North Star Village is a new shining light for Swindon and the UK, comprising c.500,000 sq ft of leisure, dining & retail

  • Ski slope
  • Retail
  • Cinema
  • Dining
  • Bowling
  • Oasis Leisure
  • Gym

An exciting retail opportunity amid this exceptional new development; one of just a few leisure destinations in the UK to offer a real snow ski slope.

75M & 170M SKI SLOPES


North Star Village’s snow and ski slope is set to be one of the largest in the UK boasting real snow. It will offer an unrivalled and authentic snow sports experience drawing customers from up to a 2 hour drive time.

12 SCREEN CINEMA


The largest IMAX screen in the UK will be the jewel of the Empire Cinema brand in this 12 screen plex offering something for all visitors.

19 LANE BOWLING ALLEY


Ten pin bowling experts Hollywood Bowl will be opening a brand new centre offering 19 lanes, alongside arcade entertainment, café and bar.

North Star, Swindon Attractions

900 SQ FT - 6,200 SQ FT FOOD & BEVERAGE UNITS


A variety of restaurants and grab/go opportunities are available in this landmark development. Units can be combined to provide larger floor areas.

UP TO 46,000 SQ FT COMPLEMENTARY RETAIL


With flexible units to suit retailers from boutiques and high street favourites all the way to high-end concessions and flagship stores, the retail element at North Star Village promises high volume footfall. Ellis Brigham, the mountain sports specialists, are the latest operator to sign up

c.27,000 SQ FT OF TRAMPOLINING


Gaining huge popularity in recent years, trampolining is now one of the biggest indoor activities in the UK. The opening of a major trampoline centre at North Star Village is set to be a key attraction of the development.

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c.615,000 VISITOR OASIS LEISURE


The well established Oasis Leisure Centre receives in excess of c.615,000 visitors annually, and will continue to attract visitors with its lagoon pool, boasting water slides, water cannon, wave machine and interactive pirate ship.

c.130 BED HOTEL


The c.130-bed hotel ensures that North Star Village is more than just a day destination, putting visitors right at the centre of the exciting leisure options, and adding a draw for business customers with potential conferencing and event facilities.

UP TO 16,000 SQ FT GYM FACILITIES


Up to 16,000 sq ft of space is allocated for a brand new tness gym, positioned alongside the ski slope and other amenities at North Star Village. An excellent chance to be right in the midst of this exciting development.


Located in the county of Wiltshire, south west England, Swindon is a large town with an estimated population across the town and surrounding boroughs of over 217,000 inhabitants. Swindon boasts a flourishing economy in an ideal location, lying between three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Over the centuries, Swindon’s road, rail and canal connections have seen it evolve into a transport hub. By car, the town is easily accessible via junctions 15 and 16 of the M4 motorway and links to the A419 towards Cheltenham, Gloucester and on towards Birmingham.

Swindon’s mainline rail station is just a c.7 minute walk away and acts as a major interchange for trains between London, Wales and the south west. Swindon is a major benefactor in the Great Western Rail programme; in the train line’s biggest investment in 150 years, National Rail are electrifying the line to bring passengers quieter, more frequent and more reliable services between London Paddington and Cardiff. These services offering extra seats have already launched, and electrification from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway and Chippenham is scheduled for completion by 2019, reducing journey times from Swindon to central London to 45 minutes.

Local map of Swindon with North Star Village location
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Swindon is a major benefactor in the Great Western Rail programme; in the train line’s biggest investment in 150 years, National Rail are electrifying the line to bring passengers quieter, more frequent and more reliable services between London Paddington and Cardiff. These services offering extra seats have already launched, and electrification from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway and Chippenham is scheduled for completion by the end of 2018.

Swindon offers an exciting new environment for business, and a variety of new homes are also being built for a growing population, both in the town centre and in surrounding boroughs.


3.3m

forecast average annual footfall

56%

of visitors likely to use food & beverage offer (1.64m per annum)

615+

thousand annual visitors to the Oasis Leisure Centre

2hr

potential drive time catchment draw

900

car parking spaces at North Star Village

6th

most productive economy with 82% of jobs in the private sector*

*Source: www.forwardswindon.co.uk

Swindon ski slope forecast core and secondary catchment profile

North Star Village, Swindon forecast and catchment profile

Catchment population

North Star Village, Swindon catchment population
Ski Slope Forecast Drive Time (mins) Population
Core 26.8 467,380
Secondary 26.8 - 50.7 2,852,866
Tertiary 50.7 - 120.4 28,268,572
Total 31,588,818

Opportunity for new build branded hotel, adjacent major leisure development in highly prominent roadside town location.

A 120 BEDROOM LIMITED SERVICE HOTEL

With the exciting new leisure amenities offered by the North Star Village development, there is a single opportunity for a hotel at the site. The identified, elevated location above North Star Roundabout at the B4289 Great Western Way is prominent in its own right. North Star will offer a unique opportunity for the operator to work with the Snow Centre and become the preferred hotel supplier. There will also be extensive parking for hotel guests, and Swindon town centre and railway station are within a few minutes.

An Initial Impact Study by GVA Consultancy (April 2018) highlights North Star for an optimum 120 bedroom branded limited service hotel; the 2015 outline planning permission for the wider leisure scheme provided for a 130 bedroom hotel.

Other hotel business drivers nearby

  • The Brunel Shopping Centre - over 100 shops, restaurants & cafés (0.6 miles)
  • McArthur Glenn Outlet Centre - c.5 million visitors a year, over 100 designer brands, 15 food & beverage outlets (0.9 miles)
  • STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway (0.9 miles)
  • Swindon Town Football Club (1.2 miles)
  • Swindon Museum & Art Gallery (1.7 miles)
  • Kembrey Business Park - one of Swindon’s most established and prestigious business parks (2.0 miles)

LOCATION

A c.10 minute walk from the town centre, the site is located just above the North Star roundabout and runs along The Great Western Way, which forms a bypass around the town centre and is utilised by on average 25,461 vehicles per day - making it a highly suitable location for a hotel, with excellent visibility as well as ideal opportunities to place hotel signage in the high-traffic area.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Expressions of interest are invited for this exciting hotel opportunity, to include:

  • Turnkey lease
  • Management
  • Franchise
  • Site Acquisition

For further information, please contact the agents:


Neill Mylroie

T: 020 7182 2757

E: neill.mylroie@cbre.com


David Muslin

T: 020 7182 2524

E: david.muslin@cbre.com

CBRE Seven Capital
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For further information about North Star Hotel, please contact:


Nick Barber

T: 077 9627 8720

E: nick@njbhlp.co.uk

NJB Seven Capital

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