Developers in charge of a new proposed retail park have confirmed all of the big-name brands that have agreed lets at the site so far.

It was confirmed last month that Northumberland Estates has obtained planning permission for 52,000 sq ft of retail space and a 45,000 sq ft trade park within Wynyard Business Park in Stockton.

The first phase of development is expected to start in May 2024 with the site set to be fully open by May 2025.

Since the first announcement, three big-name brands have confirmed that they have agreed to join the retail park.

Alongside the announcement, which unveiled the first sketches for Wynyard Retail Park, it was confirmed that lets with Sainsbury's and Burger King had been completed - with both moving into two of the bigger units on the site. 

Patrick Dunne, Sainsbury’s Property Director, said: “We’re delighted to confirm that we’re bringing a brand new Sainsbury’s supermarket to Wynyard Business Park, representing a major investment in the region and creating new jobs. 

"We have an unbeatable combination of quality fresh food, competitive prices, innovative products, useful bright ideas and enthusiastic people, which will all help us to bring good food to more of our customers in and around Tees Valley.” 

Now, almost a month on from the news about Sainsbury's and Burger King, a let has also been agreed for Starbucks to take another of the empty units.

The Northern Echo: How the retail park could lookHow the retail park could look (Image: NORTHUMBERLAND ESTATES)

On the overview plan for the retail park, it shows the Sainsbury's, Starbucks and Burger King sites as taken, while also noting that five other empty units are still up for grabs on the retail park - which will form 'phase 2' of the project.

Anthony Cape, Senior Asset Manager at Northumberland Estates, has hinted at releasing the names of more brands at the retail park soon. 

He said: “We have seen really strong interest from businesses in the trade and retail sectors for this new development, and we hope to be in the position to confirm details of some of those occupiers in the coming months.”

With the three names confirmed, there are still five empty units still available to rent. 

All of the names confirmed at Wynyard Retail Park are:

  • Starbucks
  • Sainsbury's
  • Burger King

The Northern Echo: An overview of the Wynyard Retail ParkAn overview of the Wynyard Retail Park (Image: NORTHUMBERLAND ESTATES)


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