New Store Opened In Partnership With Leeds City Council
National law firm Irwin Mitchell’s real estate team in Leeds has advised on the lease for a new mobility service outlet which has opened at the Merrion Centre in Leeds' Arena Quarter.
The William Merritt Centre Shopmobility store is offering a fleet of powered scooters and manual wheelchairs through an annual membership package and aims to enable people with limited mobility greater independence for shopping and visiting local attractions in Leeds city centre.
The new store has been opened in partnership with Leeds City Council.
David Blythe, general manager of The William Merritt Centre, said: "The William Merritt Centre is proud to provide the Shopmobility Scheme within one of the busiest commercial destinations in Leeds, the Merrion Centre. This has all been possible due to the close partnership with Leeds City Council, who continue to support the third sector in service delivery across the City.”
Expert Opinion“The William Merritt Centre provides important services for the disabled in Leeds, including offering impartial information and advice on daily living equipment as well as encompassing all aspects of driving and outdoor mobility for disabled children, adults and the elderly. We are delighted to have advised on the property aspects of this deal and proud to work for such an important business that enables independence for users, as well as support for the local retail economy.” Clare Davitt - Senior Associate Solicitor