Leeds’ new retail and leisure destination to host grand opening

Promoted by The Springs

Highly-anticipated retail and leisure destination The Springs will open its doors to the public for the first time this October

The new destination at Thorpe Park, Leeds, will officially open on Saturday, October 13.

The new destination at Thorpe Park, Leeds, will officially open on Saturday, October 13.

The new destination at Thorpe Park, Leeds, will officially open on Saturday, October 13.

From 10am to 4pm, guests will be able to enjoy a day filled with family entertainment, giveaways and complimentary food from a selection of street vendors.

The Springs is more than just a shopping centre – it is a destination for the whole family and our official opening celebrates that,” said Ian Kaye, Estate Manager for the Springs.

“We would encourage everyone to come down on Saturday, October 13, to browse the shops, pick up goodie bag and sample some of the delicious food on offer.”

The official opening will kick off with a performance by ribbon dancers, combining contemporary dance with rhythmic gymnastics.

A 10-screen Odeon cinema is set to launch in early 2019.

A 10-screen Odeon cinema is set to launch in early 2019.

There will also be a number of children’s entertainers roaming the retail park throughout the day, offering activities including face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon modelling, magic and juggling.

Retailers including Outfit, M&S Foodhall, Gino D’Acampo’s My Restaurant, Nando’s, Boots, TkMaxx and H&M will be joining the fun with a plethora of exciting activity and PureGym will be taking part in giveaways.

One hundred free tote bags will be given out at the event with gifts including a PureGym water bottle, PureGym guest pass, Next leaflets and Gino Christmas menus.

Outfit will be hosting a nail bar and free styling pods and there will be a pop-up My Prosecco bar from Gino D’Acampo.

All official opening day entertainment takes place between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, October 13.

All official opening day entertainment takes place between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, October 13.

Capital radio will be providing music at Outfit, there will be exciting chances to win prizes throughout the day and Outfit brand ambassadors will be giving out gift cards.

There will also be the chance to indulge in some delicious food from a range of local street food vendors.

Vendors taking part on the day include Spud Buddies, Mr Whippy Leeds, Greek Street Food and Francos Italian.

The Springs is a vibrant new retail and leisure destination, ideally located just off Junction 46 of the M1, Leeds.

In addition to renowned high street brands, many of the shops are new concept stores offering a unique and enjoyable experience whether you’re simply browsing, seeking a new outfit or looking for everyday essentials.

The Springs also features the UK’s largest low-cost gym operator PureGym and a range of restaurants and coffee houses.

A 10-screen Odeon cinema is set to launch in early 2019.

With endless retail and leisure opportunities available at The Springs, visitors will also be able to enjoy a schedule of regular events, with something for everyone – from families to young professionals.

For more information, go to www.thesprings-leeds.co.uk or visit the Facebook and Instagram pages.

All official opening day entertainment takes place between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, October 13.

The first 50 people at each street food vendor will get a free serving, food will be then sold at vendor’s rates once all complimentary portions are given away.