Costa New Stores March 2021

Costa New Stores March 2021

Costa opens a second small format store – Astwick Services – located on the northbound carriageway of the A1 midway between Stotford and Biggleswade.  This is Costa’s second small format Drive Thru – 1250 sq ft smaller store and is…

 EE Leeds City Centre

EE Leeds City Centre

EE have acquired a new unit in a prime position in Leeds City Centre. The store will open as soon as national lockdown is lifted. It is a prominent corner unit and a great new addition to the EE Portfolio.

 Letter to the Chancellor

Letter to the Chancellor

PMA sent a letter across to the chancellor last week requesting an urgent review of business rate payments post April 21.  Side stepping the Call for Evidence dates we are seeking decisions earlier to enable our businesses to plan for…

 Moratorium

Moratorium

The end date is looming and we are aware that LL lobby groups are pressing government not to grant any further extensions. The Property Bounce-back Grant has been pushed heavily at the start of this week, but can government afford…

 Deputy Mayor of London Meeting

Deputy Mayor of London Meeting

Kerry has been asked to meet the Deputy Mayor of London next week to discuss all things retail.  Agenda yet to be seen.  Therefore, if you have any strong views of trade life in the capital please send on direct.