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From outside to in, Deichmann is moving into County Mall

Massive refurbishment as the store moves location.

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Photos shows the new Deichmann store in Eastbourne.

The shoe retailer who has been located in the Queens Sq is to move their store out of the cold and into the warmth of County Mall.

The retailers new huge 338 metre squared unit is currently undergoing a complete £350k refurbishment to align with the companies brand identity.

The new store is set to have it’s first official day at the new location on the 26th May and are doing lots of offers for those stepping in first including free shoes for the stores first 25 customers!

Claire Jeffrey, Store Manager of Deichmann Crawley, said:

“The transformation that has taken place in our new Crawley store is incredibly exciting. We’re really happy with the look and fit out of the new store and can’t wait to show our loyal customer base, as well as new shoppers.

“The team are looking forward to celebrating the new store on the 26th of May and becoming a well-loved fixture in the County Mall.”

Mark Haynes, centre manager at County Mall Shopping Centre, said: “It’s a very exciting time at County Mall with the arrival of a brand new Deichmann store. We’re always looking to improve our centre and provide customers with more options and new product ranges.

“Deichmann are a great addition to the centre with their range catering to all. We wish the Deichmann team a warm welcome and a successful launch.”

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County Mall Manager receives ‘Centre Manager of the Year’ at national awards

The Centre Manager at County Mall in Crawley received an award for ‘Centre Manager of the Year’ at the 2018 SCEPTRE Awards.

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'Centre Manager of the Year (large centre)' presented to County Mall's Mark Haynes by Koralie Gardener from Retail Report. (Image: JLD Media)

With County Mall’s 25th Anniversary and the opening of new stores including Hotel Chocolat, Paperchase and DFS, 2017 was an exciting year for Mark Haynes and the centre’s management team.

The team’s hard work culminated in a SCEPTRE Award for Mark as Centre Manager of the Year (Large Centre) at a recent industry event.

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The SCEPTRE Awards recognise the Best Practice and the Best People in the Shopping Centre industry, putting the spotlight on Management Teams, Retailers and Suppliers that demonstrate real excellence.

In his seven years as Centre Manager Mark has focussed on enhancing the customer experience and customer service at the Crawley shopping centre, which attracts 8 million visitors a year.

Working closely with the marketing team (who also won an industry award this year in recognition of their Strategic Marketing campaign for County Mall Shrunk the Shoppers last summer), Mark has worked to reposition the centre’s perception in key targeted locations and is an integral member of the town and community.

Centre Manager at County Mall, Mark Haynes.

Chairing the Town Centre Partnership and initiating the feasibility of a BID, Mark has an influential stance in Crawley and uses his position to raise the perception of the town in the surrounding areas.

Mark has also dedicated time to fundraising and community efforts including the opening of Crawley’s very first “Changing Places” facility, running 2 marathons in 2 weeks on behalf of St Catherine’s Hospice and facilitating multiple charity events in the centre, resulting in charity donations worth over £46k in the year.

Centre Manager Mark Haynes stated:

“I’m immensely proud to have won this award for County Mall, and am lucky to have a great team, without whom it wouldn’t have been possible.”

 

For updates on news, events and promotions from County Mall; visit countymall.co.uk or keep updated on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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