Harvey Nichols, Victoria Gate and Victoria Quarter to reopen shops and outdoor terrace restaurants in Leeds
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It comes as businesses across Leeds prepare to reopen all outdoor hospitality venues and non-essential retail stores on April 12, in line with the Government's roadmap out of lockdown.
Harvey Nichols department store and all other shops in Victoria Gate and Victoria Quarter will open at 10am on Monday.
There will also be a new Carvela store opening on the same day, as well as an Oak Boutique pop-up and North Home, a design-led home and interiors pop-up from the owners of Fettle restaurant, opening until late June.
Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Brasserie, Issho and East 59th are offering outdoor dining.
A number of the destination’s restaurants and cafes will continue to offer takeaway.
The Victoria Gate casino remains closed at present, in line with guidance.
Sally Lackey, General Manager - Harvey Nichols, Leeds says: “Together with our team, we are all very much looking forward to our store re-opening and welcoming our customers back safely to Harvey Nichols, Leeds.
"With our new season collections and the latest beauty drops, alongside fresh interior and window schemes, there is a real feeling of positivity in-store. Our teams have worked incredibly hard to get the stores ready and we can’t wait to re-open the doors on Monday morning.”
Jo Coburn, General Manager at Victoria Leeds said: “It is great to be able to welcome customers back and I know our brands are looking forward to re-opening their doors next week. Safety remains a priority and the measures we put in place last year will continue, including mandatory face coverings, hand sanitiser stations and enhanced cleaning.
“We'd like to say thanks to everyone for supporting us.
"To all those who have kept essential stores and our food takeaway services open, along with the Victoria Leeds team and of course our customers.
"It’s great to see the arrival of some exciting new brands to the mix and we hope that next month, following the government roadmap, our restaurants and leisure facilities will be able to re-open fully too.”
Saftey measures in place include a one-way system. mandatory face coverings throughout the centre, unless you are exempt and an enhanced cleaning process.
Customers are encouraged to use contactless payment with retailers for transactions