Monks Cross Shopping Park is teaming up with York charity Snappy over the festive period. Shoppers are being asked to visit the Gift Giving Tree in the Shopping Parks Information Centre and collect a tag from the tree to donate a Christmas present.
Snappy is a registered charity working with children and young people of York with wide ranging disabilities, from learning difficulties to profound physical disabilities. The volunteers work to develop confidence, independence and social skills but mostly, to give the children and families the opportunity to enjoy new experience have fun and make friends.
Anne Stamp “We have worked with Monks Cross previously and customers have always been so generous in their support. As a self-funded local charity we are very grateful to anyone in advance to donates a gift, the difference they make is immeasurable and we hope to make this a great success.”
Katherine Sharp, Centre Manager of Monks Cross, comments “It’s great to see the local community coming together to support each other, especially at this time of year. Snappy have recently been subjected to a funding cut, so we really want to give them all the help we can this Christmas.”
York’s Monks Cross Shopping Park, is embarking on an exciting redevelopment programme with a series of changes and improvements to further enhance the success of the park and transform the shopper experience for the future.
Following on from significant investment, stage one of the improvements will see upgraded frontages installed across the shop facades, providing a contemporary, fresh look and feel throughout. Plans also include transforming the walkway, by updating the existing canopy and creating an interactive recreational space on the western terrace, complete with children’s play area.
Greater focus will be given to food and beverage operator’s, with the addition of six pod units generating a more social and convivial space.
Several new tenants are also set to arrive at Monks Cross strengthening the retail offering. Superdrug will be opening a new 5,000 sq ft store in late November, bringing an additional jobs to the area. Shoppers will be delighted with additional beauty, skincare and perfume available at Monks Cross just in time for Christmas.
Work has commenced on the former BHS store. The site is being subdivided to create multiple units, with Mothercare confirming they will be opening in the early 2019. As a leading retailer for parents and young children, their arrival will assist in shaping the future for Monks Cross.
Katherine Sharp, Centre Manager of Monks Cross, comments “We are very excited to be entering this new phase at Monks Cross. The makeover has been a closely guarded secret and we are very pleased to be able to share this news with our loyal customers. We also look forward to welcoming the first of our new tenants, Superdrug and Mothercare. Their arrival further cements the confidence in the shopping park maintaining its status as one of Yorkshire’s leading shopping destinations.
We’re looking for a Saturday sales advisor to work at our Dorothy Perkins stall in Debenhams!
8 hours per week
To apply, pop your CV in store!
Did you know everyday at 9:30am – 10:30am, Clark’s have an Autism hour!? They turn down music and other noise, dim the lights and create the perfect environment to make shopping easier for people with Autism. To find out more about Autism hour, check out their website: https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/tmi/autism-hour/map.aspx
We’re looking for a part times sales advisor in our Monsoon store! To apply, pop your CV in store.
We’re looking for a part times sales advisor at our New Look store. For more information or to apply, pop your CV in store.
Monks Cross is delighted to announce that a new partnership deal has been agreed with York City Football Club for the forthcoming 2018/19 season. The partnership will see the Monks Cross appear as back-of-the-shirt sponsors on the club’s new Under Armour kit.
With both Monks Cross and York City entering a period of rejuvenation, the newly formed partnership makes perfect sense. Summer 2018 will see the start of a series of on-site changes at Monks Cross to grow its retailer offer and enhance its shopper experience.
Katherine Sharp, Centre Manager for Monks Cross Shopping Park, said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with York City Football Club for the 2018-19 season.
“As we move into the first phase of a new period for Monks Cross, strengthening bonds with our soon-to-be neighbour was of key importance to us. We look forward to seeing the new stadium continue to take shape, alongside the exciting developments at Monks Cross.”
Nick Greatrex, the clubs’ Head of Partnerships, said: “We are really pleased to welcome Monks Cross Shopping Park as a club partner.
“We now look forward to working together closely during our emotional final season at Bootham Crescent and also in the future at our new home in the community stadium at Monks Cross.”
Spring fashion has officially sprung! Although the weather has been frosty over the past few weeks, it’s definitely starting to pick up. The elves have been taken down off the shelves and replaced with Easter eggs, so we thought we’d release our inner Gok Wan and give you a little spring style inspiration.
Give Winter The Boot.
The sun is peeping through the clouds but that doesn’t mean it’s time to break out the flip-flops.
But it also doesn’t mean the only shoes you can wear are your clumpy winter boots because let’s face it, they’ve probably taken a beating in the latest weather.
So we’ve had a little browse around Schuh and we were speechless. All we can say is they’ve really pulled out all the stops this year. From Kim K styled ankle boots to flower power doc martins, their spring shoe collection is stunning. They have something for everyone, for the simmered stylist to the full blown fashion icons, you’ll 100% find the shoe for you.
An outfit is all about the accessories and this spring, we’re all about pops of colour and florals! Bright greens, yellows and pinks are definitely on the seasonal menu. We couldn’t believe our eyes when we stepped into New Look and saw the array of colours surrounding us!
From stylish back packs to WAG bags and clutches, there’s a bag to fit every occasion just in store for you.
Get your coat…
We know it’s spring but we’re still in York, so lets face it, it’s still going to be chilly – they don’t call it April showers for nothing! But that doesn’t mean you’ve got to trek about in a big parka all the time, H&M’s men’s jacket range is amazing. From sleek going out jackets, to casual day to day, their collection is perfect for any man with any price range!
It’s time to whip out your skirts girls, because we’re all about flowers and frills in the spring.
Topshop’s collection is perfect for a quick photo opp in the street – whether you prefer a fitted mini skirt or you want to channel your inner princess in a long flowy maxi, we’ve got you covered.