The plans for Vicarage Walk will see the long vacant Mothercare and former Internacionale shops redesigned to form one large unit. Benson Elliot and its award-winning architects, Allies and Morrison, have worked closely with the Council to prepare sensitive, high-quality designs that are both fresh and exciting while complementing the area’s historic surroundings.
The proposed 15,000 sq ft unit, around twice the size of New Look, will bring a new high street brand to the shopping centre, which currently includes Primark, BHS, Marks & Spencer, River Island, Monsoon, USC and Topshop.
Peter Cornforth, Director of Retail at Benson Elliot, said:
“This investment is the first step in our commitment to improving the Quedam, by bringing fresh and fashionable vitality to Yeovil and giving south Somerset shoppers a great reason to visit the town centre. We’ve designed the project to fit with the Council’s policies of supporting in-town retail development and see that as a vital part of attracting new investment and key retail brands to Yeovil. Town centres are the heart of our communities and we want this proposal to act as a catalyst for further improvements.”