Tagged: Northumberland Street

Fenwick Christmas window in preparation last year (30 Oct 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Fenwick Newcastle’s autumn window impresses – but WHSmith opposite falls short


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Newcastle’s iconic Fenwick department store is rightly known for its annual Christmas window – which can’t, scarily, be very far off making its appearance for 2013....

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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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Development work at Monument Mall (27 Jul 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Hammerson reveals Armani and Jamie’s Italian for Newcastle’s Monument Mall – then deletes it


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It seems that Hammerson, the owner of Newcastle’s Monument Mall, may have inadvertently revealed two of the tenants that it’s signed up for the redeveloped...

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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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BHS, Newcastle (20 Apr 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Bright, Hip and Stylish: Newcastle’s new BHS impresses – for the most part


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Given my extensive coverage of the build up to Newcastle’s new BHS store in Northumberland Street, you won’t be surprised to learn that I’ve paid a couple...

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Monument Mall, Newcastle (16 Apr 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Redevelopment of Newcastle’s Monument Mall is now underway


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Work started yesterday (16 April) on Hammerson’s much-anticipated redevelopment of the Monument Mall shopping centre in Newcastle, which will see the mall’s circulation spaces infilled and...

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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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New The Co-operative Food, Newcastle (30 Mar 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

Newcastle and Gateshead retail developments roundup


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Back at the start of the year, I promised that 2012 was going to be an eventful year for Newcastle city centre in terms of...

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BHS fascia. Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Newcastle’s new BHS to open on 19 April


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Newcastle’s new BHS store in Northumberland Street will open on 19 April, I can reveal. Work on site has been going on since last summer,...

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Primark site, Newcastle (5 Mar 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

Newcastle’s extended Primark takes shape


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Whatever you might think about the rise of the fashion retailer Primark, there’s no disputing that it’s one of the big retail success stories right...

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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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New BHS Newcastle site (28 Dec 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Newcastle’s new BHS finally announces its presence


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Work on the new BHS store in Newcastle has been underway for more than six months, though the lack of any mention of BHS on...

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New BHS, Swindon (11 Sep 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Swindon’s BHS provides a taster of what Newcastle and Hartlepool can expect


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While visiting Swindon’s out-of-town John Lewis at Home, I also managed to spent some time exploring the town centre. The open-air Parade shopping centre has the distinction...

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Outdoor zone, Clas Ohlson, Newcastle (23 Aug 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Inside Newcastle’s Clas Ohlson – a sneak preview ahead of tomorrow’s opening


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If the people of Newcastle were still unaware of Clas Ohlson this morning they shouldn’t be by the end of the day. Adding to the...

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Clas Ohlson poster on Metro (8 Aug 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

Marketing push ahead of Clas Ohlson’s Newcastle opening


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Everything seems to be gearing up nicely for the opening of Newcastle’s Clas Ohlson store, just two weeks today on Wednesday 24 August. The Northumberland...

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3DReid's proposal for the remodelled Primark/ex-BHS building 8

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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Render of Newcastle's new BHS (prior to latest changes). Image by Dalziel & Pow 4

Radical Dalziel & Pow design for four-level Newcastle BHS


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Plans for Northumberland Street’s new BHS store have been submitted to Newcastle City Council, and propose a more radical than expected transformation of the former...

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Clas Ohlson catalogue. Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Newcastle’s Clas Ohlson on track for 24 August opening


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Clas Ohlson, the Swedish hardware retailer, has confirmed that its new Newcastle store in Northumberland Street will open on Wednesday 24 August. Recently erected hoardings around the...

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