Published: 27th Nov 2019

Proposals for a major overhaul of a shopping centre in Bolton have been unveiled, which the council hopes will kick-start the regeneration of the town centre. The development is being brought forward by Bolton Regeneration Limited, a partnership between Beijing Construction and Engineering Group International (BCEGI) and Midia. The centre, which could be renamed ‘Bolton Victoria Square’, is a strategically important step in Bolton Council’s £1.5 billion masterplan and one of five ‘intervention areas’. Plans for the multi-use development combines an improved retail experience with independent and local shops, an enhanced public realm along with new ‘A Grade’ office space, high-quality homes right in the heart of the town centre, and a hotel. Bolton council purchased the existing shopping centre for £14m in June 2018. They will be holding public consultations this week in the town. For more information click here. Tony Oakman, Bolton Council’s chief executive, said: ‘We are … (To read the full article, subscribe below)