Change Of Location May Be On The Way For Oliver Bonas
Planning to move into the former Menkind store, which was formerly Gap
The former Menkind premises in Chiswick
The popular gift and accessories shop Oliver Bonas appears to be seeking a change of scenery from its Turnham Green Terrace home.
An application has been lodged with Hounslow Council from the address of Oliver Bonas' head office for the unit on 256-262 Chiswick High Road. This was formerly occupied by Menkind and prior to that, part of the Gap store.
The application is for the removal of existing shop front with a new shop front installed in existing window openings. The drawings submitted clearly show the name Oliver Bonas on the front.
The Baby Gap shop next door will still continue as usual.
Menkind which specialised in gifts and gadgets closed last year and the shop unit has been occupied since then. They still have a store in Westfields.
The ground floor retail unit is nearly 2,000 sq feet, with three upper floors, currently arranged with two flats per floor.
An overseas investor acquired the freehold interest in 260-262 Chiswick High Road from private clients of Capita Real Estate, for £5.5 million earlier this year.
We have asked Oliver Bonas head office for comment.
June 24, 2017