Demolition work on Hanley City Centre Regen area now completed

Regeneration project for old bus station to be marketed internationally at Mipim

Other sites being showcased at the Mipim conference included a disused theatre and a council warehouse

Listed buildings, a canalside warehouse and the largest city centre development site in the Midlands will be showcased to international investors at a major property event.

Council and business leaders will be once again looking to drum up private sector interest in a range of projects across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire at the Mipim conference in Cannes in March.

These schemes include the City Centre Regeneration Area – the old East-West Precinct and bus station in Hanley –  which at 10 acres is the largest of its type in the region.

Hanley Town Hall
Hanley Town Hall

Stoke-on-Trent City Council, which owns the site, has ambitions for a mixed-use development including an indoor arena, a hotel, cinema and homes – but this will require millions of pounds of private sector investment.

Council chiefs are also hoping to find developers who can find new commercial uses for historic buildings such as Hanley Town Hall, which the authority will be vacating, and the disused Queen’s Theatre in Burslem…

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