Smyths Toys opened their third store of 2017 at Eastern Avenue, Gloucester, in a former PC World unit.
On behalf of Arcadia, Thompson Heaney have agreed terms with Costa to take their very first concession within an Arcadia store at MK1 Shopping Park, Milton Keynes.
As part of an ongoing strategy to downsize historic larger stores, TUI UK, trading as Thomson, have relocated their business by surrendering a store of 7,000 sq ft and relocating to a free standing unit of 2,132 sq ft.
Smyths Toys have opened their second store of 2017 and their fourth in the West Yorkshire conurbation. Birstall, adjoining Junction 27 of the M62, is the principal retail park destination for West Yorkshire.
Thompson Heaney have been instructed to represent the EWM Group on their retail park strategy. Their brands for this project are Peacocks, Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Mill. The size requirement is 5-10,000 sq ft dependant on which brands are appropriate for the location.
On behalf of the scheme owners, AEW UK Core Property Fund, Thompson Heaney negotiated with Dreams terms for a new lease for them to continue in their existing premises at Schoolbrow Retail Park, Warrington. Dreams will keep trading from this unit despite opening a new unit elsewhere within the town.
ScS have opened a new store in Plymouth. They have taken a new lease on a 15,000 sq ft unit at Coypool Retail Park.
Smyths Toys have opened a new store of 15,000 sq ft in Leicester at St Margaret’s Retail Park which adjoins a new Home Bargains.
ScS have opened their first store South East of London, at Thanet. It is a unit of 8,500 sq ft on Westwood Retail Park.
A further asset management initiative by London Metric will see Costa Coffee take a new purpose built unit at Airport Retail Park. Thompson Heaney represented London Metric.
Aberdeen is the first opening of four stores acquired in 2016 by Thompson Heaney.
Smyths Toys have opened their seventh Northern Ireland store at Newtownabbey, at the recently refurbished Valley Retail Park. This follows Thompson Heaney’s acquisition on the same park for Go Outdoors’ first Northern Ireland store.