Friars Walk opened on 12th November 2015 and was developed by Queensberry Real Estate in partnership with Newport City Council. Friars Walk is 390,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space which includes a 90,000 sq ft Debenhams department store, an 8 screen Cineworld cinema, 12 Lane Superbowl UK, Laser Quest, Crazy Club soft play and a wide range of shops and restaurants all supported by a new, modern 350 space car park and new bus station. Friars Walk is home to major fashion brands including Top Shop, Next, New Look, River Island and H&M. Usk Plaza is the leisure section of the centre and is home to Cineworld and 11 family restaurants and includes as Nando’s, GBK, Chiquito as well as Loungers, Wagamama and Le Bistrot Pierre. Friars Walk has transformed the centre of Newport and has given people a reason to return to the city as the regions premier retail destination.