When new Boots hearing store opens at Medway shopping centre

The store will feature an immersion room and self-screening centres
The store will feature an immersion room and self-screening centres -Credit:KentLive

A date has now been set for the opening of a new Boots hearing care store at a popular Medway shopping centre. The health and beauty retailer will be opening its next Hearingcare store at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre in Gillingham on Wednesday, May 15.

Only the fifth store of its kind in the UK, once open it will offer a range of services and products for hearing care. Among the new unit’s primary features are the immersion room and self-screening centres, which will help customers test new hearing aids.

The rooms will be able to simulate a variety of noise settings, such as busy restaurants and concerts, giving people with hearing loss a chance to experience the effect of wearing hearing aids. From within the immersion room, customers will be able to experience the latest hearing technology for themselves.

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Hearing aids will be available for customers to trial before purchase and the store will be staffed by a number of hearing care experts who can offer advice and information. The store will be found at units 61/62 within Hempstead Valley, the former home of TUI next to Card Factory.

Echo Lu, Managing Director of Boots Hearingcare said: "We are delighted to be opening the World of Hearing store in Hempstead Valley, the fifth of its kind in the UK, providing customers with an immersive state-of-the-art environment to solve their hearing problems. On average, it takes ten years for someone to address they have a hearing problem.

“We hope this new innovative format can help remove the stigma associated with hearing loss and encourage more people to act on their hearing loss and to experience the joy of better hearing and better quality of life, with the latest technology and great customer care from Boots.” Further information about Boots Hearingcare can be found here.

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