Belfast Telegraph

Five Guys and Nando's opening new outlets in Northern Ireland

By Michelle Weir

Five Guys and Nando's restaurants are on schedule to open at Rushmere Shopping Centre in Craigavon in October following completion of two new stand-alone units.

Nando’s, which currently has five outlets in Northern Ireland, will create up to 40 full and part-time posts, while Five Guys, with one other outlet here at the Victoria Centre in Belfast, will add an additional 60 posts in this expansion.

Rushmere manager Martin Walsh said: “Rushmere’s success is built on providing the best shopping experience and the right mix of retailers and catering provision in an outstanding location, and I’m delighted that our growing number of visitors will now be able to enjoy new culinary experiences at these leading restaurant brands.

“By continually investing and delivering for our customers, we continue to increase Rushmere’s appeal and I’m delighted that so many jobs are being created as part of our strategic plans.

“This significant project cements our commitment to providing the very best one-stop retail, leisure and hospitality experience, all under the one roof.”

Rushmere Shopping Centre opened in Craigavon 40 years ago and attracts more than 6.5m visitors a year. 

The existing 350,000sq ft centre and 120,000sq ft retail park is anchored by Debenhams and Sainsbury’s.

Last year international sport retailer Intersport opened its first new ‘concept’ superstore at Rushmere as part of a £350,000 investment, creating 12 jobs.

Belfast Telegraph

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