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City set for 1bn revamp scheme
Gloucester docks
New jobs are promised with the regeneration
A 1bn plan to revamp and regenerate parts of Gloucester is being unveiled.

The Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company wants to redevelop around 840 acres of land - a third of the city's centre.

Around 2,000 new jobs and 3,000 new homes are promised with the scheme, which could take 10 years to complete.

There are seven development areas: the railway triangle, Kings Square, Greyfriars, Blackfriars, the Docks, the Quays and the Canal Corridor.

There is also to be a new bridge planned over the Sharpness Canal.

The launch is taking place on Monday at Gloucester Cathedral.


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