Forget The Year of the Horse, 2014 is The Year of Wembley Park
Be among the thousands exploring this emerging destination
- More shops and restaurants to open at Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet – London’s only designer outlet – which has attracted more than 1 million visitors since opening at the end of October 2013.
- Rolling program of artisan markets and seasonal events to launch in Spring 2014.
- Public’s favourite “Wembley Moments” from history to appear on giant 40m-long wall on Olympic Way.
- Construction of 475 new homes expected to start in the summer.
- Another packed programme of world class sport, music and entertainment coming to Wembley Arena and Wembley Stadium.
Wembley Park, Quintain’s 85-acre regeneration scheme that is transforming the area around Wembley Stadium is set to have an exciting 2014 as more people are drawn to this emerging destination, just nine minutes from Marylebone and 20 minutes from Bond Street.
The development is bringing outstanding entertainment, shopping, leisure, new homes and public spaces to the area to create a new destination for London.
Over 1 million people visited the London Designer Outlet, described by Elle Magazine as a “Shopping Mecca”, in its first ten weeks of opening. Now there are even more reasons to visit with a number of exciting openings taking place in early 2014 and all stores offering up to 70% discounts. London Designer Outlet brings over 70 new shops, 15 new restaurants as well as a new nine-screen Cineworld complex to Wembley Park.
From Spring, a new programme of artisan markets and seasonal events - operated by Market Place the UK's leading operator of continental and special event markets - will open across the new tree-lined boulevards and public squares and spaces at Wembley Park. The artisan market will not only provide a rolling programme of top-quality food, drink and artisan produce but also special events and entertainment, providing exciting new attractions for the area.
The world’s best sport and entertainment continues at Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena, providing a range of top class entertainment for all the family – with highlights including comedians Russell Howard and Jack Whitehall, family entertainment from Strictly Come Dancing Live through to three huge NFL games, plus One Direction’s run of Wembley Stadium shows and of course the 2014 FA Cup Final.
Olympic Way, the famous route to Wembley Stadium, will soon host a temporary 40m long wall of ‘Wembley Moments’ from the ages supplied by the public. These interesting and evocative comments from across Wembley capture the rich history of this famous part of London. Olympic Way now leads to a newly landscaped market square and tree lined Wembley Park Boulevard. These are just some of the landscaping improvements that have taken place so far with lots more to come as the area continues its transformation.
For those who want to stay longer, there will soon be the opportunity to live in Wembley Park. The construction of 475 new homes will begin in the summer. The new residential development will consist of a series of seven buildings of various heights arranged around an acre of private, landscaped, gardens.
James Saunders, Chief Operating Officer, Quintain, said: “Wembley Park will be a thriving destination and neighbourhood for North West London, anticipated to receive millions of visitors every year and become home to a community of thousands of new residents.
“The year ahead will see the transformation continue as we focus on bringing exciting new attractions and improvements to the public spaces and construction begins on the new residential district located at the heart of Wembley Park.”
The Wembley Park website provides more information about the destination:
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Wembley Park press images, including generic shots of London Designer Outlet can be downloaded here .
About Wembley Park
Wembley Park is the development by Quintain that is transforming the 85-acre (34-hectare) area around Wembley Stadium, bringing new shopping, leisure facilities, homes and public spaces to create a major new destination and neighbourhood for London.
The new neighbourhood will welcome millions of people every year to enjoy world-class entertainment and sporting events and an outstanding retail and leisure offer that together will provide visitors with a day out like no other.
Wembley Park will create thousands of new homes and a new community enjoying Wembley Park’s amenities, tree-lined boulevards, artisan markets and more. The area is being developed in phases, with phase one now complete. Highlights of phase one include:
- A four-star 361 bed Hilton Hotel with a 660-cover ballroom, 10 meeting rooms, Icons Bar, Association restaurant, Sky Bar, gym and pool opened in summer 2012
- The Brent Civic Centre is open and home to over 2,000 employees and facilities including a café, a new library and an events hub that can host up to 1,000 people.
- Completion of the first phase of new homes: Forum House and Quadrant Court, a total of 520 homes.
- The Apt student accommodation block with 600 shared apartments and studios.
- London Designer Outlet (350,000 sq ft / 30,516 sq m) is the first designer outlet inside the M25 and features 70 aspirational and high street outlet stores, 15 restaurants and cafes and a nine-screen Cineworld complex.
- Wembley Park Boulevard and Arena Square are some of the new public spaces open for visitors and residents to enjoy.
- Wembley Arena and Wembley Stadium continue to attract the best international names in sport, music and entertainment
Wembley Park is extremely well connected with two overland train stations (9 minutes to Marylebone), two tube stations (20 minutes to Bond Street) and excellent road links to motorways including the M1, M40 and M25. There are also over 3000 on-site parking spaces.
About Quintain Estates and Development PLC
www.quintain.co.uk / @QuintainPlc
Quintain is a listed property investment and development company focused on London.
William Kallaway; Jack Hickmott on 020 7221 7883 or email@example.com
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