‘Living Room’ Cinema in Liphook to replace local ‘eyesore’

Works are likely to resume soon for the conversion of a run down former car showroom in Liphook into a state of the art independent ‘Living Room’ cinema But it recently came to light those behind the project are to buy the former Anchor Garage showroom. It had been previously agreed The Living Room Cinema company would lease the building for 20-years, convert it and open it as a cinema with a café/bar. The exciting proposal to convert the ‘eyesore’ building off Liphook Square was launched about four years ago…

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£100m Leicester Square corner plot redevelopment

Property developers are set to spend £100 million transforming the north-east corner of London’s Leicester Square. Owners Soho Estates have appointed commercial property adviser Colliers to find a new tenant to turn the site into a new “destination” in the famous square, best known for hosting red carpet movie premieres. The corner currently houses a Zoo Bar, Burger King, Pizza Hut and Chiquito, alongside offices. The site sits next door to the Odeon cinema – which hosts its fair share of premieres – and bosses hope to find the next…

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£50m facelift to create new leisure offer in Black Country

Asset manager of Black Country retail hub outlines plans to make shopping centre fit for a post-covid landscape by increasing the leisure and dining out options Merry Hill shopping centre is to undergo a major overhaul aimed at broadening the retail hub’s appeal in a post-covid landscape by increasing its leisure offer. Asset manager Ellandi has outlined a programme of renovation works worth £50 million as it aims to keep the centre relevant following a tumultuous time for the retail landscape as consumer habits changed and online shopping boomed during…

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