London’s Southbank Place development has signed on its first wave of retailers, with Marks & Spencer and Boots identified as two of the new tenants.
Southbank Place is a new mixed residential and commercial development near Waterloo Station and the iconic Shell building in the south bank of the Thames.
Once complete, the 5.25 acre building will in total provide 48,000sq ft of shops, restaurants and bars and cater to the estimated 22 million visitors the area attracts per year.
Joining M&S and Boots will be Gail’s Bakery and real estate agency Knight Frank.
Together, the four business will take up 18,800sq ft of retail space at Southbank Place.
Marks & Spencer is set to be the anchor, opening a larger format 10,000sq ft food store.
Boots will move into a 5000sq ft unit, while Gail’s Bakery will take a 1185sq ft outlet and Knight Frank will open a 2410sq ft unit.