Babers, Oxford Street, London

The complete stripping out and refurbishment - in five weeks - of a prominent Oxford Street shop, as part of a move to broaden the appeal of Church's footwear to a younger market.

The works - on two levels - comprised a completely new shopfront constructed in limestone, green slate, stainless steel and glass; a large ground floor sales area with purpose made furniture and storage units in maple and leather; a new ground floor shoe store and a basement comprising offices, additional storage and staff support areas.

DATE: 1995 - 1996

CLIENT: Private