Today, Sloane Stanley has announced that British furniture and interiors company, Timothy Oulton, will open the doors to its worldwide flagship store in Bluebird Garage on the King’s Road, Chelsea in September.
At 7,200 sq. ft, the renowned British brand is set to open its latest retail destination at the Bluebird Garage; a celebrated Art Deco motor garage that has connections with London’s rich legacy of innovation, modern culture and design. Located on the ground floor in situ with the iconic Bluebird Café, the new flagship store will feature the largest retail display of Timothy Oulton collections anywhere in the world.
The opening of the Chelsea gallery is the latest expression of the company, which has been evolving since 2008, marking 10 years since its first opening in Los Angeles. Present in some of the world’s great cities including New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Sydney, New Delhi, Moscow, and in London at Heal’s, Harrods, and now Bluebird on the Kings Road.
Hannah Grievson, Commercial Property Manager at Sloane Stanley, commented: “Timothy Oulton is a powerful addition to the eclectic, vibrant array of brands offered on the King’s Road. The rich heritage of the estate and of Bluebird Garage, complements the brand’s traditional British collection. Bluebird is a bustling hub of entertainment and a destination that attracts a lot of visitors, providing a robust platform for an established brand such as Timothy Oulton to launch their flagship store in Chelsea, London.”
Tim Oulton, founder of Timothy Oulton, added: “It’s a special place, and we want to bring something very special to Bluebird, and to Chelsea. Inviting people into our home has always been at the core of our ethos, so we’re passionate that the gallery at Bluebird shows our home at its absolute best, and is not only a great furniture destination but it’s also a place to host and connect with people.”
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About Sloane Stanley
The Sloane Stanley Estate is one of the oldest landowning estates in London. Founded in 1717, the Estate has developed into a 10 acre holding of residential and commercial properties on the King’s Road and Fulham Road, still under the same family ownership.
With a compelling mix of flagship international brands, niche retailers and pop-ups, dominated by premium and accessible premium brands that account for 74% of the total offer, Sloane Stanley has created a distinctive and sophisticated mixed-use destination within the heart of the affluent Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, serving a catchment of over 8.5 million people.
The King’s Road has a Residential Comparison Goods market potential of £249.7m placing it within the top 100 retail centres in the UK. This distinctive portfolio and commitment to create and sustain an ‘affordable luxury’ offer have ensured Chelsea’s status as one of the most desirable neighbourhoods and iconic shopping and leisure destinations in the world.
About Timothy Oulton
The story of Timothy Oulton started back in 1976 with a small antiques shop, owned by Tim’s dad. Profoundly influenced by his love of antiques, his father’s military background, and an inherent affection for British heritage, Tim created an authentic, visionary brand with the deepest integrity and a passion to deliver extraordinary experiences. Handcrafted with only the best traditional techniques and fabrications, each Timothy Oulton piece in his furniture collection is inspired by the past, but reconceived from a modern perspective, producing uniquely authentic collections, which push the boundaries of furniture design.
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Timothy Oulton at Bluebird 350 King’s Road Chelsea London United Kingdom