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Developer/designer wanted

12.10am 24th June 2004 - Course Development

Lambert Smith Hampton is seeking a golf course developer to regenerate a 200-acre site in central England on the instructions of owner, Harworth Estates.
The site near Burton on Trent at Swadlincote, Derbyshire, already has planning permission for a 27-hole golf course, driving range and club house. With the potential for the creation of a Hotel, Restaurants and other leisure facilities due to its location next to Tetron Point business village.
Jonathan Parrish, head of Leisure and Hotel Agency at Leeds, is excited about the new project. He says, “The potential for the site is huge and I am really looking forward to getting a developer or a golf enthusiast on board!
“With planning permission already granted indicative plans outline water features and even a stream flowing through the course to add to the challenge.”
The site is on former colliery land situated close to the Derbyshire and Leicestershire border. Sandwiched between the A38 and A42/M42 with access into the motorway network the site enjoys excellent links to transport the 4 million regular golf players in England.
Jonathan continues, “The UK has the third largest golf market in the world and the golf industry in the UK is now worth an estimated £350 million. With 75 million rounds of golf player in the UK every year, the course is bound to be a hit.
Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has the widest geographical spread of any UK-based commercial property consultancy, providing business-driven solutions for clients. It has over 1,000 staff across the UK and Europe and is a founding member of Global Property Alliance, a union of leading property advisors covering North and South America, Europe and Asia, launched in late 2000. LSH is the commercial property consultancy arm of the Atkins Group.
For more information contact: Victoria Lamb Beattie Communications Tel 0113 2130300

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