• 24 October 2016

Victoria Gate opens its doors

Leeds’ newest retail destination, Victoria Gate, opened its doors on 20th October 2016.

The grand opening was a star-studded event including appearances by Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson, dancers from Northern Ballet, and live performances by English pop-rock band Scouting for Girls amongst the thousands of attendees. Celebrations and special events were held at the new centre on the day and will continue into the weekend.

The £165m development is anchored by the flagship John Lewis store as well as 30 new retailers and restaurants making Victoria Gate the go to premium shopping, leisure and dining destination in the North. Visitors will be able to enjoy a best-in-class experience of exceptional customer service and digital innovation by offering click & collect services as well as a luxury concierge service.

We are proud to have provided multidiscipline services on the development and were also appointed by Sir Robert McAlpine to complete the multidisciplinary engineering services design as part of their design and build contract, with additional expertise provided on the acoustics, fire engineering and transportation.

Nick Taylor, attended the opening ceremony along with the project team. He commented; “We were thrilled to be at the opening of Victoria Gate to celebrate this tremendous milestone after many years of commitment. It is huge achievement and a career highlight for the entire project team.”

You Might Also Like…

  • Westgate Oxford scoops Revo Gold Award! 7 December 2018

    Waterman are delighted that Westgate Oxford has won a prestigious Revo Gold Award under the ‘Re:new’ category!

  • Planning Green Light for 66 Hammersmith Road 29 October 2018

    Proposals for the 240,000 ft² mixed-use redevelopment of 66 Hammersmith Road in Olympia, London have been approved.

  • Circus, Liverpool 26 March 2018

    The new shopping and leisure centre, Circus, formerly known as Central Village in Liverpool is a new scheme developed in collaboration with Augur Group, Liverpool City and Network Rail and comprises 400,000 ft2 of the Grade II-listed Lewis’s building and surrounding land.

  • LSQ London shortlisted within the Structural Steel Design Awards 18 July 2017

    We are delighted that our project LSQ London (formerly 48 Leicester Square) has been shortlisted for the 49th Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA).