- Fenwick (department store)
company_name = Fenwick
foundation = 1882
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fenwick (founded 1882,
Newcastle upon Tyne) is an independent chain of department stores in the United Kingdom.
The group has its headquarters at the flagship Fenwick department store in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. Other stores are located in
London(in Bond Streetand Brent Cross), Leicester, York, Windsor, Canterburyand Tunbridge Wells. Fenwick acquired the Bentallsgroup in 2001 which at that time comprised five department stores. Three of these were subsequently sold to J E Bealewith Fenwick retaining only two of the stores, in Kingston upon Thamesand Bracknell. In 2007 the group further expanded by purchasing Williams & Griffin, a well-regarded independent department store, in Colchester, Essex.
The Newcastle store, which is one of Britain's largest department stores, holds a spectacular
Christmaswindow tableaux each year, attracting visitors from a wide area.
Fenwick's Newcastle has a complex layout made up of several connected buildings that open to
Northumberland Street, Eldon Square, Monument Malland Blackett Street. The store includes eight (with the opening of a Yo! Sushi) cafes and restaurants and a wide selection of goods.
Branches in Bond Street, York and Windsor offer a limited range of departments, specialising in clothing, fashion accessories and cosmetics, as the focus of their assortment.
Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne5 floors 22,500 m²
Bond Street, London5 floors 5,530 m²
Leicester(formerly Joseph Johnson) 5 floors
Brent Cross, London3 floors
Coppergate Shopping Centre, York3 floors
*King Edward Court, Windsor 2 floors
Whitefriars Shopping Centre, Canterbury(formerly Ricemans) 5 floors 10,776 m²
Westfield Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells 3 floors
Kingston upon Thames( Bentalls) 5 floors
Bracknell(Bentalls Bracknell) 2 floors
Colchester( Williams & Griffin) 6 floors
Oxford(formerly F Cape & Co)
List of department stores
* [http://www.fenwick.co.uk/ Fenwick official website]
* [http://www.bentalls.co.uk/ Bentalls official website]
* [http://www.williegee.com/ Williams & Griffin official website]
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