In the latest illustration of the strong trading performance at the centre, Waitrose has agreed a lease for a further 10 years from September 2018. The deal sees the rent rise to £375,000 pa on the 29,500 sq ft store. Waitrose will also undertake a £3 million refurbishment of the store.
A comprehensive lease renewal programme undertaken by GCW director Lisa Manley including Starbucks, Body Shop, Vodafone, Thomas Cook has also been completed and the centre is now fully let. Pret a Manger are due to open later this year.