Today Wren Kitchens opened its 86th showroom in Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird creating 27 new local jobs.
Located at the popular Fort Kinnaird Retail Park, the former SCS retail unit has undergone a three-month internal and external transformation. Due to customer demand this is Wren’s tenth showroom in Scotland and the second one in Edinburgh.
Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, officially cut the ribbon to welcome the first flurry of customers through the door. The kitchen retailer donated £500 to the Lord Provost’s charity, the OneCity Trust.
He said: “Edinburgh continues to be one of the most appealing places in all of the UK to grow a business and Fort Kinnaird is one of our busiest retail parks. The opening of Wren’s new showroom brings welcome investment to the area, is creating 27 new jobs and even more diversity at the Fort.
“As Patron of the OneCity Trust – which works to fight poverty and inequality in Edinburgh – I’m also very grateful to Wren Kitchens for the generous contribution they have chosen to make today to our city’s charity.”
The 17,805 sq. ft. showroom displays over 40 kitchens in a variety of styles from edgy industrial to ultra-modern and charming traditional designs.
“We are delighted to be opening in Fort Kinnaird and we are confident our incredible new showroom will be an inspirational hotspot for those wishing to create their very own dream kitchen,” said Wren Kitchens Fort Kinnaird Showroom Manager, Jennifer Bradley.
“Over the last three months we have completely transformed the store to encompass an exciting display of kitchen designs, inspirational details, appliances, worktops, storage solutions and much more.
“We have even invested in a virtual reality room where kitchens will be brought to life using the most innovative 3D technology!”
The showroom also brings a new concept to the retail market; Wren’s interior design studio which can be pre-booked at the showroom by local interior designers and architects to assist with client requirements. It has a large range of samples, design books and inspirational mood boards to assist with the creation of their clients dream kitchen.