Leeds shopping centre named ‘Best in the World’

Victoria Gate in Leeds has been named as the Best Shopping Centre in the World at MIPIM 2017, having been opened just five months.

The development, spearheaded by Hammerson and launched in October  2016, cost £165m, and has now beaten off competition in Hong Kong, Osaka Japan and Guangzhou China to win the award.

Hailed as a "gamechanger" for the city on opening, and has created around 2,000 jobs.

A £30m supercasino launched earlier this year at the site, which features retailers including anchor tenant J... For the full story register now for free or login below...

Close