22nd September 2016 – Camp Hopson, Newbury, was officially reopened by Richard Benyon MP and attended by Bernard Dreesmann, Chairman of Morleys Stores. The store has had a major £3 million redevelopment which has also entailed the introduction of 80 new brands to complement the already extensive brand mix. The opening will be followed by 4 days of activities and special promotional activities in the Newbury store.
The substantial redevelopment encompasses the 40,000 sq ft Northbrook Street Department Store alongside the 22,000 sq ft Home Store. The sleek new shopping experience boasts bright and airy interiors, providng a contemporary space catering for the 21st century shopper, whilst remaining sympathetic to the store’s long heritage in the area (dating back to 1921).
Mr Dreesmann, Chairman of Morleys Stores, commented: “We are delighted to announce the relaunch of our department store Camp Hopson … and we have set out to create a great customer experience providing exciting new products and brands in a light, fresh and contemporary environment with well-trained, knowledgeable and friendly staff”.
Morleys acquired Camp Hopson in November 2014 and the group includes branches in Wimbledon, Brixton, Islington, Enfield, Upminster, Ilford and Tooting.