A new national retailer opens in St Austell this week, just in time for the peak Christmas shopping period.

Outdoor clothing and footwear specialist, Trespass, is due to open its doors at White River Place on Wednesday, December 7.

Trespass is said to be one of the UK’s most successful outdoor clothing retailers. Founded in 1938, it has more than 150 stores nationwide.

White River Place manager, Richard Hurst, said: “We are very pleased to be welcoming another well-established and popular national chain to St Austell, demonstrating the increasing confidence in the town centre amongst major national retailers.