Debenhams in Southside to close

Today it was announced that the Wandsworth store is one of the 22 poor performing stores to close in 2020 (along with Wimbledon – Centre Court – but not Clapham Junction. This is something of a blow for Southside as Debenhams is the largest space user – and provides a useful cut through from Garratt Lane. In practice it has never drawn the custom from the south end of the centre (Waitrose end) end and it not really going to be missed. But a void will not be good for the north end of the centre. Watch this space.