Yate Riverside

Challenging leisure development on former car park, derelict house and greenfield land


The scheme expanded the Yate Town Centre and brought a much wanted cinema to the town.


Despite local support the planning consent was hard won and required the removal of the site from a designated flood zone by agreement with the Environment Agency.


  • Full DM from inception to final letting
  • Our role included managing the complex negotiations with the EA and planners
  • Role included relocation of badger sett to facilitate scheme
  • Multiple pre-let agreements for incoming tenants all administered during construction

A few statistics..

Client: Crestbridge
Construction cost: £10m
Duration: 4 years overall
Size: 6 screen cinema, 6 restaurants and 5 retail units comprising 70,000sq ft
Features Difficult planning with demolition of locally Listed building and many ecological issues, including badgers and bats, to overcome.