The Phoenix Retail Park is the first phase of the project is intended to kick-start the wider redevelopment of the former Phoenix Timber Yard site in Longton. Plans include the delivery of five new retail units totalling 42,100 sq ft.
St. Modwen received planning for the development in April. With site preparation well underway, building construction will begin before the end of August. Completion of the retail park is scheduled for early summer 2012.
St. Modwen senior development manager Euan Lindsay said: “Development of the former Phoenix Timber Yard site has been a long time in the making and we are delighted to now be on-site and progressing delivery of this exciting new retail park for Longton.”