Artist impression of Blyth South Beach development

Retail and Leisure development planned for Blyth Beach, Northumberland

A new retail and leisure scheme at Blyth’s South Beach is set to begin construction later this year after being backed by Northumberland County Council. Planning permission was secured by Blagdon Estate on Monday (July 6) for a two-storey development on Links Road, which is anticipated to create around 85 new jobs as well as construction work for local contractors. Designed by Newcastle architects, IDPartnership, the scheme will transform derelict buildings at Links House Farm into a modern gateway to South Beach. The 16,000 sq ft first phase will incorporate…

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Cleethorpes Pleasure Island scheme

£57m mixed-use scheme proposed for Cleethorpes

Plans to redevelop the former Pleasure Island leisure park in Cleethorpes have been unveiled. The £57.1m proposals, which could create 369 new jobs, include a new 146-bed hotel and conference centre as well as 250 holiday lodges. Further plans for the 23.5 ha site include two restaurants, comprising around 1,069 sq m, and two leisure units totalling around 2,920 sq m. Other elements of the scheme include a non-food leisure/retail unit of around 930 sq m; and a new Lidl store of around 1,900 sq m. The proposals also include…

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A vision for the regeneration of the western side of Victoria Street in Grimsby town centre

Grimsby town centre cinema and leisure regeneration bid to go ahead

Councillors back the bid as views sought for wider regeneration as part of Town Deal The go-ahead has been given for a £25 million funding bid to transform part of Grimsby town centre. Councillors have backed the joint submission worked up by the local authority, North East Lincolnshire Council, and the owner of Freshney Place shopping centre, including a cinema and new retail and leisure offers. The bid goes into the Future High Streets Fund. A redeveloped market hall and new public square are also part of the plan, with the …

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