London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mencap, the learning disability charity, is to open a new store in Sherwood, Nottingham, leading national investment and property management company LCP has announced.
The charity has signed a 10-year lease for the 1,037 sq ft store at 601 Mansfield Road which is part of LCP’s nationwide retail portfolio, as it looks to increase the number of shops across the country.
Andrew Barrett, LCP retail director, said it is the third store Mencap has opened within its retail parades in the past six months. Others have opened at the Paddocks in Catton, Norwich, and the Hamilton Local Centre in Leicester.
“We’ve been working closely with the charity over the past few months to help it find suitable premises for its stores and are very pleased to welcome Mencap to this busy parade in Sherwood,” he said.
Glenn Hall, head of retail for Mencap, said: “We are delighted to be opening our new Mencap charity store on Mansfield Road, Sherwood as part of our expansion programme. The store will create two new paid job opportunities, as well as a place for the local community to volunteer, donate and shop. We are looking forward to welcoming new customers and volunteers to our store soon.”
LCP’s Mansfield Road retail parade comprises 10 units, including Holland & Barrett, the Post Office and Pizza Hut Delivery. It is located in a predominately residential area and is about three miles north of Nottingham city centre.