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CHRIS POWELL
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Chris Powell is the senior partner at Cameron Powell Limited. He qualified as an associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in 1971 and spent 10 years in the building & civil engineering industry as a construction economist and project manager.

In 1981 he joined the Miller Buckley Leisure Group, under chairman Sir Michael Bonallack, as General Manager of the group companies: Cotton Pennink Lawrie & Partners, Miller Buckley Golf Developments & Miller Buckley Golf Services. At that time, Cotton Pennink Lawrie & Partners were probably the leading golf course design company in Europe, with over 300 golf courses in more than 30 countries. Miller Buckley Developments specialised in golf, leisure & residential development projects. Miller Buckley Golf Services managed  the company owned
golf & leisure clubs, as well as facilities for private clients such as Eagle Star.

In 1986, together with PGA Golf Professional and former European Tour Player Bob Cameron, he took over and completed the design, development, management and operation of Abbey Park Golf & Country Club which he had previously project managed for Miller Buckley. In addition, the partnership began to undertake golf course design and golf consultancy works in the UK and around Europe, including the critically acclaimed Furnas & Batalha golf courses in the Azores, and Campo de Golf Vidago Palace, Portugal.
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MILLER BUCKLEY LEISURE GROUP 1981-1985
golf course design | golf & leisure development | golf & leisure club management & operation
As well as their in-house golf design, development and management companies, Miller Buckley Leisure also participated in a number of joint ventures & partnerships: Arnold Palmer in the USA; Graham Marsh in Australia; Bernhard Langer in Germany; and a series of integrated golf, leisure & residential development & operation projects in association with UK Regional Development Corporations at Ingol, Livingston, Birchwood & Redditch
Cotton Pennink Lawrie & Partners 1981-85
Feasibility studies & golf course design
Australia  Palm Meadows
Cameroun Yaounde ◦ Likomba
France Chantilly
Holland Alphen 1/2 ◦ Golf de Koepel ◦ Leusdense Noord Nederlandse ◦ Wouwse Plantage
Italy Bacedasco ◦ Elba ◦ Lake Garda ◦ Rapallo 
Oman Valtos
Portugal Golden Eagle ◦ Palmares ◦ Salgados
Tenerife Amarilla 1 ◦ Amarilla 2
UK Alresford ◦ Althorp ◦ Barnham Broom ◦ Birchwood ◦ Bushey ◦ Charterhouse ◦ Dinnaton ◦ Eton ◦ Goodwood ◦ Guernsey Ingol ◦ Isle of Wight ◦ Letham Grange ◦ Livingston ◦ Milgate ◦ Northampton ◦ Puttenham ◦ Radley ◦ Birkdale ◦ Shrigley ◦ Wrotham Heath ◦ St Andrews 
Miller Buckley Golf Developments 1981-85
Golf, leisure & residential developments
Birchwood Golf course with residential development  
Bushey 18 hole golf course & clubhouse  
Ingol Golf course with residential development
Livingston Golf course with residential development
Redditch Golf course with residential development
Miller Buckley Golf Services 1981-85
Golf & leisure club management
Birchwood 18 hole golf course & golf club 
Bushey 18 hole golf course & golf club 
Ingol Golf course, clubhouse & squash club
Livingston Golf course, clubhouse & squash club
Redditch 18 hole golf course & golf club 

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CAMERON POWELL 1986 to present
golf course design | golf & leisure development | golf & leisure club management & operation
Cameron Powell has provided an independent golf design, development and management consultancy service since 1986. At that time we also took over the development of the Abbey Park Golf & Country Club, which we had previously project managed for Miller Buckley Leisure. We completed the construction of the 18 hole golf course and added an hotel, conference centre, health & fitness spa, golf & leisure goods shop, and golf driving range.

As well as our golf course design projects, we have also, over the years, been involved in the management and operation of a number of golf courses, golf clubs, driving ranges, health & leisure clubs, and hotels.
Azores

Batalha Design & Project Supervision 
27 hole golf course, host to PGA EuroPro and PGA European Seniors Tour events
Furnas Design & Project Supervision
Remodelling & extending the classic 1939 Mackenzie Ross 9 hole course into a full international standard 18 hole course. Rated by the 'Pocket Guide to Golf Courses as the joint best golf course in the whole of Spain & Portugal
Chão Frio Concept design:  18 hole golf course
Lagoa do Fogo Detailed Design:  18 hole golf course, as part of a golf resort development
Lajes do Pico Detailed Design:  18 hole golf course
Ilha do Faial Concept design:  18 hole golf course
Santa Maria Evaluation Study: golf course development sites
Bulgaria
Pamporova
& Sandanski
Evaluation Study for a series of golf resorts; undertaken for the Committee of Tourism of the Council of Ministers of the Peoples Republic of Bulgaria.
Croatia
Peljesac, Korcula
& Dalmatia
Evaluation Study for a series of golf resort developments at Orebic, Lumbarda, Vela Luka, Loviste and Baska Voda
Dalmatia Evaluation Study for golf resort development projects in Dalmatia
Faroe Islands
Torshavn Evaluation Study for 18 hole golf course with community centre & housing; on behalf of the Government of the Protectorate of the Faeroe Islands
France
Ch. de Marzac Concept design: 27 hole golf course
Saint-Saens Evaluation Study: 18 hole golf course
Ch. des Aveniers Evaluation Study: 27 hole golf course
Georgia
Lake Lisi International Planning Workshop to launch a major recreation & leisure project
Portugal
Alvor Concept design:  9 hole 'bonsai' golf course
Espinho Concept design:  9 hole links golf course
Qu. de Carvalhal Concept design:  27 hole golf course
Qu. de Corges Concept design:  27 hole golf course
Vidago Design & Project Supervision: remodelling & extending the classic 1936 Mackenzie Ross 9 hole course into a full international standard 18 hole course. The existing 9 hole short course has been remodelled to create 6 holes, using existing tee and green positions. 12 new holes have been added on adjoining land together with a golf academy with driving range and associated practice facilities. The completed  course will form part of a major leisure project by Aquanattur/Unicer Turismo to renovate and upgrade the beautiful belle epoch Vidago Palace hotel and parque into a 5 star Hotel, Spa & Golf resort...

Click here to view the original 1936 course plan and the new golf course layout plan
Spain
Huelva Evaluation Study:  18 hole golf course
United Kingdom
Abbey Park Design & Project Management of hotel, conference, spa & golf complex
Bristol Evaluation Study:  9 hole golf course
Bryn Serth Concept Design:  18 hole golf course, with hotel & leisure complex
Burrows Farm Evaluation Study:  54 hole golf course
Cambridge Concept Design:  9 hole golf course, as part of new country house estate 
Cane Hill Concept Design:  18 hole golf course, with hotel
Castle Goring Evaluation Study:  golf development within the castle estate
Cloford Manor Concept Design:  36 hole golf course, with hotel & timeshare
Etchinghill  Evaluation Study:  18 hole golf course
Folkestone  Evaluation Study:  27 hole golf course, with hotel, leisure & housing
Hampton  Evaluation Study:  18 hole golf course, with hotel
Huddersfield  Evaluation Study:  36 hole golf course & sporting estate
Llandrindod Wells Evaluation Study: upgrading existing 18 hole golf course
Owston Manor Evaluation Study: upgrading existing 18 hole golf course & hotel
Solihull Preferred partner for the design, development & operation of a public 27 hole golf complex
Tehidy Park Evaluation Study: remodelling works on existing 18 hole golf course
The Hampshire Evaluation Study: evaluation of the existing 18 hole golf course 
Warrington Evaluation Study: remodel existing 18 hole golf course to integrate housing
Wentworth Evaluation Study: private estate golf practice facilities/landscaping project
West Wratting Concept Design:  27 hole international resort golf course
Wigan Evaluation Study:  golf centre on reclaimed colliery waste tip
Wincheap Planning Design:  18 hole golf course, for planning approval (successful)
golf, hotel & leisure club management
As well as golf course design and golf consultancy services, Cameron Powell have also been  involved in the management of golf courses, golf clubs, hotels and leisure facilities within the United Kingdom.
Golf  Resort Management

Abbey Park
Golf & Country Club
Management and operation of hotel, conference centre, health & fitness spa, golf club, pro-shop, fishing lakes, 18 hole golf course and driving range
Golf Club & Golf Course Management
Abbey Park 18 hole golf course, driving range & pro-shop
Birchwood 18 hole golf course with pro-shop
Bushey 18 hole golf course with pro-shop & squash courts
Ingol 18 hole golf course with pro-shop & squash courts
Livingston 18 hole golf course with pro-shop & squash courts
Leisure Club Management
Abbey Park Health club & fitness spa with gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa pool
Crest Leisure Health & fitness club with driving range: short-term management contract
Hotel Management
Abbey Park Hotel, conference centre, bars & restaurant
Excelsior Hotel 58 bedroom hotel: 3 year management contract
Royal Court 98 bedroom hotel: short-term management contract
Royal Stuart 90 bedroom hotel: short-term management contract
Rutland Arms 37 bedroom hotel: short-term management contract
Stonebridge Manor 80 bedroom hotel: short-term management contract

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