New retail units have been released within the £350m Talbot Gateway development in Blackpool.
Five units, ranging from 400 sq ft to 1,800 sq ft in size, will sit at the ground level of the 144-bedroom Holiday Inn hotel and surround the new tram terminal.
Two additional units are also available underneath the nearby main Blackpool Council offices which sit within the Talbot Gateway development.
The units have planning permission for Class E retail use, promise a high volume of passing traffic offering options for food to go and convenience retailers, and are set to be available from Easter 2024.
Over two million visitors passed through Blackpool North train station in 2022, with the number expected to increase as a result of future phases of the Talbot Gateway development.
Construction on a £100m Civil Service Hub which will provide a regional home for the UK Government is under way, with an estimated 3,000 professional workers relocating to Blackpool town centre when it opens in early 2025.
Coun Mark Smith, cabinet member for Levelling Up (Place) at Blackpool Council, said: "At the Talbot Gateway, progress is being made on three major phases to regenerate the area around the train station which will bring thousands of professional workers and students into the area every day, while the tramway extension and underpass make it much more accessible to reach Blackpool Promenade and all our major attractions by rail.”
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