Black Pool mill revived by Bluestone

| Bluestone Resorts plans to restore a 19th Century Blackpool Mill in Pembrokeshire, Wales at a cost of £2.5 million. | Black Pool Mill and its surroundings would have once been a hive of activity and a pillar of their community, where today it stands unloved and disused. Bluestone is currently seeking planning permission to bring the Mill back to life for the general public and staying guests to enjoy. The aim is to convert the A Grade II*-listed 19th Century flour mill into a Victorian-themed attraction. The disused five-storey…

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Guest blog: Trampoline Parks Are Here To Stay

| Trampoline Parks Are Here To Stay, by Lesley Hawks, VP of International Development for Sky Zone | “If you’ve been keeping an eye on commercial real estate in the UK recently, surely you’ve noticed an uptick in the development of indoor trampoline parks. The industry, which began in the U.S. nearly a decade ago, is growing throughout Europe and making a major push into the UK. While any sudden boom in the commercial rental market is met with a healthy skepticism by property owners and managers, there are many reasons to…

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Scottish National Gallery: £17m investment in the arts

| A major overhaul of the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh has been given the go ahead by the city’s council. | The £17m extension will significantly enhance the Scottish National Gallery (SNG) on The Mound, in particular highlighting its displays of Scottish art. The City of Edinburgh Council has now formally approved the planning applications for the landmark site in the capital. Construction work will start in spring 2017 and will continue until autumn 2018 and open to the public in early 2019. During the renovation, the SNG…

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