Turnstone submits full planning application for Colchester Northern Gateway Leisure Development

Turnstone Estates has submitted a detailed planning application for the Northern Gateway Leisure development in Colchester on a site of 10 acres on the A12.

The proposed 150,000 sq ft scheme will be anchored by a 12 screen cinema with IMAX/Superscreen and 4DX to be operated by Cineworld, together with a number of restaurant units, an 80-bed hotel, activity leisure units, a landscaped public piazza and parking for approximately 750 cars.

Subject to planning approval, the development would be open for public use in 2018.

Chris Goldsmith, Managing Director of Turnstone Estates, said: “This exciting project will deliver a state of the art leisure development together with a superb dining offer giving a great boost to Colchester and its wider environs.”

Carter Jonas is advising Turnstone Estates on planning. Wareing & Partners and Whybrow are letting agents.