Two signings set to open at Luton’s The Mall by Christmas

7th November 2023 | Jack Oliver

Sovereign Centros, on behalf of scheme owner Frasers Group, has announced the signing of two new tenants at The Mall in Luton.

The Range has signed for a 35,000 sq ft unit which it will operate under the Wilko fascia which it acquired in September. The store – which was previously operated by Wilko – is one of five opening under the brand during the festive period.

Starbucks will also join the centre, having signed a 15-year lease for a 1,720 sq ft unit in the middle of the centre.

Both brands intend to open this side of Christmas.

Mark Stapleton, asset manager at Sovereign Centros said: “These two openings are great news for the centre and the town ahead of that critical pre-Christmas period and will give shoppers an added reason to visit us.”

In March, Frasers Group acquired the Luton scheme for £58m from Capital & Regional. The 900,000 sq ft shopping centre is home to retailers such as Primark, Tk Maxx, H&M, River Island, and Boots. Its grocery offer includes Lidl and Tesco Express, whilst food and beverage operators at the scheme include Costa and Muffin Break.

The Mall’s retained letting agents are JLL and NM Real Estate. Morgan Williams advised The Range, EYCO represented Starbucks.


Looking for more retail news? you might find these interesting