Phase Eight set to open at CrownGate, Worcester

Leading womenswear brand Phase Eight will be opening a new store at CrownGate Shopping Centre in Worcester, following the signing of a lease. Phase Eight Worcester is expected to open on 18 September 2015.


10 September 2015

Phase 8 hoarding

Phase Eight will occupy a 2,500 ft2 unit in the Chapel Walk area of CrownGate Shopping Centre joining a high quality retail and dining line-up which already  includes UK household names like House of Fraser and Debenhams, boutique retailers like JoJo Maman Bebe and high quality restaurants like Carluccio’s, Bills and the recently opened Wildwood. 

Matthew Baddeley, Asset Manager said: “The impending arrival of Phase 8 demonstrates how we’re delivering on our plan to elevate the quality of the retail offer for visitors, supporting our wider ambitions to establish CrownGate as the best retail, leisure and dining destination in the region. With its line-up of leading household names, boutique operators and quality restaurants, CrownGate has become well-regarded as an outstanding location for shopping and dining. We want to continue to build on this momentum to bring even more exciting operators to CrownGate and provide a fantastic shopping and leisure experience to visitors from Worcester and further afield.” 

The impending arrival of Phase 8 demonstrates how we’re delivering on our plan to elevate the quality of the retail offer for visitors, supporting our wider ambitions to establish CrownGate as the best retail, leisure and dining destination in the region.”

Matthew Baddeley, Asset Manager

John Broomfield, Head of UK Retail at Phase Eight added: “We are excited to be working with The Crown Estate to bring Phase Eight’s sophisticated designs to CrownGate Shopping Centre. CrownGate is a well-established, thriving retail destination in Worcester so we’re looking forward to showcasing our high quality and stylish collections to local shoppers very soon.” 

CrownGate is Worcester's largest shopping centre comprising 59 retail units and four large stores providing 280,000 ft2 of retail accommodation. The shopping areas, situated in the heart of Worcester City centre across Friary Walk and Chapel Walk, were developed by The Crown Estate and opened in 1992. 

The Crown Estate is one of the UK’s leading owners of retail and leisure destinations, with a portfolio which includes Regent Street and much of St James’s in London’s West End, 16 shopping parks and three shopping centres.