loucester Quays, the prominent urban outlet destination in South-West England, is buzzing with activity this summer as it continues to attract major brands. Four new additions and expansions are set to elevate the shopping experience:
Claire’s Stores: A Budget Fashion Haven
- Claire’s, the go-to destination for budget-friendly jewelry and fashion accessories, is making a splash at Gloucester Quays. With a 1,050 sq ft unit, they will offer a wide range of stylish options, including rings, necklaces, earrings, hair accessories, beauty items, bags, and more. Shoppers can anticipate an exciting shopping destination as the store opens this month.
Pavers: Footwear Redefined
- Pavers, a family-owned footwear business, has unveiled a completely refurbished store spanning an impressive 2,809 sq ft. The revamped store promises an enhanced shopping experience, catering to footwear enthusiasts with a diverse selection of options.
Bag Barn: Accessories Galore
- Right next to Pavers, Bag Barn is gearing up to open its first outlet store, covering 1,038 sq ft. Shoppers will discover a delightful range of accessories to complement their outfits and add that perfect finishing touch to their look.
Yankee Candle: Fragrance and Gifts
- Adding to the excitement, Yankee Candle shares a dual frontage with The Card Factory. Occupying a 2,009 sq ft space, Yankee Candle will stock an array of gifts, ornaments, and its signature scented candle and wax products, offering delightful fragrances to shoppers.
In June and July, Gloucester Quays welcomed an upsized specialist outdoor retailer, Mountain Warehouse, in a spacious 7,000 sq ft store. Additionally, sister brand Animal made its debut, featuring coastal, lifestyle fashion.
These new brands and expansions continue to strengthen Gloucester Quays’ position as a premier shopping destination. In 2023, renowned brands like Joules, Asics, and healthcare retailer Holland & Barrett secured a combined 6,989 sq ft of space. Notably, the centre also saw the addition of Timberland, Next, and Puma in 2022/23, contributing to an impressive 8% increase in retail sales compared to 2019, according to Peel L&P, the owner and operator of Gloucester Quays.
Paul Carter, Asset Director at Peel L&P, noted, «Gloucester Quays has taken significant steps forward this year, with a constant stream of new leasing, renewals, and refits, keeping the shopping experience strong and compelling.»