Kennet Centre, Newbury

RivingtonHark working with partners acquired the Kennet Shopping Centre in Newbury in 2019. The scheme comprises some 250,000 sqft of retail and leisure space spread over more than 5 acres.

The asset strategically sits between the town centre and the new residential led scheme being developed by Grainger adjacent the station. It houses the main town centre multi-story car park with over 400 spaces.

Whilst the asset has suffered though lack of investment, it houses the towns new 7 screen cinema let to Vue along with adjacent restaurants. Other tenants include Caffé Nero, Laura Ashley, Pizza Express and F Hinds. The asset offers significant scope for rejuvenation working with the occupiers and other Stakeholders to bring this to fruition.

Rivington Hark, have been appointed to use their retail expertise in order to improve the service offering and re-vitalise this prime location in Newbury town centre.

Project Details

Services provided
Asset management, Leasing Management


Mix of Uses


Car park



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