The developer has gained planning consent for several major retail, office and residential schemes.
At Mitre Square, London EC3, planning consent for a new building of 273,000 sq ft of offices and 3,000 sq ft of retail/restaurants was formally granted in June 2011. Demolition of the existing buildings is expected to start shortly and will be completed by early 2012 enabling construction of a new building to start.
At Fulham Wharf, London SW6, planning consent has been given for a 100,000 sq ft supermarket and 463 residential units on behalf of Sainsbury's.
At Parkgate, Shirley, West Midlands – in partnership with Coltham Developments, Helical Bar has an amended planning consent for an 85,000 sq ft Asda supermarket, 72,000 sq ft of retail and some 120 residential apartments and townhouses. Building work is expected to start in early 2012.
Planning consent has also been given for a 132 unit retirement village at Maudsley Park, Great Alne.
Finally, at Barts in London EC1, a detailed planning application for a major mixed use development is on course for submittal by the end of the year.