Brambledown begin £650k works at “New Concept” Motorway Ser
Brambledown begin £650k works at "New Concept" Motorway Services..
Leeds Skelton Service Station, on the M1 will cost £60m to build. It is set to include a food court building together with a business centre, fuel filling station and 100-bedroom hotel.
The bright and spacious building interior also includes a new visitor centre and community space. It will also feature an upper-floor viewing deck overlooking Skelton Lake and Gardens. They project will improve footpath and cycle connectivity to and around Skelton Lake. As a result, the development will also form part of a ‘Green Corridor’. This linking the Grade 1 listed Temple Newsam House and Parklands to the north of the MSA, with Rothwell Country Park. The site is at the Gateway to the Leeds Enterprise Zone and Extra’s investment in the Leeds City Region. It will create over 700 new job opportunities throughout its construction and operation.
Brambledown Director Paul Curry Said: “It is fabulous to be part of such an innovative scheme. Leeds Skelton Service Station will provide a strategic gateway development to showcase Leeds and the surrounding area. Our clients believe that this will set a new Standard for Motorway Service Areas in the UK.” The scheme is in control of investor and operator, Extra MSA Group. It anticipates to create some 300 FTE Permanent new jobs and is due to open during the summer of 2019. Investors claim it will also significantly improve road safety within the section of the motorway network. This is between the existing MSAs (Motorway Service Area) at M62 Hartshead Moor, M1 Woolley Edge and A1M Wetherby.