Orbit Developments are please to welcome Specsavers toMiddlebrook Retail Park this month, offering shoppers experteyecare advice and affordable eyewear.
The 2,000 sq ft store represents an investment of around£240,000 is set to open on Monday 3rd December andwill create nine jobs in the area. The unit has undergone extensiverefurbishment and has been fitted with an impressive glass frontageand state-of-the-art equipment offering the highest standards ofeyecare to customers.
The new store will boast all of the latest eye testingequipment, including a digital retinal camera. This technologyallows optometrists to take a photo of the back of the eye, whichis the only part of the human body where the microcirculation ofblood can be observed directly. This helps in the detection andmanagement of a range of problems such as diabetic changes, opticnerve disease and even life-threatening conditions such astumours.
Designer brands available in-store will include Osiris, JasperConran, Gok Wan, Karen Millen and Timberland. Customers will alsobe able to take advantage of Specsavers’ famous 2for1 offers.
Specsavers also has an extensive range of children’s glasses,including brands such as Hello Kitty, Star Wars and Marvel. Allchildren’s glasses also come with SuperTough single vision lensesas standard and are made from a high tech lens material that neverbreaks, cracks or chips as well as being scratch-resistant,lightweight and providing 100% UV protection.
Specsavers’ director Stephen Waller commented: “We’ve been inChorley and Bolton town centres for 42 years, so I’m delighted tobe opening our third store here in Horwich at Middlebrook”.
He continued: “We’ll have a superb range of more than 1,000glasses to choose from, including our popular designer brands andunbeatable offers in-store. ‘We’re looking forward to welcomingcustomers at Middlebrook and giving them a warm Specsaverswelcome”.
Mark Hanna, Senior Retail Leasing Surveyor of Orbit Developmentscommented: “We’ve been working hard to strengthen our line-up forour customers and we are delighted to be welcoming leadingopticians Specsavers to Middlebrook. The retail park has seenconsiderable growth this year with footfall continually increasing.I am confident that Specsavers will attract new shoppers to thescheme.”
Mark continued: “Specsavers’ arrival has highlighted thatretailers continue to regard Middlebrook as a prime target for outof town expansion”.
At 646,500 sq ft, Middlebrook is the largest leisure, sports andretail scheme in the UK. Specsavers will be joining a variety oftenants including: Footasylum, River Island, Smyths ToysSuperstore, Next, Marks & Spencer, Laura Ashley, Boots andArgos.
Middlebrook also boasts excellent transport links with adedicated train station, bus services and is located within closeproximity to the M61.