Overview

The largest out of town retail, leisure and sports development in England for 20 years.

  • In the heart of Yorkshire with unrivalled access to the Northern motorway network
  • 106 acres
  • £39 million private sector investment into local facilities and infrastructure including a Community Stadium for Castleford Tigers Rugby League Club
  • Planning secured, site acquired, development commencing in 2018 and due to open in 2021
  • Fully covered retail and leisure destination with in excess of 75 ‘next generation’ retail, restaurant & leisure units
  • M&S, Primark, Next & Boots signed for flagship regional stores
  • Predicted to be a ‘best in class’ shopping experience and a top 40 UK retail centre (CACI)
  • Over 1km of frontage directly onto the M62 motorway where over 90,000 vehicles pass daily
  • Over 2,000 new FTE jobs created on opening in 2021

“Wakefield are proud to be working in partnership with the Axiom team to deliver this significant development including a new home for Castleford Tigers. As a local authority, we have a track record for being forward thinking and innovative. Axiom shares these same values and will become a flagship regeneration project that communities in Wakefield and the Five Towns can be proud of.”

Andy Wallhead - Corporate Director of Regeneration and Economic Growth, Wakefield MDC