Friday, September 9, 2011
Europe’s biggest shopping mall Westfield London is now open
A NEW LIGHTFOR LONDONLondon’s retail landscape changes forever as Westfield London opens its doors to shopperstoday after almost four years in the making.Westfield London is an architecturally stunning showcase for five anchor stores: Debenhams,Next, Marks and Spencer, House of Fraser and Waitrose. This iconic building, with its undulating glass roof, is home to more than 280 luxury, premium andhigh street retailers from more than 15 countries, together with 47 places to eat.
The WestfieldLondon site in W12 spans nine postcodes and is the largest city-centre shopping mall in Europe.Fourteen retailers today make their UK debut and dozens of others are creating stores that willset new standards in retail design.More than 21 million people are expected to visit Westfield
London each year – some 60,000 a day. The centre will employ 7,000 people, which together with substantial investment in transportinfrastructure, will contribute to the regenerative impact Westfield is having on Shepherd’s Bushand the surrounding communities.Attention to great service is paramount: a concierge and valet team have been trained to 5-starhotel standard, and will help create an environment where shoppers’ needs come first.