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09th January 2017
St John’s College and Turnstone secure pre-let at Maurice Wilkes Building Cambridge
St John’s College, together with its development manager, Turnstone Estates, has concluded the first pre-let of the prestigious Maurice Wilkes Building in Cambridge. The cyber security specialist, Darktrace, has signed a 15 year lease and will be occupying the top two floors of the building, plus roof terrace, when it completes in 2018....
16th August 2016
Three new occupiers sign up for Turnstone’s Army & Navy leisure and retail property, Chelmsford
Army & Navy is a prominent retail and leisure property at the edge of Chelmsford and comprises an 81 bed Travelodge hotel, 25,682 sq ft of retail and leisure space, plus 12 residential units. Other tenants include Chiquito, Frankie & Benny’s and Evans Cycles. Turnstone have secured three new tenants, making the property almost fully...
05th July 2016
Turnstone and East Cambridgeshire District Council officially mark the start of construction at Ely Leisure Village
On Thursday 30th June Tim Deacon, Director of Turnstone Estates, was joined by Cllr Richard Hobbs, Chairman of Commercial Services for East Cambridgeshire District Council and Cllr Lis Every, Vice Chair of Commercial Services for East Cambridgeshire District Council, to officially mark the commencement of work on site. The leisure park, on a 6.5 acre...
18th April 2016
Turnstone submits full planning application for the Colchester Northern Gateway Leisure Development
Turnstone Estates has today submitted a full planning application for the Northern Gateway Leisure development in Colchester. This application follows on from the Reserved Matters Application that was submitted in March which, when combined with today’s application, will deliver: a multi-screen IMAX cinema to be operated by Cineworld; up to thirteen restaurant units; an eighty...
12th April 2016
Turnstone make several major steps forward for Ely Leisure Village
McDonalds, KFC and Costa Coffee sign leases for the Cambridgeshire development. Forward funding of £15.7m secured from Standard Life Investments, on behalf of a segregated client. Main contractor RG Carter Projects now onsite with completion due late 2016. The creation of Ely Leisure Village in East Cambridgeshire by developer Turnstone Estates has taken...
31st March 2016
Turnstone commences work on redevelopment of Ridgeons site in Saffron Walden
Turnstone Estates has commenced work on the redevelopment of the Ridgeons timber and builders’ merchant branch in Saffron Walden and the 32 acre Ashdon Road Commercial Park in which the branch sits. The development will deliver a new branch for Ridgeons, space for other commercial/ industrial premises and up to 167 new homes, plus...
17th March 2016
Maurice Wilkes Building to be welcomed to St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge.
St John’s College, owners of St Johns Innovation Park, has appointed Turnstone Estates as development manager to assist delivery of the Maurice Wilkes Building, a new office / R & D building located at the southern gateway to the park. Savills and Carter Jonas are the appointed letting agents on the scheme. Following...
04th December 2015
Turnstone launch public consultation at Seaway Leisure, Southend on Sea for destination leisure scheme
Turnstone launch public consultation at Seaway Leisure, Southend on Sea for destination leisure scheme Local residents are being invited to view the long awaited cinema and leisure proposals for the Seaway car park. Turnstone Estates is consulting on plans to transform the car park into a brand new state-of-the-art ten screen cinema, with restaurants...
10th November 2015
New office letting at Langford Arch in Pampisford, nr Cambridge
Turnstone has let 1,943 sq ft of office space at Langford Arch, Pampisford near Cambridge to National Business Crime Solutions. The incoming tenant has agreed a new 5 year lease, paying a rent of £13 per sq ft. Other occupiers within the building include Excell Business Systems, Sareum and Hyline Security. Two suites totalling...
28th September 2015
Turnstone selected for £50m leisure scheme at Colchester Northern Gateway by Colchester Borough Council
Colchester Borough Council has selected Turnstone as its development partner to deliver a new £50m sports and leisure development at Colchester’s Northern Gateway site. The site comprises 18 acres of development land, located at junction 28 of the A12. It is situated within the Northern Growth Area and is linked to Colchester town centre...
10th February 2015
Ridgeons & Turnstone submit detailed designs for new Saffron Walden Branch
Plans now submitted for phase 1 redevelopment of Ashdon Road Commercial Park On behalf of Ridgeons Builders Merchants, development partner Turnstone Estates has just submitted the first ‘reserved matters’ application to Uttlesford District Council planning’s team covering the detail of phase 1 redevelopment of the Ashdon Road Commercial Centre. The first phase of the...
15th January 2015
Ridgeons appoints Turnstone as Development Partner in Saffron Walden
Ridgeons Timber and Builders Merchants has appointed Turnstone Estates as development partner at Ashdon Road Commercial Park, a 32 acre brownfield site on the north eastern edge of Saffron Walden. The site has outline planning permission for 167 residential units, a new Ridgeons branch, hotel, restaurant/pub, retail and other commercial/industrial uses. Angela Rushforth MD...
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