Berkeley Group chairman Tony Pidgley has died. He was 72., according to a statement posted online on June. 26, 2020.
The FTSE 100 housebuilder announced the news in a statement to the City this afternoon.
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It said: “It is with the greatest sadness that the Company announces the sudden death of its founder and Chairman, Tony Pidgley CBE. Our deepest sympathies go out to his wife, Sarah, and his children.” the BUILDING Reported.
Into was over leveraged for its challenges Covid19 has just sped the process up. Sad about Tony Pidgley tho pic.twitter.com/6M9nBRLuzc
— John Finn (@SeanFionn) June 26, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Clean Air for Southall and Hayes wrote
CASH met Tony Pidgley on three occasions and had honest and frank conversations with him but sadly this did not result in the company taking action to protect the health and well-being of residents. RIP Tony Pidgley.
Gina Kalla is anybody registered with Inside Housing, to copy the article for us ? Would be good to know who’s going to take over from him.Adam Stiles wrote
RIP Tony Pidgley. A titan in our industry and unquestionably a man to be inspired by. Proof you can go from nothing to the top if you work hard and believe in yourself.
The Quality of Life Foundation wrote
His character was Dickensian in the best possible way: brilliant, straight-talking, driven, presumably ruthless in a deal (we never saw that side) but also kind, complex… pic.twitter.com/tZcnSJVIbn
— createstreets (@createstreets) June 26, 2020
Deeply shocked & saddened to hear of the death of Tony Pidgley Snr today. The industry has lost one of its greats. The first 2 times he called the market, I called it luck, but 3rd time around realised it was genius. He’ll be greatly missed #TonyPidgley #Berkeley @BerkeleyGroupUK
— Matt Fleming (@MatthewHenry) June 26, 2020