St Stephen´s FerenswayProjects - Retail
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Playing a vital role in the regeneration of Hull city centre
Awarded ‘Retail Destination of the Year’ at the Oracle Retail Week Awards 2013
St Stephen’s Ferensway is a £130m urban regeneration project comprising of retail, A3 and leisure development with a 150 bedroom hotel, extensive public realm, associated decked parking and a new performance venue for the Albemarle Music Centre. Holder Mathias acted as both concept and delivery architect leading the design team throughout.
The project created a new urban square for Hull by integrating with the Paragon Station redevelopment, requiring extensive liaison with Network Rail, the train operators and bus companies.
Holder Mathias worked with Yorkshire Forward, Hull City Council, The Albemarle Music School and Network Rail in the public sector and in the private sector with London and Amsterdam succeeded by ING as developers, British Land as ultimate purchasers, each of the tenants and First Trans Pennine on the transport interchange. St Stephens won ‘Retail Destination of the Year 2013’ in the Retail Week Awards.
St Stephen’s Ferensway was delivered on budget and on time. St Stephens retail units have been fully let throughout the recession and continues to trade above the regional average. The development is acknowledged to have delivered significant community benefits and won the Hull Citybuild Urban Regeneration Award, whilst the Albemarle Music Theatre is rated as best music facility of its kind in the region and is now home to The Hull Philharmonic Orchestra.