Canterbury: £115m mixed-use regeneration scheme with cinema

A multi-million regeneration scheme is a step closer to being built after developers exchanged contracts with a city council. The Hyde Group and development partner Linkcity exchanged contracts with Canterbury City Council on the £115m mixed-use regeneration scheme in the heart Canterbury which that will provide 189 affordable homes for people in the area. Alongside the new homes, the Riverside development will include a five-screen cinema, bars, restaurants and student accommodation. Construction is due to start in autumn, with work on the homes beginning in September next year. The project…

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How the new Reel Cinema in Blackburn could look

‘Reel’ progress on £multimillion Blackburn cinema development

BAD weather hasn’t deterred progress on Blackburn’s new multi-million cinema development. Work is continuing to progress on the new Reel Cinema being built on the old Waves site despite prolonged periods of rain over the last month. Bosses at Barnfield Construction say the steel frame of the building is now complete, while work continues to progress on forming the floors. Weatherproofing of the roof will take place over the rest of the month. Construction of the new cinema in Nab Lane began in August. Development of the site into the…

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Mulberry Place Cinema , Daventry

Daventry: work to start on £8.2m cinema development

Residents and businesses will start to see major changes in Daventry town centre as work gets under way this week on the Mulberry Place cinema development. Construction firm Willmott Dixon has begun the project for Daventry District Council (DDC) to transform the former library site off North Street, Daventry, into a new four-screen cinema, with restaurants, public square and splash fountains. Work starts this week on demolishing the former library buildings to prepare the site, with archaeological digs due to start later this summer and work on the cinema foundations…

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