Developer British Land has unveiled plans for a £300 million extension to Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre
Drawn up by BDP, the new plans are the biggest investment in the out-of-town shopping centre since it opened back in the 1990s.
The proposed new 30,650m² ‘leisure hall’ will include restaurants, a cinema, gym and a café court alongside a leisure space which the developer said ‘could be used to offer everything from ten-pin bowling to indoor golf’.
It will all be housed beneath a large glazed roof.
Charles Maudsley, head of retail and leisure for British Land, said: ‘We are continuing to drive Meadowhall’s evolution to ensure it remains an outstanding place for modern consumer lifestyles.
‘This significant step change in the scheme’s leisure provision will contribute to Sheffield’s continuation as a driving force behind the Northern Powerhouse. This a very exciting time and we look forward to working with Sheffield City Council to help ensure Sheffield’s future success.’
The plans for the scheme will be on display at the shopping centre from 3 to 4 June, and a detailed planning application is set to be submitted in the summer.
It is set to start on site in 2018 and is expected to complete in early 2021.