End of an era as Newcastle’s BHS holds closing down sale

Graham Soult

Retail consultant, writer, blogger; helping retailers via CannyInsights.com and CannySites.com. Say hello on Twitter at @soult!

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  1. January 19, 2011

    […] Newcastle store, which is about to close down, features the more recent ‘signature’ logo on a greeny blue background, and with […]

  2. March 10, 2011

    […] large footprint stores at a premium on Northumberland Street, perhaps the most interesting piece of information is the one thing not included in the press […]

  3. March 14, 2011

    […] a fortnight ago. This will give BHS the best part of six months to transform the site ahead of the planned opening of its new store in October. Former BHS, Northumberland Street, Newcastle (14 Mar […]

  4. May 9, 2011

    […] new Restaurant.” This suggests that Hartlepool’s BHS may open slightly ahead of the new Northumberland Street store in Newcastle, thereby giving us a tantalising taster of what we can expect to see here on Tyneside later in the […]

  5. May 10, 2011

    […] will presumably start soon on transforming the site into Newcastle’s ‘new concept’ BHS store, ahead of its planned autumn opening. Meanwhile, boards are now up around BHS’s old […]

  6. June 22, 2011

    […] for Northumberland Street’s new BHS store have been submitted to Newcastle City Council, and propose a more radical than expected […]

  7. July 28, 2011

    […] the news of Primark’s expansion has been known since the adjacent BHS store began closing down in January, the planning application is significant in revealing for the first time the shape, size and […]

  8. September 15, 2011

    […] on the site of the previous rather tired BHS store (above). Many older BHS shops, such as the now-closed Newcastle store, feel sprawling and overspaced, and it’s telling that the redevelopment has provided room […]

  9. January 4, 2012

    […] door, work to enable Primark’s expansion into the former BHS unit is also well underway, and, together with the new BHS, seems to be keeping local scaffolding […]

  10. April 5, 2012

    […] ago, ready for the creation of its glazed staircase corner. While the part of the property that used to house BHS has been under wraps for some time, scaffolding now also covers the existing Primark store […]

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