Securing the future of M&S on King Street.
The proposals for the redevelopment of the M&S store at 27 King Street, will help to secure the future of M&S in the borough. By redeveloping the current store on King Street, along with student accommodation, the proposals provide the investment and renewal strategy that is required so that M&S can respond to the changing nature of retail.
The proposals will aim to open the new M&S Foodhall in time for Christmas 2024. M&S will ensure that all colleagues, customers and visitors are kept updated on the development timeline.
Protecting and supporting employment
The proposals will both protect and support employment:
- All colleagues currently working at the store will be redeployed to another nearby M&S, whilst the new store is being redeveloped.
- All colleagues will then be offered the chance to return to work in the new store when it reopens.
- The new student facilities will create new employment opportunities for local residents.