with BAFTA, Peabody and the Royal Television Society awards.

Anthony is a Council Member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council where he was instrumental in the creation of the £85M government investment in Creative Industries R&D Clusters and advised the CEO. He has a personal Chair as Professor of Creative Industries at Ulster University and has previously held a Visiting Professorship at the UK Centre of Excellence for Media at Bournemouth University and been Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media at the University of Oxford where he was also a Fellow of Green College. He is currently a trustee of NESTA and the Crafts Council and Chair of Trustees at Blast Theory.

He has a life-long passion for the arts and began his professional career in theatre to which he has now returned. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and has also been a Trustee of the English National Opera and Chair of Trustees at Lighthouse.