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Community gets behind planned retail & restaurant scheme ahead of it going to Hull City Council’s planning committee in late July

A planned retail and restaurant scheme in Kingswood, which would attract inward investment of £32m and create over 250 jobs for local people, has received a groundswell of public support in the run up to it being reviewed at a planning committee meeting in late…

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Hull’s Jack Conman set to headline Summer event as part of a Kingswood Parks celebration

A Hull-based music artist who featured in BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend is set to perform in one of Kingswood Parks’ Summer events on the Village Green. Jack Conman, who has released a UK-wide album, will perform at the Kingswood Parks Village Green, with magician…

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New shops and leisure could bring 250 new jobs to Kingswood

Exciting plans for a £32m retail and restaurant development, which would create over 250 local jobs, are continuing to progress apace in Kingswood. A joint venture between Kingswood Parks Development Company and Kier Property is driving forward plans for a 10-unit development of shops and…

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Plans unveiled for new shops, cafés and restaurants as part of exciting new development

Plans have been submitted for new shops, cafés and restaurants at Kingswood Parks that could create up to 250 new full-time jobs, as well as many more part-time positions for local people. Developers hope the investment will support economic growth in the region by further…

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What shop would you like to see here?

Kingswood Parks Village Centre is thriving and we are pleased to report that the retailers operating within our village shops are proving very popular with local residents. The Village Centre lies at the heart of our thriving residential development. With a state-of-the-art £5m primary school,…

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COMPETITION: WHY DO YOU LOVE KINGSWOOD?

Win a £50 voucher to spend in one of the following: The Village Green Cafe-Bar The Hair Room The Village Retreat Kingswood Butchers & Deli To enter the competition and possibly be featured in our next Kingswood Parks Voice magazine, we want you to tell…

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Community brought together with a festive fair

Kingswood Residents’ Association (KRA), in partnership with Church of England and Revive Church, held a Christmas Fair bringing the community together for an action-packed afternoon. The event saw more than 700 people attend, and was the first community-run festive event to be held locally. The…

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New direction for Kingswood Parks Primary School

Jan Drinkall, Principal of Highlands Primary School, and Debbie Smith, Associate Principal of Highlands, are currently leading Kingswood Parks Primary School after the departure of its first Principal, Carolyne Bellamy, at the end of the Christmas term. Mrs Drinkall said: “We are grateful to Carolyne…

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Still the best place to live in Hull

Just over 20 years ago, building work started on an area of land which now attracts high numbers of house buyers and is home to thousands of families, as well as being named the best place to live in Hull. The rapidly-developing Kingswood Parks development…

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Work underway on £12m flagship new retail store

Work has started on a new £12m flagship store that will be built close to Kingswood Retail Park, providing 220 jobs. Retail giant Next, which is set to build a new home, clothing and garden mega store, had planning permission approved by Hull City Council…

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Jack switched our Christmas lights on with pride

A true sense of community spirit was created in the Village Centre of Kingswood Parks at Christmas time. In December 2014, Kingswood Parks Development Company (KPDC) launched the first Christmas tree lights switch-on, with a pupil from Kingswood Parks Primary School lighting up the tree…

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Popular café-bar celebrates one year anniversary

A popular family-run café-bar has enjoyed a successful first year in Kingswood Parks Village Centre. The Village Green Café-Bar, owned by Andy Carter and son Reece, has had a fantastic first year and seen a regular local following since opening its doors. There have been…

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Hundreds of Kingswood Parks residents descend on development’s 20th birthday celebrations

Hundreds of residents at a popular north Hull development gathered to officially mark their area’s 20th anniversary. Two decades ago, Kingswoood Parks Development Company had a vision to transform the site into a state-of-the-art residential, retail and leisure development with a thriving community at its…

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Competition

Were you born or married in 1994? Your chance to win a £50 voucher! If you were born or married in the year of 1994 and live in Kingswood Parks, then we want to hear from you. To commemorate our 20th anniversary, we are offering…

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The Village Centre vision becomes a reality…

Househunters are snapping up properties in and around the new Kingswood Parks Village Centre, where a whole host of facilities are now just a stone’s throw away from them. Kingswood Parks has undoubtedly become one of Hull’s most attractive residential areas over recent years, thanks…

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New showhomes set to open as development starts on new sites

Housebuilders Beal Homes and Charles Church are set to welcome new housebuyers to two newly-launched Kingswood Parks developments after announcing they will open showhomes in the next month. More and more housebuyers are expected to visit the new developments after Hull was named as one…

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Kingswood Parks Primary School opens its doors for the very first time

Kingswood’s state-of-the-art £5.1 million primary school opened its doors to hundreds of schoolchildren in September as the new school year got underway. The school had been long-awaited on the burgeoning estate for a number of years and now the wait for parents on the 1,700-home…

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National pharmacy chain opens its doors in Village Centre

Jhoots Pharmacy was one of the first outlets to open its doors in the new Village Centre over the summer. Founded in the West Midlands in 2002, the company now boasts 45 stores nationwide. Acquisitions Director, Sarbjit Jhooty, who is also opening outlets in Cleveland,…

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New Health Centre Manager outlines ambitions

Since opening in 2009, the Kingswood Health Centre has continued to go from strength to strength and now has more than 5,000 people on its patient list. The Health Centre has risen to become highly-regarded in Hull due to its high levels of quality and…

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Meet the owner of Kingswood Parks’ new hair salon

Kingswood Parks Development Company is delighted to announce a unisex hair salon has opened in the Village Centre. Caroline Scott, who already has a large client base in Kingswood from her mobile hairdressing business, has opened The Hair Room after her business plan stood out…

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Village Centre welcomes major high street retailer Co-op to Kingswood

The hotly-anticipated Co-op store has opened in the new Kingswood Parks Village Centre, much to the delight of local residents. The 3,000 sq ft supermarket’s launch was attended by dozens of people to see Deputy Lord Mayor Anita Harrison cut the ribbon to officially open…

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Church with community in mind increases presence in Kingswood

A church looking to establish itself in Kingswood with a 1,000-seater purpose-built venue has been taking giant strides in maintaining a presence in the community. New Life Church, which is already established in Bridlington Avenue close to the city centre, set up a base in…

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