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Sanderson Arcade Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Morpeth!

Sanderson Arcade Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Morpeth!
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Sanderson Arcade Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Morpeth!

8 November 2019

 
Media Opportunity: 12:30pm, Tuesday 12th November
 
Morpeth’s award-winning Sanderson Arcade celebrates its 10th anniversary next week – exactly a decade to the day that Joanna Lumley OBE launched the town centre development.
 
The centre was launched on 12th November 2019 and ten years later retailers, stakeholders and guests will come together with the centre’s development team and owners, Dransfield Properties, to mark the special milestones.
 
The redevelopment of the Arcade transformed the former run-down shopping Arcade and has made Morpeth one of the north east’s leading retail destinations. 
 
The centre remains fully let and many of the original retailers are still a key part of the town centre shopping centre, including M&S, Fat Face, Laura Ashley, O2, Clarks and New Look – as well as a host of successful independent companies.
 
The 10th birthday will be celebrated with a special reception at Barluga at Sanderson Arcade and guests will be gathering to unveil a special piece of art at the centre ahead of the event on Tuesday 12th November. 
 
The development has been transformational in the town and been followed by further major investments, including a new Morrisons store in 2013 and the redevelopment of the former Morrisons in 2016. 
 
Managing Director of Dransfield Properties, Mark Dransfield, said: “We always had a clear vision in terms of the architecture and the kind of retailer we wanted to attract at the Arcade and I feel we have certainly done that. 
 
“It’s been particularly rewarding to see that so many of those businesses who were with us on the opening day are still here, continuing to do well and investing in the town. 
 
“Some of them, particularly the independent businesses, really took a leap of faith and it’s great to see companies like The Jewellers Guild and Central Bean continuing to be such a bit part of the Arcade and to have them celebrating our 10th Anniversary with us next week.”
 
Photocall: 
Date: Tuesday 12th November
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth, Northumberland 
For more information contact Amanda Holmes on 07747 621902 
 
PHOTOS SHOW: Mark Dransfield and Joanna Lumley OBE at the opening of Sanderson Arcade in November 2009 and the management team Lottie Thompson and Joel Plumley preparing for the 10th Birthday Celebrations next week. 
 

For further information, contact:-

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644

Email: pr@dransfield.co.uk