A popular retailer is coming to a North East retail park after bosses confirmed the brand is on its way.

Teesside Park have confirmed Nike Unite will be making its way Teesside Park and said they were pleased to be able to welcome the business.

This comes after a Nike Unite store for Stockton was spotted on their store locator service last month.

Catherine Furlong, centre director at Teesside Park, said the retailer’s move to the site will create more jobs for the local area.

She said: ““We’ve been promising the reveal of even more exciting new brands coming to Teesside Park and I’m so pleased to be able to confirm Nike Unite as one of those.

“Not only will the Nike Unite store bring great sportswear ranges and new experiences for our visitors, but it will also provide job opportunities for the local area. I’m sure this one is going to be hugely popular!”

The address of the shop has been reported as Unit 12A at the retail park – the site of the old New Look store. 

Nike Unite is a newer concept rolled out by the chain, which aims to better represent the community its branch is located in.

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Nike is not the only big name retailer to make their way to the shopping park - with Lush and B&M opening their doors last year.

Clothing giant Primark is also set to open at the retail park with the latest planning application for Unit 11 being submitted to Stockton Borough Council on Christmas Day.

Meanwhile, Wagamama opened its branch at the park on December 4 last year - bringing 70 new jobs to the area.