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Family-friendly value retailer The Works now open at Sanderson Arcade

Family-friendly value retailer The Works now open at Sanderson Arcade

Family-friendly value retailer The Works now open at Sanderson Arcade

12 June 2024

The Works, the UK’s leading family-friendly value retailer of gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery, has opened a brand-new store at Sanderson Arcade.

The 1, 758 sq. ft. store occupies part of the former Sandersons store at the Arcade and can be found opposite the bus station and town centre car park with free parking for up to three hours. The store has created four new jobs for the local Morpeth community.

Over the last 40 years The Works has established itself as a popular and distinctive high street brand. 

Across its 511 stores in the UK and Ireland and its online shop, The Works provides customers with excellent value, offering products across its four zones of books, arts, crafts and hobbies, stationery and toys and games. 

The Works makes reading, learning, creativity and play accessible to everyone and is the go-to place for inspiring customers to embrace their free time.

Customers at the new Morpeth store will be able to shop for the products they love including Peppa Pig, Harry Potter and books by leading authors such as Julia Donaldson, all at exceptional value. The new store will open complete with The Works summer ranges, providing customers with a fantastic choice of products to enjoy.   

A spokesperson for The Works said: “We are delighted to be opening a brand-new store in Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade which is a hive of retail activity and a location we have had our eyes on for some time. 

"At The Works, we aim to inspire our customers to read, learn, create and play, and our stores play a very important part in this. We look forward to welcoming new customers from Morpeth and the surrounding areas through the doors of our newest store!”

Lottie Thompson, Centre Manager at Sanderson Arcade, said: “A lot of hard work has been going on behind the scenes to secure The Works for Morpeth and we are thrilled that they have now opened their doors to the public.

“The shop will complement our fantastic retail offer and follows the recent launch of The White Company. We are also excited to be welcoming Oliver Bonas to our line-up soon.”


Picture shows staff at the ribbon cutting ceremony with Dex the dinosaur. 

For further information, contact:

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644