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  • "
    Shrubendlad wrote:
    Surely Sir Robert Russell will set up yet another Trust to stop this.
    With GBH and Murder in his back yard week on week-these Anorak Trusts are a priority!
    Be fair to the rest of us Shruby,
    Have you considered the consequences of King Bob and his lib dem gang not spending their time on wobbly projects? He might switch his meglamania to important stuff like pressure on the town fathers to do some joined up town development. The cinema project should keep Bob out of the way for another twenty years."
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Developer reveals how Colchester Odeon redevelopment will "rejuvenate" Crouch Street

Essex County Standard: Developer reveals how Colchester Odeon redevelopment will "rejuvenate" Crouch Street Developer reveals how Colchester Odeon redevelopment will "rejuvenate" Crouch Street

THE man behind plans to rejuvenate Colchester’s old Odeon cinema has insisted his is the only viable scheme.

Ross Carroll, of developer Amdev 101, last week applied for planning permission to convert the building into three shops and seven apartments.

Although the former cinema would be partly demolished, the Thirties Art Deco facade, which dominates Crouch Street, would be preserved. If the go-ahead is given, work could start as soon as this autumn.

Mr Carroll is also working on a second phase to the £14million project – building a four-storey block of 36 apartments on land behind the cinema.

See Monday's Gazette for the full story.

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