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Puy du Fou

French theme park operator searches for UK site


Award-winning international immersive cultural and historical theme park operator Puy du Fou has instructed Savills to find its first UK site.

Boxpark Liverpool

Boxpark secures consent for Liverpool brewery site


The Boxpark Group is to open its first site outside London in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle area, after receiving planning permission and signing a 15-year lease with Cains Brewery Village.

Energize Games

Energize Games picks Islington Square site for UK launch

2023-01-10T12:49:00+00:00By Lawrie Holmes

Energize Games has signed a 10-year lease on 7,800 sq ft at Cain International’s mixed-use Islington Square development in north London, for the UK launch of its immersive gaming concept.

Moulsecoomb Place

Plans submitted for £150m Brighton student accommodation development


A Brighton manor house will be converted into a ’pub hub club’ alongside accommodation for 566 students under a recently submitted £150m redevelopment plan.

Corn Exchange, Manchester

Aviva sells Manchester’s Corn Exchange to Middle Eastern investor


Manchester’s historic Corn Exchange has been sold by Aviva to a private investor from the Middle East for around £43m.


Aston Villa nets planning approval for stadium expansion


Aston Villa Football Club has been granted planning approval by Birmingham City Council for the first phase of the redevelopment and expansion of Villa Park.

London Resort 2 2019

London Resort to scale back £2.5bn theme park plans as boss quits


Proposals for multi-million pound Kent theme park the London Resort have been “significantly” scaled back after a “tumultuous year” for the troubled project, according to Steve Norris, chairman of developer London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH).

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