Picturehouse to be Chester Northgate’s cinema operator

Picturehouse is to be the operator of the new six-screen cinema within the major Chester Northgate development following exchange of a lease agreement with Cheshire West and Chester Council. Formed in 1989 to challenge the multiplex model, Picturehouse Cinemas own and operate 23 cinemas and programme a further 45 venues across the UK – in […]

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Project funding advisor appointed

Cheshire West and Chester Council has appointed Strutt & Parker to provide the Council with strategic advice on funding the delivery of the £300 million Chester Northgate development. Strutt & Parker’s advice will help the Council to evaluate the various future options and identify the most appropriate funding route to build out the 500,000 sqft […]

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Market traders asked to set out their stalls for the future

What will your new market look like? This is the question being asked of Chester’s Market traders as they are among the first to hear about the plans to build a new Market as part of the Chester Northgate project. This is the first major development for the market in over 20 years. Not only […]

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Chester Northgate planning application

A planning application has been submitted today on behalf of Cheshire West and Chester Council for the plans to develop the Northgate area of the city centre as retail led, mixed use development. The Chester Northgate Scheme aims to deliver around 500,000 sq ft of new retail, restaurant and leisure facilities which, if approved, will […]

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Chester Northgate update

Said Councillor Brian Clarke, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Infrastructure: “We are delighted with the level of public support we have seen at the pre-application consultation for the Chester Northgate development. “Since October 2015, the design team has held numerous meetings with stakeholders, including Historic England, the Chester Design Advisory Panel, the Chester Civic […]

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Plans for the transformation of Chester Northgate go on display

The latest plans for Chester’s £300 million Northgate development can be seen at the Forum Shopping Centre 17 – 19 March. The proposals for the new retail, leisure and residential development will be on display at a three day public exhibition in The Forum shopping centre, next to the Town Hall. Over the three days, […]

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