New Centre Manager for The Ridings

28 January 2015

The Ridings Shopping Centre in Wakefield has appointed Eileen Holroyd as its new Centre Manager.

Eileen, who was previously Centre Co-ordinator, has worked at The Ridings for more than 30 years having joined the management team in 1981 when the foundations for the centre were first excavated.

As Centre Manager, Eileen will oversee the running of the 345,000 sq. ft. mall, which houses over 80 stores and directly employs 35 team members.

Eileen comments:

“I started my career with The Ridings as a Secretary and during my time here I have been involved in a variety of roles; so to head up the team is a real privilege and one I am really looking forward to.


She adds:

“The Ridings has a very exciting year ahead with the launch of Primark’s extension and lots of events including a Vintage Fair, craft markets, style events and car boots, which will reinforce the centre’s position at the heart of the city and as a family-friendly shopping destination.”

Situated over three levels, The Ridings Shopping Centre houses a mixture of stores and restaurants including BHS, Primark, Marks & Spencer alongside quality independents such as Created in Yorkshire, Feather’s Confectionery, Dickey Bow Boutique and Artworld. The Ridings Shopping Centre is part of the Moorfield Group.

For further details about The Ridings Shopping Centre and the many events they have planned please visit