Two major brands arrive at The Mall Blackburn

Posted on 10 November, 2015 by Editor in Chief

Today, Capital & Regional has announced that the UK’s largest independent toy retailer, The Entertainer and menswear brand Jack&Jones will be opening their stores at The Mall Blackburn.

Two major brands arrive at The Mall Blackburn

The specialist shopping centre REIT further enhances the centre’s retail variety, as well as boosting the town centre’s offering.

Established in 1981 and previously occupied by HMV on King William Street, the 4,000 sq ft unit has now had confirmation of agreed terms by The Entertainer. It is the leading independent toy retailer in the UK and has over 100 stores nationwide.

Clothing brand Jack & Jones is another addition to the centre, agreeing terms to occupy a 1,650 sq ft ground floor unit.
Capital & Regional continues its £3 million refurbishment of The Mall Blackburn on the north west corner, which includes a new 15,700 sq ft leisure facility Pure Gym that’s due to open in February 2016.

Works for a new bus station on Ainsworth Street are now ongoing, they will be located outside the centre and being delivered by Blackburn-with-Darwen Council.

Retail Development Director at Capital & Regional, Andrew Haughey, said: “It’s been a busy few months at The Mall Blackburn and we are constantly working hard to further enhance the shopping experience for our customers, and improve and diversify the retail offer”.

The Mall Blackburn, which is conveniently located in the heart of Blackburn, comprises 600,000 sq ft of retail space and has an immediate population catchment of 460,000. The centre, acquired by Capital and Regional in 2004, is well let to over 100 occupiers, including companies such as Primark, Debenhams, BHS and Next.




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