Ventnor Winter Gardens

The Ventnor Winter Gardens, opened in 1936, was until January 2013 owned by the Isle of Wight council.

In mid-January 213, the council sold the premises to Kevin Sussmilch of The Hambrough Group for £1.

Below are some articles about the Ventnor Winter Gardens.

‘Good ground’ being made inside Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens

The much anticipated opening of the Ventnor Winter Gardens looks to be set for early summer as new manager says 'good ground' has been made on the interior of the building.

Friday, 21st March, 2014 11:05am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens may open by next summer says owner

Winter Gardens:

As part of a Community Partnership, students from the College are going to be brought in for work experience to help make the building habitable again following extensive vandalism.

Friday, 13th December, 2013 6:26pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

What does the future hold for the Ventnor Winter Gardens?

Winter Gardens

OnTheWight digs in to find out what will happen to the Winter Gardens if the owner fails to complete their development by July 2014, as is looking increasingly likely.

Thursday, 12th December, 2013 3:23pm

By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments

Winter Gardens’ hoardings to receive a ‘splash of colour’

Ventnor Winter Gardens

The artwork on the hoardings will remain in place until the work is completed on the project to develop the venue into a luxury hotel.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2013 5:15pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Local contractor commissioned to erect hoardings around Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens:

We can expect to see the hoardings be erected around the Winter Gardens in the next month says a spokesperson from The Hambrough Group.

Wednesday, 14th August, 2013 11:11am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens: A detailed analysis of where we’re at

Winter Gardens:

We work through the paperwork and seek answers to questions raised by OnTheWight readers in relation to the sale of the Ventnor Winter Gardens.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2013 6:38pm

By Sally Perry with 41 readers' comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens meeting: The outcome

Winter Gardens

Owner of Winter Gardens "absolutely committed" to project, despite no schedule of works being presented to councillors.

Monday, 22nd July, 2013 8:55pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens: Contractors still not chosen

Winter Gardens:

The previously promised opening date of Summer 2013 is wishful thinking now as The Hambrough Group admit they still haven't appointed building contractors.

Thursday, 6th June, 2013 4:37pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Sale of Ventnor Winter Gardens: Contracts exchanged

Winter Gardens From Above

Looks like the sale of the Winter Gardens to The Hambrough Group has finally gone through following planning approval.

Wednesday, 21st November, 2012 4:07pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Letter to the Editor: What is happening with the Ventnor Winter Gardens?

Stewart Blackmore questions George Brown over the sale and deterioration of the Ventnor Winter Gardens.

Thursday, 20th September, 2012 4:39pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 24 readers' comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens: Revised planning app open to comments

Ventnor Winter Gardens: Revised planning app open to comments

A revised application for development of the Ventnor Winter Gardens is now open to a three week public consultation

Saturday, 1st September, 2012 1:19pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Winter Gardens: Getting it looking better for the Summer

Ventnor Winter Gardens: Getting it looking better for the Summer

It's over a year and a half since the council closed the Winter Gardens. Since then it's not been maintained at all. The latest thing they've done is to board up all of the windows making it look ten times worse - just at the start of the holiday season

Wednesday, 25th July, 2012 5:33pm

By Sally Perry with 26 readers' comments