Better Bathrooms Makes a Move into York

Posted on 15th October 2014

We are pleased to report that award-winning Better Bathrooms, the largest independent bathroom and tiles retailer in the UK, are opening a new showroom in York on 27th October 2014. 

As part of the company’s progressive plans, the new showroom at Stirling Road, Clifton Moor, York will be the company’s first outlet in Yorkshire and the 6th showroom in the Better Bathrooms’ portfolio. 

Better Bathrooms takes the detached 19,722 sq ft retail warehouse on a new 10 year lease from landlords Hamilton Ltd. Lawrence Hannah Property and Edgerley Simpson Howe LLP acted as joing agents for the landlord and Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP acted on behalf of Better Bathrooms. 

The York showroom manager Bill Cunningham said, “Our York store is based on Clifton Moor, with ample parking and easy access off the outer ring road. Our team of knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff will be happy to guide you through our stunning range of bathrooms and dedicated collection of tiles for the bathroom or home. We look forward to seeing you in our superb new store.” 

Area manager for Better Bathrooms Pete Thornton added, “The new showroom in York is an exciting development for Better Bathrooms. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional buying experience for our customers, offering quality products at internet prices, whilst using the lastes technology.” 

CEO and founder Colin Stevens said, “We have recruited a great team who are friendly, knowledgeable and from the local area. We are very excited about the store and the opportunity to be part of the Yorkshire community. The new showroom looks great and it is a fantastic addition to the Better Bathrooms’ brand.”

Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP are Better Bathrooms’ sole property agent for their new store acquisition drive and 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 namely visibility, 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 York showroom has to offer.” 

The search for ne retail sites continues with the well-established, well-funded company looking to secure properties from 15,000 to 20,000 sq ft over maximum two floors in highly visible, easily accessible, non-prime retail locations throughout the UK. To submit premises for consideration or to find out more about Better Bathrooms’ target locations, please contact retained agent Joe Assalone at Robert Pinkus & Co. on 01772 769000 or email

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