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Westwood Cross Retail Park, Thanet

Westwood Cross acts as the Town Centre for the Thanet region. The pedestrianised arcade provides a vast array of retail, leisure and dining to the north east Kent population.

There is an extensive retail offer at the Park including Debenhams, M&S, Topshop, Boots, Next, New Look, TK Maxx and River Island, with a 70,000 sq ft Primark opening in Autumn 2012. This is further enhanced by the leisure operators which include a Vue multiplex cinema, a 20,000 sq ft casino and a Travel Lodge hotel. With a number of dining options including Nando’s and ASK, the Retail Park is an exceptional retail and leisure destination.

Westwood Cross attracts significantly higher levels of the wealthy ACORN groups Affluent Greys, Aspiring Singles, Secure Families and Settled Suburbia than regional and national averages. The catchment spends an average of £216.6 million per year on comparison goods and a further £48.8 million on catering.1

The park is easily accessed by bus, train and car, with a large 1,500 space car park, and draws over 4.5 million visitors annually.

Thanet is located in north east Kent, 75 miles from Central London and 56 miles from the M25/Dartford Crossing, and includes the towns of Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Margate. The area's seven railway stations provide regular passenger services to London's Victoria and Charing Cross stations.

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Contacts

Portfolio contact
Hermione Mackrill
Porfolio Director
020 7024 5486

Property Management contact
Nick Wilkins
Retail Warehousing Manager
020 7024 5249

Brand Partnerships contact
Richard Isom
Mall Retail & Brand Partnerships Manager
020 7024 5065

Key facts

  • Size 475,000 sq ft
  • Car park: 1500 spaces
  • Footfall: 4.5 million 2
  • No of units: 46
  • Anchors and major units: Debenhams, M&S Next, Marks and Spencer, TK Maxx and H&M
  • Planning consent: open A1 non food
  • Comparison Goods Spend: £216.6m 3
  • Resident Catchment Population: 414,160
  • 1 CACI report 2011
  • 2 Annual footfall report 2012
  • 3 CACI PCG Ranking report 2011