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Upmarket London-based department store Harrods has completed its £20m investment project, overhauling the grand entrance of its Knightsbridge location.

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The refurbishment has seen the escalators replaced with sixteen sets of double escalators installed from the lower ground floor up to the fifth floor, which was inspired by Harrods’ old escalators from the Eighties and Nineties behind the Hans Crescent entrance.

Make Architects completed the work, with the project first commencing back in January this year. The redevelopment also saw Thirties styled windows restored, as well as the installation of a new roof glass dome.

The news follows Harrods recent filed accounts ending January 2016, which reported a double-digit growth in pre-tax profit to £129.7m, up by 16.9%, as well as outlining an increase in sales by 2.6% to £788.9m.