FFW advises House of Fraser on anchor store in White City development
06 December 2006
Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP (FFW) has advised leading UK
retailer, House of Fraser on the lease for an anchor store in the
White City development, currently one of the largest retail
developments in northern Europe.
The White City development, based near Shepherds Bush in west
London is currently under construction and has a target opening
date of Autumn 2008. When completed it will be in excess of one
million sq. ft.
House of Fraser, one of the UK’s leading department store
groups, will take a 110, 000 sq. ft. anchor store in the new
estate partner, Edward Bannister advised House of Fraser, and
negotiated the agreement for lease with Westfield. This latest deal
demonstrates the strength of FFW Real Estate’s Group and its
expertise in the retail sector. FFW acts for a number of retail
clients including Bhs, Laura Ashley and Oddbins.
Edward Bannister said: “We are delighted to have worked with
long standing client, House of Fraser, to secure an anchor store in
the prestigious White City development. White City is an important
development for London’s retail economy and will no doubt be a
popular shopping destination.”
Hugh Lumby of Ashurst advised the developer, Westfield.
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