New big name brands at thecentre:mk

Published: Monday, 25 November, 2013
Four new outlets offer shoppers big name brands at thecentre:mk.
The world’s leading mattress and pillow brand Tempur is launching its second full line store in the UK with a 2,500 sq ft outlet on Midsummer Arcade, adjacent to  John Lewis. It will open in time for Christmas.
Internationally renowned shoe brand Dr Martens is opening a 2,000 sq ft store in thecentre:mk. Those world-famous boots and shoes will be available in time for Christmas at Dr Martens new store in the centre’s Silbury Arcade.
Another new addition to the centre’s Silbury Arcade will be book retailer The Works which opens a new 2,500 sq ft unit.
Hungry shoppers will be able to enjoy the best in burgers when Byron opens its new 4,500 sq ft restaurant adjacent to thecentre:mk’s Destination Dining early next year.
Gavin Murray from Hermes Real Estate Investment Management Limited, said: “Momentum at thecentre:mk  is gathering pace as awareness of the centre’s dominance of such a strong catchment continues to grow. To have secured only the second Tempur in the UK is a great reflection of the industry’s increasing focus on thecentre:mk. The arrival of Bryon is also a key milestone, with the brand’s quality complementing the existing critical mass of premium dining we have recently introduced.”
Jacqui Stefanov, managing director of Tempur UK, said: “We are very pleased to be opening at thecentre:mk. We believe the centre attracts significant numbers of consumers from a wide area and they will now be able to experience the revolutionary Tempur mattress and pillow range in a fantastic retail environment.”
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Notes to Editors
thecentre:mk is a regional shopping centre situated in the heart of Milton Keynes. With over 170 stores and over 1,000 brands, cafes and restaurants all under one roof, it is anchored by John Lewis, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer and Next.

As the premier shopping destination in the region between London and Birmingham, Cambridge and Oxford, thecentre:mk enjoys around 24 million visits every year and is unrivalled in its customer service.

Included in the overall proposition are civic spaces and events venues; City Square, Queens Court and Middleton Hall which offer a varied programme of free events throughout the year, including fashion shows, motor shows, summer beach and the award winning Christmas display.