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12th May 2021
Turnstone sponsors Colchester Rugby Club
As part of Turnstone’s commitment to Colchester’s Northern Gateway area we have become proud sponsors of Colchester Rugby Club. This comes at an exciting time for the club as they have recently moved into their very impressive new club house, part of the Northern Gateway Sports Park. The 76-acre sport and leisure facility...
07th April 2021
Turnstone sells Saffron Walden site to owner occupier GR8
Turnstone Estates has sold a 1.3-acre development site on Ashdon Road, Saffron Walden to tool and plant hire company GR8 who intends to build out 20,500 sq ft of commercial space of which about 7,000 sqft will be for its own occupation. Turnstone obtained planning consent for the new buildings which GR8expect to...
16th March 2021
Turnstone strengthens team with experienced development manager
Turnstone Estates has bolstered its team with the appointed of Natalie Greig as an Associate Director to assist the delivery of Turnstone’s development pipeline. Natalie has considerable development manager experience, gained on mixed-use and student accommodation schemes across the UK. She has a passion for placemaking and has steered several projects through complex...
01st February 2021
Planning permission granted to RLW Estates for 4,500 homes at Waterbeach New Town East
The Planning Committee at South Cambridgeshire District Council has today (January 29th) granted planning permission for a 4,500 home development at Waterbeach New Town East. RLW Estates – a consortium comprising Royal London, St John’s College, Cambridge and Turnstone Estates – secured permission for an outline planning permission that will deliver: 4,500 new...
11th January 2021
Consultation launched for sustainable development proposals at Dullingham
Turnstone launched their online consultation for proposals to create a sustainable new community on land at Station Road, Dullingham. The proposals comprise 150 high quality homes, improved access to the station with parking, office space, a safe and well-lit cycle and pedestrian route between Dullingham village and the station and parkland with children’s...
15th December 2020
Northern Gateway Colchester gets green light
One of the country’s most exciting new leisure developments has got the go ahead after Colchester Borough Council granted planning consent for Turnstone Estates’ £50m Northern Gateway scheme in Colchester Set to open in 2022/3, the 200,000 sq ft project will provide a 12-screen Cineworld cinema (with Superscreen and 4DX), a Hollywood Bowl...
15th October 2020
Green light for Seaway Leisure, Southend-on-Sea
Turnstone Estate’s £50 million redevelopment Seaway Leisure in Southend has been given the go ahead by the Secretary of State, bringing a much-needed economic boost to the area. Work is expected to start next year on the state-of-the-art year-round family leisure experience, backed by big names such as Empire Cinemas and Hollywood Bowl....
18th August 2020
Planning application submitted for exciting next phase of St John’s Innovation Park
St John’s College and development manager Turnstone Estates are pleased to confirm submission of a detailed planning application for two additional office and R&D buildings and new transport hub in the north western corner of St John’s Innovation Park. Part of the college’s long-term strategic vision for the Park, the proposed two-phased development...
17th August 2020
Turnstone Estates submits new planning application for Colchester’s Northern Gateway Leisure Scheme
Turnstone Estates has submitted a new planning application to Colchester Borough Council for its 200,000 sq ft, Northern Gateway leisure development in Colchester. Set for completion in 2022/3, the Colchester Northern Gateway site now provides a 12-screen Cineworld cinema (with Superscreen and 4DX), a Hollywood Bowl bowling alley, a Putt Stars indoor golf...
27th July 2020
Turnstone Estates confirmed as Development Partner for next phase of growth at St John’s Innovation Park
St John’s College, owners of St John’s Innovation Park, has appointed Turnstone Estates as Development Partner for the next phase of the Park’s growth; the delivery of the Dirac Building – a new 85,000 sq ft Grade A office and R&D building, and associated transport hub – ready for occupation in the first...
22nd April 2020
Digital exhibition launched for revised leisure plans at Northern Gateway, Colchester
Ahead of submitting a planning application to Colchester Borough Council, Turnstone Estates has launched a digital consultation to show revised plans for its state-of-the-art leisure development at the Northern Gateway site, Colchester. Originally granted planning permission for a development at the site in 2018, Turnstone is seeking some modifications that, following discussions with...
02nd April 2020
Turnstone’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak
Given the unprecedented situation we are all facing with the Coronavirus outbreak, Turnstone are taking all necessary precautions to protect their staff and those we work closely with, but remain open for business. The Cambridge office is now closed and the team are working from home, in accordance with Government advice. We remain absolutely...
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