Another new shop for Rushden Lakes, but leisure terrace leaks mean other units can't re-open yet

Rock Up is to remain closed for the foreseeable future

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 1:40 pm

Another new shop has opened at Rushden Lakes, but some units will have to wait to re-open due to leaks in the leisure terrace.

Alongside the non-essential stores which have re-opened at the retail and leisure attraction today (Wednesday), The Works has opened its doors for the first time.

The retailer will be selling a range of books, art and craft materials, gifts, toys, games and stationery.

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But while the end of lockdown 2.0 means many retailers re-opening, some units in the leisure terrace have been affected by recent leaks and cannot re-open straight away.

A post on the Rushden Lakes Facebook page says: "Please note that whilst we put in place safety measures within the Leisure Terrace building, following recent leaks, Rock Up will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

"360 Play will re-open on 2nd December and have temporary access externally via the left hand side of the building

"Flip Out will re-open Friday 4th December and will have external access to the rear of their building via the Terrace Bar stairs

The leisure terrace at Rushden Lakes

"Paradise Island Adventure Golf is expected to re-open on Friday 4th December

"We are working hard to resolve this issue, and apologise for any disruption caused.

"We will continue to provide any further updates via our social channels and website.

"Our on site and Customer Services team are also here to help."

The new signs for Frasers and Sports Direct at Rushden Lakes

Shoppers returning to Rushden Lakes from today may also notice some changes to the store which originally opened as House of Fraser.

The shop, one of the site's anchor stores, has rebranded as Frasers and will include new departments Flannels, Sports Direct, Game and USC for the first time.

New signs have gone up at the store.

To read more about the latest names opening at Rushden Lakes including Levi's, click here.

New signs have gone up at Frasers

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