Chester Northgate development secures key anchors

Cheshire West and Chester Council today announces that it has signed House of Fraser and a four-star Crowne Plaza hotel and spa for the Chester Northgate development in Chester city centre. House of Fraser, the UK and Ireland’s premium department store brand, has signed an agreement to open a new 100,000 sq ft store which […]

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Drop-in for Chester Northgate

Starting in November, there is an opportunity to find out the latest news from the Chester Northgate project at monthly drop in days. Visit the Town Hall, Palatine Room on Thursday 3 November, between 4pm – 7pm to view the plans and ask any questions. Planning permission has been granted to develop the Northgate area […]

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£300m Chester Northgate development gets planning permission

Cheshire West and Chester Council unanimously accepted plans to develop the Northgate area of the city centre for a retail-led, mixed-use development at last night’s planning committee. The £300 million Chester Northgate scheme is set to deliver around 500,000 sqft of new retail, restaurant and leisure facilities over two phases of construction. The first Phase […]

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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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