Batley Mill is the UK's biggest retail mill, located on the edge of Batley Town Centre, West Yorkshire. The Mill has 123,000 sq ft of retail space, occupied by 40 stores over 4 floors. Retailers include brands such as Mountain Warehouse, Regatta and Radley London amongst furniture, homeware and gift retailers.

The Mill has undergone large scale investment over the years of 2015/16, with the introduction of a garden centre that occupies a space of 10,000 sq ft along the terrace. In addition, the Mill has introduced a fourth restaurant as Massarella Catering Group opens a third catering offer, Angelina’s Tea and Cake, located above the garden centre.

The Mill has a catchment that includes Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield and has commuter links from motorways as well as public transport within a five minute walk of the scheme.


Edge Real Estate Acquires Huron Portfolio

Edge Real Estate Property Investments has acquired a portfolio of mixed-use assets previously owned by the family of former Wigan FC chairman Dave Whelan for £50m.

Funded by ICG Longbow, Edge Real Estate – the investment division of Real Estate Group – has bought the Huron portfolio, which comprises nine DW Fitness Health & Leisure clubs around the UK; 8 King Street in Manchester; four retail assets in Wilmslow, Wigan, Lancaster and Northampton; and a single industrial investment in Wigan.

The group has also recently acquired Denton Holme Student Village in Carlisle, a 249-bed student accommodation scheme with an approved phase two for a further 250 beds.

“We are delighted to have expanded our investment business with several long-lease assets,” said Brendan Flood, chairman of Real Estate Group.

Source: Property Week