Sneak peek inside new retail unit in Eastbourne station

The shopping unit in Eastbourne station
The shopping unit in Eastbourne station

Photos reveal one of the new retail units in Eastbourne Railway Station is starting to take shape.

Posted online by TPT retail, the photos show a large open space with a round sky light, which has been created as part of major works to improve the station.

The new shopping unit is coming along

The new shopping unit is coming along

The company wrote on Twitter, “The transformation of this new retail unit at Eastbourne Station has been incredible...could you see your business here?”

New retail units for Eastbourne station

The 165.9m2 unit, which opens out to the concourse at the front of the station, is up for lease online and is adjacent to the new ticket office.

It has combined several smaller shopping units and a former side entrance next to the taxi rank.

This comes as part of major works to the station, including creating a new entrance, providing new toilets, and an all-new ticket office.

Mixed reactions to new Eastbourne station entrance

It is rumoured the new retail unit could become an M&S Food or small Waitrose, but this has not been verified by Southern Rail, which owns the station.

What would you like to see there?