Flagship Store of the North

An 18 week programme to transform the former Debenhams store into a brand new flagship M&S store, replacing the smaller existing store in the shopping centre.

Drone footage of the opening day can be seen here:

  • split over 2 floors, with a new mall and external carpark access
  • gross floor area of 130,000sqft with nett sales space of 97,000sqft including on the ground floor a goods reception / service yard space
  • New 20,000sqft Foodhall to latest design standards, C&H to
  • Concept design standards
  • 2no new escalators, 2no new Passenger Lifts and 2no New Goods
  • Lift, 2no new scissor lifts in the service yard
  • new mechanical plant on roof, along with new refrigeration kit ( 3no crane lifts)
  • foods: new CLX tills, new bakery, pizza oven and hospitality prep area
  • new shared customer / staff toilets
  • BOH new offices and staff facilities new 4,100sqft café with 158 covers
  • New Renewal Café – ample/prototypes developed by our in house joinery company

Time lapse footage of the escalators being installed can be seen here.