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Covering 10 hectares, Highcross is the largest regeneration project Leicester has ever seen.

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General Information

Highcross provides visitors with a choice of more than 120 stores in 110,000m2 of shopping space.

This design & build scheme entirely absorbed the Shires Shopping Centre which was completely refurbished and is now linked to a new two-level mall.

A restaurant quarter fronts onto open streets and two public squares, while 120 apartments provide luxury living in the heart of the city.

Fast facts

Hammerson & Hermes Property Asset Management
2006 - 2008
Midlands & North West

Image of HighcrossThe Highcross scheme built on our long-established relationship with the project’s joint venture partners Hammerson and Hermes. Previous contracts have included One London Wall, 280 Bishopsgate, the Bullring redevelopment in Birmingham, Cabot Circus in Bristol and The Oracle (Phase 3) in Reading.

Image of HighcrossHighcross won a Gold Award in the In-Town Retail Scheme category of the British Council of Shopping Centres Awards 2008.

The awards are designed to reward excellence in retail-led developments and recognise projects that generate improvements in the quality of the built environment.