Peter Mullin, a well-known American classic car collector and businessman is planning to build a classic car museum in West Oxford shire in England. According to various sources, the project is going to cost around £150m; It will feature a museum with classic cars, as well as an automotive part, along with 18 luxury homes for vacations. The famous Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has now been hired to design the buildings of this amazing project.
Peter Mullin: The Man behind the Project
The American philanthropist has also build Mullin Automotive Museums in his home country (in California) is determined to make his dream come true. Even though it’s not going to be an easy task, as he admits, it’s worth the time and the effort. He envisioned about this amazing automotive museum for many years and now the time has come to make it a reality. When Peter Mullin first saw this place, he actually loved it and decided to build his vision museum here. He has already put forward all the necessary proposals to take the ‘green light’ to move on with his plans alongside a virtual reality company . Peter Mullin has an incredible collection of European items and according to him, this is the perfect time to bring his collection back where they belong. As he said, this is by far the best place in Britain.
The museum is going to be built next to Soho Farmhouse and it’s going to be around 160 acres of land. It will host approximately 200 amazing classic cars from 1920s and it is estimated to cost around £24m. The visitors will have a great time seeing these lovely cars. The museum is also going to have professional guides who are going to explain everything to future visitors. Moreover, the automotive park is going to be a ‘futuristic’ park, where the visitors will have the chance to see a number of interesting exhibits through virtual reality. In addition, the whole project will also include a pavilion to be used by Bentley, a demonstration track circling the main building of the museum, as well as 28 luxurious homes that are going to be used on holidays. The automotive park hoped to partner with organizations, like Microsoft and Disney.
The Proposals Have Been Already Submitted
Peter Mullin have already submitted all the necessary proposals for this project to the Council of West Oxfordshire. The whole project attracted 250 objections, because as they said the luxury holiday lodges do not fit in the English countryside. More specifically, the locals believe that the area is perfect for smaller homes and there are other automotive museums nearby. The local councils have already expressed their concerns about the impact the whole project in the area and on local traffic. Mullin added that home owners would be the owners of the classic cars who will display their vehicle in the museum. Kieran Hedigan (project director) insisted that the museum will be perfect for anyone.
The museum of Peter Mullin will serve millions of visitors of all classes and ages. It is expected to be open 300 days within a year and it is going to offer annual memberships to local residents and it’s going to be a perfect destination for school trips.