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Brighton i360 reveals plans for beach side conference centre

EXCLUSIVE: This is the first image of new meeting facilities at a major tourist venue. The operator of the Brighton i360, designed by the London Eye architect Marks Barfield, has unveiled plans for conference and events rooms, for 10 to 1,000 guests. The venue will be able to cater for full banquets, private dining, drinks and canapés receptions, with menus serving delicious food from Sussex’s larder created by MasterChef: The Professionals Winner, Steven Edwards, who is working in partnership with the venue’s caterer Centerplate.

Plans for conference centre atop Fort Dunlop

A glass conference centre is to be built on the roof of the historic Fort Dunlop building, visible from the M6 near Birmingham. Property investment firm European Property Investors Special Opportunities 3 bought the landmark building from architect Urban Splash last year. The 35,000sqm Grade A listed building is home to the Birmingham Post and Mail and a Travelodge Hotel. Now the new owner wants to add a conference centre on the roof to make the most of the views of Spaghetti Junction and the city. EDG property director Neil Edginton is leading the project for the new owner and said severa