State-of-the-art Boots store to open on the Southbank

A brand-new Boots store is coming to the Southbank on 28th November. The health and beauty experts are opening a state-of-the-art store in a boutique development near to the London Eye and Waterloo station this month.

Located in a new-build from the Canary Wharf Group, the Boots store will sit adjacent to a new coffee shop and a Marks and Spencer Simply Food outlet. 10 jobs to be created in new store. The area south of the river is set to undergo major development in the coming years to meet demand from a growing population. With large investment planned to boost employment and increase the number of houses, Southbank is set to be a growth area and the Nottingham-based retailer are keen to ensure locals have access to all their favourite Boots products.

In addition, Boots are supporting the local economy by recruiting around 10 new staff, with several team members joining the Southbank store from other Boots locations.

New store manager Lucie Johnson-Jones joined Boots just two years ago and she is looking forward to serving the store’s customers. Lucie says: “I joined the company just over two years ago as a Christmas Customer Assistant in Westfield Stratford, I then moved to Liverpool Street Station store as Assistant Manager just under a year later where I began Store Manager training.

“This is my first appointment as a store manager and I am very excited to be opening a brand-new shop in such a fabulous location!”

New store features private pharmacy services and a great choice of Boots products. The new Boots store opens its doors on Wednesday 28th November – just in time for Christmas! As well as pharmacy medicines and private pharmacy services, the new Southbank store will also boast many of the popular Boots lines.

In a special launch ceremony, the store will be opened by Robert Barrett. Robert has been with Boots for more than 18 years and will be undertaking his pharmacy training in the new store.

Find the new Boots store at 26 York Road, SE1 from 28 November 2018.

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