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Boots UK Unveils its Exciting New Store in Thorpe Park Leeds

12 October 2018
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Boots UK opened its brand new store at The Springs; a new retail and leisure development at Thorpe Park Leeds to meet the health and beauty needs of the local community, providing customers with a wide range of pharmacy services, new brands and health and beauty products.

Ghada Beal, Director of Stores - North, supported the opening alongside new Store Manager, Sam Cale-Brister. Long-serving Boots colleague Janet Hepworth-Hans, who has worked at the company for more than 50 years, was invited to cut the ribbon to officially open the store, and local singers Liz and Regi were invited to perform. Liz was an Assistant Store Manager at Boots for six years and now runs a choir that sings for St Gemma’s Hospice.

Sam said: “We’re really excited to bring a new health and beauty Boots store to the local community as part of the brand new Thorpe Park Leeds development. We know that our customers in East Leeds are really looking forward to being able to shop from all of their favourite brands at Boots, and we can’t wait to welcome them into the beautiful new unit.

“We’re also thrilled to have 15 new Boots colleagues joining the team, including a brand new Premium Beauty team of eight, who will be on hand to help our customers with all of their health and beauty needs.”

Boots celebrated the opening by giving out 200 beauty goodie bags to the first 200 customers to come into the new store. It’s also running a competition where customers have an exclusive opportunity to win a beauty hamper containing products worth £200.

The store, will offer confidential consultation rooms where patients can access a range of pharmacy services, including flu and travel vaccinations, alongside a complete range of healthcare products.

Alongside the healthcare offering, customers will be able to find all of their favourite beauty brands in the Beauty Hall, including Clinique, Estée Lauder, Liz Earle, Bare Minerals and Smashbox. With an NHS Pharmacy, Opticians and Hearingcare, our customers can find everything they need to feel good.



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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and around 1,900 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 31 May 2024