The Lexicon Bracknell has signed three new brands – Boots UK, Office and The Entertainer – ahead of its it opening in September 2017. With less than four months to go until opening the Lexicon is now 75.6 per cent pre-let or in solicitors’ hands by floorspace, with a further 64,400 sq ft in negotiations.
Boots UK will open in a 19,500-sq ft two-floor flagship store, which will include Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare practices. High-street fashion footwear specialist Office is opening a 4,803-sq ft store on Braccan Walk, and the biggest independent toy retailer in the UK, The Entertainer, will be taking a 5,564-sq ft unit.
Jessica Berney, head of UK retail at Schroder Real Estate, joint developer with Legal & General, said: “Work on site is progressing well towards our September 2017 opening. Fit-out works within M&S and Fenwick, our anchor stores, is rapidly progressing. The full line-up of brands being signed will make The Lexicon Bracknell the first choice for retail and leisure in Berkshire.”