The scheme forms a major part of the Newtownabbey retail destination which is highly accessible to a large geographical catchment courtesy of its location adjacent to junction 2 of the M2 motorway with access achieved both from Longwood Road and Mill Road.
Longwood Retail Park extends to approximately 191,000 sq ft and comprises of 10 retail units together with Costa Coffee and 872 customer car parking spaces. The planning has a mixture of Open Class 1 consented and bulky goods restricted units.
Newtownabbey is an important regional centre within the context of Northern Ireland with a broad retail offer both within Abbey Shopping Centre and the surrounding retail warehouse parks.† Retailers represented include Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Primark, B & Q, Matalan, T K Maxx, Currys, Lidl, Mothercare, Arcadia, Boots, Monsoon and Argos extending to in excess of 1m sqft.
Longwood Retail Park is situated adjacent to Abbey Shopping Centre in Newtownabbey approximately 5 miles north of Belfast. The scheme is strategically located adjacent to Junction 2 on the M2 Motorway with access from both Longwood Road and Mill Road. The current catchment population for Newtownabbey is estimated at 950,000 within a 30 minute drive-time.