Queensberry’s Friars Walk shopping centre in Newport, south Wales won the new build category at Revo’s annual Gold Awards dinner at London’s Grosvenor House. Queensberry worked with Newport Council to develop the site.
Inception Holdings & Moorgarth’s Market Place Bolton won the best refurb/extension over £5m while LaSalle Investment Management’s Sailmakers shopping centre in Ipswich won the best refurb/extension under £5m. And Aviva’s Queen Street Dining development at the Guildhall shopping centre in Exeter won Catering & Leisure Destination of the year.
Bradford City Council won the Public Sector Award for the City Centre Growth Fund; Smiggle was named Occupier of the Year and Nando’s F&B Occupier of the Year with plans to open 20 restaurants in the financial year.
At the end of the awards dinner Giulua Bunting, planning director of GL Hearn, took over from Mark Bourgeois as Revo president for 2017, while Mark Robinson of Ellandi became junior vice president and will assume the presidency in 2019.