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Regeneration of heritage quarter of Blackpool could complete by 2024

Timeline firmed up for £300m Blackpool Central Developers Nikal and Media Invest Entertainment aim to submit a planning application for the first phase of the leisure project in April. Proposals include a 1,300-space multistorey car park and a heritage quarter. “We’re looking to create something never seen before, with world-class rides and family entertainment, Blackpool Central will provide year-round attractions that will complement and future proof the town’s tourism offer,” said Norbert Reichart, chief executive of Media Invest. A public consultation on the proposals for the £300m map pinBlackpool Central…

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Stanley Park Golf Club plans

Contentious Adrenalin World plan edges closer

Stanley Park golf course in Blackpool is to be reduced to nine holes in September from 18, as Holmes Investment Properties prepares to redevelop 39 acres into a £45m indoor adventure park.  An Adrenalin World venue, a concept headed up by tennis player-turned-leisure mogul, David Lloyd, is to be constructed on the part of the course east of East Park Drive, subject to planning approval from Blackpool Council. The closure of half of the course from 1 September is to allow Holmes Investment Properties to carry out work to downsize…

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C&C’s £500 million Farnworth ‘reboot’ gathers pace

A revamped public square, 200 homes, and flexible community space in the Bolton town are among the developer’s proposals now out for public consultation. Tim Heatley, co-founder of Capital & Centric, said: “2021 will be the watershed year for rebooting and levelling up our town centres. To get them thriving again we need to bring people into the town centre, so we’re bringing homes of a quality seen in the city centre right into the heart of Farnworth.” In December, Capital & Centric struck a deal with Bolton Council to redevelop the…

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