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BDP Mixed-Use Project Wins Approval in UK

25 Nov 2010 (Last Updated November 25th, 2010 18:30)

International architectural firm Building Design Partnership (BDP) has won approval from the government for its £700m ($1.10bn) Tithebarn retail scheme in Preston, UK. An existing bus station will be demolished for the mixed-use scheme, which is part of the regeneration of the Titheba

International architectural firm Building Design Partnership (BDP) has won approval from the government for its £700m ($1.10bn) Tithebarn retail scheme in Preston, UK.

An existing bus station will be demolished for the mixed-use scheme, which is part of the regeneration of the Tithebarn Area.

The proposed scheme will include 139, 354m² of retail prescient, refurbished markets spaces and 500 residential homes.

It will also feature bars and restaurants, new entertainment quarters and 2,700 new car parking spaces.

The design outlines plans for enhanced public realm including public art and a new bus station, according to prestontithebarn.com.