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05th January 2018
Turnstone sells office investment
Turnstone Estates has sold the freehold investment of Langford Arch, London Road, Sawston, Cambridge, to a subsidiary company of the Howard Group for £2.5million, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.46%. The 19,000 sq ft property is a former mill building converted into offices and is virtually fully let generating a total income...
21st November 2017
Public exhibition to be held for new development and train station at Waterbeach
RLW Estates, one of the two promoters for the Waterbeach New Town, are holding an exhibition to show their proposals for upto 5,000 homes and the proposed move of Waterbeach Train Station. The exhibition will be held on 24th November, 14:30 – 19:30 and 25th November, 10:00 – 15:00 at The Salvation Army building, 7 Station...
02nd November 2017
Topping Out at Maurice Wilkes Building, Cambridge
St John’s College, its development partner Turnstone and contractor Vinci Construction are celebrating a major milestone in the development of the Maurice Wilkes Building, at the gateway to St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge. At a topping out ceremony on the 20th October, Chris Goldsmith, of Turnstone comments, “We are on schedule for completion...
14th September 2017
PwC plumps for Maurice Wilkes Building, Cambridge
St John’s College, Cambridge together with their development manager Turnstone Estates, have completed a deal with PricewaterhouseCoopers Services (PwC) for their new Cambridge Headquarters in 12,195 sq ft (1,133 sq m) at the Maurice Wilkes Building on the St John’s Innovation Park. PricewaterhouseCooper Services has signed a 15 year lease, with tenant only...
05th September 2017
Turnstone signs Brand Recruitment at Langford Arch
Turnstone Estates , has let the final office suites at its Langford Arch scheme in Sawston just south of Cambridge. Brand Recruitment Limited has signed a 7 year lease, with mutual 4 year break, on Suites 1B, 1C and 2C at Langford Arch totalling 2,897 sq ft. The tenant is paying £14 per...
07th August 2017
Colchester Northern Gateway gets green light
Turnstone Estates has secured a resolution to grant planning consent from Colchester Borough Council for the first phase of its Northern Gateway leisure site. Work will commence in 2018 with completion scheduled for late 2019. The detailed planning consent for the North Site includes: a 12 screen Cineworld cinema with Superscreen and 4DX...
17th July 2017
Jump Street ‘Clip’n Climb’ to scale new heights at the Northern Gateway, Colchester
Jump Street is bringing its unique ‘Clip’n Climb’ experience to the Northern Gateway development in Colchester after securing a pre-let agreement with developer Turnstone Estates. The franchise’s ‘Clip’n Climb’ arena will offer a combination of 30-35 gravity-defying climbing challenges designed to provide lots of healthy and active fun for all ages and skill...
12th May 2017
Cineworld opens at Ely Leisure Village
Turnstone and Cineworld hosted a Gala Evening on the 10th May to celebrate the opening of Cineworld at Ely Leisure Village. The £15.7m scheme includes a 6 screen cinema which now opens to the public and is joined by Arbuckles, Frankie & Benny’s, Hungry Horse, McDonalds, KFC, Chosen Bun and Costa. During the Gala Evening Cineworld treated...
04th May 2017
Work starts on Maurice Wilkes Building, Cambridge
St John’s College and development partner Turnstone Cambridge Developments, together with contractor Vinci Construction, marked the start of work on an exciting new office/r&d building in Cambridge with a special on site ceremony. The five-storey Maurice Wilkes building on St John’s Innovation Park will be the first of its kind to be delivered...
24th February 2017
St John’s College and Turnstone appoints Vinci for the Maurice Wilkes Building
St John’s College have appointed VINCI Construction UK Ltd to build the prestigious Maurice Wilkes building on the St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge. The Maurice Wilkes Building is a distinctive and stylish headquarters building that stands at the gateway to the St John’s Innovation Park which is located at the centre of the...
02nd February 2017
Chosen Bun and Arbuckles join line up at Ely Leisure Village. Opening planned for April 2017
Turnstone Estates has secured two further tenants at Ely Leisure Village in East Cambridgeshire. Burger takeaway and delivery company Chosen Bun – which started life on London’s Fulham Road – and local family owned diner Arbuckles, will be joining Cineworld, McDonalds, Costa Coffee, Frankie & Benny’s, Hungry Horse and KFC, when the new...
23rd January 2017
Turnstone secures further leisure pre-lets at Northern Gateway Colchester
Turnstone Estates has agreed three further pre-lets at its Northern Gateway leisure site in Colchester. Turnstone have a long lease agreement with Colchester Borough Council for development of the 18 acre site which will be anchored by a 12 screen cinema with Superscreen and 4DX, operated by Cineworld. The exciting tenant line-up are...
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