1st October 2019
Sovereign Centros/Orion sign inflatable theme park operator in Telford.
Inflata Nation has signed for 22,728 sq ft of the former BHS store at the 1m sq ft mall.
Sovereign Centros, on behalf of Orion Capital Managers, has let unit SU98 at Telford Shopping Centre to inflatable theme park operator Inflata Nation.
Inflata Nation has signed a 10 year lease on 22,728 sq ft (2,112 sq m). The unit occupies the rear portion of the former BHS store.
From the founders of Jump Nation trampoline parks, Inflata Nation theme parks include inflatable climbing walls, to ball pits, gladiator podiums, obstacle courses and balance challenges. The first site opened in Manchester in 2017 and the operator has since opened in Birmingham, Beverley, Cheshire and Glasgow
Michael Thomas, Senior Asset and Development Manager at Sovereign Centros, said: “We are delighted to welcome one of the most exciting and fastest growing brands in the leisure market to Telford. They add to our fitness and family fun offer at the Centre, joining Pure Gym who opened in December. We have also recently signed Creams Café and The Tanning Shop.”
Inflata Nation founder Matt Ball said: “We’re opening a number of new Inflata Nation sites this year, and we’re absolutely delighted to be arriving at Telford. We’ve found a great location, close to Primark at Telford Shopping Centre, which is a fantastic and easily accessible venue. And we’re pulling out all the stops to make Telford Inflata Nation different.”
Carlene Hughes, Director for leisure at Savills, said: “Inflata Nation are a fantastic new attraction within the leisure sector and we’re pleased to have secured their latest site at Telford Shopping Centre, adding further to the diverse mix of occupiers at the centre.”
Telford Shopping Centre is located off junction 5 on the M54 and comprises over 1m sq ft of retail space with 170 units and parking for 3,600 cars.
It is anchored by House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and Primark. The Centre’s new Fashion Quarter opened recently too, with deals already agreed with Next, H&M, New Look and River Island. Next opened on the 10th September and New Look is opening on 26th September.
Savillls and Cushman & Wakefield acted on behalf of Sovereign Centros and Orion Capital Managers.