David Reviews

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PARK VILLAGE EXPAND THEIR OFFER
26 May 2021

Park Village are one of the great brands of the London advertising scene with a legacy which stretches back forty-eight years to its foundation in 1973.

Despite this, they are anything but old-fashioned and under the stewardship of Tom Webb – the son of one of the company's co-founders – they have constantly sought to reevaluate and expand their range of services. And, after recruiting Adam Booth and Leonie Ellis, they are excited to broaden the scope of what they will offer from their iconic studio on the edge of Regent's Park.

When DAVID caught up with Adam and Leonie recently, the former was keen to highlight the value of the premises in which we were sat: "it's always been part of Park Village, and the way in which it's utilised is something that I found really exciting. Being able to join the dots between the studio and production and, and how those two things can benefit each other and the ways in which the heritage of Park Village is able to feed into new areas of business, all creates a fantastic opportunity."

In essence, the new set-up enables Park Village to offer a four-prong service comprising film, photography, experiential and events... with each taking advantage of the facilities available at the company's impressive HQ.

Leonie Ellis is keen to highlight the planning that's gone into the new services, and draws attention in particular to the role played by Jack Webb – Tom's brother – whose return to the family business was a catalyst for this evolution: "we've decided to build a future based on what the company needs to look like to match the new types of work out there. And that has not been an overnight process… it's been a considered process and Jack has been working hard developing a strong events and studio offering."

The wealth of experience brought to the operation by Adam and Leonie underlines the seriousness of the intent, and while nothing guarantees success in the current environment, it must be reassuring to have such impressive hands on deck.

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