Sports Direct opens expanded store at Yorkshire’s Junction 32

10th June 2024 | Jack Oliver

Sports Direct has has relocated and upsized its outlet store at Junction 32 in Castleford, Yorkshire.

The renovated 7,000 sq ft store opened its doors on Friday 7th June, and offers a range of items from sportswear brands such as Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Asics, and New Balance.

The store will feature specialist sporting areas across men’s, women’s, and kidswear, as well as Sports Direct’s Running concept.

Ger Wright, managing director if sports at Frasers Group, said: “We are pleased to open the doors to our larger, elevated Sports Direct store in Junction 32. This opening demonstrates our dedication to expanding and investing into our store portfolio, as well as bringing the best sports and leisure brands, and experiences to key retail destinations across the UK and internationally.

“As the leading destination for sportswear in the UK, and with the support from our major global brand partners, we continue to expand our retail portfolio on our journey to becoming the number one sports retailer in EMEA.”

Rachel Scott, head of leasing at Global Mutual, added: “Sports Direct has been integral to Junction 32’s retail mix. We are pleased to be welcoming a new and improved space where customers can browse the latest collections to find essential sports items, from clothing to accessories. The newly expanded store demonstrates our commitment to the sporting category at the centre, following a continued demand. This is just one of many new retail developments we have coming for 2024.”

Frasers Group acquired Junction 32 from Landsec last year in a deal worth over £45m.


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