TK Maxx confirms new store will open in Barnstaple

14:38 15 May 2014

How the new TK Maxx store will look.

How the new TK Maxx store will look.

Archant

Despite denying previous speculation, the retail giant has officially signed for the new unit in Green Lanes Shopping Centre.

RETAIL giant TK Maxx has officially signed on the dotted line to open a 20,000sq ft unit in Green Lanes Shopping Centre.

The store will move to the town in the purpose built, two-storey extension at the shopping centre on a 15 year lease.

Full planning approval for the unit was secured last year after much speculation as to whether the store was coming to Barnstaple.

TK Maxx initially denied the rumours but the move has now been made official.

Construction work on the new unit is due to begin this year with the store scheduled to open in spring 2015.

Ailsa Davidson, asset manager for British Land, said: “The arrival of TK Maxx at Green Lanes is great news, strengthening the centre’s already strong fashion credentials, and demonstrating its ability to attract leading occupiers.”

1 comment

  • How will local traders react to an American fashion house locating here in Barnstaple? I'd prefer to see a Morrison food store in the town but we can dream on..

    Report this comment

    trevor balment

    Monday, May 19, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 12:37
The coastguard cliff rescue team brings the casualty to safety. Picture: RNLI

Dramatic night time rescue for Clovelly RNLI, coastguard and the Chivenor helicopter

Read more
Saturday, July 4, 2015

Two people taken to hospital following ‘head-on’ collision’.

Read more
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Jasmine Chesters with some of the crop at Ashford Fruit Farm

A North Devon fruit farm is overflowing with strawberries during one of its best years ever.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
The models with show supporters from Saltrock and CLIC Sargent.

Stills tickets available for the show tonight (Friday) at Orchard Vale School in Barnstaple

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
With the new 'Maurice' trophies are Arlene Collins and Oliver McCarron of Marsdens, plus (centre), Heather McNeilly of Shoreline Glass.

Don’t miss Ilfracombe’s tastiest food festival on Saturday, July 11

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Inside Infinity. Picture: Tony Edmonds

Family fun at Infinity this Saturday night as Ilfracombe’s new after dark venue hosts its public launch party...

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Queens Avenue residents gather at the play area site, which is under threat from development.

Queens Avenue residents dismayed at North Devon Homes plans to build on green space

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Picture by Graham Hobbs

Cannon firing marked the start of Bideford Heritage Week last weekend - with Heritage Day this Saturday.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Race for Life in Barnstaple.

Hundreds of women will be turning Barnstaple pink for Cancer Research UK this Sunday.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Fremington para-powerlifter Ross Austen (centre) took the gold medal at the British Championships

Ross Austen, 33, took up power lifting this year after sustaining injuries to his right leg during active service. Now he’s going for gold.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder