NEWMARKET SQUARE IS DIFFERENT EVERY TIME I VISIT
You can draw your own conclusions but the redevelopment of the area is described belows.
The development of the area considers the existing urban grain and the City Council’s aspirations for the rejuvenation of the space as a local hub. It will enhance the life of the area in economic, commercial and social terms.
Scale, mass and permeability were key design drivers, along with the desire to create a vibrant mix of uses at street level. This has lead the developers to develop an external landscaping environment commensurate with the varying uses and flexible to allow the market and space to develop over the forthcoming years.
The mixed use nature of the development will actively contribute to a 24 hour economy bringing with it the enhanced streetscape, vibrant economy and long term social benefits to an area rich both in historic and cultural attractions. The development will include apartments, 3 office buildings, a 250-bed hotel and retail areas across a wide urban scaled site.