£200m city centre redevelopment scheme gets green light

Drawings of the revised scheme
St James Securities' £200m redevelopment of the Becketwell area of Derby city centre has been given the green light by the city council's planning committee.The scheme was voted through 10-0 by councillors yesterday (13 February) evening, with Marketing Derby boss John Forkin claiming he was "delighted" by the result, exclaiming "onwards and upwards!"The decision comes as a vital boost to a run-down area of Derby city centre which has suffered in recent years.In December St James Securities submitted scaled-back plans for... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...