Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments have secured two new retailers for the centre’s premium offer in mall five which has been reconfigured and refreshed to ensure Brent Cross continues to deliver a best-in-class brand-mix for customers. Specialist multi-brand British beauty retailer Space NK is set to open a new boutique alongside Waterstones, which have launched one of the bookstore’s new stores.
Iain Mitchell, UK Commercial Director at Hammerson commented on behalf of the joint venture: “Both Space NK and Waterstones are great examples of brands that continually innovate and place the in-store customer experience at the forefront of their strategy. Brent Cross is an iconic destination and we are working hard to ensure it continues to engage and excite consumers by curating a retail and leisure mix that offers more than just products. These latest signings are a testament to the centre’s enduring appeal as a destination where people and brands want to be.”
Andy Lightfoot, CEO, Space NK added: “We are delighted to open our 70th UK store in Brent Cross and bolster our growing portfolio with a prime North London location. This store will support our mission is to continue to serve the beauty-obsessed with the same expertise and innovation we are renowned for.”
Kate Skipper, COO, Waterstones said: “We are very pleased to bring a bookshop to Brent Cross, one of the busiest shopping centres in England. We have been inundated over the years with requests to open a shop here and are thrilled to finally be able to do so.”