Better Bathrooms opens new showroom in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Better Bathrooms taps into Edinburgh market *New jobs created within the region*Over 5,000 products on display – internet prices in-store*

Better Bathrooms Edinburgh Showroom

"I am really excited as this will be our best store yet, nothing comes close to it in the area.” CEO Colin Stevens

Award-winning Better Bathrooms, the largest independent bathroom and tiles retailer in the UK, has opened its first Scottish showroom in Edinburgh.

As part of the company’s progressive expansion plans, the new showroom at 454 Gorgie Road, will be the company’s 9th showroom in the Better Bathrooms’ portfolio, trading alongside other successful showrooms in Cardiff, Romford, York showrooms and the successful online store The Edinburgh showroom has created 10 new jobs for the area.

Leigh-based Better Bathrooms (UK) Ltd. takes the 23,495 sqft former VW car showroom on a new year lease from Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Colliers International acted on behalf of the Volkswagen Group and Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP acted on behalf of Better Bathrooms.

Better Bathrooms boasts the largest showrooms in the UK, with over 5,000 products on display and offers internet prices in store. Open 7-days a week, till 10pm on weekdays, friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to offer help and advice.

The Edinburgh Showroom Manager Andrew Turner said, “'I am extremely thrilled and excited about the new Better Bathrooms showroom in Edinburgh. We offer the largest selection of bathrooms and tiles at an unbeatable price to the capital of Scotland. I feel very honoured to be taking on the store as showroom manager with what I can only describe as an enthusiastic, helpful and determined team and I think I speak for us all when I say we cannot wait to help our customers create their dream bathroom.”

Area Manager for Better Bathrooms Pete Thornton said, “The new showroom in Edinburgh is an exciting development for Better Bathrooms. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional buying experience for our customers, with quality products at internet prices.”

CEO and founder Colin Stevens said, “It is great to be opening our new concept bathroom and tiles megastore in Scotland, customers can now buy online at and visit our new showroom in Edinburgh, where they can touch and feel over 3000 products that are on display.

I am convinced that the people of not just Edinburgh but all over Scotland will come to our showroom because of the wide range of choice available and with our Price Promise, we guarantee to beat any price.

I am really excited as this will be our best store yet, nothing comes close to it in the area.”

Commercial property consultants Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP are Better Bathrooms’ sole property agent for their new store acquisition drive. Joe Assalone, Partner at the firm said, “Better Bathrooms looked at various sites in the locality but this particular property came out on top for a number of reasons such as the prominent location, great parking and accessibility for customers.

“The success of the brand and the quality of the products offered by this retailer is the main facilitator behind the company’s continued fast-tracked growth and we continue to search for properties across the UK that match what the Edinburgh showroom has to offer.”

In 2007, Better Bathrooms’ annual turnover stood at just over £1m and in the last financial year the turnover was £49.5m. The company aims to double their growth over the next three to five years and the Edinburgh store will be a big part of this. The sector leading company, has won 27 awards and has recently been shortlisted in the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, in the UKTI Growth Business of the Year category and in the Employer of the Year category.

The search for new retail sites continues with the well-established, well-funded company looking to secure properties from 15,000 to 20,000 sqft over maximum two floors in highly visible, easily accessible, non-prime retail locations throughout the UK.

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