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Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Esther Croft, development director of Reef Group

Esther Croft is the charismatic and passionate development director of Reef Group who are working alongside Gloucester City Council, to breathe new life into the city centre with the £107 million King's Quarter regeneration scheme.

''This is set to create one of the UK's first truly integrated digital societies that will provide the space and the infrastructure to build a seamless link between city centre living and working, in a new social and digital hub called the Forum' - Well that's what the blurb says.

The 600,000sq ft plan for The Forum includes more than 125,000sq ft of new office space, as well as a shared workspace club and an innovation hub for emerging cyber businesses and incubator businesses.

This will sit alongside a 135-bedroom four-star hotel, a gym, restaurants, shops, bars and apartments and a multi-storey car park alongside more than one acre of public realm and landscaping work.

Mark Owen, editor of Punchline-Gloucester.com asks the questions and also finds out a bit more about Esther personally and what makes her tick. It is a lively and informative chat. if you are interested in the development all the info is right here, right now.

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