Hat-trick of lettings at Victoria Centre, Nottingham

Demand for prime retail space continues with three further lettings at Victoria Centre, Nottingham, who are all set to open in time for Christmas.

International variety store brand Miniso have taken a unit of 2,100 sq ft on the upper mall opposite Tiger. Established in 2013 in China, Miniso now trade from 79 countries. Miniso opened their first store in the UK in November 2019 and the Nottingham store will be the 7th store to open the UK.

Bestsellers are an established wholesaler of books, jigsaws and gifts based in Sheffield and have a growing retail estate. They have taken a 2,800 sq ft store on the upper mall opposite House of Fraser.

Alan Pearson, Director of FHP commented:-

“We’re delighted to have attracted Miniso to Victoria Centre for their 7th store in the UK, a deal that was concluded exactly 5 weeks from viewing to exchange.

We have seen growing demand from retailers throughout the year for prime retail locations and the latest three lettings, brings the total of new brands to open at Victoria Centre this year to fourteen, which clearly demonstrates growing market confidence following lifiting of lockdown three earlier this year.”

Jewellers Austen & Blake, established in 2012, have taken a 500 sq ft store at the Clumber Street entrance into the centre opposite the recent letting to Laser Clinics, their 6th UK store. Austen & Blake offer a wide selection of diamond jewellery which can be customised to suit their clients requirements.

Jack Shakespeare at FHP commented:-

“It’s great to see activity continue to grow in the retail market.  All of these lettings are to strong regional brands who have been attracted to the centre by the quality of the retail offering and the strength of the centres footfall.”