LEGO announces plans to open second Manchester store at the Trafford Centre this winter

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It will be the second Greater Manchester location alongside the city centre spot in the Arndale.

LEGO has announced plans to open a new Trafford Centre store.

It will be the toy giant’s second in Greater Manchester, joining the city centre location in the Arndale. LEGO also already has the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre attraction at the Trafford Centre.

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The new store will have a range of products only available in LEGO stores and at LEGO.com including the LEGO | Disney Castle and the new Harry Potter™ Gringotts™ Wizarding Bank sets. The store will also have a LEGO pick-a-brick wall, allow you to build a minifigure tower and have hands-on play opportunities among other things.

How the new LEGO store at the Trafford Centre will look How the new LEGO store at the Trafford Centre will look
How the new LEGO store at the Trafford Centre will look | LEGO

The official opening date this winter will be announced soon. It will be LEGO’s 19th store in the UK.

Amy Pearson, Director of EMEA Marketing at the LEGO Group, said: “We’ve been searching for the perfect location to open a second store in Greater Manchester and are thrilled to have found this within Trafford Centre.

“The new LEGO store will allow builders of all ages to be inspired by the endless play opportunities LEGO has to offer. This store will be a top retail destination for product launches and events, while acting as a hub for our tenured LEGO community and new builders alike, welcoming them to an exciting journey of discovery with the LEGO universe.”

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Simon Layton, Centre Director at Trafford Centre, commented: “We’re absolutely delighted to be welcoming the LEGO Store to Trafford Centre. As a family-friendly retail and leisure destination, we’re confident that guests of all ages will love immersing themselves in this fun and colourful store.”

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