Rawtenstall town centre has received a much-needed new tenant with Vogue Bars agreeing a deal with Hurstwood to let a retail unit at 23-27 Bacup Road.
The 6,000 sqft former furniture shop is set to become a new late night venue for the town. More information can be found by adding ‘VO Rawtenstall’ on Facebook.
Sarah Boddy from Vogue Bars said: “We picked the unit due to its size and location close to town centre taxi ranks and bus station but away from residential areas. It’s going to be a late night venue, primarily open Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm to 4am, with live music, bands and a DJ later on.”
The deal is good news for Rawtenstall town centre which is currently bidding to become one of the government’s ‘Portas pilot towns’. This will see £1 million of investment to implement the recommendations of TV shopping guru Mary Portas.
The adjoining 2,000 sqft retail unit is still available and is suitable for a variety of uses including restaurant and bar.
The building is located in a prominent position in the centre of Rawtenstall near to established businesses like Boots and Asda. It is also close to the local bus interchange and free car parking.