This week saw the opening of the phone company, Three UK’s brand new concept store right here in Tooting. The new store opened this week on 51 Tooting High Street and offers the environment where people can test Three products first hand with a 100% live product display. This is the first of its kind in Wandsworth.
Three had previously operated in Superdrug, at Tooting Broadway.
Three is a brand name under which several mobile phone networks and Broadband Internet Providers operate in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Three is UK’s fourth largest network, but currently the UK’s fastest growing network, with 8.8 million customers at the last count
The new store has already employed 13 people from the local area and will employ 15 local in total.
As the local MP, Sadiq Khan was invited to cut the ribbon for the new store.
On their first day, the store welcomed as many as 1,000 people through its doors.
Sadiq Khan MP said,
“This is a really exciting day for Tooting High Street. It is really encouraging to see that multi-national companies are choosing Tooting as the location to launch innovative business ideas. I hope that this is only the start of things to come for our local high street.
“Not only am I pleased to welcome Three to Tooting, but I am delighted that they are already employing 13 local people in their store. Great news for the high street and the local community.”
Manager of Three store, Max Dini,
“I am thrilled to be the Manager of Tooting’s first Three concept store. We started off much smaller, based in the Superdrug store, but it was not long before we outgrew those premises and today I am proud to be opening the doors of a fantastic brand new store on Tooting High Street.
“I am proud of our Tooting connection and believe it is important that we employ people from the local community which has supported us over the years”.