Over the last few months, two new lease signings have been secured on Castleford’s main retail parade signifying a spurge of retail activity for an otherwise dying sector.
The presence of a smart fish and chip take away shop is sure to attract customers to this established retail area adjacent to the Market Hall and Outdoor Market. Formally a clothing shop, this unit has been transferred into a stylish take away with a planning Change of Use secured to A5.
The former Crawshaws butchers that has fallen into Administration, has been bought out by Mckenzie Meats Ltd. which continues to serve the locale with a choice of meats.
Despite the difficult retail market prevalent, Hallmark Real Estate Group has been fighting at the front line attracting the few occupiers remaining on the high street.