Paramount splits from £3.2bn Kent theme park project
By Tom Anstey
London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has announced a surprise split from the film studio, which was to act as the masthead for the multi-billion-pound attraction.

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Black Country Living Museum secures HLF funding for major expansion
By Tom Anstey
The Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) in Dudley has been awarded £9.8m (US$12.5m, €11.2m) by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) which will go towards a facility expansion increasing the museum’s footprint by a third.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces £50m expansion plans
By Tom Anstey
Britain’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster has announced plans for a massive £50m (US$64.6m, €57.5m) expansion, which will bring in new animals and double the attraction’s existing workforce.

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Week's top news: A rowing stadium for Denmark, an extension for MoMA and BIG and Heatherwick's Google HQ
By Kim Megson
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Denmark's new rowing stadium to forthcoming projects from OMA, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Snøhetta, Heatherwick Studio and BIG.

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Google reveals BIG and Heatherwick's leisure-filled design for King's Cross HQ
By Kim Megson
Google has today (1 June) submitted an application for planning permission to Camden Council for its proposed King’s Cross HQ and revealed brand new images showcasing the design of the scheme by Heatherwick Studio and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).

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Architects Levitt Bernstein to transform abandoned Manchester fire station into boutique hotel complex
By Kim Megson
Developer Allied London and architecture studio Levitt Bernstein have submitted design proposals to reinvigorate Manchester’s abandoned London Road Fire Station as a new leisure destination for the city.

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For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
Milton Keynes Council
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Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Walsall Council
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Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
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Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
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Port Lympne debuts new accommodation inside tiger enclosure
By Tom Anstey
Port Lympne Wild Animal and Safari Reserve has debuted its new Tiger Lodge today (27 May) – a first of its kind accommodation in the UK built inside the zoo’s tiger enclosure.

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Week's top news: The untold story of the Pompidou Centre, David Beckham's Miami stadium and Stockholm's 1km infinity pool
By Kim Megson
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Seoul's garden in the sky to a new museum exhibition dedicated Denmark's most infamous jailbreak.

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