THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
RETAIL EVENTS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
RETAIL INSIGHTS
RETAIL SOLUTIONS
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
Hammerson plans redevelopment of Croydon's Centrale

Hammerson is planning to redevelop the Centrale shopping centre in Croydon.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Hammerson plans redevelopment of Croydon's Centrale

The property developer has submitted a detailed planning application for the 696,400 ft² scheme which is currently home to 80 retail units including department store anchors Debenhams and House of Fraser.

The proposals, designed by Leslie Jones Architecture, include redesigning a large section of the internal retail space and creating a family-friendly leisure quarter.

Two flagship retails units are being created for fashion retailers alongside new restaurants to meet demand for space from popular dining brands. Hammerson is currently in discussions with operators to bring a multi-screen cinema to the centre and as well as a new cinema.

Hammerson said the redevelopment will enhance the visibility of shop frontages within the centre, and improve connectivity with neighbouring parts of the town through a new glazed roof link over Drummond Road. Wider public realm improvement works also part of future plans.

Lawrence Hutchings, Hammerson managing director UK Retail commented: "There has been significant underinvestment in Croydon's retail core for some time with major brands missing from the town's retail mix.

"Croydon has one of the highest catchment spends in the UK and our proposals will deliver well designed space creating a new prime pitch for the town." 

Subject to the planning process, work could commence in early 2013 with the new leisure and restaurant quarter open in Autumn 2014.

 

 

 

Email this article to a friend

You need to be logged in to use this feature.

Please log in here

Subscribe For Retail News

RETAIL EVENTS

Retail Human Resources Summit
Retail Human Resources Summit
Wednesday 3 October 2018
The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th HR Summit 2018, The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1, 3rd October 2018
The Retail Design Summit 2018
The Retail Design Summit 2018
14 November 2018
The Cavendish Conference Centre
The Retail Design Summit 2018
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
6 February 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Summit
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing
20 September 2018
6th Floor 1, St. Martin's Le Grand London, EC1A 4AS
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing