Name: Simon James
Role: Head of Property at The Padel Club
Who are The Padel Club?
The Padel Club aim to be the go to Padel operator in the UK.
How many locations do The Padel Club currently have?
We currently have just one, which is located in Wimslow.
Our current target locations include;
- South Manchester.
- North West Manchester.
- Southport / Formby / Crosby.
- Wirral / Ellesmere Port.
- Chorley / Preston.
- North East Leeds.
How many new locations are you targeting?
We are aiming to open 10 - 12 new locations
- Vacant sites up to 1 acre.
- Warehouse 30-40,000 sq.ft (min 7m eaves height).
- Part of existing sports, leisure / golf complexes.
- Office Parks / Industrial estates.
- Large Redundant Pubs / tired retail locations.
We require Class E(d)
Freehold or Leasehold?
Leasehold preferred, Freehold considered.
Recent openings or new locations in the pipeline?
We have about 6-8 new locations in the pipleline.
What are the main challenges you face when acquiring new property?
Introducing property professionals to the sport and convincing Landlords to consider a Padel operator instead of a more “traditional” type of user.
The Inn at Whitewell
What is your favourite building?
100 King Street, Manchester
Favourite retail or leisure destination?
Clitheroe Golf Club
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel - 07972 113 593