16th October 2019

Major boost for Amble and Bedlington

Major boost for Amble and Bedlington

ADVANCE NORTHUMBERLAND TAKING MAJOR RETAIL DEVELOPMENTS FORWARDS

Amble, Amble Retail Park

Advance Northumberland and Morrisons have signed the deal for a new retail park development on the site of the former Northumberland Foods Factory in Amble.

In a joint development between Advance Northumberland and supermarket chain Morrisons, the scheme will comprise of an exciting new retail park, anchored by a 25,000 sq.ft. Morrisons food store, complemented by a number of other national retailers, a petrol filling station and a Drive Thru facility.

With this national anchor now in place, Advance Northumberland has a strong platform upon which to attract further investment into Amble and take forward the delivery of a comprehensive new Retail Park development on behalf of Northumberland County Council. 

Located on the famous Northumberland “Coastal Route”, this significant investment will transform the southern gateway into Amble and provide a destination of choice. Once the whole scheme is completed it is anticipated these developments combined will bring up to 200 new local jobs to the area, provide additional car parking and infrastructure and ensure Amble has the shopping experience it deserves. The store will be a ground-breaking “Neighbourhood Food Store” a first for the North East, providing amenities and services for local residents including the many visitors that flock to Amble every year. 

The development, which will be rebranded Amble Retail Park, also includes a petrol station and kiosk, four other retail units of varying sizes, a drive-thru coffee shop and 352 parking spaces. It will create up to 200 new full and part-time jobs, plus around 90 during the construction phase.

Barker Proudlove are advising Advance Northumberland on the unit lettings. For further information, please contact Mark Proudlove – 07808 479 310 / mark@barkerproudlove.co.uk

 

Major boost for Bedlington as Advance Northumberland Announces Aldi as Anchor Retailer for Town Centre Scheme

Advance Northumberland have exchanged contracts with supermarket chain Aldi for the sale of a 1.5 acre site that will deliver a new, 19,000 sq ft anchor food store in the heart of Bedlington Town Centre.

Aldi will form an integral part of this exciting scheme, a development that is already attracting a number of other national retailers who are lined up to join them.   

Working on behalf of Northumberland County Council, Advance Northumberland is leading in the delivery of a major new development that will reposition Bedlington as a retail destination, improving amenities and giving local people greater choice. 

Further announcements of other retailers joining the scheme will follow over coming months.

Aldi have given a clear commitment to start on the site in 2020. Advance Northumberland plan to commence their works to ensure both developments are aligned.

Barker Proudlove are advising Advance Northumberland on the unit lettings. For further information, please contact Mark Proudlove – 07808 479 310 / mark@barkerproudlove.co.uk or Phil Coombes – 07715 678 426 / phil@barkerproudlove.co.uk