Ion has welcomed two new occupant to the retail space under the Lime Street development with the opening of artisan pizzeria, Neopolitan, which has closely following the opening of Greene King’s Lime Street Central.
The hospitality businesses followed Lidl into the development, which opened its 18,000 sq ft flagship city centre supermarket in January 2019. The development also houses a 101-room Premier Inn Hotel as well as Lantern, an 11-storey 412-bedroom luxury student accommodation.
Neopolitan specialises in an artisan wood fired pizza offering, while Greene King, taking 7,500 sq ft of the £49m development, offers a vast space for entertainment, food and drinks.
Regeneration experts, Ion, transformed the Lime Street as a key gateway into the city – creating a new vision for an area in the city that needed investment and spurring on other significant investment in the area.
Steve Parry, managing director of Ion said: ‘We are so delighted to see a full house of brilliant retail and leisure occupants at Lime Street.
‘Lime Street was traditionally a street where entertainment married harmoniously with food, drink and retail – and now with both students and hotel guests on site, as well as a supermarket, restaurant and bar – we are delighted to see the life in this important Liverpool street fully return.’
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