The QT

Saturday 15 June 2024

Firm pulls out as city’s prime site is stuck in limbo

Milburngate is at an impasse with private developers and the county council unable to provide satisfactory answers as to where the problem lies. Meanwhile, staff recruited are without jobs and facilities stand empty. Chris Jackson investigates
  • Marstons withdraw from development amid frustration at delay and confusion surrounding £120m riverside scheme
  • Sources claim face-to-face negotiations to resolve the issues haven’t taken place since February 2023
  • Lack of transparency leaves room for conspiracy theories to prosper


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