Retailers sign up to Bolton redevelopment

September 2015

Fashion retailer, New Look opens in Bolton this month in a 13,000 sq ft unit. JD Sport has extended and refitted its store to take a 8,000 sq ft unit on a 10 year lease at £100,000 pa. Next takes a 16,500 sq ft unit trading on both ground and first floor on a 10 year lease at £190,000 pa. Other retailers including H. Samuel and Pandora have also recently moved to Market Place.

The deals will give a boost to the centre ahead of the opening of its new leisure facilities which include a nine-screen, 1,200 seat capacity cinema operated by The Light due to open in December. The Victorian basement vaults have also been opened up and will be transformed into a 30,000 sq ft space with five restaurants and four grab-and-go units due to open in Spring 2016.