M&S Lakeside reveals opening date for brand new store
Entertainment / Fri 20th Oct 2023 at 08:30am
MARKS & Spencer has today revealed that its brand-new Lakeside Thurrock store will throw open its doors to customers on 15th November.
The brand-new 97, 000 sq ft store opens next month at Lakeside Shopping Centre. Local shoppers are set to enjoy spacious and stylish new Clothing, Home & Beauty departments, a new-look, marketplace-feel M&S Foodhall and 139-seat M&S Café with an award-winning new design.
Highlights in the new, fresh-market style Foodhall include fresh displays brimming with great quality, trusted value produce from M&S Select Farms, a bigger-than-ever M&S Bakery offering freshly baked bread, cakes and pastries throughout the day, and a dedicated M&S Wine Shop featuring an award-winning selection of drinks.
Store Manager, Dior Hudson, who has worked at M&S for 10 years, said: “We are really excited to announce that the new M&S Lakeside store will open on 15th November! I can’t wait to welcome the local community in to visit the store next month and see it all for themselves. Whether you’re looking for a big family food shop, the latest Autumn/Winter styles from our Clothing, Home & Beauty departments, or a mid-shop pit stop in our amazing new M&S Café – we’ve got you covered.”
The new-look, M&S Lakeside store represents a significant investment in the local economy and follows the retailer’s announcement that it plans to invest c.£500 million in its store rotation programme, creating over 3,400 new jobs nationwide. The new M&S Lakeside will be one of twenty new M&S stores to have opened across the country this year.
With a generous, shopping centre car park, the new M&S Lakeside store is ideal for bigger basket family shopping. The store is located inside Lakeside Shopping Centre at Lakeside Thurrock Centre, W Thurrock Way, Grays RM20 2ZQ. Opening times are 8am-9pm (Mon-Sat) 11-5pm Sunday.
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So excited to see your new store. My favourite place to lunch and shop. Adore your shoes and boots too. Can’t wait. Congratulations 🙌