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Boots UK Unveils its Brand New Store in Knightsbridge

31 August 2018
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The Knightsbridge Boots UK team celebrated the grand opening of their beautiful, relocated store on Brompton Road, alongside Elizabeth Fagan, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Boots. The new 1,825 square metre store has been designed using feedback from customers to offer the very best feel good experience. 

The 29-week relocation project has created a beautiful new Boots of the future, offering customers a wider selection of beauty brands, convenient healthcare solutions, and a range of pharmacy services.

With its modern beauty space, customers can discover brands such as Liz Earle, GLAMGLOW, NYX, Smashbox, Origins, CYO, Obsession, and IT Cosmetics; a cult US beauty brand that’s available in selected Boots stores across the country. Benefit Cosmetics will also be instore, with aestheticians offering their signature beauty services at their very own Brow Bar. 

The opening of the new store also welcomes an extended range of fragrances from designer labels, such as Tom Ford, Prada and Dior; the innovative range of supersonic hairdryers from Dyson; and Mini Club, an exclusive range of comfortable, contemporary and affordable clothing for babies and toddlers. Customers can also make the most of the store’s new integrated, next day Click and Collect Service* to access the entire Boots health and beauty range, including luxury brands, in the heart of their community.

Andrew Beames, Store Manager, Boots UK, said: “We know our customers in Knightsbridge love to shop all of the latest beauty finds and trends, which is why we’re so excited to be introducing a new beauty space that will offer an exciting range of brands and services! We’re thrilled to bring our impressive new store to the people of Knightsbridge.”

Customers and patients can also make the most of the store’s new dedicated pharmacy and healthcare area that brings together Pharmacy, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare into a simple, convenient and seamless healthcare experience. The new store will also offer confidential consultation rooms where patients can access a range of pharmacy, Opticians and Hearingcare services, as well as an extensive range of pharmacy services, including flu and travel vaccinations, as well as eye and hearing tests. Multi-skilled advisors will also be able to offer complete healthcare solutions to the local community.

Valender Ubhi, Boots Area Manager, added: “We’re really excited for the opening of our innovative new store, and can’t wait for our customers and patients to explore our new products and access an even wider range of healthcare services. We’re also delighted that our new store has created roles for 43 new employees; 6 of which are highly-trained Beauty Specialists who’ll be on hand to share their expertise and advice across all beauty brands. We really are looking forward to welcoming the community!”

Boots has been at the heart of the Knightsbridge community for many years, welcoming its first store on Brompton Road on 20 February 1929. Almost 90 years later, Boots is still championing the community’s right to look and feel good.


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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and 2,100 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

2024 marks Boots’ 175th anniversary year. Founder John Boot opened a herbalist store in Nottingham in 1849 to offer an affordable alternative to traditional medicines. His son Jesse expanded the business to become a modern retailer and the biggest chemist in Britain. Throughout its history, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on

*Figures accurate as of 30 November 2023