LONDON: Hammerson, one of the UK’s leading owners of retail property, has appointed Vindico as Retail Design Guardian’s for the prestigious Victoria Gate shopping centre development in Leeds.
Anchored by a new XXX,XXXX square foot John Lewis department store, Victoria Gate will deliver high end fashion and restaurant brands to enhance one of the UK’s top retail lead city centre destinations. Vindico, specialist providers of retail delivery services, will create the scheme’s retail design guidelines and ongoing design review and support.
“Our appointment in this role by such a well-respected developer underlines our retail delivery design credentials,” said Peter Row, Founding Director at Vindico. “We look forward to bringing our knowledge of luxury brands from other projects and markets, such as the Terminal 5 luxury redevelopment at Heathrow and our role on The District in Abu Dhabi, where the Louis Vuitton Group is an investor”.
Linda Mitchell, Retail Design Director at Vindico will lead Vindico’s team at Victoria Gate. “We are very passionate in working to get the best outcome for the brands and the centre. Hammerson and John Lewis have set the bar high, in a sophisticated retail city with the pedigree of the Victoria Quarter reminding us how successful the meeting the needs of brands and buildings can be.”
Victoria Gate is programmed to open in QX 20XX.