Project Description


We are delighted to announce this year’s sponsor of Independent Business of the Year – New River.

NewRiver is a leading investor, manager and developer specialising in convenience-led, community-focused retail and leisure assets throughout the UK.

It owns a £1.4 billion portfolio comprising 33 community shopping centres, 23 retail parks and over 650 community pubs, in addition to asset managing a further four 3rd party retail assets. NewRiver has a Premium Listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (ticker: NRR) and is a constituent of the FTSE 250.

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“We are delighted to sponsor the Independent Business of the Year award 2019.

Independent businesses play a vital part in the unique business landscape offering a point of difference and often a much welcome personal touch. We congratulate this year’s nominees and winner and wish them all the success for the future.”

Stuart Mitchell, Director of New River
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