Tagged: Eldon Square

Soon-to-be Poundland in St George's Way (19 May 2014). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Poundland to take Eldon Square spot next to Waitrose


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If you’ve passed through the St George’s Way mall of Newcastle’s Eldon Square in the last few days, you’ll have noticed new hoardings around the three...

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Adidas announcing its presence at Eldon Square (14 Oct 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

Adidas and Toys R Us move quickly to fill Intu Eldon Square voids


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In recent months, the St Andrew’s Way section of Newcastle’s Eldon Square has seen its first tenant departures since opening in February 2010, with the...

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Metrocentre Red Mall entrance - pre-Intu (11 Jul 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Gateshead’s Metrocentre prepares for overnight Intu-fication


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I understand that Gateshead’s Metrocentre is to gain its first Intu-branded external signage overnight tonight (11 July), ahead of a weekend of celebrations to mark...

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Primark, Newcastle (30 Oct 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Cladding goes up on Newcastle’s Primark as new city centre developments take shape


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The outside of Newcastle’s enlarged Primark is finally starting to gain its funky cladding, as the Northumberland Street store gets ready for its planned opening....

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L'Occitane en Provence, Eldon Square, Newcastle (25 Sep 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Upmarket chains prepare for Newcastle openings as L’Occitane reveals Eldon Square launch date


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L’Occitane en Provence, the high-end beauty products retailer, will open its Newcastle store on 25 October. When news of the new Eldon Square store was...

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L'Occitane shop in Mestni trg, Ljubljana, Slovenia (26 Jul 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

L’Occitane en Provence heads to Newcastle’s Eldon Square


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L’Occitane en Provence, the upmarket beauty products retailer, is to open a standalone shop in Newcastle’s Eldon Square next month. Details of the September store...

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Leslie Jones Architecture's render of Eldon Square's Northumberland Street entrance 4

Stunning new entrance planned for Newcastle’s Eldon Square


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Plans to be officially unveiled later this week reveal that the Northumberland Street entrance to Newcastle’s Eldon Square shopping centre is set to undergo a massive makeover. The...

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Clintons fascia. Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Eldon Square among saved stores as American Greetings snaps up 397 Clintons sites


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Yesterday’s news that Lakeshore Lending Limited, a subsidiary of card manufacturer and supplier American Greetings, has bought the brands and assets of Clinton Cards – including...

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Thorntons, Grainger Street, Newcastle (9 Apr 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

As BHS arrives in Newcastle, G-Star Raw and Thorntons depart


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While Newcastle’s BHS prepares for its imminent opening, new departures elsewhere in the city are set to open up other opportunities for incoming retailers. As...

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La Senza closing down in Newcastle (2 Jan 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 11

What does 2012 hold for Newcastle city centre?


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Since this is my first post of 2012, I must begin by wishing all Soult’s Retail View readers a very Happy New Year! Thank you...

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Trinity Square, Gateshead (18 Dec 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

Construction work well underway at Gateshead’s Trinity Square


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It may have taken over a year to get started following the Get Carter car park’s demolition, but building work at Gateshead’s Trinity Square is...

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Closing-down poster at Newgate Street Co-op, Newcastle (2 Dec 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

Newcastle’s Co-op food hall to ‘cease trading’ on 31 December


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Newcastle city centre’s Co-op supermarket is to close down this month, bringing to an end nearly a century-and-a-half of Co-operative presence in Newgate Street. Posters in the windows...

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Upcoming Urban Outfitters, Newcastle (29 Nov 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

Newcastle’s Urban Outfitters is unwrapped ahead of 9 December opening


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Newcastle’s upcoming Urban Outfitters store has been tantalisingly hidden behind orange boards for over a month – including when I passed by last week – but the...

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The North Face, Newcastle (29 Oct 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

The North Face opens its Newcastle flagship store


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The Californian outdoor brand The North Face has opened its new store in Newcastle in the last few days – though you could easily be...

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Newcastle retail in good health as design of 114,000 sq ft Primark is revealed


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Interesting retail things always seem to happen on Tyneside while I’m on holiday! This time, I returned from Slovenia yesterday – hence the lack of...

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TJ Hughes, Sunderland (7 Sep 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Habitat, HomeForm, TJ Hughes: why is it H-H-Hell on the high street?


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It’s hard to dispute that the last couple of weeks has been a torrid time for the UK high street, with a succession of well-known...

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New Next, Newcastle (14 Apr 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

Newcastle Next flagship set for 12 May opening


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The timescale may have slipped a little from the original April target – which is still being proclaimed by the external hoardings – but I understand that...

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New Next, Newcastle (23 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Newcastle’s new Next readies for April opening


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Work has been underway on Newcastle’s former Arcadia site for the best part of a year, as the space is transformed into a 55,000 sq...

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