Retail Property - Slater Menswear to open flagship Worcester store

Slater Menswear has signed to open a flagship store in Tops Estates' redevelopment of the Russell & Dorrell department store in Worcester.

The store anchored the Lychgate Shopping Centre, which Tops has renamed Cathedral Plaza.

Slater Menswear will occupy an 800 sq m unit on the second floor, which is accessed from ground floor level via a lift and stairs.

The break-up of the store started this month, with completion due in time for autumn trading.

Overall, 9,300 sq m of floorspace will be reconfigured to create six flagship stores of between 465 and 2,320 sq m. Next has already exchanged to take a 2,000 sq m store.

DTZ Debenham Tie Leung is the letting and managing agent for Cathedral Plaza. Wright Silverwood advised Slater.