Another 19,400 sq ft of space has been let at Redrock Stockport as Loungers and The Gym Group add their names to the growing line up.
The additions mean that South Manchester’s newest leisure destination is now 90% let, with tenants reporting that initial trading figures are significantly exceeding forecasts.
Tenants in the new £45 million leisure development have been thrilled with visitor numbers from day one with anchor tenant The Light Cinema calling this their “most successful opening to date”.
Loungers have already begun fitting out their new Berretto Lounge ahead of opening on 24th January. Occupying a 4,400 sq ft unit that overlooks the public square linking Redrock with Stockport’s main retail centre, which attracts over 10 million shoppers each year, Loungers popular casual dining and bar concept will expand the food offering at Redrock even further.
The Gym Group have also signed up to take a double unit totalling 15,000 sq ft of space at Redrock. The Gym Group, is a fast growing, leading provider of high quality, 24 hour, low cost gyms with 95 gyms in major towns and cities nationwide. Their presence at Redrock will build the leisure element of the development even further bringing visitors to the scheme throughout the day and evening. The Gym Group have also just begun their fit out work and are due to open over the coming weeks.
The Gym Group and Loungers have added their names to the growing line up at Redrock which includes The Light Cinema, PizzaExpress, Zizzi, Mangobean Coffee and Gourmet Burger Kitchen.
John Teharne, CEO of The Gym Group commented “The Gym Group are delighted to be operating in Stockport and we look forward to welcoming potential members into the gym this springtime once the work has been completed. We had been looking for a suitable site in Stockport for some time so Redrock is a key location for The Gym Group, strengthening our position in the North West where we are currently under represented. We believe gym membership should be affordable and accessible for everyone across the country. Members at Redrock will benefit from non-contract membership that is open 24/7, giving the people of Stockport more flexibility than they have ever had before.”
Speaking about Redrock, Mike Thomson, Commercial Director at The Light Cinema said “This has been our most successful opening to date with thousands of visitors flocking to the cinema and Redrock. The development is a game changer for Stockport and we’re delighted to be part of what is undoubtedly becoming a must visit destination in South Manchester.”
Cllr Kate Butler, Stockport Council’s Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration said “The success of the Redrock development is integral to our continuing town centre regeneration plans and with visitor numbers already exceeding all expectations, it’s a huge pleasure to welcome Loungers and The Gym Group to add to that success. We’ve a lot to be proud of in Stockport and Redrock is proving a big hit with locals and visitors alike.”