Last edited 15 Sep 2017

Meadowhall expansion plans

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In Sept 2017, British Land received planning permission for a proposed Leisure Hall at Meadowhall in Sheffield. The project will be the single biggest investment in Meadowhall since it opened more than 25 years ago.

At a cost of more than £300 million, it is also one of the largest investments in the Sheffield City Region for a decade and will create more than 1,000 jobs, in addition to 500 temporary construction jobs.

Housed under an elegant glazed roof, the Leisure Hall will be integrated with the existing centre to create a new multi-level, landscaped mall with high-quality internal and external spaces for promotional and community use. It has also been designed to accommodate large events including live music.

Providing 330,000 sq. ft of space, the proposed Leisure Hall offer a range of dining and entertainment experiences, including a number of new restaurants, a state-of-the-art cinema to replace the existing cinema in the Oasis Dining Quarter, a new café court, gym, and other leisure space that could be used to offer everything from ten-pin bowling to indoor golf.

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Charles Maudsley, Head of Retail and Leisure for British Land, said:

“We are continuing to drive Meadowhall’s evolution to ensure it remains an outstanding place for modern consumer lifestyles. This significant step change in the scheme’s leisure provision will contribute to Sheffield’s continuation as a driving force behind the Northern Powerhouse. This is a very exciting time and we look forward to working with Sheffield City Council to help ensure Sheffield’s future success.”

The extension is the next phase of Meadowhall’s evolution and will follow a £60m refurbishment which is due to be completed at the end of 2017. British Land hopes to start on site during 2018.

Content and images courtesy of British Land.

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