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Rachel Duncan
Rachel Duncan,
A new Bracknell from today?
07 September 2017

Today (7 September) the new Lexicon scheme shopping centre in Bracknell, Berkshire, opens to the public for the first time. Costing £240million to build and taking over 20 years to come to fruition, the 580,000 sq ft of new leisure and retail space should revitalise a town that, in recent years, has been in decline.
Built as one of ten post-war ‘New Towns’ in 1949, Bracknell was supposed to be a new and exciting chapter in urban redevelopment but, as it grew, it struggled to compete with neighbouring locations such as Reading and Camberley. Developed by the Bracknell Regeneration Partnership, it is hoped that the Lexicon will reverse Bracknell’s downturn.

So what is in the Lexicon?

  • Shops: A wide-range of high-street value retailers such as Primark, Marks & Spencers (2 storey), Topshop, H & M, Boots, Dorothy Perkins, Fatface, New Look, River Island, Accessorise, Argos, Footlocker, Millets, Kiko Milano and Next, as well as Fenwick, Joules, Seasalt, L’Occitane, Pandora, Cath Kitson and Timberland.
  • Cinema: 12-screen Cineworld
  • Restaurants: including Nandos, Zizzi, Bills, Blues Smokehouse, MacDonalds, Wagamama, Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Carluccios
  • Coffee shops and supermarkets: Waitrose, Sainsburys, Costa, Coffee Republic, Love Coffee!, Coffee Barker Co., Santa Fe Coffe Co, 
  • Banks: Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, Lloyds, Nationwide, NatWest, Santander

Boyes Turner's property group specialises in advising businesses that own or occupy commerical property about their land interests and manage property portfolios for international and UK corporate clients - spanning sectors including retail, industrial, media, telecoms and pharmaceuticals. 

For more information please contact Rachel Duncan at Boyes Turner [email protected].

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