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Benoy-designed Mega Resorts World Birmingham project is counting down to opening

by Jane Kitchen | 24 Jul 2015

Resorts World Birmingham, a £150m (US$234m, €213m) mixed-use leisure and entertainment complex is in the final stages of fit-out and is counting down to opening.

Once complete, the seven-storey, 538,000sq ft (49,982sq m) resort will feature the 178-bedroom, five-suite, boutique Genting Hotel; an outlet shopping centre; an 11-screen Cineworld cinema, which will include IMAX and 3D screens; a casino; a wide range of internationally-themed restaurants and bars; and a multi-use conferencing and banquet centre. The hotel and spa are due to open late in Q3 2015.

The architect is Benoy and the project is being developed by Malaysian conglomerate, the Genting Group, which owns and runs more than 40 casinos in the UK.

The Genting Hotel will include a new 645sq m (6,942sq ft) spa, to be developed and managed by EF Medispa.

Called Santai Spa by EF Medispa, it will include five medi-spa treatment rooms and four traditional treatment rooms in addition to a gym, swimming pool, mani/pedi area, eight-station hairdressing facility and juice bar.

Spa Creators consulted on the project and provided the interior design.

Resorts World Birmingham, a £150m (US$234m, €213m) mixed-use leisure and entertainment complex is in the final stages of fit-out and is counting down to opening. Once complete, the seven-storey, 538,000sq ft (49,982sq m) resort will feature the 178-bedroom, five-suite, boutique Genting Hotel; an outlet shopping centre; an 11-screen Cineworld cinema, which will include IMAX and 3D screens; a casino; a wide range of internationally-themed restaurants and bars; and a multi-use
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