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Setback for St Botolph's Quarter after funding bid rejected
4:00pm Friday 12th October 2012 in News
THE regeneration of Colchester’s St Botolph’s Quarter has suffered a major setback after a £500,000 funding bid was flatly rejected.
The attempt to secure funding to demolish two dated 1960s buildings on Queen Street and secure planning permission for a 90-room hotel to rise in their place will today be turned down at the first hurdle.
The decision means the long-awaited £50 million St Botolph’s Quarter regeneration project cannot get underway.
See Friday's Gazette and Essex County Standard for the full story