Chester Northgate

The vision is to deliver a phased, mixed use and comprehensive redevelopment of this run-down portion of the city to support the long-term sustainability and vitality of Chester.


To redevelop a failing shopping centre and brown field unattractive site in the heart of Chester. To realise a mixed-use development following numerous failed attempts by the private sector and provide a catalyst for further development phases.



RivingtonHark has led from inception to completion the development and successful delivery of the first phase of Chester Northgate representing a public sector capital investment of £75million.

The development has delivered a new much acclaimed Market, 6 screen cinema, new and refurbished office accommodation, 7 new F&B units and a new 800 space MSCP.

This first phase represents about a third of the wider scheme for which planning consent was secured that includes a wider mix of uses including residential, further offices, retail and leisure uses.

Project Details

Services provided
Development Management | Placemaking | Ideation | Financial Management | Leasing Management

Cheshire West And Chester Council

July 2014

Project value:
Phase 1 £75 million

Mix of Uses

Indoor Market





Food & Beverage

Car park

Public realm

Public Realm

David and his team at RivingtonHark have worked with CW&C Council for over 7 years and currently provide development management, asset management and strategic advice across 3 of our major projects and assets.  They consistently provide us with well considered commercial advice that has helped the Council deliver its objectives and manage risk.

Charlie Seward

Deputy Chief Executive (Place)
Cheshire West & Chester Council

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