New Look have officially announced when they will be returning to Freshney Place.
The clothing brand left the Grimsby shopping centre in January 2022, but is now set to make a return following a surprise announcement. To celebrate their re-opening, the business will be holding a party, complete with a DJ and sweets.
Opening on Thursday, 19 October, the store will be offering goodie bags to the first 50 customers that walk through the door. On top of this, there will be golden envelopes hidden around the store containing £5 gift vouchers.
They have also confirmed that the shop will only be stocking women’s clothing, along with their 915 range, targeted at younger women and girls. It was announced the store would be making a sensational come back in September this year, but an opening date was yet to be set.
The store will be located opposite JD Sports, in the former WH Smith building. On the news of its return, Amanda Austin, centre director at Freshney Place, said: “We are delighted that New Look has chosen to invest in Freshney Place Shopping Centre.
“As the largest covered shopping centre in North East Lincolnshire, we host a wide variety of leading high street brands. There is no question that New Look will be a hit with our visitors and a great addition to the centre in the coming years.”
Alex Hyams, senior asset and leasing manager at Queensberry, the developers of Freshney Place, added: “We are very pleased to secure New Look, one of the UK’s homegrown retail giants and a key target, for Freshney Place.
“The scheme is an increasingly attractive proposition for national and independent retailers alike, especially as we approach the commencement of the leisure extension which will create a real day to evening offer for the town centre.”
New Look are also pleased to be reopening a shop in Frehsney Place. Peter Rodgers, Head of Retail at New Look said: “ We are pleased to be back in Grimsby and look forward to welcoming our customers through our doors again.
“At New Look we are focused on executing our omnichannel strategy, and having thriving stores in convenient locations to our customers is a key part of this.”