The Glass Works Barnsley, is a dynamic public and private partnership development between Barnsley Council, Queensberry and Turner & Townsend. Focuses on delivering a vibrant, high quality Town Centre with a strong, revitalised and accessible market at its heart. The first phase to be delivered by Henry Boot Construction.
12,000 sq m of refurbished retail/market floor space, up to 30,500 sq m of new retail and food and beverage floor space, accommodating 25 shops and 11 restaurants, as well as 4,500 sq m of cinema space, bowling alley and a 3,000 sq m new library with community facilities. A new public realm and multi-storey car park offering up to 500 spaces will round off the development due to complete in 2020. Rapid progress being made, Cineworld and Next confirmed as scheme anchors with the first elements opening late 2018.
Local Authority: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Seeking: End operator and supply chain opportunities with potential long term investment opportunities
Development Type: Urban Regeneration
Opportunity Type: Commercial, Mixed-use and Residential
Status: Full planning status
Size: 272,000 sq. ft
No. of Jobs: Circa 800
No. of Homes:
Timeframe: First phase on site phased completion from Q3 – 2018/19; second phase on site Q3 – 2018/19 completion Q1 – 2020/21.