Self-described as a ‘symbol of excellence’, Edgware Broadwalk shopping Centre has been part of the borough for well over 30 years now.
Constructed in 1990 at a huge 200,000 square foot, the centre comprises around 40 retail shops and a huge car park that can host over 1,000 cars at any one time.
Edgware Broadwalk opened 33 years ago at the site of the former Edgware Railway Station building that closed in 1939 but remained a goods yard until 1964. The centre houses such famous brands as Sainsbury’s, Poundland, WH Smith and Superdrug. Upon its opening back in 1990, the centre used to have Clinton Cards and Toy Stack as part of its inception.
Plans to redevelop the centre are expected to include further stores and would see The Broadwalk merged with the bus station next door.
Family-run property developer, Ballymore, bought the shopping centre in Summer 2020 and has been busy planning what the future holds for Egware’s favourite shopping destination.
Upon completion of the purchase, Sean Mulryan, Chairman and Group Chief Executive at Ballymore, said: “Ballymore has a great deal of experience in town-centre communities and over the many years we have been in business we have learnt a lot of lessons. How these places look to evolve in the coming years will be key to their success, as the essential nature of high-street retail changes so rapidly.
“Connected by the Northern Line to central London, this is a fantastic area with incredible potential for a mixed-use development with new homes, shops and businesses. We’re looking forward to collaborating closely with the local community and the council to evolve this town centre into a place that is fit for the future and ready to deliver what our communities want and need on their doorstep.”
The site is conveniently located next to Edgware Station and has three different entrances and exits including one on Station road, the Bus and underground entrance and the car park entrance.
In addition to the 40-plus shops inside, The Broadwalk centre has a large food and coffee court and seating for shoppers to take a break and a bite. It’s one of Harrow’s less-talked-about places to shop, especially with the likes of St Anns and St George’s in the town centre, and nearby Watford of course, but The Broadwalk has a unique charm that we’re sure you’ll agree makes it a welcome shopping destination with lots of variety.
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