O2 to take over Barratts' Oxford Street store

O2 to take over Barratts' Oxford Street store

O2 has signed a lease to take over the former Barratts' shoe store on Oxford Street.

The shoe chain collapsed into administration in December 2011. However, a spokesman for O2 said it had a deal in place for the Barratts' store on 297 Oxford Street. The 3,900 sq ft site is split over two floors. 

The O2 spokesman said: 'We’ve recently signed the lease on a property in Oxford Street, with the agreement due to be completed by the end of February.' It is unclear whether O2 will transform the space into a conventional retail space.

It is the latest property clinched by the operator. Earlier this month, Telefónica Digital signed a lease on office space in Regents Street for its new global headquarters. Around 400 employees are due to move into the new offices when it opens in summer 2012.

Written by Mobile Today
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