Former Co-op store development
Occupying a pivotal site in the town centre, 'Elder Way' is a landmark mixed use scheme, breathing life into the town’s famous 1930s, mock-tudor former Co-op department store.
Jomast developments received planning permission in December 2015 and is expected to start on site in 2017 with works taking around 18 months to complete.
The first occupiers, announced in February 2016, are Premier Inn. New restaurant, gym and hotel uses will complement each other in order to establish a destination leisure space and eating quarter.
The Elder Way development will comprise:
- new ground floor restaurant units, with glazed frontages and external seating
- a new courtyard to be incorporated to the Knifesmithgate frontage, with opportunities for outside seating
- hotel configured over the first and second floors with an attractive ground floor lobby;
- prominent ground floor corner access on Saltergate to basement level health and fitness unit