Tollgate Village cinema CGI

Colchester: ‘cliffhanger’ over shopping centre cinema operator

Film fans have been left with a cliffhanger over which cinema operator is to move into the long awaited Tollgate Village leisure and retail complex. Work on the £70 million complex in Stanway is due to start next year. But the Tollgate Partnership Limited, which is behind the plans, has not revealed which cinema operator is has lined up. The Gazette approached major operators Vue, Empire Cinemas, Cineworld and Odeon to see if they were interested in opening a venue at the new Stanway complex. Vue, Empire and Cineworld ruled…

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An artist's impression of the new Funan mall's facade along Coleman Street Junction. Photo: CapitaLand

Singapore’s ‘live-work-play mall’ reopens with new experiences and brands

Funan mall is set to open its doors on June 28 – ahead of schedule after a three-year redevelopment. Located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic District, the mall will host more than 180 brands under six themes: tech, craft, play, fit, chic and taste. One in three of the stores will be new-to-market brands, new concept stores or flagships. “Shaped by its unique location in a new-gen live-work-play hub, Funan brings together experiential and activity-based retail at a scale not seen before in Singapore’s Civic District, while providing a…

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artist impression of proposed cinema at Gyle shopping centre, Edinburgh

Edinburgh shopping centre extension to add cinema and leisure

Plans have been submitted to extend the Gyle Shopping Centre and build a new six or seven screen cinema, along with other facilities. A new food and drink hub, an extension of the retail and leisure space in the current front car park and relocation of the bus and taxi facilities are all part of the plans drawn up by Threesixty Architecture. Plans submitted for an extension to the Gyle Shopping Centre by Threesixty Architecture – new retail & leisure units, 6-screen cinema (~800 seats), revamped food court & relocated…

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