£250m Southwater Square to open in Telford

Work has begun on a £250m convention quarter, the Southwater Square development, in Telford.

£250m Southwater Square to open in Telford
£250m Southwater Square to open in Telford

It is being built next to The International Centre, Telford, and will include a Premier Inn hotel, cinema and several restaurants and bars.  

A joint project between The International Centre owners Southwater Event Group (SEG) and Telford & Wrekin Council, the new square is expected to be completed in spring 2014. 

SEG chief executive Tom Gray said: "The new Southwater Square will be a real boost to the night-time economy. All the work is being carefully phased to ensure that disruption is kept to an absolute minimum, and our site will be unaffected by any development work, so event organisers can rest assured their events will go on as planned."

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