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Burnley's Charter Walk shopping centre revamp unveiled
IMAGES of how Burnley's redeveloped Charter Walk shopping centre will look have been released for the first time.
Bosses at Addington Capital, the property investment and asset management company which now owns the centre, have unveiled plans to refurbish the Market Square area and double the size of some of the units.
The owners are set to submit a planning application in the next two weeks which would involve the removal of the external first floor walkways and staircases to create double-height units ranging in size from 5,000 sq ft to 10,000 sq ft each.
The square itself will also be redeveloped to improve landscaping and the cafe building will be removed and replaced with a new glazed cafe pod structure.
People will be able to view plans of the redevelopment today and Wednesday between noon and 2pm at the Clarets Store shop, 4 Fleet Walk, next to Costa Coffee.
A spokesman for Charter Walk, said: “Visitors will have the chance to discuss the proposals with centre management and invited to leave feedback.”
The centre has also been handed a boost with two other new tenants, besides Burnley FC, moving in the past month.
Gift shop retailer Past Times has taken on the former Paperbox unit, providing a range of nostalgic gifts.
And Duffer Menswear has taken over a 10-year lease on one unit in the centre, relocating from a smaller unit on St James’ Street.
Another tenant is expected to take on the former Duffer unit shortly.
Council bosses have also recently pledged a shopping centre development will go ahead at Oval site, despite almost five years of delays.
Next and Primark have been announced as the anchor stores for the £70million centre.