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La Braseria restaurateur joining Oyster Wharf complex


James Morse, the developer of the planned Oyster Wharf development, has welcomed the latest business to sign up to the Mumbles waterfront venture.

Daniel Tercero, the man behind Swansea restaurants La Braseria and La Parrilla, is planning to be part of Oyster Wharf, which already has restaurant businesses Le Bistrot Pierre and Prezzo, cafe bar Loungers and fashion and homeware company Seasalt on board.

Mr Morse, director of Nextcolour Developments, said: “We are delighted that such a hugely popular local restaurateur (as Daniel Tercero) is joining us at Oyster Wharf.”

Mr Tercero said his plans were still being formulated but admitted he was working with his architect and Nextcolour Developments on the proposals. He wants to ensure the new top-floor restaurant fitted in well at the refurbished Tivoli Arcade, and with the local environment.

“I personally believe Mumbles has had many false starts, but I think that this time — with this and other developments — that it’s going to happen. We want to rekindle Mumbles’s former glory,” he told the South Wales Evening Post.

Mr Tercero took over the running of Spanish-themed La Braseria from his father Manuel, and later opened La Parrilla.

Community leaders in Mumbles are welcoming the development.  Community council vice-chairman Peter Birch said in September: “We have waited for this for a long time. I think it will be absolutely smashing.”

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Le Bistrot Pierre set to bring French style to Oyster Wharf


The much-awaited Oyster Wharf project in Mumbles has unveiled its latest restaurant – Le Bistrot Pierre.

The high-end and sophisticated French restaurant has a reputation for producing and serving high quality food and will fit into Mumbles perfectly.

The reputation of Le Bistrot Pierre, who also has a restaurant opening in Bath this month, is second to none and their chefs are renowned for their dedication and for taking regular trips across the English Channel to get new ideas and recipes for popular and authentic bistrot dishes.

James Morse, Director at Nextcolour Ltd, said: “We are extremely pleased Le Bistrot Pierre has chosen Oyster Wharf, Mumbles for their next restaurant opening.

“Their food is superb and it’s a great asset for Mumbles.”

Le Bistrot Pierre will join some other well known restaurants that have announced they will be taking up residence in the exciting new seafront development.

The developer, Nextcolour Ltd, has previously confirmed the signing of Prezzo, Loungers, Seasalt and Joules as the prestigious waterfront project begins to gather pace.

There is one more restaurant unit to ne filled, the identity of which will be confirmed within the next week or so.

Mumbles development announces the arrival of four key national brands



The much-awaited Oyster Wharf in Mumbles has unveiled some popular national brands that will be taking up residence in the exciting new seafront development.

Oyster Wharf developer, Nextcolour Ltd, is pleased to announce the signings of Prezzo, Loungers, Seasalt and Joules to Mumbles.

Prezzo and Loungers are set occupy the two restaurant units adjacent to the Tivoli Building facing onto and overlooking Swansea Bay.

Award-winning Italian restaurant operator Prezzo offers a range of Italian-inspired dishes including pizzas, pastas and salads.

All-day café bar and restaurant operation, Loungers will offer a quality, value for money, casual dining experience similar to their operation at Secco Lounge, Royal William Yard, Plymouth and Visto Lounge, Torquay.

James Morse, Director at Nextcolour, said: “We are very pleased two great restaurant operations are joining us at Oyster Wharf which is great news for Mumbles and the Swansea Bay region.

“Two further restaurant operations will be announced shortly to complement the mix on offer and it means Oyster Wharf being able to deliver a range of dining experiences.”

As well as Prezzo and Loungers, Oyster Wharf has signed national fashion retailers Seasalt and Joules to occupy the two retail units that will be developed at 512 Mumbles Road next to Costa Coffee.

The Mumbles shop will be Seasalt’s first venture in Wales with the Mumbles store selling its coastal-inspired clothing and homeware.

Joules, already trading in Newton Road in Mumbles, will move to a larger unit  in order to accommodate a greater range of clothing and homeware products.

James Morse added: “It’s fantastic that Seasalt  is opening its first store in Wales here in Mumbles. Their coastal-inspired collections really complement Mumbles and with Joules committing further to Mumbles with a bigger store and wider range of products we are putting Mumbles on the map as a niche shopping destination.”

EJ Hales has acted for Oyster Wharf on the lettings of the restaurant units and Cooke and Arkwright on the retail store lettings.

Meanwhile, T Richard Jones Ltd of Ammanford (TRJ) have been named as  the official construction company with regards Oyster Wharf.


Secretary State for Wales visits Mumbles latest regeneration projects

Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb

Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb

Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb

Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb


Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb

Nextcolour Director James Morse & Secretary of State for Wales – Stephen Crabb

Secretary of State for Wales Stephen Crabb paid a visit to Mumbles to see its latest regeneration projects.

Mr Crabb visited the Mumbles Lifeboat boathouse, which opened earlier this year as part of a £11m revamp.

He also visited Oyster Wharf, Mumbles’ waterfront development, which will enhance and regenerate one of Wales’ most famous seaside destinations. Oyster Wharf will include restaurants, new retail stores and a spa/gym.

Mr Crabb welcomed the plans and said the development will be a significant step for Mumbles.

“The vision for the regeneration of Oyster Wharf is stunning. We need more developments of this quality to help secure a successful future for Wales’ tourism and leisure industries,” said Mr Crabb.

The finished development is set to become a destination for those looking to explore the history, heritage and beauty of Mumbles from surrounding areas and further afield.

Mr Crabb added: “Tourism is becoming an ever more competitive sector but developments like this will put Mumbles on the map and represent a legacy for future generations to enjoy.”

Nextcolour developer and director James Morse also commented saying: “We were delighted to see The Secretary of State for Wales visit Mumbles and discuss our proposed plans. His comments were inspiring and very supportive which have been consistent with the great support we’ve received from the local community since our plans were unveiled.”

Exciting new Mumbles development gets go-ahead from planners

A stunning plan for a high-class waterfront development on Mumbles seafront has been given the go-ahead.

Swansea planners have approved work to begin on Oyster Wharf (, developed by Nextcolour Developments Limited, in what is a massive boost for the local retail and tourist industries.

“This is fantastic news for Mumbles and the wider area,” said Commercial Director James Morse of Nextcolour Developments Ltd.

“We are already on site carrying out preliminary works and have a very visible office adjacent to Tivoli Arcade in Mumbles; construction work will begin January 2015 – it is very exciting.” Added James

Oyster Wharf will be a prominent development on the waters edge of Swansea Bay which will revitalise the waterfront at Mumbles creating a retail and restaurant destination for the local community and visitors to the Swansea Bay region. The development will enhance the seaside villages’ renowned  niche as an upmarket retail destination, and  gateway to The Gower Peninsula .Oyster Wharf will only enhance that quality shopping experience already available.

The development will include four sophisticated restaurants, a gym/spa and new retail facilities. The existing iconic 1930s Tivoli building will also be reinstated as the focal point of the development after extensive refurbishment.

In addition Nextcolour will also acquire the Co-op’s existing Mumbles Road premises, which will be converted into two further retail units to enhance the retail mix.

For further information on restaurant leasing please contact Phil Morris at E J Hales 02920397478 and for retail Nick Golunski/Alex Kalebic at Cooke and Arkwright 02920346374/02920346353 ,

Local developer Nextcolour Limited unveils plans for Mumbles waterfront regeneration

Oyster Wharf in Mumbles is the exciting new brand which is proposing major redevelopment to the Mumbles waterfront. Developer Nextcolour Limited release news of the exciting and extensive regeneration plan.

The scheme will see the development of sophisticated restaurants, a gym / spa and new retail facilities. The Tivoli will also be reinstated as the focal point of Mumbles’ historic waterfront as part of the regeneration initiative.

The iconic Tivoli building will be fully refurbished together with the existing retail arcade. In addition to this, the Tivoli’s Art Deco inspired façade will be rejuvenated and the community can expect to see its exterior restored to its former glory.

“The upcoming regeneration project is a vital step for Mumbles and will retain the status of the village as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Swansea Bay,” said James Morse, commercial director at Nextcolour Developments Limited.

“Oyster Wharf will become a spectacular centrepiece within the community. The finished development will offer the perfect mix of retail, food and drink for the whole of Swansea, and become a destination for those looking to explore the history, heritage and beauty of Mumbles from surrounding areas and further afield.”

As part of the development The Co-operative Food will relocate from its existing Mumbles Road premises to occupy the former amusement arcade on the ground floor. As a result of the move, Nextcolour will acquire the Co-operative Food’s existing Mumbles Road premises, adjacent to Costa Coffee, which will be converted into two further retail units. The seaside village is renowned as an upmarket retail destination, and the development will enhance the retail mix.

“Whilst the area is already a cultural and tourist hotspot, the regeneration is an investment in Mumbles’ future and we hope the development will continue this success and provide greater choice and improved amenities for the wider community,” concluded James.

John Hillman, acquisitions manager for The Co-operative Food in Wales, said: “The Co-operative Food is proud of its record of operating at the heart of many communities, and this is very much the case in Mumbles. The investment will bring a bright, modern store with an extensive fresh produce range and excellent customer service. It will ensure an enjoyable shopping experience where people will be able to pick up delicious food conveniently.”