Luxury British beauty retailer Space NK today announces it will open at King’s Cross in September 2018, with a 1,800-sq. ft. store on King’s Boulevard, this will be Space NK’s 61st store, with further stores planned in the UK throughout this year.
The store, which will allow customers to discover a bespoke curation of over 70 beauty brands spanning makeup, haircare, skincare and fragrance, is the fifth retailer on the new shopping street, alongside other lifestyle brands Nike, Jigsaw, & Other Stories and Carhartt WIP.
Space NK joins a line-up of retailers who align with King’s Cross’ reputation for exciting food and drink, show-stopping events and high-quality design. Annual footfall on King’s Boulevard is estimated to be at 18 million people by 2019. Autumn this year will see the arrival of the main concentration of retail at King’s Cross with the opening of Coal Drops Yard, London’s newest shopping destination, set to offer 100,000 sq. ft. for up to 65 shops, a major restaurant and numerous cafes, all together in historic former industrial buildings reinvented by Heatherwick Studio.
Speaking about the announcement, Jeremy Hall, Project Director, Argent, said:
“The arrival of Space NK and its addition to the line-up of retail brands on King’s Boulevard marks yet another exciting milestone for the retail evolution at King’s Cross. The retailer will bring the best beauty brands to the area, further expanding the offer. King’s Cross is fast becoming one of London’s most exciting shopping districts and with Coal Drops Yard set to
open later this year, we believe we are leading the way in enhanced shopping experience.”
Adding to this, Heather Alexander, Managing Director, Space NK, said:
“We are delighted to announce the opening of the latest addition to our store portfolio and look forward to revealing further details about this location, which will have a unique identity, in keeping with its home which is quickly becoming known as London’s creative quarter, and a destination for customers who are looking for a new and inspiring shopping experience.”