Biggleston Yard is the proposed name for the redevelopment of the former Nasons Department Store site. It's been closed now for more than a year and its redevelopment is vital to the long-term future of Canterbury's city centre.

Biggleston Yard - The Foresters' Hall

A walkthrough of the proposed designs for Biggleston Yard

While looking to the future by creating a new retail and leisure destination within Canterbury, Biggleston Yard is firmly anchored to the city’s heritage and recognises its industrial history.

The old forge
The old forge
Biggleston Yard

At the heart of the Biggleston Yard project is a commitment to ensuring Canterbury continues to be a great place to spend time, whether you’re a resident or visitor.

Thanks to the quality and distinctiveness of what it will offer, it will be a place that will become synonymous with the city.

Biggleston Yard, with its proposed high-quality retailing alongside a focus on food and drink, will incorporate a pedestrian retail arcade and ‘market hall’, with open space and public realm in the heart of Canterbury.

Biggleston Yard map
Biggleston Yard - outline
Biggleston Yard - master plan

It will be a place designed to reflect the area’s business and industrial heritage providing commercial retail and office space, alongside 28 serviced apartments, a further 38 residential apartments and space for community uses.

As part of the application we would welcome your comments.