Telford Regeneration Plan Launched

6 October 2010 (Last Updated October 6th, 2010 18:30)

A plan has been launched to regenerate the town of Telford in Shropshire, UK, over the next 15 years. The £250m ($397m) project is being delivered by Telford & Wrekin Council along with partners Southwater Events Group and Homes and Communities Agency. The project secure

A plan has been launched to regenerate the town of Telford in Shropshire, UK, over the next 15 years.

The £250m ($397m) project is being delivered by Telford & Wrekin Council along with partners Southwater Events Group and Homes and Communities Agency.

The project secured £100m ($158.9m) of the investment while HCA is contributing £9.5m ($15m).

The revamp site is located between the Telford International Centre and the Telford Shopping Centre.

On completion the site will feature 9,144m² of office space, a learning and media centre, two hotels as well as bars, restaurants, cafes and shops.

The plans also involve the construction of 330 residential homes and a multi-screen cinema.

A new council headquarters will also be built in Southwater in December, according to shropshirestar.com.