Retail Destination of the Year – St Stephen’s Shopping Centre

19 Mar 2013

St Stephen’s shopping centre in Hull has battled the economic conditions to increase footfall and let all of its units.

St Stephen’s shopping centre in Hull may not have been the most high-profile shopping destination of the year – last year’s winner Westfield Stratford City, forming as it did the entrance to the Olympic Park, took that accolade – but its impressive story struck a chord with judges.

The retail centre operates in a location that has faced more than its fair share of recession-related difficulties. Unemployment in the East Yorkshire city stood at 15.8% in October last year, and a series of mass-job losses over the past couple of years hit the region hard……

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Won ‘Retail Destination of the Year’ at the Oracle Retail Week Awards 2013 –