Double Vision - Town Centre Cinema

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An application for a Town Centre Cinema has been validated by Scarborough Plannning team: 50-59 Newborough, 46-49 Queen Street And 18-20 Market Street Scarborough NORTH YORKSHIRE

"Erection of mixed use development comprising a new 6 screen cinema to upper levels and 5 no. A3 restaurant units to ground floor level following partial demolition/partial refurbishment of existing mixed use retail (A1) and office (B1) building"

The applicant is Mark Wilmott of MRP Developments and the proposed plans are laid out int heir Design & Access Statement :

On the Current Use : "The appearance of the building is reminiscent of the somewhat uncompromising and unapologetically ‘brutalist’ buildings that were popular during the 1960s..." 

Proposed "our wish to retain and overclad the existing structure between ground and first floor slab level,... within the ‘envelope’ of the existing building form ... the prosed lightweight glazed entrance form to the cinema accommodation is intended as a new and exciting corner landmark. It will provide an exciting and welcoming entrance area."

Former Cinema proposals in Scarborough have included North Bay & North Street :

Meanwhile site clearance for the North Bay 'Cinema Complex' is continuing


Full details can be found here:

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