CASTLEGATE announces the arrival of popular childrenswear shop Junior Jungle as it opens its second store at the Stockton-based shopping centre.

Trading for over 22 years, the independent business has expanded into Stockton following the success of its flagship store in Middlesbrough.

Offering a whole host of baby and childrenswear including clothing, soft toys and pram sets, Centre Manager Karen Eve is extremely pleased to welcome the store opening.

She said: “Junior Jungle is a well-established local business and their products are of high quality and very affordable. They will be a great asset to Castlegate and will further enhance the offering of baby and toddler clothing and goods in Stockton.”

Owner Paul Beal said: “We’re extremely proud to be expanding and opening up a new store at Castlegate and are looking forward to meeting everyone. We have also recently expanded our offering to include a brand new toddler clothing line which we hope will be successful with our new customers.”

Commenting on the opening, Tim Cornford, Asset Manager at Ellandi said: “We are thrilled to support another independent retailer on their business journey, and look forward to working with Junior Jungle as they establish themselves at Castlegate.”