LeisureWorld Southampton

Development approval to spark major Southampton regeneration

Sovereign Centros and Tellon Capital Both Got Consent Last Night For Major Southampton Town Centre Schemes Southampton City Council has approved Sovereign Centros’ proposals for the £250m regeneration of Leisure World in Southampton. Sovereign Centros, the development manager for the project, unveiled its initial outline plans for the site in May 2020, proposing a major investment in Southampton city centre opening up new waterfront areas. The scheme comprises a cinema, casino, leisure and wellbeing facilities alongside 650 homes. There will also be two 150-room hotels, 80 serviced hotel apartments, modern…

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The Old Picture House - The Business Desk

Multimillion-pound transformation of 1930s cinema completes

The £5m transformation of Lichfield’s 1930s Regal Cinema into an apartment development is complete. Homeowners have started moving into The Old Picture House in Tamworth Street, which comprises 36 one and two bedroom apartments. Birmingham-based developer Somerton Jones, working with Lodge Park Homes, has restored the building’s Art Deco style frontage and named each style of apartment after a 1930s cinema star. To mark the completion, Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant took a tour of the development with Somerton Jones director Warren Jones. Fabricant said: “I’m really impressed by this transformation…

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Riyadh, SA. Photo by apriltan18 on Pixabay

Riyadh development expects to draw millions

The CEO of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority, Jerry Inzerillo, has said they are waiting for the green light to launch events amid the coronavirus crisis. The development is part of Saudi’s Vision 2030 and the seven square kilometres of Diriyah, which is just 15 minutes north-west of Riyadh city centre, is currently being transformed into one of the kingdom’s most prominent tourist destinations and it will also become a hub for culture and heritage, hospitality, retail and education. Inzerillo told a media briefing in Riyadh, ahead of this year’s…

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