Spalding site plans new leisure attractions for 2018
Operator and asset manager SLR Outlets has secured planning permission for a new £1m leisure development at Springfields. This will include the UK’s largest JCB Young Driver’s Zone, Tree Top Hobbit-style Village, covered beach, new Mini Golf, Gold Panning and American Diner, which will boost the scheme’s family appeal.
The news comes as Springfields celebrates as a record breaking 2017 continuing 13 years of unbroken turnover growth since its opening. 2017 saw with the introduction of major new brands Betty Barclay, Café Nero and Raging Bull, joining Next Outlet, Fat Face, Ernest Jones the Outlet Collection and Starbucks. In addition, more than ten existing leases – including Radley London, Weird Fish and Hallmark – have been renewed with major store refits and fascia refreshes. 2017.
Ian Sanderson of SLR Outlets said: “This year’s success is testament to the quality retail brands and unique leisure offering at Springfields. And we are constantly striving to enhance the centre at every opportunity. With more high-quality brands on the horizon, introduction of tech based initiatives and our £1 million leisure investment about to commence, we are anticipating significantly strengthening footfall and turnover growth in 2018.”
Letting agents Knight Frank and CHD Property