By Adam Branson2018-10-25T04:42:00
Capital & Regional opposes the club’s plans because of the retail element, but the club says they are the only way forward.
One plan was for a new stadium to be built on the town centre Power Court site, alongside 550 apartments, bars, restaurants, a 1,800-capacity live venue, a hotel and a car park. To fund the scheme, the club and its development arm, 2020 Developments, also submitted an appliction for a separate mixed-use scheme on the 40-acre Newlands site adjacent to junction 10 of the M1.
The Newlands development would include around 500,000 sq ft of high-spec offices, a leisure hub including a cinema and “aspirational retail space”, it said.
You must be logged in to continue
Register for free to finish this article.
Sign up now for the following benefits:
To access this article REGISTER NOW
Would you like print copies, app and digital replica access too? SUBSCRIBE for as little as £5 per week.