Lateral obtained planning permission for the new 15,000 sq ft store in November last year and M&S will be taking a 20 year lease from practical completion. Construction will commence imminently with completion scheduled for the Autumn.
Steven Redshaw, joint managing director of Lateral said:
Successfully achieving planning and the forward funding at Reading is another significant achievement for Lateral and strengthens our relationship with M&S in this prime location where they have had a long standing requirement. We look forward to completing the development to allow them to open for Christmas trade.
Lateral Property Group were advised by Fawcett Mead. Clay Street acted for the fund.