SU5309 : Redevelopment of Whiteley Outlet Shopping Centre

taken 6 years ago, near to Whiteley, Hampshire, Great Britain

Redevelopment of Whiteley Outlet Shopping Centre
Redevelopment of Whiteley Outlet Shopping Centre
Looking across the centre of the former cross-shaped SU5309 : Whiteley Outlet Shopping Centre, now demolished. The white building in the distance is Tesco's, which is unaffected. Buildings at left were on the northern side of the southwestern arm of the shopping centre, and are due to be demolished in due course.
Whiteley Village Shopping Centre
Whiteley (Hampshire) is a large new housing area built upon former farm land. In 1999 Whiteley village Outlet Shopping Centre was opened. It cost 60m. Unfortunately it suffered competition from the outlet shopping in Gunwharf Quays (Portsmouth) and did not prosper. Accordingly in 2011 it was decided to completely demolish all the shops and build a new shopping centre at a cost of 100m.

The new centre abandons the "outlet" role and is intended to be more of a local shopping place. According to architects Costorphine + Wright it "will provide over 240,000 sq.ft of top quality retail and restaurant space in an open 'high street' format. All units feature two-storey high structural glass facades based on a 12m structural width to minimise the number of columns in the front elevation and to give a slick contemporary feel to the retail frontage."

The site is owned by the Whiteley Co-ownership, a 50:50 partnership between British Land plc and the Universities Superannuation Scheme (a pension fund for people who work in universities). In March 2011 British Land listed the portfolio value of the outlet shopping centre as 24m with an annual rental income of 2m.

Virtual tour of new centre: LinkExternal link
Architects: LinkExternal link
Planning documents: LinkExternal link
Daily Echo article LinkExternal link
Portsmouth News article: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 531 097 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.1097N 1:14.7481W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 531 097
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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