Particulars of the Tivoli pub renovation have lastly been revealed after hearth ravaged the previous JD Wetherspoon property nearly 4 years in the past.
The Metropolis Pub Group (CPG), which introduced earlier this yr that it bought the pub at Mitcham’s Nook, plans to create an area for eating, consuming and social actions like loopy golf.
Cambridge Metropolis Council rejected earlier plans by one other developer to show the pub into luxurious flats as a result of it stated shedding a pub could be “detrimental” to the neighborhood.
The brand new pub won’t deal with consuming however will as an alternative be a spot for various neighborhood occasions like movie screenings, yoga, stay music and extra, CPG stated at a gathering with Mates of Mitcham’s Nook.
Prospects could have a alternative of meals from a number of rotating avenue meals distributors on one flooring and may play video games like shuffleboard or loopy golf on different flooring.
They may also be capable of benefit from the rooftop terrace as nicely has neighborhood occasions within the multi-purpose occasion area.
The Tivoli plans to solely cater for pre-booked clients on Mondays and Tuesdays however shall be open to most of the people on all different days.
CPG owns different pubs throughout the nation and in Cambridge, together with The Punt Yard, the Previous Ticket Workplace, The Mill and extra.
The corporate plans to submit a planning utility within the coming weeks.
Completely different sights on every flooring
The notes from the assembly between Mates of Mitcham’s Nook and Metropolis Pub Group on November 29 defined how every flooring of the pub shall be used.
Diners will be capable of order meals on the primary bar or go to the three meals areas providing ‘artisan avenue meals.’ The retailers shall be franchises and are anticipated to vary over time. The distributors won’t be takeaways however might provide supply.
The basement will maintain services just like the cellar, bathrooms, locker room and employees altering rooms. Prospects may also be capable of play shuffleboard.
This area shall be a mini or loopy golf course.
- Second flooring (decrease terrace)
The multi-purpose occasion area can be utilized by teams for movie screenings as it will likely be absolutely geared up with projection gear and area for 80 seats. Teams might additionally maintain yoga occasions, stay music =, conferences or events within the area. The room will open onto a terrace going through the river and Jesus Inexperienced.
A rooftop terrace with a safe glass barrier shall be created on the unique flat roof of the constructing as soon as it has been restored. The terrace shall be set again from the constructing’s edge so it can’t be seen from Chesterton Highway, the river or Jesus Inexperienced.
Restoring the hearth ravaged constructing
The constructing’s facade, exterior partitions and primary exterior partitions are structurally sound, so they are going to be integrated into the brand new development. The streetscape will stay the identical as earlier than. The constructing’s rear may also be recreated within the earlier design with the addition of enormous glass bay home windows. There shall be a small rear backyard space.
As a result of main work shall be obligatory to revive the constructing, the long run planning utility with embody a “development administration plan” to elucidate how the CPG plans to minimise the disruption and inconvenience of the development work.
- Planning utility inside two weeks of this assembly
- Planning permission granted by Christmas
- Building and becoming out to start in April and run for 4-5 months
- Web site open for enterprise round September/October
Cambridgeshire Dwell contacted the Metropolis Pub Group for remark.