Chester’s new Market look revealed

The new indoor market will open in summer 2022 with new branding and a logo incorporating a wild boar inspired by the site’s Roman heritage. Chester Market is beginning a new chapter in its history with a move to a new purpose-built market hall at the heart of the Northgate development, currently under construction. The […]

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Northgate development boosts Apprentice numbers

                    To date eleven Apprentices have been employed to work on the Chester Northgate development within the first six months of the scheme’s construction. Both the Council, the Northgate construction partner VINCI Construction UK plus their contractors, have all demonstrated a strong commitment to ensuring the […]

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Chester Northgate unveils The Florist as its latest restaurant letting

The Florist is the latest restaurant to take space in the forthcoming Chester Northgate development, building on the success of its existing sites in Liverpool, Bristol and Watford. The Florist is part of ‘The New World Trading Company’, an award-winning operator with a portfolio of 29 restaurants including The Botanist, The Club House and The […]

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Hunter Street Reopens Monday 19 October

We are pleased to confirm the work on Hunter St. will complete on schedule as planned. Starting from Monday 19th October, access to St. Martins Way from Northgate St. will be changing. Hunter St. will reopen to provide access, at the same time Princess St. will close permanently with no access from Northgate St. Access […]

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Roman stone recovered from Northgate to be used in city walls repair

Roman stone blocks found in excavations during the Chester Northgate’s construction are to be used to repair the city walls. Contractor VINCI Construction UK and archaeologists Oxford Archaeology have been working together to find signs of Roman life and other historical artefacts since work started on site in July. Archaeologists believe the red sandstone blocks […]

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First Archaeological Finds Revealed from Chester Northgate Site

Archaeologists working on the Northgate site alongside the Council’s contractors, have discovered several Roman artefacts which include what is thought to be a rare gaming piece made from bone. The lozenge-shaped gaming piece is highly polished, probably from use, is approximately 29mm long and features a common Roman decoration of a ring and dot motif. […]

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