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Cash crisis for visitor centre more
Rosemary Dewar, The Citizen, 21 January 2005
A confidential report on St Andrews' troubled Gateway
Centre, considered by Kingdom of Fife Tourist Board on Monday, reveals serious
concerns over the cost of operating a new visitor centre inside the
One-stop welcome vision for town more
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 3 March 2004
The ground floor of the Gateway building at the western
entrance to St Andrews might soon find a new use as a first port of
call for the university and the town.
Gateway future finally settled more
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 20 January 2004
The long and troubled saga of the imposing £9 million
Gateway building at the western entrance to St Andrews seems to have been
settled with its purchase by the university and the promise of partial
Gateway building back in
Michael Alexander, The Courier, 18 June 2003
The future of the Gateway building at the western entrance
to St Andrews which has stood empty since its completion three years ago has
again been thrust into the spotlight.
Councillor airs concerns at ever vacant
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 20 May 2003
A St Andrews councillor has expressed her increasing concern
that the imposing Gateway building at the western entrance to St Andrews is
still empty three years after its completion.
No progress on Gateway museum more
The Courier, 4 October 2002
Plans are still in the pipeline for a major new development
in the spectacular Gateway building which is still standing unused and empty at
the western edge of St Andrews.
Office plan for Gateway Centre more
The Citizen, 13 September 2002
The man charged with the seemingly difficult task of finding
new businesses to fill the troubled Gateway Centre has admitted that the
£2.5 million building could be transformed into prestigious office
Gateway deal yet to be signed more
The Courier, 5 July 2002
A planned development at the spectacular Gateway Centre on
the edge of St Andrews will not be in operation this month.
Multi-million pound plan for Gateway
The Citizen, 3 May 2002
A multi-million pound golfing museum, restaurant and
conference centre is planned for the Gateway Centre, St Andrews.
Alcatel to buy failed St Andrews golf
Andrew Murray-Watson, The Scotsman, 14 August
Alcatel, the giant French telecommunications company, is set
to make its second Scottish acquisition within the space of a few weeks, with
the purchase of a flagship leisure development in St Andrews.
Receiver pledges action to spruce up Gateway
The Courier, 19 July 2001
The receiver dealing with the sale of the ill-fated £9
million Gateway building, still standing empty and unused at St Andrews, are to
act to tidy up the site.
Gateway receivers clarify bidder
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 27 April 2001
Suggestions that the St Andrews University Students
Association Is a preferred bidder for the ill-fated £9.5
million Gateway building In the town have been dismissed by receivers trying to
sell the property. The news came yesterday from Edinburgh-based Grant Thornton,
which has been at the centre of a worldwide search for a new owner for the
Firms hit by Gateway crash more
The Citizen, 9 March 2001
St Andrews firm, Hardies Chartered Surveyors, are one of a
number of local businesses hit by the financial collapse of the Gateway Centre
on the outskirts of the town.
Students union bid for doomed
The Courier, 3 March 2001
The lavish multi-million pound St Andrews Gateway Centre
development, which went into receivership last year before it had even opened
its doors, could be the new students union headquarters of the
Rumour links students to centre more
The Courier, 21 February 2001
Prince William, who is due to begin his studies at St
Andrews University this year, could be among the first undergraduates to sample
student life in a lavish new multi-million pound Students Union building
in the town.
Still no buyer for town's Gateway
The Courier, 16 February 2001
The £9 million Gateway Centre which stands as a stark
reminder of a failed business scheme on the western edge of St Andrews has yet
to find a buyer.
Hope that Gateway may be sold
Anita Rogan, The Citizen, 16 February 2001
Agents behind the Gateway Centre, on the edge of St Andrews,
have said that they are hopeful of securing a sale for the distinctive building
Centre's future still undecided more
The Courier, 4 January 2001
The future of the Gateway Centre, currently standing forlorn
and empty, on the edge of St Andrews, is still in the melting pot over six
months after the project came to grief.
Gateway figures far short of
The Citizen, 27 October 2000
The extent of the huge financial shortfall in individual
memberships, which were to have ensured the future of the Gateway Centre, in St
Andrews, has become clear.
Gateway for sale again more
The Citizen, 20 October 2000
The controversial Gateway Centre on the outskirts of St
Andrews has been re-advertised in the national press at offers over just
Target failure doomed Gateway more
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 19 October 2000
The ill-fated Gateway development in St Andrews - currently
being offered on the open market at a fraction of its £9.4 million
construction cost - came to grief because of the spectacular failure of an
overseas membership drive.
Gateway centre back on the market with £2.5m
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 12 October 2000
The future of the lavishly equipped £9 million Gateway
Centre standing empty and unused in St Andrews has been thrown back into the
meIting pot with news that the building is to be put back on the open
Future of Gateway Centre
The Courier, 28 September 2000
The future of the multi-million pound Gateway Centre in St
Andrews remains undecided almost four weeks after the closing date was reached
for offers on the property.
No deal yet on Gateway Centre more
Michael Alexander, The Courier, 9 September 2000
The receivers who are trying to sell the crisis-hit Gateway
Centre in St Andrews yesterday remained tight-lipped over who the likely buyer
Leisure group may bid for Gateway more
The Citizen, 9 September 2000
The future of the Gateway development in St Andrews is still
undecided a week after the closing date for offers on the property.
Potential buyers for ill-fated private golf
Graham Grant, The Scotsman, 7 September 2000
A Private golf club which hoped to attract dollar-rich
Americans, but went into receivership after running out of cash should be sold
No deal yet on Gateway Centre more
Michael Alexander, The Courier, 6 September 2000
The Receivers who are trying to sell the crisis-hit Gateway
Centre in St Andrews yesterday remained tight-lipped over who the likely buyer
Receivers say sale of new centre
Michael Alexander, The Courier, 2 September 2000
Negotiations continue with interested parties but the
crisis-hit Gateway Centre, which is standing empty and unused on university
land at the western entrance to St Andrews, will definitely be sold, with a
deal set to be concluded next week.
Closing date set for Gateway bids more
Anita Rogan, St Andrews Citizen, 25 August 2000
The £9 million Gateway Centre in St Andrews has
attracted loads of interest from potential purchasers.
Gateway Centre attracts interest more
The Courier, 3 August 2000
Interest has been expressed from both the UK and abroad in
the spectacular £9 million Gateway Centre currently standing empty and
unused at the western entrance to St Andrews.
Agent aims to take failed golf scheme out of
The Scotsman, 25 July 2000
Leisure surveyor Alan Creevy was a frequent visitor to St
Andrews before the Millennium Open teed off last week; but it had nothing to do
with getting a few rounds in before the arrival of the crowds, writes Ken
Crisis hit £9m centre for
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 12 July 2000
The crisis-hit £9 million Gateway Centre, which stands
on university-owned land at the western entrance to St Andrews, has been placed
on the market by receivers who are looking for "sensible offers."
Local anxiety over Gateway scheme more
The Courier, 7 July 2000
North East Fife MP Menzies Campbell said yesterday that the
receivership of the company behind the St Andrews Gateway development should
serve as a warning to other golf developers in the area.
Developer knew of golf crisis more
James Rougvie, The Scotsman, 7 July 2000
Developers of an exclusive private golf club and conference
facility knew at least a month ago that the £9 million project was about
Gateway Centre in receivership more
Michael Alexander, The Courier, 6 July 2000
The company behind the new £8 million Gateway
development in St Andrews has gone into receivership, putting 60 jobs at risk,
just weeks after the man at the helm dismissed speculation that there were
financial problems with the project.
Golf club bunkered as the money runs
St Andrews development goes into liquidation after
company fails to get £4m in advance revenues
The Scotsman, 6 July 2000
A luxury private golf club which had hoped to attract rich
US members has gone into liquidation after running out of money.
First event at Gateway complex more
The Courier, 9 June 2000
The £8 million Gateway complex in St Andrews staged
its first public event last night as over 250 golf club secretaries from all
over the world gathered for a meeting and social event.
Gateway dismisses financial
The Courier, 7 June 2000
The chief executive of the company behind the new £8
million Gateway development in St Andrews yesterday dismissed speculation about
the future of the project.
Assurance after delay to St Andrews
The Courier, 6 June 2000
Work on the new £8 million Gateway business and
leisure development in St Andrews is running behind schedule and is now due for
completion in the middle of this month.
St. Andrews Golfing Society secures tee times on Old
Golfweek, 23 March 2000
Owners of the Gateway business and leisure development in
St. Andrews, Scotland, announced March 23 two milestones - the external
completion of the building and the news that its Golfing Society has secured
guaranteed tee times on the Old Course.
International members sign up for St Andrews Golfing
The Citizen, 14 January 2000 more
The new exclusive St Andrews Golfing Society, currently
under construction within The Gateway development and scheduled to open in May
2000, has already attracted membership on an international level and enquiries
are currently being processed on a daily basis, reported operating company, St
Andrews International Limited, this week.
Golf development draws members more
The Courier, 13 January 2000
There was good news yesterday for the £8 million
tourism and business development taking shape at The Gateway in St Andrews.
The operating company, St Andrews International Limited,
announced international and local membership inquiries for the St Andrews
Golfing Society are continuing to be processed on a daily basis.
£8 Million St Andrews Development on target for
2000 Open Golf Championship
The Gateway to create new International Golfing
National Press Release in the UK, 12 January 2000
St Andrews will not only host the Millennium Open Golf
Championship but from May 2000 the doors will open at The Gateway, St Andrews
new £8 million tourism and business development.
Key Appointments at St Andrews International
5 January 2000
St Andrews International Limited, the developers of St
Andrews £8 million tourism and business development, The Gateway, has
announced three key appointments.
Luxury facility soon to grace St
Bradley S Klein, Golfweek, 30 October 1999
St Andrews, Scotland - Overseas visitors to the home of golf
will soon have a chance to feel at home, thanks to the creation of the new St.
Andrews Golfing Society. The private venture involves a luxury clubhouse,
shuttle service, conference facilities, and health spa and museum, all housed
in a four-story building under construction behind the 17th green of the Old
Course. The facility is slated to open in May 2000, in time for next year's
British Open at St. Andrews.
Work set to start on multi-million
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 16 July 1999
The developers behind the multi-million St Andrews
International Club, being built at the gateway to the town, have
announced work on the main structure is to begin within the next few weeks.
Anger at 'arrogance' of developer more
The Courier, 4 June 1999
A former Fife hotelier and tourist board member has accused
the boss of the new £8 million St Andrews Gateway Centre of trivialising
the work carried out over the years by members of the tourist industry in the
Gateway plan is well under way more
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 31 May 1999
Work has now begun in earnest on the new £8.1 million
Gateway development which will stand on a prominent site at the
entrance to St Andrews.
Developers play down difficulties over
Gordon Berry, The Courier, 9 April 1999
St Andrews University has run into some difficulty with the
new prestige Gateway development on the edge of the town due to unforeseen
legal problems which have arisen over its prominent site adjacent to one of the
main entries to the town.
Work on town's 'gateway' to start within
The Courier, 12 February 1999
Construction work on an £8 million museum and
international visitor centre at the western approaches to St Andrews, given the
green light by Fife councillors earlier this week, will begin on the site in
the next few weeks, it was announced yesterday.
Green light for Gateway more
The Citizen, 12 February 1999
A Controversial development which will transform the
entrance to St Andrews from Guardbridge was approved by a committee of North
East Fife councillors on Tuesday.
Frosty response for changes to visitor centre
The Courier, 9 February 1999
Amended plans for an £8 million museum and
international visitor centre at the western approaches to St Andrews have
failed to find favour with members of St Andrews Community Council.
'Gateway' opponents address departure
The Citizen, 1 January 1999
Opposition to the new £8 million Gateway
Centre on the North Haugh was voiced by worried St Andrews residents at a
recent departure from development plan hearing, held in Madras College.
Heritage society hits out at new
The Courier, 30 December 1998
Plans for a new museum, visitor centre and club
accommodation complex at the entrance to St Andrews show a blockbuster of a
building which flouts planning safeguards.
Plans for world-class museum more
The Courier, 11 September 1998
Ambitious proposals for a multi-million pound world-class
museum and international visitor centre and club development on the approach to
St Andrews, were unveiled yesterday.
£7 million centre planned for
Craig Nisbet, The Citizen, 11 September 1998
Plans for a new multi-million pound St Andrews Gateway
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