Trafford Centre: new ‘premium’ sportswear shop Castore opens its doors

Castore sells ‘premium’ sportswear for men and women.

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A new sports store has opened at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

‘Premium’ sportswear brand Castore has taken on a 1200sq ft unit near the Skechers store, in what is its first shop in Greater Manchester.

The brand, founded by two former athlete brothers in Liverpool, has 11 other branches including one at Cheshire Oaks and it will sell men’s and women’s performance sports clothing, a selection of Castore teamwear and the new Red Bull Replica Collection. Castore make kits for leading names in the world of sport including Newcastle United, and has partnerships with various top athletes from Andy Murray to Adam Peaty.

Its best-selling items online include £40 training t-shirts and £125 fleece-lined jackets.

Co-founder, Tom Beahon said: “Castore is delighted to add the new Trafford Centre store to the brand’s portfolio. We look forward to welcoming shoppers into the store and to becoming part of the Trafford community.”

The new Castore store at the Trafford CentreThe new Castore store at the Trafford Centre
The new Castore store at the Trafford Centre

Zoe Inman, centre director at the Trafford Centre, added: “Castore is an exciting sportswear brand, which brings something fresh and new to our sports and leisure offering. We’re very happy to welcome Castore to the centre and are confident it will prove to be a popular choice for customers.”