Sanderson Arcade’s team of Beadles are stepping out in style this week in their new look uniform inspired by Northumberland’s rich heritage.

The brand new bespoke uniform has been designed and supplied by the London tailors Joseph Alan and is the first time the Beadles outfit has been updated since the Arcade was officially opened by Joanna Lumley OBE in November 2009.

The Beadles are the Arcade’s customer service team who are also a great source of local knowledge and information and always on hand to help visitors and shoppers to Sanderson Arcade.

The smart new uniform will help customers to easily identify the staff and has been designed to tie in with the colours of Northumberland. The red and gold of the county’s flag is reflected in the jacket and the uniform also includes a black and white traditional Northumbrian tartan tie and waistcoat. The traditional top hat and waistcoat will remain part of the smart new look in keeping with the Arcade’s Edwardian style architecture.

Medi Parry, Centre Manager for Sanderson Arcade said: "The Beadles are a great asset to the Arcade and a big part of the community here in Morpeth. When we decided to update the uniform we thought it would be nice to reflect the local area in the colours which we chose.
“It’s important that our customer service team stand out and are smart and approachable – we think they look fantastic and we hope our will shoppers agree."

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