Hammerson and Hermes, joint owners and developers of Leicester’s £350m retail quarter, have released images of this 22,000 m2 John Lewis store, designed by Foreign Office Architects. The practice is one of five (including Glenn Howells, Chapman Taylor,

Gollifer Langston and rg+p Leicester). which will work on the designs of the Shires mixed-use development in the city centre. This will occupy a 10 ha site next to the existing Shires shopping centre and will be completed in 2008.