THE FIVE Valleys Shopping Centre has reached major milestones in its regeneration plans.
This includes the new medical facility and six independent start-up businesses with more announcements soon to come on the one remaining unit.
For the past four years the centre has undergone a multi-million-pound makeover by South Yorkshire developers, Dransfield Properties.
Managing Director of Dransfield Properties, Mark Dransfield DL, said: “Five Valleys is fast becoming a central meeting point within the town rather than a place to pass through.
“We have a thriving market here boasting a great selection of artisan traders and a strong eating out offer making it a popular choice for families, couples, friends and all other parts of the community to come together.
“Our need for products and services is everchanging but the drive to interact with people and experience social landscapes is consistent, if not more important to people than ever.”
Almost 300 people work at Five Valleys with a further 50 members of staff now based at the Medical Practice.
This number is set to climb as more office units open up and the town’s library relocates here in the spring.
With a local community so keen to champion and support their local retail offer, the centre looks set to continue bucking national trends.