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New Stores Arrive Livingston To Further Boost Fashion Offer For

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

This April will see the arrival of a new range of stores to The Centre, Livingston, further boosting the fashion offer for customers and strengthening its reputation as a major Scottish shopping destination.

The popular high street names, Topshop and Topman will open their doors on Thursday 2nd April - their first ever presence in West Lothian - and will be located in the new extension of The Centre, Elements Square, helping to create a bigger and better fashion choice.

In addition, Dorothy Perkins, famous for its stylish and sophisticated fashion and men's fashion chain Burton, will also be opening a larger store in Elements Square on 2nd April, boasting a more diverse selection for customers with Dorothy Perkins providing new maternity and petite ranges.

Jennifer Bruce, Marketing Manager of The Centre, said: "We are dedicated to increasing our fashion offer in Livingston to attract shoppers from across Scotland, and the opening of the new stores, which are popular high street names, add greatly to the already strong mix of retailers.

"The feedback received from customers since the extension opened last October has been excellent, with more people than ever coming through the doors. They like the fantastic new shopping experience we have to offer and are extremely excited about the arrival of even more stores

"There's more available for fashion lovers than ever in West Lothian and is fast becoming the first choice for shoppers not only in the local area but further afield."

Topshop, Topman, Burton and Dorothy Perkins will join a host of other retailers located in the new-look centre, including H&M, M&S, Debenhams, Jane Norman and the newest addition, Warehouse, which opened in March.

For more information about The Centre log onto www.shopthecentre.co.uk



Notes to editors:


  • The Centre offers a dynamic and inviting environment where people can shop, eat, relax or meet - whatever the weather.


  • The Centre boasts around 150 stores including M&S, Debenhams, New Look, H&M, River Island, Ortak, Beaverbrooks, Barclays Diamonds and Waterstones to name but a few.


  • There is also a varied food and drink offer at The Centre, including restaurants Chiquitos, ASK, Nando's and Wagamama. Tony Roma's will be opening in Spring 09.


  • The Wintergarden is located within The Centre and boasts comfortable seating and catering outlets in a leafy garden environment providing an ideal break from the busy shopping areas. O'Briens is currently trading with Peckham's opening in Spring 09.


  • The Centre

Almondvale South


EH54 6HR