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Vision

Grantham Designer Outlet Village will pull in visitors from Lincoln, Nottingham, Leicester, Peterborough and Cambridge

At Grantham Designer Outlet Village, we’re creating a premium environment for shoppers and brands alike. Glazed canopies will provide customers with a comfortable and enjoyable all-year-round shopping experience.

Brands will enjoy a unique opportunity to increase their visibility in a region where designer retail outlets have yet to ascertain a strong and visible presence.

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VISITORS

3.5M

Independent research tells us that 3.5 million visitors will visit Grantham Designer Outlet Village annually.

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ACCESSIBILITY

A1

Grantham Designer Outlet Village will be the UK’s only premium outlet with a visible frontage and direct access from the UK’s 3rd busiest highway (A1).

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SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability and Environmental Approach

Grantham Designer Outlet Village’s sustainable and environmentally-conscious approach will bring regeneration, investment and greater visibility to the region. Grantham Designer Outlet Village is on track to be awarded sustainability accreditation BREEAM “Very Good”.

At Grantham Designer Outlet Village, we’re creating a premium environment for shoppers and brands alike. Glazed canopies will provide customers with a comfortable and enjoyable all-year-round shopping experience.

Brands will enjoy a unique opportunity to increase their visibility in a region where designer retail outlets have yet to ascertain a strong and visible presence.

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CATCHMENT

Lincoln to Cambridge

From Lincoln to Cambridge, Grantham Designer Outlet Village will draw on a vast and affluent catchment area, including Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Peterborough, Lincoln and Cambridge.

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MARKET PENETRATION

Aspirational shoppers

A lack of retail competition in the immediate area means that Grantham Designer Outlet Village will achieve a significantly greater penetration of its catchment than the UK outlet industry average of 3%: - Phase 1: 7.7% and Phase 2: 8.5%.

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At the heart of the UK
3.75m

people within a 60 minute drive

4.5m

people within a 90 minute drive

City and urban population

Nottingham
915,977
Leicester
508,916
Derby
270,500
Peterborough
198,900
Lincoln
130,200
Cambridge
124,900

50 minute

Drive time from Leicester

65 minute

Drive time from Cambridge

18.5M

cars passing annually

Direct Access

Cars can access directly from both the A1, which connects North to South and the A52, which connects East to West.
There are regular Network Rail links with London every 30 minutes taking about an hour.
A high-quality bus infrastructure will link Grantham Designer Outlet Village with the train station and town centre.

Layout Plan

With full, detailed planning consent in place, and construction start of the A1 junction connection imminent, we are on course to begin construction of Grantham Designer Outlet Village in Autumn 2019. Our building contractor has been appointed and final details are being prepared. Phase I, comprising 178,213 ft², will be home to approximately 90 units and is scheduled to open late summer 2021. Phase II, comprising 94,809 ft², approximately 45 further units, is planned for opening 18 months later.

The site will incorporate ample parking with 1800 free parking spaces and 12 fast electric vehicle charge points in phase I and another 120 points in phase II. In addition, sheltered cycle parking, dedicated staff parking, bus and coach drop off points, and coach parking all form part of the plans. A shuttle bus will run between Grantham Designer Outlet Village and the town centre and train station.