Bouygues bags £30m Cotswolds designer shops village

Aaron Morby 9 months ago
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Regional property developer Robert Hitchins has appointed Bouygues UK as main contractor to deliver the £30m first phase of its Cotswolds Designer Outlet in Tewkesbury.

Architect Roberts Limbrick designed the scheme to create a contemporary Cotswolds style
Architect Roberts Limbrick designed the scheme to create a contemporary Cotswolds style

Construction will start next month on the 136,000 retail village ahead of a Spring 2025 opening with shops for 56 brands. The value of the contract is that given by industry tender expert Barbour ABI.

The Cotswolds Designer Outlet sits at the heart of Robert Hitchins’ long-term vision for a significant, mixed-use development programme across a 300-acre site, bringing forward retail, F&B, leisure, community play areas and new homes.

Property & Development Director at Robert Hitchins, Simon Tothill said: “Cotswolds Designer Outlet has the potential to make a meaningful, lasting contribution to the region’s growth.

“We’ve made significant headway in delivering our long-term vision for this location, having invested £20m in crucial infrastructure and connectivity, we are now looking forward to the next stage of the programme.

Designed by architect Roberts Limbrick, the scheme’s design has been influenced by the area’s architectural surroundings and inspired by local materials to create a contemporary Cotswolds style balancing modern with traditional.

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