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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Made in Dagenham Studios

Property future scans from London to Paris via ‘Dagwood’

Propertyshe perspectives: The old high street model is dead, localism on steroids needed, Dagwood is the place to be for film makers, and don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater By Susan Freeman With the latest grim news of retail closures from high street stalwarts such as John Lewis and Boots putting thousands of jobs at risk, the pressure on retail continues to grow. The demise of the old high street model is something that retail veteran Bill Grimsey has been banging on about for years. However I’m not convinced…

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Victoria Square Hotel, Bolton

Bolton shopping centre approved for conversion to hotel/commercial

The £250m mixed-use scheme on the site of the former Crompton Place Shopping Centre has won planning consent and will form part of the £1.5bn transformation of the town centre. Crompton Place includes a 110-bedroom hotel, 150 homes and 113,000 sq ft of office space, delivered by the Bolton Regeneration joint venture between construction firm Beijing Construction Engineering Group International and regeneration specialist Midia. Designed by architect Chapman Taylor, the project will also see an extensive redesign of public realm, with large areas pedestrianised. A mixed-use retail, leisure, dining and…

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