Futura Park is the redevelopment of the former Crane factory and is anchored by the first ever combined Waitrose and John Lewis at Home store in a single 10,000 sqm building. In addition, a 6,200 sqm non-food retail terrace and up to 46,000 sqm of office, industrial and/or storage floorspace has permission providing a number of economic, environmental and social improvements to the local area and wider town. The site lies in an out-of-centre location and is identified as a Strategic Employment Site in the Core Strategy.
Our teams provided strategy advice, policy representations and promotion of Hybrid Planning Application leading to a Hybrid Outline / Full Permission in December 2011 and detailed planning permission less than a year later.
- First ever combined John Lewis and Waitrose at Home
- 6,200 sqm non-food retail terrace
- 46,000 sqm office space