Atria Watford unaware of plans to bring Ted Baker to town It has been revealed that Atria Watford is currently unaware of any plans to bring a temporary Ted Baker store to Watford. Ted Baker’s CEO Rachel Osborne revealed earlier this month that a recovery plan to help with revenue included bringing temporary stores in satellite locations around big cities – specifically including areas such as Watford and Reading.
Update on vacant John Lewis space at The owners of Watford's shopping centre say they "continue to engage with a number of operators" about the vacant John Lewis site. The historic department store closed down last summer to the dismay of shoppers and the large space at has remained empty since.
Giant bathtub in Watford as residents asked to lower water usage Town centre shoppers may have noticed a giant bathtub while out and about over the last couple of days. Standing at 125 times the size of a regular bath, the structure wouldn't have been hard to spot.
The owners of gave shoppers announced this week that a new financial restructuring plan has been agreed for the shopping centre. SGS also revealed that the restructuring enables new funding to support further investment of its four shopping centres, which includes Watford. Steve Gray, head of European Retail Asset Management at Global Mutual - the company which took over the shopping centre last year - described the news as a "defining moment".
Atria Watford owners agree new financial restructuring plan The owners of Watford's shopping centre says it is "pleased" to announce it has agreed a new long-term financial plan. SGS, which owns four shopping centres in the UK, including Atria Watford, says terms have been agreed in relation to long-term financial restructuring of its centres, including new funding to support future investment.
Appeals sent by police for incidents in and around Watford Police have sent out several appeals this week following crimes including anti-Semitic graffiti being daubed on a wall, a stabbing and motorbikes being ridden dangerously.Hertfordshire Constabulary have been investigating the incidents and are appealing for any information and witnesses.
A new escape room and virtual reality venue located at Atria Watford is ready to soon launch.Escape Hunt Watford, described as "immersive and exciting" escape room adventures for teams of two to six people, is set to officially open on May 17 in accordance with the government roadmap of easing restrictions.
Anthony Joshua visits Atria Watford Anthony Joshua has been spotted in Watford town centre as he visited the borough’s indoor shopping centre.The Watford born boxer went for a quick shop around Atria Watford earlier this afternoon (Wednesday).A smiling Joshua was pictured outside the Hugo Boss store during his visit, which has been uploaded to Atria Watford’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Brand new Atria signage has gone up at Watford’s indoor shopping centre after plans to display them were approved.Watford Borough Council has given permission for nine new illuminated Atria signs to be displayed around the shopping centre following its rebranding earlier this year.The shopping centre was renamed Atria Watford by its new owners Global Mutual, who took over the centre in October following the collapse of intu.
Two swastikas daubed on wall near Atria Watford Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on a wall in Watford town centre.The drawings, which were of two swastikas, were spotted near Atria Watford by a member of the public on Saturday, April 24.They made a police officer nearby aware of the offensive symbols and Watford Borough Council were informed.
One shop definitely had some shaky social distancing As the high street reopened last week, not everyone will have rushed out to shop, got their haircut or been able to enjoy a meal outside.We're now well over a year into the pandemic and after three lockdowns, plus a long list of other restrictions, it's no surprise many are cautious about heading back to normal.
A jeweller in Watford is giving away free jewellery this Thursday - but only if your name is Kate or William.To celebrate the Duke and Duchess’s 10-year wedding anniversary, Beaverbrooks, which has a store in Atria Watford.is joining the celebrations by handing out £100 gift cards to anyone who shares the same name as either of the royal couple.
Retail spending boost in Watford as shops reopen Watford shoppers welcomed the return of non-essential shops last week with a spending spree, figures suggest.As coronavirus restrictions eased many retailers have been allowed to open their doors for the first time since early January.The banking firm Revolut analysed the data of 5,000 of its customers in Watford between April 12 and 18, comparing it to the average weekly spend in February 2020, before lockdown started.
Snow forecast for Watford as shops reopen The Met Office is currently forecasting snow for Watford as shoppers flock back to the town centre.Bargain hunters have been braving the 3 °C conditions as non-essential shops reopened for the first time in months this morning.No snow has fallen yet, but the forecast warns we could see light showers at any moment before the temperature slowly rises as the day progresses.
Non-essential shops have reopened for the first time in months Huge queues have formed outside Primark this morning as shoppers return to the high street for the first time in months.The store in Watford, Hertfordshire, saw queues of around 100 people by 10am as non-essential businesses open their doors after the easing of lockdown restrictions today (Monday, April 12).
Atria Watford ready to welcome back shoppers from April 12 Atria Watford has said it is “extremely excited” to welcome back shoppers as it confirmed that most of its retailers will open from April 12.
Emergency services rushed to the scene over the weekend A man sadly died after falling from a height at a shopping centre in Hertfordshire over the weekend.
An inquest is set to be opened into the death of a man at Watford’s indoor shopping centre.There was a huge emergency presence in the town centre on Saturday afternoon after a man suffered serious injuries in Atria Watford around 2.40pm.
Man dies after police and paramedics called to Atria Watford A man who suffered serious injuries in Watford town centre yesterday has died.A spokesperson for Atria Watford shopping centre has confirmed a man was pronounced dead inside the centre following an incident at around 2.45pm.