Vinoteca to open in Birmingham’s Paradise development

Vinoteca has confirmed it has exchanged on a unit at 2 Chamberlain Square, in the Birmingham’s Paradise development. We are proud to have acted on behalf of the landlord on this letting that will add to the company’s existing 5 strong business.
Set to open it’s doors for early Spring 2020, The 3,390sq ft site fronts Chamberlain Square and Centenary Way, and will be open for all-day trading seven days a week. Vinoteca combines high quality, characterful wine with a selection of paired dishes created from fresh and seasonal produce.
With their first store opening in 2005 in Farringdon, which has over the years been followed by new restaurants and wine bars in Marylebone, Chiswick, King’s Cross and the City, but this will be their first restaurant outside of London. 

More quality operators move to Southbank Place ahead of its completion later this year

Island Poké, Grind, Leon and Coco di Mama have just agreed to enhance the growing delicious plethora of F&B operators already in place at Southbank Place.  The redevelopment of the Shell Centre in London is a joint venture by Braeburn Estates, Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar and already includes boutique spinning concept Boom Cycle, artisan sandwich shop Birleys, fast casual concept Farmstand and will also be home to the world’s largest flexible work space, operated by WeWork.

These extra additions will undoubtedly add to the already strong tenant mix, making this area a great draw for tourists and residents alike as well as businesses.   The site will comprise 48,000 square feet of shops, restaurants and bars plus 530,000 square feet of offices and a direct entrance to London Waterloo tube station.  Bruce Gillingham Pollard is proud to have acted on behalf of the landlord of this prestigious development which is due to be complete later this year.

Two upcoming entrepreneurial chefs about to add to London’s vibrant multi-cultural restaurant scene

Two rising stars in the pop up / fast casual dining scene have been offered a six month residency and mentorship at Brixton Village, after they won the Brixton Village CompetitionFerdinand Montoya, winner of the experienced category, will bring Filipino supper club Sarap to Brixton Village for its first standalone site, while amateur winner Adejoké Bakare will introduce her West African concept Chishuru to the public for the first time via a weekend pop-up.

Situated in the heart of Brixton, Brixton Village is a cultural and creative space where existing traders thrive and new traders can be established.  Having just finished a residency at Soho pub, The Sun and 13 Cantons, Ferdinand Montoya has become known for his superb Lechon, Filipino slow-roasted pork belly, with thin, brittle crackling.  He hopes to establish an identity for Philippino cooking in London. 

Bruce Gillingham Pollard is proud to act on behalf of the landlord at Brixton Market.

E Sports could potentially change the Property Game

We recently reported how Chinese e-sports studio Wanyoo had chosen Shaftesbury’s Central Cross development, to launch its first European cyber café.  Now listen to the below podcast to hear about why Shaftesbury believes that E-sports could well be a game-changer in the Property World.

Established as an Internet Café in 1998 Wanyoo has 1,100 stores around the world, mostly in China, but also in the US, Australia and Canada.