Marks & Spencer to relocate to newly-built premises at The Quays

February 27, 2017

Marks & Spencer is set to open a brand new store at the Quays Shopping Centre in Newry later this year.

The retailer will relocate from its current outlet in the Buttercrane Centre to newly-built 30,000 square feet premises at the Quays, creating additional new jobs on top of the 110 employees The move is expected to create new jobs on top of its 110 current employees, all of whom will relocate to the Quays.

The new state-of-the-art store will feature M&S clothing and homeware, along with a ‘Foodhall’ which will stock over 5,000 food and drink products. Customers will benefit from ample convenient and accessible car parking and extended opening hours at the Quays location and will continue to avail of the popular Collect in Store and Food to Order services.

Commenting on the upcoming move, M&S Newry Store Manager, Siobhan Ruck said: “We’re always thinking about how we can deliver great service for our customers. In Newry this means relocating to The Quays which will provide our customers with more convenient, accessible car parking and extended opening hours.

“All colleagues from our existing Newry store will transfer to the new store and we know they’ll continue to bring their passion, experience and dedication to serving local customers.

“As a local girl, I am committed to working with residents and customers to make a difference locally and am keen to continue to work in partnership with local businesses to deliver a vibrant shopping experience at our new store.”

Parker Green’s Managing Director, Dr Gerard O’Hare said, “We are delighted to welcome Marks & Spencer to the Quays Shopping Complex which is already home to some of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious retail brands.

“This latest 20 million pound investment will create many new jobs both during construction and when operational, provide our loyal customers with the highest quality of choice and reinforce that both the Quays Complex and Newry City Centre remains as the premier location for retail.”