Tagged: Grainger Street

Reopened Game store in Grainger Street, Newcastle (24 Oct 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Resurgent Game reopens axed stores in Newcastle and Sunderland


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A year and a half after 21 North East stores closed following Game’s collapse into administration, two of those shops – in Grainger Street, Newcastle and...

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New Maplin, Grainger Street, Newcastle (3 Mar 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

16 March opening for Newcastle’s “25% bigger” Maplin store


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Electronics specialist Maplin has confirmed that its relocated Newcastle branch will open on Saturday 16 March. The retailer is leaving its current site at 43 Pilgrim Street and...

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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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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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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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Calvin Klein Underwear and Urban Outfitters sites, Newcastle (8 Aug 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Newcastle’s Calvin Klein Underwear and Urban Outfitters stores take shape


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While the rescue of Newcastle’s TJ Hughes store ensures that the value stretch of Grainger Street retains its retail anchor, work is also progressing well on the...

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Newcastle's TJ Hughes (8 Aug 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 12

Newcastle’s TJ Hughes is saved – but Middlesbrough’s is to close within days


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There was good news for Newcastle city centre earlier this week, with the announcement that the TJ Hughes store in Grainger Street had been sold,...

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139-153 Grainger Street, Newcastle (22 Jan 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Three-storey retail tenant “secured” to replace Newcastle’s Green Market


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As someone with an appetite for retail news stories, I like to occasionally visit Newcastle City Council’s planning applications website. Often, planning applications are where interesting...

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