Sports store on the move at Spalding shopping centre

Springfields Outlet Shopping is making room for a larger SportsDirect store which opens to shoppers next Wednesday, March 8.  Photo by Innes Marlow.
Springfields Outlet Shopping is making room for a larger SportsDirect store which opens to shoppers next Wednesday, March 8. Photo by Innes Marlow.
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SportsDirect to move into a bigger store at Springfields Outlet Shopping, Spalding, from Wednesday, March 8.

SportsDirect is to move from its current premises at Springfields to a 5,250 sq ft space at the same complex.

The sportswear retailer is leaving its current base for a short move “across the aisle” to a premises formerly occupied by The Nike Store and, more recently, Avendita, where it will open to shoppers on Wednesday.

A SportsDirect spokesman said: “This store is part of our commitment to developing elevated sports and lifestyle retail space, catering for greater integration of key brands like Nike, Adidas, Puma and many more.”

Spalding is one of more than 400 stores SportsDirect nationwide and the spokesman said: “We offer something for everybody and we are very proud to open a great location like Spalding.”

A spokesman for Springfields Outlet Shopping said: “SportsDirect is going to move location to a bigger, better store and the shop fitting is going on now.

We offer something for everybody and we are very proud to open in a great location like Spalding

A SportsDirect spokesman

“It is quite exciting for us as the store will be doubling in size, with a new range of stock, and there will be some exciting offers.”