Southampton's city centre continues to undergo significant and ambitious transformation. The City Centre Master Plan that illustrates potential developments and urban design concepts and guidelines was launched in 2012. It gives businesses and investors the confidence that Southampton's ambition is matched by a clear vision and ability to deliver.
Specialist housebuilder and brownfield developer Inland Homes has welcomed the very first residents in to its brand new homes at Chapel Riverside on the banks of the River Itchen. Inland Homes is working with Southampton City Council on Chapel Riverside, which is one of Southampton’s VIP projects and has an approximate GDV of £100m.
One of Southampton’s oldest buildings is being transformed into a new arts and heritage venue by local arts organisation, ‘a space’ arts. Regional contractors Mountjoy have been appointed to work on the 700 year old monument alongside architects and heritage consultants Purcell.
Leading planning and design practice Barton Willmore has moved into new offices at the multi-award winning White Building in the heart of Southampton. The Barton Willmore team now occupy 1,549 sq ft of office space at the landmark building at Cumberland Place which is now 90% occupied.
HGP Architects have announced that the Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa has been shortlisted for the Schüco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation 2018.