All change at New Street, Birmingham

Attwood House, on New Street in Birmingham, welcomes two new retailers.

Handmade cosmetics retailer, Lush, will open one of its largest outlets in the UK this year, complete with an in-store spa offering a series of treatments using Lush products. The 10,000 sq ft store will trade over two levels.

GCW have also secured travel agent, Thomas Cook, who have taken a new 2,345 sq ft store in Attwood House. Thomas Cook’s Discovery Store embraces new digital technologies including virtual reality, offering a new approach to customer service. Their ‘Try Before You Fly’ virtual holiday experience, which is available in the new store, enables people to explore holiday destinations from the comfort of the store using the latest VR headset technology.

Hayley Turley, Asset Manager for The Crown Estate, which owns Attwood House said: “We are thrilled to welcome Lush and Thomas Cook to Attwood House, further boosting the offer for shoppers on New Street. It is brilliant to see new concept stores with customer experience at their heart. We wish both Lush and Thomas Cook every success.”

GCW acted on behalf of The Crown Estate, CWM acted for Thomas Cook.