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Interview Highlights Vol. #1 | The Cyber Den

Since 2014, The Cyber Den has been interviewing countless iconic figures from the world of gaming. This is a collection of the funniest moments from previous radio interviews, feat. Jon St. John (Duke Nukem), Joe Kucan (Kane – Command & Conquer), David Bateson (47 – Hitman) and Paul Eiding (Colonel Campbell – Metal Gear Solid). […]

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Paul Arnold & Andrew Barnabas Interview (MediEvil Series Composers) | The Cyber Den

While Siren takes a break from its live shows (for now), that leaves us with plenty of time to revisit some of The Cyber Den’s past interviews. Paul Arnold & Andrew Barnabas, AKA Bob & Barn, are the masterminds behind the soundtrack for the beloved hack ‘n’ slash MediEvil series. Back in February they hopped […]

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Aubrey Hodges Interview (Console DOOM & Quake Composer) | The Cyber Den

Aubrey Hodges has composed for well over 250 games in this three decades in the industry, ranging from the Nascar series to the days of Sierra Online games. He’s most famously known for his ambient music and sound design for the console versions of the DOOM & Quake series. Aubrey has a lot of fascinating […]

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David Doak Interview (TimeSplitters, Goldeneye 64 & Perfect Dark) – The Cyber Den

Dr. David Doak has worked on critically-acclaimed Nintendo games like Goldeneye 64 & Perfect Dark. He also co-created the beloved TimeSplitters series as part of Free Radical Design. The good doctor was able to pop on The Cyber Den earlier this year to talk about his fascinating career in game development. Special thanks to Connor […]

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£150m St Marks redevelopment application plan submitted to Lincoln City Council

Written by on 3rd February 2017

St Marks Redevelopment Plans

Tonight on City Vibe: learn more about the proposed redevelopment plans of the St Marks area.

Posted by City Vibe on Siren FM on Saturday, May 6, 2017

Applications for a £150 million redevelopment of Lincoln’s St Marks area have been submitted to the City Council.

The plans were put forward by land owner Standard Life Investments, who want to create a new retail and living complex, a larger public space, up to 2,000 new jobs, better links around Lincoln, and much more.

As reported by the St Marks consultation website, key elements of the plan include:

  • Up to 485,000 sq ft of new retail and leisure
  • Up to 150 new residential units
  • Up to 1,100 new student residences
  • A hotel of up to 130 rooms
  • A car park of up to 1,100 spaces
  • A brand new cinema and waterside restaurants

Since the announcement of the proposed plans, opinions have been mixed among the Lincoln community. Benjamin Clements, 21, said he finds it “a waste that they are closing down certain businesses just to make way for new ones”. On the other hand, Steven Morris, 40, says that he is “worried about businesses being moved”, but otherwise thinks it will be “great for the community.”

David Stewart of Standard Life Investments said: “We’re confident that our proposals have the potential to significantly enhance this important gateway to the city centre by attracting new retailers, creating new investment and housing, and generating between 1,400 and 2,000 new jobs in Lincoln.”

If the plans are approved, or if certain milestones are met, work on the St Marks area could begin as early as 2020. The redevelopment is approximated to finish by the end of 2023 or early 2024.