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Bon Accord & St Nicholas, Aberdeen

Bon Accord & St Nicholas is Aberdeen’s established prime retail destination, stretching right from Union Street up to George Street, it forms the retail heart of the city.

The centres boast the strongest retail mix in the city, featuring over 60 stores including two department stores – a 200,000 sq ft John Lewis and a 110,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer. The centre also contains the largest Next in Scotland, as well as a large number of established high street fashion retailers including New Look, Monsoon, Miss Selfridge, Republic, Hobbs, Kurt Geiger and H&M. Many of the stores are unique in the city and some are the only stores in Scotland leading Bon Accord and St Nicholas to be the most frequently shopped centres in the city.

With an £8 million refurbishment including new dining such as Café Rouge and Pret a Manger, complete by autumn 2011. Bon Accord & St Nicholas continues to be the dominant shopping destination in the North East of Scotland with their wide retail mix consistently attracting shoppers from the city and throughout the Aberdeenshire area.

The centres have an affluent catchment with a Comparison Goods spend of £836 million. 69% of the centres’ visitors are made up from the three most affluent ACORN categories with significantly higher levels of Wealthy Executives, Educated Urbanites and Prosperous Professionals than regional and national averages.

Aberdeen is famed for its stunning granite architecture, often being referred to as the Granite City. It is Scotland’s third largest city and has a thriving energy sector and oil industry allowing it to comfortably sit within the top 25 UK retail locations in the UK.

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Portfolio contact
Katherine Armstead
Portfolio Manager
0141 331 4409

Leasing contact
Naomi Howard
Leasing Manager
020 7024 5077

Brand Partnerships contact
Sean Curtis
Portfolio Marketing Manager
020 7747 2388

Mall Retailing contact
Robert Hardie
Leasing Coordinator
020 7024 5083

Marketing contact
Samantha Stewart
Regional Marketing Manager
0141 333 9898

Key facts

  • Size 750,000 sq ft
  • Number of Units: 60+
  • Anchor and Major Units: John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Next, Topshop, New Look, Oasis, River Island, Republic, Warehouse, H&M
  • Footfall: 15 million 1
  • Comparison Goods spend: £836.0m 2
  • Resident Catchment Population: 505,123
  • CACI ranking: 23 3
  • 1 Annual footfall report 2011
  • 2 CACI PCG Ranking Report 2011
  • 3 CACI RF Retail Ranking 2011