Sumary of N Ireland’s Rushmere breaks visitors record on reopening:
- Shoppers in Northern Ireland showed just how much the end of the lockdown meant over the May Bank Holiday weekend with over 136,000 visiting the Rushmere Shopping Centre in Craigavon..
- It was the busiest May bank holiday weekend on record, according to owner Moyallen Holdings, coinciding with the lifting of restrictions on non-essential retailers on 30 April..
- Rushmere said daily visitor numbers from Friday through to close of business on Monday were similar to those seen in the last few days before Christmas in a normal trading year..
- “Though we had been anticipating a busy return last weekend, we were delighted to record an unprecedented number of shoppers visiting the centre and retail park right through the four-day shopping period…