Retailers Commit to North East Market Town with Lease Renewals

Retailers Commit to North East Market Town with Lease Renewals

A host of high street retailers have confirmed their long-term commitment to the north east market town of Morpeth by renewing their leases at the award-winning Sanderson Arcade development. The Arcade celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and that milestone also marks lease... More »

Arcade display pays tribute to Suffragettes

Arcade display pays tribute to Suffragettes

The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth are marking the centenary of voting rights for women this month with a special Suffragette themed display along the centre’s Edwardian style gallery. The gallery has been dressed in the Suffragette colours of white, green and purple and images... More »

Sanderson Arcade team net £6,000 for Alan Shearer Foundation

Sanderson Arcade team net £6,000 for Alan Shearer Foundation

The team at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade have raised a fantastic £6,000 for the Alan Shearer Foundation after organising a number of fundraising events over the last 12 months. The staff at the busy shopping centre selected the foundation as their chosen charity over the last year.... More »

Mint Velvet to open new store at Sanderson Arcade

Mint Velvet to open new store at Sanderson Arcade

British womenswear brand Mint Velvet is opening its first north East stand-alone boutique at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth later this autumn. The company has boutiques in Edinburgh and York and the sought after classic brand can be found in department stores - but the new Morpeth store... More »

New Centre Manager at Sanderson Arcade

New Centre Manager at Sanderson Arcade

A new centre manager has been appointed at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade – 23 year old Joel Plumley has been promoted to the role from the Arcade’s sister site, Lime Square in east Manchester. Joel has successfully run the Lime Square centre for the last twelve months, playing a key... More »

Shoppers welcome new Next store to Morpeth

Shoppers welcome new Next store to Morpeth

Hundreds of shoppers turned out last week to be among the first in the queue at the launch of the newest north east store from the popular retailer Next. The 11,200 sq. ft. store was officially opened by the Mayor of Morpeth, Cllr Andrew Tebbutt. The company is the final retailer... More »

Thousands of visitors make Morpeth Food and Drink Festival biggest and best yet!

Thousands of visitors make Morpeth Food and Drink Festival biggest and best yet!

Beautiful weather and a fantastic line up of stalls and entertainment saw record crowds visit Morpeth at the weekend for the fourth annual Food and Drink Festival. The popular event was officially opened by the Mayor of Morpeth Cllr Andrew Tebutt on Saturday morning – launching a... More »

Filipa takes on new role at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth

Filipa takes on new role at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth

Events and production graduate Filipa Conceicao has joined the team at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade – taking on the role of Assistant Centre Manager. Filipa, who is 28, and a graduate from Teeside University has experience of working on a number of events across the north east including... More »

Pets at Home Expands with new store in Morpeth

Pets at Home Expands with new store in Morpeth

Pets at Home, is investing in a new store opening in Morpeth on Friday 12 August, providing a welcome boost to the local economy. Pet lovers in Morpeth will see a Vets4Pets practice and a Groom Room open inside the store. Located on Stanley Terrace, the new, 9,000 sq ft store has... More »

New media hub unveiled Barnabas Stobhill Centre

New media hub unveiled Barnabas Stobhill Centre

A brand new community media room has been unveiled this week in Morpeth after a six week makeover which has been supported by local businesses and volunteers. The team at Sanderson Arcade raised £6,000 for Barnabas Safe and Sound to fund the transformation of one of the rooms at... More »

Volunteers roll up their sleeves for Barnabas Centre makeover

Volunteers roll up their sleeves for Barnabas Centre makeover

A major makeover gets underway this week thanks to Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade helping to transform an outdated and under-used gym room into a bright new community media centre in the town. The team at Sanderson Arcade have raised £6,000 for Barnabas Safe and Sound to fund the makeover... More »

Promotion for Zoe at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Promotion for Zoe at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

 Sanderson Arcade’s Graduate Trainee Zoe Christopher has been promoted to Assistant Centre Manager – exactly two years after joining the team at the award winning shopping centre. Zoe has successfully completed two years of training as a Graduate Trainee Assistant Manager at the... More »

Seasalt unveils its most northerly store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Seasalt unveils its most northerly store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Cornish fashion and homeware company, Seasalt, has launched the brand’s most northerly store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade. Shoppers were treated to a special Cornish themed day to celebrate the opening of Seasalt's 31st store with Cornish food and drink and traditional sea shanties... More »

Smart new look unveiled for Arcade’s team of Beadles

Smart new look unveiled for Arcade’s team of Beadles

Sanderson Arcade’s team of Beadles are stepping out in style this week in their new look uniform inspired by Northumberland’s rich heritage.  The brand new bespoke uniform has been designed and supplied by the London tailors Joseph Alan and is the first time the Beadles outfit... More »

Seasalt brings a touch of Cornwall to the north east in a brand new Morpeth store

Seasalt brings a touch of Cornwall to the north east in a brand new Morpeth store

  The iconic Cornish clothing and homewares brand Seasalt has chosen Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade for the company’s most northerly stand-alone shop. The company was founded in 1981 and now has more than 30 shops across the UK as well as a clutch of national awards including the 2013... More »

Medi joins the board at Yorkshire property management firm

Medi joins the board at Yorkshire property management firm

The centre manager of the award winning Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth, Medi Parry, has been appointed as a director of GVFM - the South Yorkshire based property management company. GVFM manages Dransfield Properties’ £130 million property portfolio, including Sanderson... More »

Easter fun at Sanderson Arcade as the centre welcomes its newest store!

Easter fun at Sanderson Arcade as the centre welcomes its newest store!

Sanderson Arcade’s newest business - Pol Kefton Home - was launched at the weekend, with a fantastic day of foodie, family fun at the Morpeth shopping centre. The crowds turned out for the unveiling of the new Morpeth homeware store which was launched by the award winning north east... More »

Special ceremony to rename building in honour of north east suffragette

Special ceremony to rename building in honour of north east suffragette

A special ceremony was held at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth at the weekend to name one of the centre’s buildings in honour of the suffragette Emily Wilding Davison. The votes-for-women campaigner dedicated her life to the cause of the suffragettes, she is best known for stepping in... More »

North east shopping centre pays tribute to the region’s famous suffragette

North east shopping centre pays tribute to the region’s famous suffragette

A building at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth is being renamed this month – in tribute to the town’s famous daughter, the suffragette Emily Wilding Davison. The votes-for-women campaigner dedicated her life to the cause of the suffragettes, she is best known for stepping in front of... More »

Brand new homeware store to be launched in Morpeth as kitchen firm expands

Brand new homeware store to be launched in Morpeth as kitchen firm expands

   The prestigious kitchen company Pol Kefton is expanding with a brand new store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade - bringing a fantastic range of home and kitchenware to complement its already popular bespoke kitchen and bathrooms. The company has taken over the former Wool Room unit... More »

Bank sets out plans for growth at Sanderson Arcade

Bank sets out plans for growth at Sanderson Arcade

Handelsbanken – which opened at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade five years ago – is going from strength to strength with expansion plans for its town centre location. The Morpeth branch has customers across almost 2,000 square miles of Northumberland and since opening in 2010 the branch... More »

Business advice firm opens new branch at Sanderson Arcade

Business advice firm opens new branch at Sanderson Arcade

 A company offering advice and coaching services to the SME market across the North east & Northumberland has opened in brand new premises at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade. Advice4Business was established more than 10 years ago in the UK, the firm has started the New Year with new office... More »

Pudding Parlour serves up a brand new store in Morpeth

Pudding Parlour serves up a brand new store in Morpeth

  A family run business which produces delicious desserts with an American twist is opening a brand new store at Sanderson Arcade in the New Year. The Pudding Parlour, run by brother and sister Kristy Giblin and Greg Small, was launched in 2013 at Haugh Lane Industrial Estate in... More »

Double celebration at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth

Double celebration at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth

Hundreds of people turned up to help start the countdown to Christmas at Sanderson Arcade on Saturday as well as celebrating the award winning centre’s 5th birthday! The centre hosted a special birthday Lights Switch-On event on Saturday afternoon – sharing the day with six local... More »

Vodafone opens  in Morpeth as part of £100 million investment in the UK High Street

Vodafone opens in Morpeth as part of £100 million investment in the UK High Street

Vodafone’s new Morpeth store opens at Sanderson Arcade tomorrow - creating 5 jobs in the heart of the community. The new store forms part of Vodafone’s £100 million nationwide expansion, opening 150 new shops and creating 1,400 jobs in the next year. The Morpeth store opens with... More »

Shopping centre staff celebrate reaching their fundraising target

Shopping centre staff celebrate reaching their fundraising target

 The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth have ten thousand reasons to celebrate this week after reaching their fundraising target for a great north east charity. The management team, staff and shoppers at the centre have spent the last eighteen months raising money for The Sick Children’s... More »

Arcade greets ten millionth customer with a special surprise

Arcade greets ten millionth customer with a special surprise

Shopper Nadine Andrews got more than she bargained for when she popped to Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth at the weekend. Nadine, who is originally from Cramlington but now lives in Birmingham, was visiting family at the weekend when she was approached by staff at the centre to be told... More »

Morpeth Market is shortlisted for national Purple Apple Award

Morpeth Market is shortlisted for national Purple Apple Award

  Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade shopping centre has been shortlisted for a prestigious national retail marketing award for its role in the re-launch of Morpeth Market.   The new market was launched in October last year alongside the town’s first ever Food and Drink Festival – Star... More »

Arcade Centre Manager Medi joins the panel at industry conference

Arcade Centre Manager Medi joins the panel at industry conference

The Sanderson Arcade Centre Manager Medi Parry was invited as a panelist and guest speaker at the annual Shopping Centre Management Conference and Exhibition held earlier this month. Medi was invited onto the panel at the event held in Birmingham on March 20th after being named Centre... More »

Morpeth students show their talent for business at their own Youth Trader Market

Morpeth students show their talent for business at their own Youth Trader Market

Students from King Edward VI School in Morpeth took over the town’s market at the weekend to show they’ve got what it takes to run a successful business. Twenty teams took part in the Christmas Market challenge at the new look Morpeth market on Saturday - testing out their business... More »

North East business community pays tribute to DPL's investment in Morpeth

North East business community pays tribute to DPL's investment in Morpeth

The managing director of Dransfield Properties, Mark Dransfield, has been given a top regional award in recognition of the company’s work in the Northumberland market town of Morpeth. Mark was given the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Northumberland Business Awards held at Linden... More »

Morpeth's budding businesses set their stall out for Young Enterprise Challenge

Morpeth's budding businesses set their stall out for Young Enterprise Challenge

Move over Lord Sugar – Morpeth’s answer to The Apprentice takes place later this month when the town’s budding business brains will stage their own Christmas Market. Students from King Edwards VI School in the town have been bidding for one of the 20 stalls which are available at... More »

Blooming marvellous - Arcade wins top national accolade for its floral displays

Blooming marvellous - Arcade wins top national accolade for its floral displays

  Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth has been named as the overall winner of the commercial category in this year’s prestigious Britain in Bloom Awards. The judges were so impressed with the displays at the shopping centre and at the town’s bus station that they have awarded the team at... More »

Sanderson Arcade backs new town centre market project

Sanderson Arcade backs new town centre market project

The team at the award winning Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth, Northumberland are working with local authority partners on a brand new town centre market initiative which has just been launched in the town. The Arcade, owned and managed by Dransfield Properties Ltd, is working... More »

Apprentice star Adam backs Morpeth's market initiative

Apprentice star Adam backs Morpeth's market initiative

Market trader and star of the TV show The Apprentice, Adam Corbally, is throwing his support behind Morpeth’s brand new market  which is due to be launched  next month. Adam works with the National Association of British Market Authorities, regularly writes for the Market Traders... More »

Arcade team works on market initiative to boost town centre trade

Arcade team works on market initiative to boost town centre trade

Morpeth’s markets are to be re-launched later this year with new stalls and a brand new look thanks to a partnership initiative involving local councils, stakeholders and businesses. The team at Sanderson Arcade - owned and managed by Dransfield Properties - are playing a key role... More »

Great catch for fans as hundreds turn up to Robson Green book signing

Great catch for fans as hundreds turn up to Robson Green book signing

Hundreds of shoppers turned out at the weekend to meet actor, TV star and keen fisherman Robson Green at a special book signing event organised by Waterstones at Sanderson Arcade. Robson, who is originally from Hexham, visited the Arcade to sign copies of his new book Extreme Fishing... More »

Morpeth manager Medi scoops top national award

Morpeth manager Medi scoops top national award

Medi Parry, the centre manager at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth, has won a top retail industry award at a ceremony held in London. Despite tough competition from shopping centres right across the country 29-year-old Medi was named Centre Manager of the Year (Small Centre) in the... More »

Artistic tributes to Morpeth’s famous suffragette unveiled

Artistic tributes to Morpeth’s famous suffragette unveiled

 Artwork completed by Morpeth school pupils has been unveiled at Sanderson Arcade this week as part of the town’s tribute to Emily Wilding Davison. The fantastic pieces of art reflecting the green, purple and white of the suffragette movement make up the latest eye catching display... More »

Sanderson Arcade Centre Manager Shortlisted for National Award

Sanderson Arcade Centre Manager Shortlisted for National Award

Medi Parry – the centre manager at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth – has been shortlisted for a top industry award. Medi, aged 29, who took over the running of the Arcade 18 months ago, is one of the finalists in the annual Sceptre Awards, organised to recognise excellence and good... More »

Duchess Officially Opens Edwardian Tea Rooms at Sanderson Arcade!

Duchess Officially Opens Edwardian Tea Rooms at Sanderson Arcade!

The Duchess of Northumberland took time out to visit Sanderson Arcade last week to give the centre's latest venture a right royal launch! The Duchess was invited to officially open the Curiously Wicked Edwardian Tea Rooms which is already attracting visitors from right across the... More »

Newcastle Hospital has World First Thanks to Sanderson Arcade!

Newcastle Hospital has World First Thanks to Sanderson Arcade!

  Hundreds of children needing rehabilitation can now follow the actions of 3D cartoon characters to help them recover – thanks to a generous donation from a Northumberland shopping centre. The 3D immersive rehabilitation technology – which is a world-first - has been installed... More »

New Centre Manager Joins the Team at Sanderson Arcade!

New Centre Manager Joins the Team at Sanderson Arcade!

Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade is welcoming a new manager to head up the award winning shopping centre's team. Medi Parry, who is originally from Wales, is relocating to Morpeth after working for the last two years alongside the centre manager at the Marshall's Yard development in Gainsborough.... More »

Morpeth VIP Molly Switches the Sanderson Arcade Lights On!

Morpeth VIP Molly Switches the Sanderson Arcade Lights On!

  Sanderson Arcade is lit up and ready for Christmas - thanks to young Morpeth competition winner Molly Bowles-Symons.  Nine year old Molly was the winner of the Arcade’s festive competition with the prize of some fantastic Christmas treats for her and her family and the chance... More »

Local traders join a winning mix at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

Local traders join a winning mix at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

Shopping centre owners Dransfield Properties Ltd have announced four new independent retailers are to join the line up at the company’s award winning Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth, Northumberland. The centre, which opened in 2009, is anchored by Marks and Spencer’s with... More »

North East shopping centre marks new store openings with boost to local charity !

North East shopping centre marks new store openings with boost to local charity !

The completion of building work at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade development has been marked with a special event in the  Northumberland market town. The centre was opened in 2009 and six months later work started on the second phase of the ambitious town centre project. Now the contractors... More »

New £3.5 million investment launched at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

New £3.5 million investment launched at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

Media Advisory – for immediate release   Event: Launch of Sanderson Arcade Second Phase Date:  Wednesday April 20th 2011 Time:  10:45am Morpeth’s fantastic new shopping line up will be officially launched next week – bringing more jobs and investment into the town. The second... More »

Phase two stores open for Spring at Sanderson Arcade !

Phase two stores open for Spring at Sanderson Arcade !

Up market maternity and baby wear specialist JoJo Maman Bébé has opened the doors to its very first store in the North East – at Morpeth’s award winning Sanderson Arcade development. The new store opened this week with an official opening date planned for Saturday. (March 19th) The... More »

South Yorkshire Retail Developer Praised in National Awards !

South Yorkshire Retail Developer Praised in National Awards !

South Yorkshire based retailer property specialist Dransfield Properties Ltd has earned praise in two major industry awards for the company's Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth, Northumberland. The centre was crowned as the country's best mixed use development in the UK Property... More »

Monsoon opens new North East store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

Monsoon opens new North East store at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade!

  Monsoon is opening a new store in the second phase of Morpeth’s successful town centre Sanderson Arcade development. The first phase of the £32 million development, anchored by Marks and Spencer,  opened in November last year. That phase is now fully let and work started earlier... More »

Sanderson Arcade - Runner Up in Top National Awards

Sanderson Arcade - Runner Up in Top National Awards

SANDERSON ARCADE – RUNNER UP IN TOP NATIONAL AWARDS! Press release June 24th 2010 Sanderson Arcade - Morpeth’s new town centre shopping destination has scooped a second major industry accolade. Just two months after being highly commended in the RICS Awards in Newcastle The Arcade... More »

Swedish bank joins the office line up at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Swedish bank joins the office line up at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

The Swedish Bank Handelsbanken is opening a new branch office at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade development. The bank, which already has a Newcastle branch, is expanding in the region and taking a 1336 sq ft (124 sq m) office at the Arcade’s Austin House office suite overlooking Bridge... More »

Sanderson Arcade Highly Commended in RICS Awards!

Sanderson Arcade Highly Commended in RICS Awards!

     A NEW shopping centre brought forward by the Barnsley based retail property developer Dransfield Properties Ltd has been highly commended by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The prestigious Sanderson Arcade development, in Morpeth, Northumberland, opened... More »

New Comrades Club Opens at Sanderson Arcade

New Comrades Club Opens at Sanderson Arcade

Members at Morpeth's Comrades Club have toasted the start of a new era after relocating to new premises at the town's Sanderson Arcade development. Dransfield Properties Ltd have relocated the club to their new state of the art first floor premises above the Edwardian style arcade... More »

Sanderson Arcade Shortlisted for Prestigious RICS Awards

Sanderson Arcade Shortlisted for Prestigious RICS Awards

Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious RICS NE Renaissance Awards – regarded as the property industry’s “Oscars.” The £32 million retail and office development which was opened  in November 2009 by Joanna Lumley OBE was among 79 entries... More »

Work underway on new home for Morpeth’s Comrades Club

Work underway on new home for Morpeth’s Comrades Club

 Work is underway on the brand new premises for Morpeth’s Comrades Club as part of the next phase of the town’s exciting Sanderson Arcade project. And club members are looking forward to raising a glass to their brand new home and attracting more new faces at the club which has been... More »

Brand new high-spec offices released at Sanderson Arcade!

Brand new high-spec offices released at Sanderson Arcade!

  The new office accommodation at Morpeth’s successful Sanderson Arcade development has now been completed and is ready to move into. The £32 million mixed use town centre scheme was opened in November 2009 with 27 new retail units. Now the latest phase of offices has also been... More »

Morpeth’s New Shopping Centre - building on first two months success!

Morpeth’s New Shopping Centre - building on first two months success!

The owners of Sanderson Arcade - Morpeth’s new shopping centre – say they’re delighted with how the development is trading. In the two months since the arcade was officially opened by Joanna Lumley OBE Sanderson Arcade has seen in excess of 335,000 visitors walk through its impressive... More »

Ab-Fab launch for Sanderson Arcade

Ab-Fab launch for Sanderson Arcade

  Sanderson Arcade – Morpeth’s eagerly awaited new retail development – has opened to shoppers and been declared “Absolutely Fabulous” by self confessed shopaholic Joanna Lumley. Joanna, one of Britain’s best loved TV personalities – cut the ribbon on the £32 million development... More »

New Arcade is Absolutely Fabulous!

New Arcade is Absolutely Fabulous!

One of Britain’s best loved TV personalities – Joanna Lumley OBE  – will be cutting the ribbon at Morpeth’s new Sanderson Arcade development at the official opening next Thursday. Joanna Lumley was recently awarded the Most Inspiring Public Figure Award in the Pride of Britain Awards... More »

Final lettings announced as Sanderson Arcade gears up for a November opening!

Final lettings announced as Sanderson Arcade gears up for a November opening!

The final units at Morpeth’s new shopping development Sanderson Arcade are getting snapped up as the centre gears up for a high profile November opening. The £32 million scheme which is poised to push Morpeth up the North East’s retail rankings is 95 percent let with a flurry  of... More »

New stores at Sanderson Arcade start fitting out for November opening date!

New stores at Sanderson Arcade start fitting out for November opening date!

  Retailers at Morpeth’s £32 million Sanderson Arcade development are starting to fit out their fantastic new stores this month ready for the centre to open on schedule in  November. Fit out work has already started on the 32,160 sq ft Marks and Spencer store which will bring a... More »

Morpeth’s new Sanderson Arcade development on schedule for November opening

Morpeth’s new Sanderson Arcade development on schedule for November opening

The £32 million Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth is on track for an Autumn opening – and poised to push the town up the ranking as a North East shopping destination. Work has now started on fitting out the brand new 32,000 sq ft Marks and Spencer store at the town centre development... More »

Work Starts on M&S Fit Out at Sanderson Arcade

Work Starts on M&S Fit Out at Sanderson Arcade

Work has started on fitting out the brand new M&S store at Morpeth's prestigious Sanderson Arcade development.   The retail giant is the anchor tenants at the ambitious new development which is due to open to shoppers on November 12th this year.   Morpeth currently has an M&S... More »

Hairdresser  Signs Up for Morpeth's Sanderson Arcade

Hairdresser Signs Up for Morpeth's Sanderson Arcade

Jazz Hair Salon is the latest addition to the fantastic line up at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade development which is due to open later this year. The company, run by husband and wife team Paul and Deborah Jackson, has announced it will be taking a 335 sq ft unit along the Edwardian... More »

Centre Manager to Head Prestigious New Town Centre Scheme!

Centre Manager to Head Prestigious New Town Centre Scheme!

Deborah Anderson has been appointed as the new centre manager at the prestigious Sanderson Arcade development at Morpeth in the North East. Deborah, who is 39, comes with a wealth of retail experience having headed up her own teams at the Keel Row Centre in Blyth as well as Monument... More »

New Bus Station Launched at Sanderson Arcade - Morpeth

New Bus Station Launched at Sanderson Arcade - Morpeth

Councillors, business leaders and comminity groups were on hand to see Morpeth's brand new bus station officially open. The new interchange which also houses the offices of Castle Morpeth Disability Association and a Martins Newsagency is part of the £32 million town centre scheme in... More »

New Bus Station Opens in Morpeth , Northumberland!

New Bus Station Opens in Morpeth , Northumberland!

photocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotoc time:   11:30am date:   Thursday March 5th place:  The New Bus Interchange, Morpeth event: Official opening of the new bus interchange at Sanderson Arcade photocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotocallphotoc The... More »

New Office Tenants Announced for Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade Development!

New Office Tenants Announced for Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade Development!

 Castle Morpeth Housing – part of the ISOS Housing Group – will be moving to new purpose built offices within the town’s Sanderson Arcade development later this year.  The team at Castle Morpeth Housing will be moving in the Autumn from their present offices at Longhirst Hall to... More »

Yeoman’s Announced as Latest Retailer for Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Yeoman’s Announced as Latest Retailer for Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade

Yeoman’s Outdoors – the UK’s largest independent camping and outdoors retailer – are the latest High Street store to take a unit at the Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth, Northumberland. Yeoman’s are to take a new unit covering 1,380 square feet in the new £32 million development... More »

School Visit to Sanderson Arcade Site

School Visit to Sanderson Arcade Site

Pupils from a Morpeth school have been treated to a special visit to the site of the town's Sanderson Arcade development as part of a classroom project. More than 100 pupils from Newminster Middle School took part in a series of site visits this week to find out more about the... More »

Topping Out Ceremony at Sanderson Arcade

Topping Out Ceremony at Sanderson Arcade

  Photocall: Wednesday November 19th 2pm  Developers bringing forward the brand new £32 million Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth are celebrating a major milestone in the scheme this week!  The roof is now taking shape on the new bus interchange which is being built as part of the new... More »

More new retailers join Northumberland's market town development!

More new retailers join Northumberland's market town development!

 Further high street names are taking advantage of the comparative strength in the market town sector by signing up for the  £32 million Sanderson Arcade development in Morpeth. Three retailers have announced this week that they will take units in the development currently under... More »

All Systems go for Morpeth’s New Retail Development!

All Systems go for Morpeth’s New Retail Development!

Developers behind Morpeth’s exciting and long awaited new Sanderson Arcade scheme have announced they’ll be breaking the ground on the development this month in a special launch of the town centre scheme. A phased project of work gets underway on July 21st  to give a fantastic £32... More »

North East Firm Mansell to Build Morpeth’s Prestigious New Shopping Centre

North East Firm Mansell to Build Morpeth’s Prestigious New Shopping Centre

Construction company Mansell has been awarded the contract to build Morpeth’s brand new £32 million Sanderson’s Arcade. Work is due to get underway on July 21st on the prestigious new development which is being brought forward by Morpeth II, the joint venture company of Yorkshire... More »

Local Businesses Back Morpeth’s New Retail Development!

Local Businesses Back Morpeth’s New Retail Development!

Local companies Healthi Choice and The Jewellers Guild are both opening new shops on key locations in Morpeth’s new look Sanderson Arcade – these popular stores are still trading in the town while the new development is being built. Developers Dransfield Properties and Ethel Austin... More »

More Great News for Morpeth's New Look

More Great News for Morpeth's New Look

TWO more national retailers have joined the tenant line up for the £32 million Sanderson Arcade scheme in Morpeth - which is set to revitalise the town centre. Leading UK retailer New Look and Timpson, who have more than 550 stores across the UK and Ireland, are the latest retailers... More »

Marks & Spencer to anchor Morpeth town centre scheme

Marks & Spencer to anchor Morpeth town centre scheme

Marks & Spencer has signed up as the anchor tenant for a new town centre redevelopment scheme in Morpeth, Northumberland, leasing a 31,500 sq ft store which will trade over two storeys. The flagship chain is the first national retailer to sign up for the town’s Sanderson Arcade which... More »

Morpeth’s New Long Stay Car Park Now Open

Morpeth’s New Long Stay Car Park Now Open

  Mayor of Morpeth, Councillor Milburn Douglas joined Castle Morpeth Borough Council, local dignitaries and developers to open Morpeth’s new long stay car park on Dark Lane, this week. The 110 space park, constructed by contractors Lumsden and Carroll Construction, is part of the... More »

Morpeth Jeweller Leads Line Up for New Shopping Experience

Morpeth Jeweller Leads Line Up for New Shopping Experience

Morpeth’s specialist jeweller, The Jewellers Guild, is the first retailer to sign up for an outlet in Sanderson Arcade, which is part of the town’s £30 million redevelopment. The family business, which is highly respected for its innovative design, will occupy a prime location at... More »

£30 million Morpeth redevelopment underway

£30 million Morpeth redevelopment underway

 Leader of Castle Morpeth Borough Council, Councillor Peter Jackson and Wansbeck MP Denis Murphy officially launched the £30 million redevelopment of Morpeth town centre in Northumberland this week, cutting the first soil on this major town centre regeneration scheme. The redevelopment... More »

Work starts on £30 million Morpeth town centre redevelopment

Work starts on £30 million Morpeth town centre redevelopment

Work starts next week on the £30 million redevelopment of Morpeth town centre which will deliver a new shopping arcade, transport interchange, town centre car parks and an extension to the Morrison’s supermarket. Local contractors Thorntons will get the work underway with the demolition... More »

Councillors agree conditions on Morpeth development

Councillors agree conditions on Morpeth development

Construction of the £30 million redevelopment of Morpeth town centre will begin in January 2007, following the approval of detailed planning conditions by Castle Morpeth Borough Council. The plans to redevelop the outdated Back Riggs and Sanderson Arcade Shopping Centre, extend the... More »

£30 million Morpeth redevelopment plans approved

£30 million Morpeth redevelopment plans approved

Plans for a £30 million investment in Morpeth, Northumberland, which will deliver new retail units, redevelop the Back Riggs and Sanderson Arcade shopping centre and extend the Morrisons supermarket, have been approved by Castle Morpeth Borough Council. Centre owners Dransfield Properties... More »

Plans submitted for £30 million Morpeth investment

Plans submitted for £30 million Morpeth investment

Plans for a £30 million investment in Morpeth, Northumberland, which will deliver new retail units, redevelop the Back Riggs and Sanderson Arcade shopping centre and extend the Morrisons supermarket, have been submitted to Castle Morpeth Borough Council. Centre owners Dransfield... More »

Back Riggs and Sanderson’s Arcade plans progress

Back Riggs and Sanderson’s Arcade plans progress

Further drawings of how the Sanderson’s Arcade and Back Riggs Shopping Centre in Morpeth could look after redevelopment were unveiled at last week’s full council meeting at Longhirst Hall. Councillors were shown how the dark and narrow walkways in Sanderson’s Arcade could be transformed... More »

Morpeth designs unveiled

Morpeth designs unveiled

Preliminary designs for the redevelopment of Back Riggs and Sanderson’s Arcade in Morpeth have been produced following further consultation between the town’s stakeholders, developers Dransfield Properties and historical architecture experts. The plans, which are still at an early... More »

Shopping centre plans progress

Shopping centre plans progress

Consultation on the future of Back Riggs/Sanderson Arcade is continuing, with newly appointed regeneration specialists Dransfield Properties Ltd and their joint venture partner Ethel Austin Properties holding a series of meetings with key stakeholders in the town. Plans for the arcade... More »

Community to shape Morpeth shopping centre plans

Community to shape Morpeth shopping centre plans

Local traders and residents will have a leading role in shaping the future of the Back Riggs Shopping Centre in Morpeth, following the appointment of urban regeneration specialists to develop the centre. Dransfield Properties Ltd has entered into a joint venture partnership with... More »