Creams Cafe leads flurry of lettings activity at Manchester Arndale – Retail Focus

Manchester Arndale is delighted to announce that the UK’s favorite dessert cafe manufacturer, Creams Cafe, will be opening a new 2,325 sq ft retail store at the centre.

The retail store, which has been enable on a 15-calendar year lease, will supply the total Lotions Cafe working experience with the brand’s menu of flamboyant and indulgent desserts – from sundaes and shakes to waffles and crepes – for dine-in, takeaway and shipping and delivery. The interiors of the restaurant will mirror the vibrancy of the desserts, with a dark color palette of blues and blacks together with pops of purple and pink, neon signage, and BMX bikes and skateboards adorning the partitions. The permitting at Manchester Arndale continues Creams’ expansion which now is composed of over 100 dining establishments and outlets across the United kingdom.


Creams’ arrival follows information that Betfred has signed a 10-yr lease for a 1,346 sq ft unit inside Manchester Arndale. The bookmaker has a very well-recognized relationship with the North West location, with founder Fred Carried out opening his initially betting store in Salford in 1967.

As well as Creams Cafe and Betfred, Manchester Arndale is due to welcome another leading multinational F&B manufacturer early next 12 months just after it signed a 15-yr lease for a new 3,700 sq ft flagship retailer in the centre.

Manchester Arndale has also agreed a new 10-year lease with jewelry professionals Pandora who have improved their house at the centre. Earlier located in Device L5, Pandora has taken a even more 1,600 sq ft of house in the adjacent device to cater for the potent demand it is looking at from buyers for its array of goods.

Alongside the three new arrivals and Pandora’s growth, Manchester Arndale has also agreed new long-phrase lease renewals with preferred F&B manufacturers Pizza Hut and Café Nero both of those signing for new 5-yr terms, although footwear manufacturer Dr Martins has also agreed a new 5-12 months lease.

These latest lettings and lease renewals suggest that Manchester Arndale has now arrived at 95% retail occupancy. All through that time Manchester Arndale has expanded its F&B supplying with the arrival of Slim Chickens, Kokoro, Tim Hortons and Pizza Luxe, while continuing to develop its vogue featuring by welcoming, Tommy Hilfiger, Canada Goose, Kurt Geiger, and Kick Recreation in new months.

All of these new openings, alongside with new leisure operators together with City Playground and Roxy Ballroom, have ongoing to enhance Manchester Arndale’s status as a primary retail and leisure place in the North West.

Colin Flinn spokesperson for Manchester Arndale explained: “We are delighted that lettings exercise continues to be strong at Manchester Arndale, and we welcome our new arrivals to the centre as we carry on to grow our F&B and leisure supplying. We are also delighted to announce new lease renewals for Pizza Hut, Café Nero, and Dr Martins, as nicely as the upsizing by Pandora, as it highlights their motivation to – and religion in – the lengthy-term performance of Manchester Arndale, recognising its location as a top destination which proceeds to appeal to thousands and thousands of people from throughout the North West and outside of.

“Experiential retail is starting to be significantly vital for centres like Manchester Arndale and having a powerful F&B providing will help to motivate purchasers to stop by in-retailer as opposed to procuring on-line. We hope to announce further more new lettings and leasing action throughout the centre as we look for to keep Manchester Arndale’s situation as a premier retail and leisure destination in the United kingdom.”

Othman Shoukat, taking care of director for Lotions Café, explained: ““We’re thrilled to be opening in the legendary Manchester Arndale and we’re assured that Creams Cafe will be a quite welcomed addition to the shopping mall’s now amazing line-up of meals and beverage retailers. With one effective restaurant now operating in Cheetham Hill, we seem ahead to bringing our mouth watering desserts to even a lot more of the Manchester local community.”