Pop up shops are a great way to test your products on the high street. For some of our pop up hosts, the test has been a real success... so much so they've taken a space on the high street permanently!
The snippets below are examples of what our pop up shops have brought to locations in the past.
Launched October 2020
Permanently Let March 2022
Second Location Launched May 2022
Permanently Let (again!) September 2022
Our Chester Pop Up launched in 2020 and after welcoming over 20 different business to the the space, one of the hosts decided after a couple of pop up shops to take the store on permanently. In March 2022, Styled Boutique completed a long term lease on the unit.
Due to the demand for the space, The Pop Up Shop was relocated to Unit 6 at the start of Summer 2022, by the end of the summer season the space was let permanently to another host, Love Handbags.
The team are currently working with the Landlord to relaunch the pop up shop for a third time due to the ongoing requests.
Read more about our Chester Pop Up Shop success stories here in our blog.
Launched May 2021
Permanently Let March 2022
Those who have been following Contemporary by Barker Proudlove since our launch will remember one of our older locations... Altrincham! Our pop up shop was located in Stamford Quarter Shopping Centre and launched in the Summer of 2021.
We welcomed nearly 20 different hosts to the pop up in less than a year, all of which offering something special. In the Spring of 2022, local clothing boutique, SKANDA Clothing, fell in love with the pop up space and permanently took over the space, opening their doors in April 2022.
In addition to SKANDA Clothing, Kick Collective, one of the pop up shop hosts decided to return to Stamford Quarter permanently in November 2022, taking over one of the vacant units in the scheme on a longer term lease.
Launched November 2021
Our Stockport location was hugely popular from launch and throughout 2022 the space was fully let with a long waiting list at certain points of the year.
We are pleased to see that the pop up shop has inspired local businesses to take a chance on the high street, and in Spring 2023, two of our hosts, Harmonize Your Soul and Love Bling Accessories opened units permanently in the shopping centre.
Launched June 2020
Carlisle was our very first pop up shop location the team launched. Although COVID-19 caused some delays, in the summer of 2020 the space was finally launched for small businesses to book. Almost 3 years on, the space has welcomed over 30 different small businesses as hosts.
The pop up shop has had a huge impact on how local businesses view the high street of Carlisle, and several hosts have now gone on to take a permanent location elsewhere in the city centre. We are so proud to see these businesses grow and we wish each one of them success.
Read more about one of our previous hosts here in our blog.