New tenants flock to The Ellesmere Centre

Derwent Holdings Limited has completed a raft of lettings within the Ellesmere Shopping Centre and its adjacent Retail Park, further underpinning the strength of the town centre’s retail offer.

New arrivals include Connexions which has taken 800 sq ft, Barnardos which has taken 3,239 sq ft, Dominos which has taken 1,000 sq ft and Aldi which has taken a 16,000 sq ft store as one of the key anchors to the new retail park, currently under advanced construction. In addition to the new tenants, there have also been a number of relocations within the centre including Poundstretcher which is to move into a new 10,400 sq ft store, B&M which is taking a new 15,000 sq ft store and Ladbrokes which is taking 2,000 sq ft.

Jim Maule-Ffinch, Asset Manager and Advisor to Derwent Holdings Limited comments: “We are delighted to have secured so many new retailers which add to the mix and offer within the scheme. We are in advanced negotiations with a number of other operators and are confident that the Ellesmere Shopping Centre will see strong success as a result of our significant investment.”

Jason Sibthorpe, Head of Retail at GVA and advising Derwent Holdings Limited on leasing, comments: “These new entrants are a great addition to the scheme and will play a key role in broadening the offer and attraction of the scheme. We expect to announce further key lettings in the not too distant future.”