Exciting Expansion for Loom Loft - New Preston Store and Loft Bistro

Exciting Expansion for Loom Loft - New Preston Store and Loft Bistro

Loom Loft are delighted to share the exciting news of their upcoming fourth furniture store and bistro, set to be the largest one yet, opening in Spring 2024. This new establishment will be located at a new 23,000 square feet premises at Preston Docklands and will create 40 full and part time jobs.

Loom Loft are an emerging name in the home decor and furniture industry with a reputation for setting out aesthetically styled stores within an industrial setting. 

As a privately funded Lancashire family-owned business, Loom Loft established its presence with the opening of its flagship Clitheroe store and The Loft Bistro in August 2019. Building on this success, a second 'Select' store was introduced at The Mill Batley, West Yorkshire, in 2021 and a third at Astley Bridge, Bolton in August 2023.

The new location set at Trident Park, Preston Docklands, will neighbour a new Aldi store and Loom Loft are about to embark on an extensive internal fit out following the site and building development handed over by Marshall CDP.

Founders, Managing Director and Head Buyer, Boyd and Rachel Hargreaves commented. ‘We have been reviewing a number of sites in the last 18 months but the Loom Loft team were all unified to develop the opportunity at Preston when it came about. It’s a perfect fit for our business development in another great Lancashire location. We are excited to showcase our unique style and look forward to recruiting and shaping a dynamic team.’

Simon Marshall CEO - CDP‘Having visited the Loom Loft site in Clitheroe it is clear to see why the brand and their style creates so much interest. I am sure it will create an impact, be a great place to visit, and boost the local economy. We are really happy to secure them as a long-term tenant for Trident Park.’

Operating from Junction 7 business park in Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire, Loom Loft manages its main head office, warehousing, and a 40,000 sq ft logistics hub. In its fourth year of operation, the company has grown to employ 80 staff across its various sites and is eagerly preparing to hire additional team members for the upcoming Preston store taking its total employees to 120.

The new Preston store will also include its second Loft Bistro with a chic industrial feel that has proven to be a popular and enjoyable concept at its Clitheroe location. Featuring a diverse menu crafted by a talented culinary team, great for informal breakfasts, lunches, business meetings and meeting up with friends.

Scheduled for opening in Spring 2024, the new location promises to be a hub of innovation and style, offering an extensive range of trend setting and an eclectic mix of furniture and home accessories. Loom Loft are known for their commitment to quality, design, excellent customer service, support of UK manufacturers & suppliers and where possible sources from Lancashire are always explored. 

To support this exciting development Loom Loft are actively seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join its dynamic team. with 35 – 40 positions available.

  • Store Manager
  • Store Administrator
  • Experienced Furniture Senior Sales Team {mix of FT and PT roles x 6}
  • Sales Executives (x3, training provided for those with transferable skills)
  • Retail Assistants (FT & PT, x6)
  • Visual merchandiser {Ft and PT)
  • Head Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Chef De Partie (x2)
  • Front of House Manager
  • Front of House Supervisors (x2)
  • Waiting on Team (FT/PT mix, x12)
  • Kitchen Porters / Support Staff
  • Stock room processor and general site maintenance.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a brief cover letter to recruitment@loomloft.com. The company offers competitive rates of pay across all levels. All job descriptions in detail can be found at www.loomloft.co.uk/vacancies

The store will be located on a new development site at Port Way/Channel Way near Preston Marina/Docks, shared with Aldi and will have 243 car parking spaces. The site was previously The Trident building and was home to Netflights.com part of the Gold Medal Travel Group.

The new store and Loft Bistro will be open seven days a week from 9 am to 6 pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday, providing both customers and staff with a flexible and vibrant work environment. Loom Loft Furniture & Interiors is proud of its great company ethos, fostering a culture of creativity, innovation, and excellence.

For more information about Loom Loft Furniture & Interiors, please visit our website at www.loomloft.com.

 Keep an eye on the social media sites for further updates on their newest location!

Posted by Loom Loft
1st February 2024

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