• Harrow Primark: Hundreds of shoppers queued up to be one of the first inside new store

    06/12/2019 | Blog | nvziy
  • Shoppers were very excited to catch a glimpse inside the brand new store in St Anns Shopping Centre,The opening of the new Primark store in Harrow town centre attracted queues of hundreds of people.

    The new location, which is a whopping 125% bigger than Harrow’s original Primark, opened to the public at 10am on Tuesday (December 11).A Primark spokeswoman estimated that more than 300 eager Christmas shoppers queued up to be one of the first inside the store, on the site of the former BHS building in St Anns Shopping Centre.

    She added: “We are delighted to open our new store today and we are pleased to have seen such a positive reaction from the people of Harrow.”Primark’s new store replaces BHS in Harrow town centre (Image: Kat Clementine/MyLondon)

    Locals particularly enjoyed a wall dedicated to their beloved borough, complete with Harrow landmarks, road maps and even pigeons! They may also enjoy the creation of 100 new jobs in the area.Harrow Mayor Cllr Kareema Marikar said: “I am delighted that Primark has opened their new larger store. It will no doubt help to drive footfall to the town, as well as providing additional employment opportunities.”

    St Anns Shopping Centre manager David Robinson said the new store was “a great coup for the local economy” which will “further cement Harrow’s reputation as an attractive and convenient North West London shopping destination”.Haven’t been inside yet? Check out our gallery below for a sneak peak of the new store:

    The more than 43,000 square foot store, spread over two storeys, marks the budget retailer’s 185th store in the UK.It comes complete with 48 fitting rooms, 30 cash desks and even snazzy seating areas complete with built-in phone charging points.

    The building had been empty since British Home Stores went bust in 2016. A Lidl store will open in place of the ‘old’ Primark opposite Harrow-on-the-Hill station.The new store opens from 9am until 8pm from Monday to Saturday and from 11am to 5pm on Sundays.

    Thanks to My London News for the post: https://www.mylondon.news/news/west-london-news/harrow-primark-hundreds-shoppers-queue-15538165