Destination’s leisure offer further enhanced by arrival of escape room operator

Escape Hunt Norwich in Castle Quarter is the latest site for the global escape room operator as it brings even more adrenaline pumping, five-star rated escape rooms to East Anglia. Having opened its first Norwich venue in 2020, Escape Hunt has already secured its position as the number one activity on TripAdvisor. With brand new escape room adventures on the way, players are invited to step into new worlds packed with excitement. Whether it’s outdoor city-wide adventures, epic escape rooms or virtual reality games, players have to work together to find clues, solve puzzles and complete ground-breaking missions before time runs out.

Escape Hunt has taken units 6 & 7 Timberhill Terrace – totalling 4,930 sq ft – on a new ten-year lease.

The arrival of Escape Hunt further enhances the leisure offer at Castle Quarter, which has grown to become central Norwich’s leading lifestyle and social destination. It joins other occupiers such as Boom Battle Bar – part of the same company as Escape Hunt – Superbowl, Putt Putt Noodle, Spy Missions, Puregym and Vue. Imminent further openings include Hotpod Yoga and Castle Social, a new 20,000 sq ft ‘market hall’ style street food and entertainment concept occupying Castle Quarter’s entire top floor.

Mark Harvey, Executive Director and Head of Asset Management at RivingtonHark, said: “Escape Hunt is a fantastic addition to Castle Quarter, further enhancing the leisure offer with its hugely popular immersive experiences. With a first-rate selection of competitive socialising options and further openings on the horizon, such as the Castle Social market hall, Castle Quarter is Norwich’s leading social and lifestyle destination.”

Escape Hunt CEO Richard Harpham commented: “We’re thrilled to be opening a new venue with brand new adventures in Castle Quarter, in Norwich. The shopping centre is growing their incredible mix of leisure experiences, and with our sister brand BOOM BATTLE BAR as neighbours, Escape Hunt is in great company.”

RivingtonHark was advised by Jamieson Mills and Roche Chartered Surveyors, Escape Hunt Group was represented by Western Ridge.