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Ten more for Oxford
Published:  24 April, 2017

Six months from opening, lettings increase at Westgate Oxford

Land Securities’ and the Crown Estate’s Westgate Oxford Alliance has unveiled 10 new retail and leisure brands as it marks six months until opening day. New international retailers Levi’s, Skechers and Acuitis join domestic brands Cath Kidston, Seasalt Cornwall and Molton Brown London. And the F&B mix has been bolstered by Shawa Lebanese Grill, Rola Wala and Benito’s Hat.

Anchored by a 140,000-sq ft John Lewis store, the 800,000-sq ft Westgate Oxford is expected to draw 15 million shoppers a year with a projected retail spend of over £1bn. Premium and high street brands already signed at Westgate Oxford include Mint Velvet, Smashbox, Gant, Hotel Chocolat, Guess, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Ted Baker, COS, & Other Stories, Russell & Bromley and Victoria’s Secret Pink.

The leisure offer includes Curzon Cinemas and Polpo, Cinnamon Kitchen, The Breakfast Club, Sticks’n’Sushi, Pho, and Dirty Bones.

Naomi Howard, leasing director at Land Securities said: “Today marks a significant milestone in our journey to create one of the UK’s largest and most highly anticipated retail and leisure destinations to open this year. In exactly six months, we will open our doors to the public, bringing them a vibrant blend of luxury and high street retail stores to be explored, alongside some of the most exciting food and drink brands the region will have to offer. We are thrilled to announce today’s new signings – who will be joined by more new names in the coming weeks.”