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New market opens at North City Shopping Centre, Manchester

The new indoor market hall at North City Shopping Centre, Harpurhey, Manchester, which contains 44 stalls and 21 kiosk units, will open on May 25, marking the completion of the first phase of the £17 million redevelopment of North City which is being undertaken by Redman Heenan Properties Ltd, the investment subsidiary of St Modwen Properties PLC, in partnership with Manchester City Council and Asda.

The second phase of the scheme will include11,148 sq m (120,000 sq ft) of new retail space, 45 per cent of which has been pre-let to occupiers suchas Wilkinson, B & M, Farm Foods and Everything’s a Pound, which are scheduled to be trading by this autumn, and a further 28 market stalls in

the mall.

The final phase to open will be a new leisure centre for the city council incorporating SureStart facilities which should be open before the end of the year.

Paul Batho of St Modwen, said: “The redevelopment of North City is progressing well. The relocation of the market enables us to proceed with the main retail phase which is already attracting strong interest with 45 per cent contracted and 38 per cent under offer six months before opening.”

Krys Zasada, head of markets, Manchester City Council, said: “A thriving market makes a significant contribution to the overall health of the community around it. As part of the new North City Centre in Harpurhey, and the wider regeneration of North Manchester, I am confident both the market and the area will go from strength to strength.

“For further information contact Paul Batho of St Modwen on 01925-825950.

Issued by Paul Raymer of Howle Chapman Raymer (0121-236-7771).