Get Your Solefood At The Rock Bury

We at Solefood are pleased to say we will be opening in the brand spanking new Rock Bury development. A little more info below courtesy of The Rock Bury website, but we will keep you posted of any future developments.



The Rock development will see Bury rise 97 places in CACI’s top 100 Uk retail town rankings and will include the flagship store of local company Solefood ltd
Opens 16th July 2010
506,000 sq.ft of new retail accommodation
Anchored by:
· New Debenhams department store –
(103,000 sq.ft)
· New Marks & Spencer department store –
(77,166 sq.ft)
· New Primark department store –
· 6 Flagship store opportunities – three already pre-let to River Island, Next and
· 60 New shop units
· A single level streetscape environment with double height shop fronts
· A mix of quality fashion and other comparison good retailing
· 1,250 car parking spaces
· Vue 10 screen multiplex cinema
· AMF 24 lane bowl & family entertainment centre
· 8 new Restaurants and café opportunities including one already pre-let to Pizza Express
· South facing restaurant terraces and open air seating
· 408 residential units
· New town square – a comprehensive upgrading of the surrounding streetscape and public realm
· New 45,000 sq.ft 24hr PCT health care facility

The Rock is located at the heart of Bury.
The main retail street at The Rock extends the existing high street linking Market Place with the new main town square, to be named St Johns Squares, which will become the focal point for the town centre.
The Rock Marketing Suite
Derby Street
Bury’s World famous market
· Comparison goods spend expected to increase by 56%, from £225m to £351m pa (CACI)
· 75% of households are owner occupied compared to 65% of the GB average
· The typical comparison goods household expenditure for Bury shoppers is 1.5% higher than Manchester and 0.9% higher than Bolton
· Within this general market, household expenditure on Womanswear is 5.7% above the UK average, Menswear is 7.5% above UK average and Footwear 4.9% above UK average
· Bury 2.8% unemployment (GB average 5.3%)
· 35% of the population are in the 20-44 high spending age bracket


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