Green light for £65m Sussex shopping centre

Grant Prior 7 months ago

NewRiver Retail Limited has been given the go-ahead for a £65m redevelopment of the Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

The redevelopment scheme totals 200,000 sq ft

Construction is scheduled to start early next year after the planning green light from Mid Sussex District Council.

The mixed-use scheme totals 200,000 sq ft and includes a 10 screen multiplex cinema, a 63 bed Travelodge hotel, five leading national restaurants,142 residential units, a purpose-built modern library, gym, over 500 car-parking spaces and the creation of an additional 70,000 square feet of retail space.

Allan Lockhart, Property Director, at NewRiver said: “We are delighted to have received unanimous support from Mid Sussex’s Planning Committee to grant planning permission, marking a major milestone in our £65 million development plans for Burgess Hill which will serve as a catalyst for economic and social regeneration in the area.

“Our proposed plans include pre-lets with some of Europe’s best in class retail and leisure operators, and in collaboration with Mid-Sussex District Council, will create a dynamic mixed-use town centre in West Sussex that is fit for purpose for the 21st century.

“This major development will be delivered in line with NewRiver’s risk-controlled development strategy and is expected to generate attractive returns for our investors and a revitalised town centre for Burgess Hill.”

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