June 23, 2022


FHP are pleased to have acted for ALB Group in the acquisition of the Sailmakers Shopping Centre, Ipswich.

Prominently situated in the City Centre, ALB Group plan to make a significant investment into the space and detailed discussions with new tenants are already ongoing.

Phil Daniels who represented ALB commented:

“Already home to brands such as Boots, HMV, River Island, Iceland, Poundland and Baldwins Department Store, the Sailmakers represents a significant upscaling of activity by the ALB Group.  At 160,000ft² this is the largest retail asset acquired by them to date”. 

Arran Bailey, Managing Director of ALB Group commented:

“We are determined to re-think the way high streets are managed and offer these important community centres the chance of revival.” 

ALB Group are actively seeking further opportunities of all scale and Phil Daniels of FHP Property Consultants will welcome any enquiries as regards similar assets that may be available to purchase.

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