was “hedge fund manager” when he was first mentioned.
He then turned out to be a property developer – Route B and the service station being examples.
At the same time as deciding completely to alter Ambridge and run a large road through it, he tried to buy a house which would be literally yards from the construction of that road and would subsequently have a large road as a close neighbour.
When that scheme had failed, he bought a different house in the same village and proceeded to create a very large pig-farm less than five hundred yards from his back door, and build a lot of new housing at a similar distance in another direction.
Has nobody on the production team ever known anyone rich in order to discover that when they buy a quiet country house in an idyllic small village, the very last thing they want is to turn the place into a smelly slum?