26 May 2024, 04:43
By Furniture News Jun 28, 2023

Aynho Park marks start of luxury brand's international expansion

On 9th June, upscale retailer RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) opened its first standalone retail destination outside of North America, The Gallery at Aynho Park, Banbury, a 400-year-old landmark estate, "representing the most inspiring and immersive physical expression of the brand to date".

RH England marks the beginning of the retailer’s global expansion and its continued foray into hospitality with three restaurant concepts.

Spanning over 60 rooms, the venue offers luxury home furnishings collections from RH Interiors, Contemporary, Modern and Outdoor, alongside art, antiques and artifacts from across the globe. 

First constructed in 1615, the Cotswolds property has been  has been meticulously restored in an operation oveseen by RH chairman and CEO Gary Friedman, who has revitalised several landmark buildings in North America.

“We are both proud and humbled to introduce RH to the UK in what we hope will be an inspiring and unforgettable fashion, and to fully open Aynho Park to the public for the first time in its history,” says Gary. “We believe RH England represents our greatest work to date and will serve as a symbol of our values and beliefs as we embark on our expansion across Europe.”

Pictured: The Gallery's Architecture & Design Library (photo courtesy Business Wire)

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