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Lewis Craig Blog Archive

London’s first branch of Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids!

Lewis Craig are pleased to have recently completed the leasing transaction, on behalf of a private landlord client, with London’s first branch of Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids, the fastest growing chain of kid’s hair salons in the world! The premises are situated on the world famous Abbey Road in St. John’s Wood, North West London.

Sharkey’s is a unique experience specially designed for kids, combining high-quality haircuts, the latest styles and kids-focused entertainment. The colourful fun-filled salons are bright & meticulously clean and completely geared to giving kids and their parents, a memorable experience. In a warm and friendly environment, hair-stylists entertain and amuse kids, so that getting the perfect haircut is a treat rather than an ordeal.

We wish Sharkey’s every success with their new salon, and indeed with their future expansion plans.

Chester sees opening of Trailfinders 25th Travel Centre

Trailfinders have opened their new Chester Travel Centre, following their freehold purchase of the property at 17-19 Bridge Street and 21-23 Bridge Street Row.

This attractive historic property provides some 1,200 sq ft of retail space at ground floor with additional Bridge Street Row accommodation over 3 levels of approx 2,850 sq ft.

Trailfinders have fitted out the premises to an exceptionally high standard, with particular sensitivity and attention being given to the historic characteristics of the building.

Lewis Craig, property advisers to Trailfinders, acted in sourcing the opportunity, negotiating for the freehold acquisition and simultaneously negotiating to secure vacant possession from previous leaseholders Going Places who in turn had sublet to Jigsaw.

Trailfinders are brand leaders in the tailormade travel industry and the Chester property is their 25th Travel Centre in the UK and Ireland.

Contact Richard Grossman for further information and on Trailfinders continuing requirements.


More Bare Minerals for 2012

More Bare Minerals for 2012

Successfully operating from five UK boutiques and with representation in 130 department stores, Bare Minerals are now looking to acquire several further boutiques in 2012 in select locations throughout the UK.

To see Bare Minerals UK premises requirements click here

For more information, visit www.bareminerals.co.uk

Please contact Richard Grossman rg@lewiscraig.co.uk with ideas


Gelateria Romana – Presto in Londra!

Lewis Craig are delighted to have been appointed as property advisers to artisan gelato shop operator Gelateria Romana, with the search now on for suitable premises in London for opening Spring 2012.

Established in 1947 in Piazza Ferrari, in the heart of the old city of Rimini, Gelateria Romana was named after the daughter of the founder and first owner.

Still operated to this day by members of the Zucchi family there are currently 28 Gelateria Romana shops in Italy, with 8 others in Spain, Romania, China and Dubai with a further 7 opening in 2012.

For more information, visit www.gelateriaromana.com

To see Gelateria Romana’s London premises requirements click here

We are looking for A1 premises required offering 650 – 950 sq ft.

Locations of interest include Chelsea, Hampstead, Islington, Kensington Church Street, Notting Hill Gate, Richmond, South Kensington and similar profile areas.

Please contact Theo Benedyk tb@lewiscraig.co.uk or Richard Grossman rg@lewiscraig.co.uk with ideas.