Green light for £65m Sussex shopping centre

Grant Prior 2 years ago
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NewRiver Retail Limited has been given the go-ahead for a £65m redevelopment of the Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

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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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