Greggs has signed a ten-year lease agreement with Birmingham-based property company, Hortons’ Estate Ltd for the new 1,250 sq ft building, which is located off Churchbridge Island, adjacent to the M6 Toll Road.
The new Greggs store is expected to open later this month (March 2021). The new shop will provide a modern food-on-the go experience and has created 12 new jobs for the local community.
The new development was built by contractor, Amphion Construction.
Cannock Gateway Retail Park is one of the largest out-of-town retail schemes to be built in the Midlands in the last few years and has regenerated a 4.4-acre site that had remained undeveloped for more than three decades.
The retail park comprises 36,542 sq ft of retail and purpose-built fast food units, and is fully let to a number of high profile occupiers.
Roisin Currie, retail and people director for Greggs, said: “We’re delighted to be able to invest in Cannock, bringing new jobs to the area and providing both new and existing customers with a modern and convenient new shop.”
Steve Tommy, head of asset management at Hortons’ said: “We’re very pleased to have completed the construction of this new building and are delighted to welcome Greggs to our impressive line-up of brands at Cannock Gateway Retail Park. This development has been a huge success since opening five years ago and continues to offer the residents of Cannock a high-quality retail and leisure experience that supports the local economy.”
Simon Smith of Wright Silverwood acted on behalf of Greggs.