Stanhope gets nod for £80m Hereford retail scheme

Aaron Morby 12 years ago
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Plans for an £80m development at the old cattle market site in Hereford city centre have been given the go-ahead.

Herefordshire Council approved developer Stanhope’s plans to build  300,000 sq ft of leisure and retail buildings despite strong local opposition to the scheme.

The Edgar Street Grid project will include a six screen digital Odeon cinema, a department store, a Waitrose supermark and several shops and restaurants.

Building work could begin this year with a view to the centre being open in time for spring or summer in 2013.

A new cattle market is due to open on the outskirts of the city in June this year.

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