Green light for £12m town centre leisure scheme in Haverfordwest

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…m of leisure floor space. In support of the application, Fairacre has also secured commitment from national cinema operator, REEL Cinemas. Holder Mathias’s design intent is to create a new…

…m of leisure floor space. In support of the application, Fairacre has also secured commitment from national cinema operator, REEL Cinemas. Holder Mathias’s design intent is to create a new…

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Ashford Leisure Centre

PROJECT

…Extensive remodelling and extension the 70´s Ashford Leisure Centre The existing 25m pool and changing village was completely upgraded whilst new, state of the art, leisure pools, flumes, spa…

…Extensive remodelling and extension the 70´s Ashford Leisure Centre The existing 25m pool and changing village was completely upgraded whilst new, state of the art, leisure pools, flumes, spa…

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Bletchley Leisure Centre

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…Best BREEAM bespoke building 2010 The £17m Bletchley Leisure centre is a state of the art 10,000m2 wet leisure centre that serves a wide catchment area in Milton Keynes….

…Best BREEAM bespoke building 2010 The £17m Bletchley Leisure centre is a state of the art 10,000m2 wet leisure centre that serves a wide catchment area in Milton Keynes….

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Leisure Property Forum Members Golf Day

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…Steve Hill and Max Pool will be attending the Leisure Property Forum Members Golf Day, on the 14th June. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange…

…Steve Hill and Max Pool will be attending the Leisure Property Forum Members Golf Day, on the 14th June. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange…

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Leisure Property Forum: London’s Late-Night Economy

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…Bianca Mader will be attending the Leisure Property Forum: London’s Late-Night Economy. Please get in touch to arrange a meeting….

…Bianca Mader will be attending the Leisure Property Forum: London’s Late-Night Economy. Please get in touch to arrange a meeting….

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Leisure Property Forum Members Annual Dinner 2017

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…Peter Gamble will be attending the Leisure Property Forum Members Annual Dinner 2017, on the 3rd May. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting….

…Peter Gamble will be attending the Leisure Property Forum Members Annual Dinner 2017, on the 3rd May. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting….

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Burntwood Leisure Centre

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…Holder Mathias was commissioned for the detailed design and working drawings for Burntwood Leisure Centre in an open OJEU competition. The new building replaced the outdated Centre, with state…

…Holder Mathias was commissioned for the detailed design and working drawings for Burntwood Leisure Centre in an open OJEU competition. The new building replaced the outdated Centre, with state…

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New Addington Leisure Centre

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…A proposal for a combined leisure and community centre featuring wet and dry sports as well as multi-purpose community halls that will create a new landmark facility in New…

…A proposal for a combined leisure and community centre featuring wet and dry sports as well as multi-purpose community halls that will create a new landmark facility in New…

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Abertillery Leisure Centre

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…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

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Leisure Property Forum

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Bianca Mader will be attending the Leisure Property Forum, on the 2nd February. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

Bianca Mader will be attending the Leisure Property Forum, on the 2nd February. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

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Abertillery Leisure Centre

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…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

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Abertillery Leisure Centre

PROJECT

…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

…A design and build sports complex. We were appointed alongside Midas Construction on a design and build basis for this £4.8m Abertillery Leisure Centre scheme that provides wet and…

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New Addington Leisure Centre

PROJECT

…A proposal for a combined leisure and community centre featuring wet and dry sports as well as multi-purpose community halls that will create a new landmark facility in New…

…A proposal for a combined leisure and community centre featuring wet and dry sports as well as multi-purpose community halls that will create a new landmark facility in New…

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Leisure Property Forum The Rise of Competitive Socialising

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Mike Hoehenwarter and Wilco Stekkinger will be attending The Rise of Competitive Socialising on Thursday 28th September. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a…

Mike Hoehenwarter and Wilco Stekkinger will be attending The Rise of Competitive Socialising on Thursday 28th September. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a…

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Leisure Property Forum Members Golf Day

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Max Poole will be attending the LPF Members Golf Day in Hampshire on the 12th September. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

Max Poole will be attending the LPF Members Golf Day in Hampshire on the 12th September. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

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Holder Mathias behind newly opened Center Parcs site in Woburn endorsed by Prime Minister

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…to the leisure company’s largest ‘Subtropical Swimming Paradise’, along with a state-of-the-art Aqua Sana spa, 625 lodges, a 75-bed hotel, six spa suites together with 13 restaurants, shops and more…

…to the leisure company’s largest ‘Subtropical Swimming Paradise’, along with a state-of-the-art Aqua Sana spa, 625 lodges, a 75-bed hotel, six spa suites together with 13 restaurants, shops and more…

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest

PROJECT

…Woburn Forest opened to the public on the 6th June 2014 with the £95m centre buildings designed by leisure specialists Holder Mathias Architects. Center Parcs Woburn Forest takes a highly…

…Woburn Forest opened to the public on the 6th June 2014 with the £95m centre buildings designed by leisure specialists Holder Mathias Architects. Center Parcs Woburn Forest takes a highly…

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest

PROJECT

…Woburn Forest opened to the public on the 6th June 2014 with the £95m centre buildings designed by leisure specialists Holder Mathias Architects. Center Parcs Woburn Forest takes a highly…

…Woburn Forest opened to the public on the 6th June 2014 with the £95m centre buildings designed by leisure specialists Holder Mathias Architects. Center Parcs Woburn Forest takes a highly…

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New Admiral offices start on site in Newport

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…front not only onto Queensway, but also onto a new public plaza surrounded by new retail and leisure units with a stepped route linking to the town centre. The offices…

…front not only onto Queensway, but also onto a new public plaza surrounded by new retail and leisure units with a stepped route linking to the town centre. The offices…

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A single focus on retail will not help our town centres thrive, by Peter Gamble

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…the future, we’ll see a wider breadth of leisure uses. Research by JLL suggests that in a typical shopping centre leisure accounts for between 6 and 10 per cent of…

…the future, we’ll see a wider breadth of leisure uses. Research by JLL suggests that in a typical shopping centre leisure accounts for between 6 and 10 per cent of…

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Work progressing on Arup and Holder Mathias’s Turkmenistan Olympic village

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…proceed as quickly as possible on the arenas.” The project adds to Holder Mathias’s growing portfolio of work in the sports and leisure sector, including the new Center Parcs site…

…proceed as quickly as possible on the arenas.” The project adds to Holder Mathias’s growing portfolio of work in the sports and leisure sector, including the new Center Parcs site…

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Atlantic Wharf

PROJECT

…Atlantic Wharf, an enduringly popular multi-leisure centre in Cardiff. Atlantic Wharf was one of the first integrated leisure developments in the UK and is one of the country’s most…

…Atlantic Wharf, an enduringly popular multi-leisure centre in Cardiff. Atlantic Wharf was one of the first integrated leisure developments in the UK and is one of the country’s most…

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Holder Mathias’ ONE Fashion Outlet launches to Slovakian public

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…up a reputation for working with the retail and leisure industry in the UK and Europe. Working with outlet specialists Rioja Developments, the €75 million scheme is a REALIZ initiative,…

…up a reputation for working with the retail and leisure industry in the UK and Europe. Working with outlet specialists Rioja Developments, the €75 million scheme is a REALIZ initiative,…

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Wales Designer Outlet

PROJECT

…Integrating outlet shopping and leisure. The Wales Designer Outlet development is the first development in Europe to combine a designer outlet centre with a major integrated leisure element. Holder…

…Integrating outlet shopping and leisure. The Wales Designer Outlet development is the first development in Europe to combine a designer outlet centre with a major integrated leisure element. Holder…

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Green light for £35m mixed-use development in Horsham

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…be considerate to the town’s history while providing a progressive leisure offering with a new independent Everyman Cinema, 92-bed Premier Inn hotel, shops, offices and restaurants. The buildings’ cladding will…

…be considerate to the town’s history while providing a progressive leisure offering with a new independent Everyman Cinema, 92-bed Premier Inn hotel, shops, offices and restaurants. The buildings’ cladding will…

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Evesham Country Park

PROJECT

…Evesham Country Park, a unique retail and lifestyle destination in the heart of England Acting for Eagle Land, leisure specialists Holder Mathias has secured planning permission to deliver an…

…Evesham Country Park, a unique retail and lifestyle destination in the heart of England Acting for Eagle Land, leisure specialists Holder Mathias has secured planning permission to deliver an…

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Peter Mathias announces retirement

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…leading leisure architects. From 2000 onwards, he mentored a new generation, whilst developing the practice’s work in retail-led town centre regeneration including St Stephen’s Centre in Hull which has just…

…leading leisure architects. From 2000 onwards, he mentored a new generation, whilst developing the practice’s work in retail-led town centre regeneration including St Stephen’s Centre in Hull which has just…

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New generation of sustainable holiday homes launched in Sherwood Forest

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…experience in harmony with a unique woodland environment.” Holder Mathias has carved out a niche in leisure and sports design. Other notable projects include designing the two central buildings at…

…experience in harmony with a unique woodland environment.” Holder Mathias has carved out a niche in leisure and sports design. Other notable projects include designing the two central buildings at…

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Billund Quality Outlet

PROJECT

…Outlet retailing builds on the leisure destination of Billund REAM International approached Holder Mathias to design Billund retail outlet to associate with the Lalandia holiday resort in Billund, Denmark…

…Outlet retailing builds on the leisure destination of Billund REAM International approached Holder Mathias to design Billund retail outlet to associate with the Lalandia holiday resort in Billund, Denmark…

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Butlins Skegness

PROJECT

…Upgrading Butlins Skegness’ key assets. Bourne Leisure owns the Butlins, Haven and Warner brands. As part of its investment programme to upgrade facilities throughout its estate we were commissioned…

…Upgrading Butlins Skegness’ key assets. Bourne Leisure owns the Butlins, Haven and Warner brands. As part of its investment programme to upgrade facilities throughout its estate we were commissioned…

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Parc life: Center Parcs Woburn Forest by Holder Mathias

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Leisure buildings are hard work for their architects: hotels require intensive MEP services and recreation facilities have complex operational needs. But the brief for Center Parcs Woburn Forest holiday resort…

Leisure buildings are hard work for their architects: hotels require intensive MEP services and recreation facilities have complex operational needs. But the brief for Center Parcs Woburn Forest holiday resort…

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Welcome – Holder Mathias Architects

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leisure design we create places that people are drawn to and, using our skills in urban residential and office development, we design high quality environments for people to live and…

leisure design we create places that people are drawn to and, using our skills in urban residential and office development, we design high quality environments for people to live and…

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About

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…services in Architecture, Urban Design and Masterplanning. Holder Mathias has a rare ability to offer an integrated approach to mixed use development. Combining specialist expertise in retail and leisure design…

…services in Architecture, Urban Design and Masterplanning. Holder Mathias has a rare ability to offer an integrated approach to mixed use development. Combining specialist expertise in retail and leisure design…

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Planning consent granted for Phase 2 of Scarborough’s Newport development, South Wales

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…ft grade A office building across five levels which will be named ‘Interface’. There will be complementary leisure and ground floor retail facing a new public plaza. Located opposite Newport…

…ft grade A office building across five levels which will be named ‘Interface’. There will be complementary leisure and ground floor retail facing a new public plaza. Located opposite Newport…

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Peter Gamble

PERSON

…As Senior Partner, Peter combines practice leadership with expertise in the leisure sector and outlet retailing, acting for clients in the UK such as Center Parcs on their fifth…

…As Senior Partner, Peter combines practice leadership with expertise in the leisure sector and outlet retailing, acting for clients in the UK such as Center Parcs on their fifth…

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St Stephen´s Ferensway

PROJECT

…£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…

…£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…

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Junction 7, Accrington

PROJECT

…and commercial uses, a 120 bed hotel, PFS, a small element of retail, leisure uses, 200 homes, a 105 dwelling sheltered housing scheme and a 60 bed care home….

…and commercial uses, a 120 bed hotel, PFS, a small element of retail, leisure uses, 200 homes, a 105 dwelling sheltered housing scheme and a 60 bed care home….

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Longbridge Town Centre

PROJECT

…plan for the Longbridge North area of the regeneration site to include a new town centre, quarters for residential, employment and leisure, as well as significant areas of public realm….

…plan for the Longbridge North area of the regeneration site to include a new town centre, quarters for residential, employment and leisure, as well as significant areas of public realm….

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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

PROJECT

…Creating a holiday village in Whinfell Forest National Park Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, the fourth Center Parcs in the UK, was acquired from Rank Leisure, in its original…

…Creating a holiday village in Whinfell Forest National Park Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, the fourth Center Parcs in the UK, was acquired from Rank Leisure, in its original…

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Construction continues for Center Parcs Woburn

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…Construction continues on site with an anticipated completion of Spring 2014, when the 16,000m2 pool and leisure building together with the 24,000m2 sports, conference and spa complex are opened…

…Construction continues on site with an anticipated completion of Spring 2014, when the 16,000m2 pool and leisure building together with the 24,000m2 sports, conference and spa complex are opened…

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One Fashion Outlet wins the Magdus Best Outlet Architecture Award 2014

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…great acclaim. An innovative contemporary design that creates a new leisure and retail destination around a new lake. The centre was winner of the Magdus ‘Best Outlet Architecture Award 2014’…

…great acclaim. An innovative contemporary design that creates a new leisure and retail destination around a new lake. The centre was winner of the Magdus ‘Best Outlet Architecture Award 2014’…

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Urbanisation of Outlets, by Peter Gamble

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…use developments in the heart of cities. Centres like London Designer Outlet and The Lowry play their part alongside varying proportions of urban residential, leisure, and commercial uses to create…

…use developments in the heart of cities. Centres like London Designer Outlet and The Lowry play their part alongside varying proportions of urban residential, leisure, and commercial uses to create…

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Haverfordwest in Sketch of the Week

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…This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Terry Morley, partner at Holder Mathias. He says: “In introducing this new leisure offer to Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, we are looking to improve the…

…This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Terry Morley, partner at Holder Mathias. He says: “In introducing this new leisure offer to Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, we are looking to improve the…

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Holder Mathias extends partnership alongside practice-wide promotions

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…to lead the London studio whilst working with the partnership to consolidate Holder Mathias’s reputation as a practice that builds on its ethos of ‘designing with leisure in mind,’ transforming…

…to lead the London studio whilst working with the partnership to consolidate Holder Mathias’s reputation as a practice that builds on its ethos of ‘designing with leisure in mind,’ transforming…

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Esporta Health & Fitness

PROJECT

…Rollingout Esporta nationwide. Leisure specialists, Holder Mathias has opened seventeen new Esporta’s across the United Kingdom; both full racquets and smaller health and fitness clubs. All are based around…

…Rollingout Esporta nationwide. Leisure specialists, Holder Mathias has opened seventeen new Esporta’s across the United Kingdom; both full racquets and smaller health and fitness clubs. All are based around…

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One Fashion Outlet

PROJECT

…Journal. One Fashion Outlet is an innovative and contemporary design that creates a 28,000m2 leisure and retail outlet destination. Holder Mathias’ design for the first designer outlet centre in Slovakia…

…Journal. One Fashion Outlet is an innovative and contemporary design that creates a 28,000m2 leisure and retail outlet destination. Holder Mathias’ design for the first designer outlet centre in Slovakia…

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Center Parcs Elveden Forest ride opening

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Leisure specialist, Holder Mathias in partnership with Water Technologies International, Inc. from the United States has successfully completed a world-first at Center Parcs, Elveden Forest. A new £4m adrenaline…

Leisure specialist, Holder Mathias in partnership with Water Technologies International, Inc. from the United States has successfully completed a world-first at Center Parcs, Elveden Forest. A new £4m adrenaline…

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Holder Mathias’ plans annouced for Designer Outlet Village in Cannock

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…the exciting 28,500 sq m (307,000 sq ft) retail and leisure destination would complement Cannock’s existing retail offer. It will be the biggest development of its kind in the region….

…the exciting 28,500 sq m (307,000 sq ft) retail and leisure destination would complement Cannock’s existing retail offer. It will be the biggest development of its kind in the region….

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Piries Place

PROJECT

Redevelopment and refurbishment of an existing leisure centre including the addition of a cinema and a hotel

Redevelopment and refurbishment of an existing leisure centre including the addition of a cinema and a hotel

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York City Centre

PROJECT

Retail, leisure and Primark remodelling

Retail, leisure and Primark remodelling

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