Bishops Walk Prepares For Its Best Christmas for Customers Ever.
Bishops Walk, Cirencester´s iconic covered shopping arcade, is getting ready for its best customer Christmas ever.
Having coped with the recession, with some shops closing, the traders, with the Centre´s management. have raised their stakes so that now trade is at its best for several years - and the last shop that had closed, is expected to be open again soon.
The former Clinton Cards unit on Cricklade Street will be Nationwide Building Society´s new Cirencester and isbranch due to open on February 3rd, 2015 after a major refurbishment.
David Allberry, who manages Bishops Walk for WE Black Ltd the building owner said:"It is really an exciting time for everyone.
We have an excellent and balanced team of shops and a recent opinion poll showed that 85% of shoppers are delighted with the improvements throughout.This enterprise is just what is needed at the heart of Cirencester´s key retail area".
Businesses include renowned butchers Michael Hart; leading mobile phone businesses Carphone Warehouse and O2; leading florists, Roses; Cotswold Artisan Coffee, winners of national awards for their global coffees; Planet Games, specialists in electronic games and CDs; Compleat Cookshop, well known for both traditional and designer kitchen accessories; Master Cobbler, popular business for quality shoe repairs and luggage; The Cake House, popular among families for drinks and meals; Bramleys, with a wide selection of fruit and vegetables; Barnardos, a UK leader among charity shops and REVA the popular night venue on the first floor.
Seasonal decoration are in position with the shops following suit in readiness for the festive season, which will feature a whole range of events, including Brewery Arts Community Choir, Magic Wiz, Cirencester College music technology , performances of a portable printer invented by students, and charity bucket collections for Paternoster School, CHYP, Macmillan and Cotswold Care Hospice.
Plans are also afoot for a January Sale, with details to be announced shortly.
Posted: 18/11/2014 20:11:57
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