, 5 Shires Lane

, Leicester, LE1 4AN

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106,000 sq ft

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Highcross opened to the public in September 2008, combining an extensive refurbishment of the former Shires shopping centre, together with a 61,000 sq m mixed-use extension. Highcross is anchored by John Lewis and Debenhams department stores and a Showcase Cinema de Lux.

Key Facts:

• 3,000 parking spaces

• Opened 2008

• 106,000 sq m net internal area 

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Anchors - John Lewis, Debenhams, Showcase Cinema de Lux

Major Stores -Zara, Apple, Reiss, Jo Malone, H&M, JD Sports

Restaurants - Wagamama, YO! Sushi, Nando’s, Turtle Bay, Bill's, TGI Fridays 

Key Information

Number of Retail Units



Hammerson / M&G Real Estate 

Anchor Tenants

  • John Lewis, Debenhams, House of Fraser, Showcase Cinema de Lux



Kiosk 3, Ground Floor389 sq ftTo LetView
Kiosk 4, Ground Floor588 sq ftTo LetView
MSU6, Upper Floor23,733 sq ftTo LetView
Unit 6, Upper Floor596 sq ftTo LetView
Unit LL91, Ground Floor3,321 sq ftTo LetView
Unit LL1014,645 sq ftTo LetView
Unit R5, Ground Floor3,252 sq ftUnder OfferView
Unit R10, Ground Floor602 sq ftTo LetView
Unit R10, Upper Floor--To LetView
Unit R30, Upper Floor1,292 sq ftTo LetView
Unit R31, Upper Floor3,003 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU2, Ground Floor412 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU3, Ground Floor1,271 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU4, Ground Floor2,732 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU27, Ground Floor1,526 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU34, Upper Floor2,222 sq ftUnder OfferView
Unit SU37, Upper Floor1,468 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU49,4,452 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU51, Upper Floor1,702 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU52, Upper Floor2,606 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU67-68, Upper Floor2,027 sq ftTo LetView
Unit SU75, Ground Floor1,500 sq ftTo LetView
USU 53 2,527 sq ftTo LetView


Anchor Store 1 Upper LevelDebenhams150,187 sq ft
Anchor Store 1, Ground FloorDebenhams150,187 sq ft
Anchor Store 3, Ground levelJohn Lewis225,215 sq ft
Anchor Store 3, Upper LevelJohn Lewis--
Cinema Entrance Ground FloorShowcase Cinemas--
Cinema Upper FloorShowcase Cinemas74,690 sq ft
MSU1, Ground FloorNext--
MSU1, Upper FloorNext46,542 sq ft
MSU3, Ground FloorWaterstones8,796 sq ft
MSU3, Upper FloorWaterstones8,790 sq ft
MSU4/5, Upper FloorCotswold Outdoor11,916 sq ft
MSU7, Upper FloorNew Look25,437 sq ft
MSU9, Ground FloorH&M25,532 sq ft
MSU9, Upper FloorH&M--
MSU10, Ground FloorTopshop4,074 sq ft
MSU10, Upper FloorTopshop--
MSU11A, Ground FloorTGI Fridays6,662 sq ft
MSU11B, Ground FloorIn Solicitors Hands3,993 sq ft
MSU11C, Ground FloorFinest Dental2,454 sq ft
MSU11D, Ground LevelThe Gym17,749 sq ft
MSU11D, Upper FloorThe Gym--
MSU12, Ground LevelSocial Climbing11,148 sq ft
MSU12, Upper FloorSocial Climbing11,148 sq ft
MSUA, Ground FloorJD Sports117,216 sq ft
MSUB, Upper FloorZara117,216 sq ft
SU1/15 & RS91, Ground FloorLove Coffee1,586 sq ft
UL106 Upper FloorPandora3,575 sq ft
UL109 Upper FloorThe North Face2,754 sq ft
UL110/111 Upper FloorRiver Island6,143 sq ft
UL112 Upper FloorApple5,525 sq ft
UL113 Upper FloorT.M. Lewin2,230 sq ft
Unit 2, Ground FloorIn Solicitors Hands2,146 sq ft
Unit 5, Upper FloorMoss Bros--
Unit 100, Upper FloorJo Malone1,061 sq ft
Unit 101, Upper FloorThomas Sabo1,135 sq ft
Unit 102, Upper FloorEE1,130 sq ft
Unit 103, Upper FloorAll Saints3,107 sq ft
Unit 104, Upper FloorAldo975 sq ft
Unit 105, Upper FloorHugo Boss--
Unit 114-115, Upper FloorGoldsmiths2,202 sq ft
Unit 116, Upper FloorL'Occitane735 sq ft
Unit 117, Upper FloorWhittards245 sq ft
Unit D2, Ground FloorDiscovery Golf--
Unit D2, Upper FloorDiscovery Golf--
Unit LL80, Ground FloorTypo1,381 sq ft
Unit LL81, Ground FloorThe Body Shop1,795 sq ft
Unit LL82, Ground FloorPaperchase3,005 sq ft
Unit LL82A, Ground FloorSwarovski1,531 sq ft
Unit LL83, Ground FloorLuke2,186 sq ft
Unit LL84, Ground FloorYankee Candle1,704 sq ft
Unit LL85, Ground FloorSkechers--
Unit LL86, Ground FloorJack & Jones4,506 sq ft
Unit LL89-90, Ground FloorReiss1,935 sq ft
Unit LL92-93, Ground FloorSuperdry6,940 sq ft
Unit LL94, Ground FloorLevi's3,385 sq ft
Unit LL95, Ground FloorErnest Jones2,427 sq ft
Unit LL96, Ground FloorSoletrader1,684 sq ft
Unit LL97, Ground FloorLacoste1,438 sq ft
Unit LL98, Ground FloorHotel Chocolat1,049 sq ft
Unit LL99, Ground FloorThree Mobile489 sq ft
Unit LL101,Ground FloorDisney Store5,625 sq ft
Unit R2, Ground FloorWhitewall Galleries1,724 sq ft
Unit R3, Ground FloorCarluccio's4,002 sq ft
Unit R4, Ground FloorCafe Rouge3,586 sq ft
Unit R7, Ground FloorPho2,540 sq ft
Unit R7, Upper FloorPho844 sq ft
Unit R8, Ground FloorBills Restaurants Ltd2,500 sq ft
Unit R9A, Ground FloorExplore Learning961 sq ft
Unit R9B, Ground FloorCosta1,923 sq ft
Unit R10A, Ground FloorCoast to Coast3,015 sq ft
Unit R10A, Upper FloorCoast to Coast--
Unit R10B, Ground FloorZizzi2,752 sq ft
Unit R11, Ground FloorTurtle Bay29,375 sq ft
Unit R11, Upper FloorTurtle Bay--
Unit R12, Ground Floor15733,548 sq ft
Unit R12, Upper Floor1573--
Unit R13-14, Ground FloorPizza Express3,548 sq ft
Unit R13, Upper FloorPizza Express--
Unit R14, Upper FloorPizza Express--
Unit R15, Ground FloorWagamama2,872 sq ft
Unit R15, Upper FloorWagamama--
Unit R16, Ground FloorYo! Sushi--
Unit R16, Upper FloorYo! Sushi1,709 sq ft
Unit R17, Ground LevelTandem--
Unit R17, Upper FloorTandem2,525 sq ft
Unit R18-19, Ground FloorNando's4,236 sq ft
Unit R32, Upper FloorIn Solicitors Hands3,433 sq ft
Unit R33, Upper Floortamatanga3,316 sq ft
Unit SU01, Ground FloorFrankie & Benny's3,556 sq ft
Unit SU1, Ground FloorSoho Coffee Co2,946 sq ft
Unit SU02, Ground FloorMOD Pizza3,216 sq ft
Unit SU03, Ground FloorIn Solicitors Hands--
Unit SU03A, Ground FloorClarins--
Unit SU5/6, Ground FloorIn Solicitors Hands5,109 sq ft
Unit SU7, Ground FloorBodycare2,320 sq ft
Unit SU8, Ground FloorBarrhead Travel2,599 sq ft
Unit SU9, Ground FloorGame2,057 sq ft
Unit SU10, Ground FloorBodycare4,074 sq ft
Unit SU11, Ground FloorSchuh4,000 sq ft
Unit SU12, Ground FloorWarren James840 sq ft
Unit SU13/14A, Ground FloorFootAsylum4,273 sq ft
Unit SU14, Ground FloorJD Sports9,205 sq ft
Unit SU16, Ground FloorEurochange--
Unit SU17, Ground FloorClintons4,087 sq ft
Unit SU18, Ground FloorFlying Tiger2,849 sq ft
Unit SU19, Ground FloorJessops1,827 sq ft
Unit SU20, Ground FloorKids Foot Locker2,423 sq ft
Unit SU21, Ground FloorRed 52,108 sq ft
Unit SU22, Ground FloorTrespass2,164 sq ft
Unit SU23, Ground FloorBuild-A-Bear Workshop2,763 sq ft
Unit SU24, Ground FloorSharps1,737 sq ft
Unit SU25, Ground FloorRay's Fish and Chips1,673 sq ft
Unit SU26, Ground FloorGreggs906 sq ft
Unit SU28, Ground FloorStarbucks1,399 sq ft
Unit SU29-30, Upper FloorUrban Outfitters10,853 sq ft
Unit SU31A, Upper FloorAccessorize509 sq ft
Unit SU31B, Upper FloorSmiggle1,345 sq ft
Unit SU32, Upper FloorIn Solicitors Hands1,192 sq ft
Unit SU33A, Upper FloorBoost Juice481 sq ft
Unit SU33B, Upper FloorMillie's Cookies621 sq ft
Unit SU35, Upper FloorVodafone2,748 sq ft
Unit SU36, Upper FloorHolland & Barrett5,082 sq ft
Unit SU37, Upper FloorGoldsmiths1,986 sq ft
Unit SU38-39, Upper FloorBoots9,658 sq ft
Unit SU40, Upper FloorQuiz3,772 sq ft
Unit SU41-42, Upper FloorClarks6,509 sq ft
Unit SU43, Upper FloorOFFICE3,680 sq ft
Unit SU44, Upper FloorCosta2,220 sq ft
Unit SU45, Upper FloorThe Fragrance Shop500 sq ft
Unit SU46, Upper FloorJones Bootmaker2,345 sq ft
Unit SU47/48/UL118, Upper FloorBeaverbrooks1,583 sq ft
Unit SU50, Upper FloorSamsung3,267 sq ft
Unit SU53, Upper FloorTimberland2,902 sq ft
Unit SU54, Upper FloorThe Perfume Shop541 sq ft
Unit SU55, Upper FloorO26,926 sq ft
Unit SU56, Upper FloorClaire's Accessories872 sq ft
Unit SU57, Upper FloorLovisa398 sq ft
Unit SU58, Upper FloorThorntons1,025 sq ft
Unit SU59, Upper FloorArgento Jewellery459 sq ft
Unit SU60, Upper FloorCarphone Warehouse806 sq ft
Unit SU61, Upper FloorVision Express3,060 sq ft
Unit SU62, Upper FloorMcDonald's7,915 sq ft
Unit SU64 & PT6, Upper FloorIn Solicitors Hands7,209 sq ft
Unit SU64B, Upper FloorThe Fragrance Shop375 sq ft
Unit SU65, Upper FloorPost Office1,463 sq ft
Unit SU65A, Upper FloorLeicester Children's Holidays2,207 sq ft
Unit SU66, Upper FloorAmericandy1,617 sq ft
Unit SU74, Ground FloorBB's Brow Bar637 sq ft
Unit SU76, Ground FloorSupercuts930 sq ft
Unit SU77, Ground FloorKitty Cafe3,582 sq ft
Upper FloorSET--





Footfall - 18 million per year

Average dwell time - 101 minutes

Average spend - £95

Average visitor frequency - 45 visits per year 

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