10th November 2018

Jarman Square, Hemel Hempstead

Ediston and Tesco Pension Fund’s “Jarman Square” is a new 145,000 sq. ft. leisure development with the first phase of restaurants and gym completing January 2015.

Tenants include The Restaurant Group (Chiquito, Frankie and Benny’s and Coast to Coast, Nando’s, Subway, Greene King (Hungry Horse) and The Gym Group.

The development also comprises an ice rink and an Empire Cinema which has recently been upgraded to provide an iMax offer.


The property was purchased by Ediston on behalf of Tesco Pension Fund for £8.5m in February 2014.


  • Acquired the former Leisure World property from Capital and Regional off market for £8.5m.
  • Secured 9 pre-lets, including 3 to The Restaurant Group. Others include the Gym Group, Greene King, Subway, Nando’s, Planet Ice and Empire Cinemas.
  • Completed the complex refurbishment, reconfiguration and extension of the first phase in January 2015, and the Ice Rink refurbishment in February 2015.
  • Empire Cinemas have regeared their lease, extended into the former Hot Shots bowling alley to provide a total of 13 screens including an iMax cinema.