CGI of Beeston Square development Cinema & theatre Commercial property Local Authority Residential 

Notts: next plans published for mixed use scheme with cinema

Plans for the second phase of the redevelopment of Beeston town centre have been revealed. Architects Leonard Design have submitted plans for a mixed-use scheme including 132 apartments with commercial units on the ground floor that could be used for retail, offices, resturants or bars or leisure use. Monk Estates and William May are the joint developers on the scheme, which is the second phase of the regeneration of Beeston Square. Early last year, Broxtowe Borough Council secured a deal to bring Arc Cinema to Beeston town centre as part…

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CGI of proposed Westway development Commercial property Community Local Authority Music & entertainment venues Retail 

Westminster Council votes to throw out plans for mixed-use tower block

Plans for a tower block just yards from the congested carriageway of one of London’s busiest flyovers are set to be rejected because of their harm to “the character and appearance” of the area. Officials at Westminster council have recommended that the proposed 18 floor building overlooking the A40 Westway flyover should be thrown out by the local authority’s planning meeting tonight (Tuesday). The terracotta clad development at Five Kingdom Street would form the final stage of the Paddington Central masterplan. Documents lodged with the planning application show it rising above the four…

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John Winfield- Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent Cinema & theatre Commercial property Editor's Choice Reports Retail 

Report: is OOT retail property “overrented, over-stocked” and set to struggle?

Out-of-town retail has consistently outperformed its high street counterpart in recent years, with both opportunistic retailers and customers trading town centres for retail park shopping. Rental analysis of the retail park sector shows that the next five years could be testing for landlords as vacancy and lease terms work to suppress asset values. According to Radius Data Exchange over 50% of retail park leases signed since 1990 expire or experience lease break between now and 2025. The outcome of this is that large swathes of out of town stock will…

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