According to the Edinburgh News, the building containing the retail space was built in 1769 as the Crown Hotel. Throughout the past 40 years, the location has been occupied by a number of tenants including Woolworth’s, Burger King, Waterstones, and Evans. The new store will also follow Apple’s recent trend of constructing retail stores in historical buildings, most recently done with its MacArthur Chambers Store in Brisbane, Australia.
The soon to open shop is already Apple’s 38th retail location in the U.K.
Its inauguration is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. local time and is expected to reward its first 1,000 customers with commemorative shirts.
Ahead of the opening of its new Ediburgh location, Apple is set to hold the grand opening of its store in the Nave de Vero shopping center in Marghera, near Venice, Italy, this Saturday, Oct. 11.
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