British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall in Yorkshire, has announced five new lettings to the shopping and leisure destination's line-up. The centre will welcome Flannels, Neal's Yard, Godiva, Tag Heuer and Nespresso, as well as four redesigns by House of Fraser, All Saints, Hollister and Hugo Boss.
These lettings and redesigns complement the centre’s £60 million refurbishment which is currently underway, as well as the £16 million retailer investment made by 42 brands that have redesigned stores since the start of the refurbishment last year. A further 31 store reformat projects are currently taking place, due to complete in line with the culmination of the refurbishment programme towards the end of the year.
Luxury retailer Flannels will open a 929 sq m store on Meadowhall’s prominent Park Lane mall, offering a range of luxury men’s and women’s designer fashion items from brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss, Stone Island, Belstaff and Paul Smith.
Opposite Flannels, organic natural health and beauty retailer Neal’s Yard will open a 65 sq m store in the summer with a therapy room for wellbeing treatments.
Luxury Belgian chocolatier, Godiva joins the line up with a 157 sq m experience-led concept store in August, located on Meadowhall’s High Street next to North Face and Bose. The space will include a café and a boutique showcasing the brand’s chocolate artistry and products.
Located next to Goldsmiths and opposite Reiss, luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, Tag Heuer will open a 169 sq m store, its largest in the UK.
Following the successful launch of its first regional kiosk in Meadowhall, premium coffee masters Nespresso will open a permanent 111 sq m store in Park Lane next to L’Occitane and Jigsaw.
'Our strategy is to ensure Meadowhall’s offer reflects consumers’ changing modern lifestyles. Attracting these premium brands to the line-up achieves this objective and is a great endorsement of the enhanced environment we and our occupiers are creating at the centre,' says Richard Crowther, asset manager for British Land.