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The Works renews at Market Gate Shopping Centre

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On behalf of Roubaix Asset Management, Martin Foster in our Lease Advisory team has recently completed the renewal of the lease to The Works for another 5 years.  The Lancaster scheme has recently been redeveloped and refurbished and saw the opening of the long awaited new Primark store in August. “The Works recognised the potential of the scheme even in the mist of the building work transforming the old market hall into the Primark store, and were eager to commit to another lease.  The Centre looks well set to capitalise over the next few years.” according to Martin.

Savers renews at The Gates Shopping Centre

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On behalf of Clearbell Capital Martin Foster in our Lease Advisory team has recently completed the renewal of the lease to Savers for another 5 years.  The Durham scheme is currently in the midst of its transformation to The Riverwalk retail and leisure destination anchored by a 6-screen Odeon cinema. “It’s great news that existing tenants can see the potential of the transformed scheme well over a year to completion and are looking to renew now” according to Martin.

 

Foot Asylum step into Sunderland

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On behalf of AEW, Fawley Watson Booth have agreed the letting of a 2,500 sq ft prime retail unit to Foot Asylum strengthening further the centres fashion offer. 

Poundland, Carlisle relocation

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Poundland have agreed to relocate to 35 Scotch Street on the external frontage to The Lanes.

Leeds Trinity

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‘Bubbleology, the Bubble Tea market leader, has now opened to great acclaim in Leeds Trinity. New additional units in Meadowhall, Ealing Shopping Centre and Milton Keynes will join well established units in Soho, Oxford Circus, Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge and Bluewater. Fawley Watson Boooth are retained for shopping centres nationally and seeking London sites in zones 2 – 6 to expand throughout the country in all area of major foorfall.’ 

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News from Washington Square, Workington

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On behalf of clients, Scoop Asset Management, Fawley Watson Booth have recently completed lettings to Poundworld, Akitts Homewares and Yours Clothing.

New Lettings at The Bridges Shopping Centre

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Yours Clothing acquisition of Unit 12, The Bridges Shopping Centre, Sunderland completes a run of new lettings including deals with Roman, eVapor, Swarovski, and Select for Fawley Watson Booth’s clients AEW.

12 in 12 at Corn Exchange, Leeds

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Another successful 12 months letting activity at Leeds Corn Exchange by Fawley Watson Booth has seen 12 new lettings to tenants including West Yorkshire Cameras, Kate Worthington, Beadhive, Frank Taylor and Little Leeds Limited.

Lettings at the Lanes, Carlisle

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Pandora and C & J Clarks have completed relocations to larger premises within The Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle joining recent lettings to International Watches, Paperchase, American Candy and Euro Change.  Fawley Watson Booth act on behalf of Shopping Centre owners F & C Reit.

Sunderland - The Bridges Shopping Centre

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Martin Foster has concluded negotiations on the lease renewal to Max Spielmann, with the retailer committing to another 10 years at The Bridges.

 

Leisure Nod for Barnsley Mall

Category: Shopping Centres, General, 

Fawley Watson Booth clients F&C REIT has been given the go-ahead for a multi-million-pound leisure development at the 170,000 sq ft Alhambra shopping centre in Barnsley, paving the way for the addition of a nine-screen cinema and five restaurants at the complex.

The development is expected to play a major part in the continued regeneration of Barnsley town centre, boost the night-time economy and bring greater vibrancy to daytime trade.

Next upsizes in Bolton

Category: Shopping Centres, General, 

On behalf of Inception Holdings Fawley Watson Booth have agreed terms to double the size of Next’s in town representation in Bolton by relocating the retailer in a new 16,500 sq ft store as part of a £19 million pound of upgrading of Market Place Shopping Centre. 

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Crossgates Shopping Centre – Lettings

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Jack Fultons trading as Frozen Value have relocated into substantially larger premises in Crossgates Shopping Centre taking the former Blockbuster unit on Station Road.   Their current premises have been re-let to Pound Bakery – Fawley Watson Booth are letting agents for Praxis.

Barnardos – Double Letting

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Acting as letting agents on behalf of Wesley Square Shopping Centre, Goole and Beaumond Cross, Newark.  Fawley Watson have agreed letting to Barnardos.

Carlisle – Lanes Lettings

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Warren James Jewellers have agreed to relocate within the Lanes to a prime corner unit at 12/14 Globe Lane and upmarket jewellers Peter Jackson have agreed to extend their lease through to 2022. Fawley Watson Booth act on behalf of F & C Reit on The Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle.

Bolton Planning Consent Secured

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Fawley Watson Booth’s clients Moorgarth have secured planning and listed building consent for a £15 million development and refurbishment of Market Place Shopping Centre.  Boltz  Construction will shortly providing a 9 screen cinema and the opening up of the Victorian Vaults below the shopping centre as a new restaurant and bar destination.

Sunderland renewals

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Fawley Watson Booth can confirm that two more tenants have recently completed lease renewals at The Bridges Shopping Centre. Supernews and Lonsdale Boxing, both in external units on Market Square and Crowtree Road respectively, have both signed 5 year leases.

 

Head of Lease Advisory Martin Foster, who negotiated both deals for landlord Land Securities plc, commented “The Bridges has maintained strong occupancy levels throughout the downturn of the last few years, and the 5 year leases demonstrate retailers’ confidence in The Bridges as Sunderland’s pre-eminent shopping location as the economy moves into recovery phase”.

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