Building work starts at Havant retail park

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WORK has started to build a new 10,000sq ft retail showroom at Solent Retail Park in Havant.

The Hargreaves Group has announced that construction has begun on the premises, which is opposite the newly-constructed Next and M&S.

Notable occupiers on Solent Retail Park also include Mothercare, Laura Ashley, Pets at Home, Peacocks, Hobbycraft, Halfords and Sports Direct.

Hargreaves said that this scheme, along with the redevelopment of Tesco’s existing store into the larger ‘Extra’ format, was the catalyst to start the new project.

Other occupiers include Burger King, The Bike Hut, Majestic Wine Warehouse and McDonalds.

John Butt, director at Lambert Smith Hampton, which is marketing the showroom, said: ‘This will be the final opportunity to secure premises at this sought-after retail destination.’

The showroom can be sub-divided to form units of between 3,500-10,000sq ft. For more email