Dr Martens is a fashion retailer that can trace its heritage back to the early 1900’s. The company, with its rich history, is today stronger than ever with more than 20 stores in the UK, as well as an expanding network of shops around the world.
The centre sees between 15,000 and 20,000 visitors per day, with outlet shops including Calvin Klein, GAP and M&S, as well as restaurants such as Zizzi, TGI Friday’s and Nando’s. Gloucester Quays is also home to a Cineworld 10 screen cinema, a gym and the Gloucester Quays Antique Centre.
The new £4 million market hall in Preston provides a modern shopping experience in a glass and timber-clad structure. The redevelopment brings market life in Preston into the twentieth century whilst preserving its traditions and traders.
The newest Bodleian Libraries' building, the Weston Library, is not only a research library but includes a large public space with exhibition galleries, cafes and shop; over the opening weekend 12,000 visitors walked through its doors.