PLANS IN FOR OUTLET’S MAJOR JOB-CREATING EXPANSION
Building on the success and 15 years of consecutive growth, our client at Springfields Outlet announces plans for a major extension which will crate about 350 new jobs, 15 new stores and 3 restaurant/cafes.
Springfields Outlet is seeking permission from South Holland District Council to create about 15 new stores as well as three café / restaurant units.
The move comes after the outlet’s owner, Triton Property Fund, managed by UBS Asset Management, conducted a consultation last year.
The plans also include 236 additional parking spaces.
The improvements to Springfields Outlet are proposed on Camelgate, on the site of the NFU Mutual building and the car park next to Travelodge.
The NFU Mutual already has planning permission for new offices to be built on a new site next to Springfields.
If approved, the expansion will take the total number of people employed at the centre to about 1,000.
Ian Sanderson of SLR Outlets, who operate Springfields Outlet, said “Springfields has gone from strength to strength since opening over 15 years ago and I am proud that we can lead on this significant investment into Spalding.
“New high-quality retail and leisure space at Springfields Outlet will improve our offer to customers, cement our position as the leading shopping and leisure destination in the east of England, and create a large number of new jobs for local people.
Over many years, Springfields Outlet has invested heavily in new technology and innovative ways of advertising and promoting Springfields and the town.
“This planning application gives us a renewed opportunity to work with the council and traders to promote the town centre and a wider area”.
A decision is expected to be made by the council in the summer.