Land Securities and Hammerson have secured eight fashion and three food retailers at their £500m Bristol city centre scheme.

Fashion retailers Gerry Weber, Guess Jeans, Principles and TM Lewin will open in the main part of the scheme and are taking a total of around 10,400 sq ft of retail space.

While Crew and Guess Accessories are taking around 5,600 sq ft and will open in Quakers Friars which is the scheme’s focus for designer and luxury brands anchored by Harvey Nichols.

All six retailers will be making their Bristol debut at Cabot Circus.

Restaurant retailer Coal Grill & Bar, the 1950’s-styled Italian American restaurant Frankie & Benny’s, and milkshake bar Shakeabout, are taking around 10,600 sq ft of space at the scheme’s restaurant terrace area next to the 13-screen Showcase Cinema De Lux.

The 1.5m sq ft Cabot Circus scheme is being developed in a 50:50 joint venture – known as the Bristol Alliance – and it will open next month. It will also include office and residential space and public space.

Keith Stone, Bristol Alliance leasing director, said: ‘The retail sector has really bought into the significant potential of Bristol’s prosperous regional catchment as well as the high quality of the streets and squares being created in this superb development – which has been extended to Broadmead through an extensive upgrade.’

DTZ and Lunson Mitchenall are joint letting agents.