Artist's impression of a new 'anchor' store planned as part of an extension at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol.

Mall Cribbs expansion plans given green light

South Gloucestershire’s largest retail outlet is set to expand after councillors granted outline planning permission for the proposals. The scheme at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway includes more than 35,000 square metres of retail floor space, leisure, and hotel and restaurant facilities alongside a new multi-storey car park, an events plaza and up to 150 residential apartments. A new bus station

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Artist's impression of a proposed new ice rink and skydiving centre at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol.

Plans unveiled for new ice rink, ski centre and skydiving facilities at Cribbs

Plans have been unveiled to build a new permanent indoor ice rink, together with a skydiving and ski centre, at a site in Cribbs Causeway. The proposals are part of a vision by the developer, Baylis Estates, to introduce an ‘active sports’ theme to the entertainment and retail opportunities available in the area and make Cribbs Causeway a ‘day-out’ destination. The new facilities

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M5 Junction 17 (Cribbs Causeway) improvement work due to start this week

Improvement work on the southbound exit slip road at junction 17 of the M5 is due to get under way this week. The Highways Agency is carrying out the work as part of the Government’s Pinch Point programme, which forms part of the growth initiative outlined during the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in November 2011. According to the agency: “Pinch Points provides smaller scale improvements that

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Love in the aisles at Asda, Cribbs Causeway

A local supermarket is claiming to be one of the most romantic workplaces in the region, due to a string of blossoming romances between colleagues. Asda at Cribbs Causeway has 12 colleagues who found love in the aisles, prompting store bosses to declare it Asda’s most romantic store. The longest ‘serving’ love birds found a relationship whilst working in the

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Mall shake-up: Several major stores to close

A number of major stores, including Burton, Miss Selfridge, Evans and Monsoon, will be leaving The Mall at Cribbs Causeway this March, according to a report in today’s Bristol Post. French Connection may also be leaving, while other stores including Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and East are to become concessions within other shops in the centre. Other stores, including WHSmith, are

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