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After reopening in July, Boxpark shut its three locations during the second national lockdown and did not charge its tenants rent. Serial entrepreneur Roger Wade, 54, founded the Brighton-based company in 2010, five years after selling his streetwear brand Boxfresh to Pentland, owner of JD Sports. Backed by Sir Charles Dunstone, Boxpark opened its first pop-up shopping park in east London in 2011. Its parks use repurposed shipping containers to provide semipermanent spaces for bars, street-food vendors and shops, from young independents to giants such as Nike. Sales grew to £15.9m in the year to April.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank52
CompanyBoxpark
ActivityRetail and leisure developer
LocationBrighton
Annual sales rise over 3 years57.68%
Latest sales £000s*15,900
Staff165
Founded2010
Websitewww.boxpark.co.uk

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