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Capital & Centric unveils latest Littlewoods images

Developer Capital & Centric has released fresh images of its redevelopment of Liverpool’s former Littlewoods Building with the £50m project on track despite a fire at the site last month.

The developer has showcased images of the design-led workspaces for the building’s tenants, along with the central food and drink hall which sits between the building’s two wings.

Set to be home to anchor tenant Twickenham Studios, which is taking 85,000 sq ft, the building was engulfed by a fire in early September. The film studio has since reaffirmed its commitment to the project and Capital & Centric said the project will still complete in 2020.

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CGI from architect Shedkm released earlier this year, showing £50m film studio plans

Co-founder of Capital & Centric Tim Heatley said: “Our team was floored by the outpouring of love for our vision from the city and around the world.

“The building is pretty cavernous and has loads of potential – the fire doesn’t change any of that.

“We’re busy speaking to potential occupiers and planning what the space will look like inside, what finishes we’ll need and how the various spaces will work together. We’re making sure the inside is impressive and beautifully designed, befitting of what is an icon for Liverpool.

“The city has picked itself up from the Channel 4 shortlisting outcome. Truth is, it doesn’t need it. With the global demand for space and the sheer volume of productions coming to the UK, Channel 4 was just a nice-to-have.”

In total, the £50m development will include 300,000 sq ft of space set aside for the film industry.

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Well done on having the determination, tenacity, creativity and stamina to ensure that this challenging project keeps going.

By DSM

Is that a paddling pool?

By SplishSplash

This place is going to be very busy when it’s finished, I can’t wait.

By Anonymous

It’s actually a water birthing pod.

By Anonymous

She’s a mermaid!

By Neptune

Wish they’d hurry up and get on with it they’ve been talking about it long enough

By bday

Great to live in an icon city with iconic buildings not horrible boxes

By Sam

Lots of talk, waiting for some action. A PNW article said the CA were waiting for a deliverable scheme. Speaks volumes

By EL

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