Published: 27th Jun 2019

Plans have been unveiled to create a new ‘Roman Quarter’ in York which will see a mixed-use development built in the city centre including a ‘globally unique’ Roman visitor attraction. York-based developers, North Star in partnership with York Archaeological Trust and Native, plan to knock down the Northern House, Rougier House and Society Bar and replace it with a new hotel, offices, apartments and the ‘world class’ Roman tourist attraction. As part of the plans, a former Roman road will be reinstated to connect Tanner Street with Station Road and will form a key part of the new attraction. The emerging proposals for the new 235,000 sq ft building will include a 145 bed hotel, 228 apartments, 33,000 sq ft for the new Roman attraction, along with 15,500 sq ft for new cafes, retail and restaurants. York Archaeological Trust will now conduct a two-year dig of the site which will … (To read the full article, subscribe below)