What is replacing Debenhams in Wandsworth?
A new entertainment venue coming to Wandsworth is hoping that it can help rejuvenate the town’s high street. Southside Shopping Centre is set for a big shake-up this summer as Debenhams is set to be replaced by a brand-new venue named Gravity, which is planning on opening its door this summer.
What shops are in Wandsworth?
Wandsworth High Street Shops
- South Thames College. Universities & Colleges.
- W H Smith. Booksellers.
- Wandsworth Borough Council. Borough Councils.
- Southside Wandsworth. Shopping Centres.
- Poundland. Discount Shops.
- Nationwide Building Society. Building Societies.
- Dollond & Aitchison. Opticians.
- Holland & Barrett. Health Foods & Products.
When was Southside shopping centre built?
Re-energising Southside Originally constructed in the late 1960s and launched as the Wandsworth Arndale in 1971, it was opened by England World Cup hero Bobby Moore. At the time it was the largest indoor shopping space in Europe.
Is Debenhams closing down forever?
Debenhams has announced it will shut its remaining stores by 15 May, closing the door on more than 200 years of trade on UK high streets. The Debenhams brand will continue online after being bought by retailer Boohoo for £55m in January.
When did Debenhams Wandsworth close?
The centre suffered a notable decline in the 1980s and 1990s, before being extensively renovated and relaunched in 2004. The shopping centre is anchored by a Waitrose supermarket, large TK Maxx and a new 81,880 square feet (7,607 m2) Debenhams, (closed in 2019).
Where does the name Arndale come from?
Shortly after the end of World War II, Arnold Hagenbach, a baker with a talent for property investment, and Sam Chippendale, an estate agent from Otley, set up a company called the Arndale Property Trust, the name being a portmanteau of “Arnold” and “Chippendale”.
Which Debenhams stores are closing 2021?
Which are the last Debenhams stores to close? The final wave of closures will see many of Debenhams’ big stores in Belfast, Cardiff, Liverpool and Birmingham Bullring all close on Saturday 15 May 2021.
When did gravity Wandsworth open?
Gravity Active Entertainment is coming to Wandsworth in London later this year in Summer 2021. Gravity is the UK’s leading active entertainment brand and it is changing the high street forever!
Who owns the Arndale Centre?
M&G Real Estate
Who built the Arndale Centre?
Will all Debenhams stores closing?
Debenhams has announced it will shut its remaining stores by 15 May, closing the door on more than 200 years of trade on UK high streets. The move means 49 more shops will go, on top of the 52 due to close on 8 May. The Debenhams brand will continue online after being bought by retailer Boohoo for £55m in January.