AWARD-WINNING candle brand Owen Drew have opened a brand new flagship store in Birkenhead.

The luxury candle company have chosen to open their new boutique in the Pacific Road complex, just a short drive away from their Brook Street workshop.

More than 100 local VIPs attended the launch event last week and were treated to sneak peak of the brand's new Autumn collection.

On the evening there was a selection of canapés and fizz plus freshly made cakes from local business Fresh as a Daisy.

Owen Drew founder, Drew Cockton told the Globe: "We were absolutely thrilled to see so many familiar faces at the launch.

"We have been overwhelmed by the support we have received from the local community here on Wirral and look forward to continuing to grow the brand from our base here in Birkenhead."


Inside the new Owen Drew store on the launch night

Starting in 2016 by local entrepreneur Drew in the kitchen of his Wallasey home, Owen Drew now has thousands of fans including celebrity heiress Paris Hilton, Coleen Rooney and Maria Hatzistefanis, founder and chief executive of luxury skincare brand Rodial.

The business now employs 12 people and has won 'Start Up Business of the Year' at the Small Business Awards.

Drew added: "Our store has become a real shopping destination and we get visitors from across the region and beyond.

"That, added to our strong online presence and retail partnerships has been core to our continued growth and we are passionate about bucking retail trends and championing Birkenhead as a centre of excellence and innovation."

The new boutique, which is packed with over 30 different candles and room mists from their ever growing range is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

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