Phase 1: Building a new service road access and new entrance for Kingsmead. Westco have been assigned this contract and will start in about two weeks. The work will last for 3 months and will involve the closure of the Kingsmead West entrance for 2 weeks. (Please note that the other 3 entrances will remain open).
Phase 2: Replacement housing for Firgrove Court. This will start mid June and last about a year. The tenders are due back in 2 weeks.
Phase 3: Offices and shops between 61 Queensmead and Kingsmead. This will start by the end of the year, and will take about a year to complete.
Phase 4: Supermarket. residential and hotel. The largest part of the scheme. This will start Jan/Feb 2008. The retail element will be "open for business" by September 2008 although the phase will take about 85 weeks to complete fully.
Phase 5: Debenham wrap around. This will start about March 2008 and will take about 18 months to complete.