SJ8990 : Mersey Square

taken 1 year ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

This is 1 of 8 images, with title Mersey Square in this square
Mersey Square
Mersey Square
On the left is Debenhams. On the right is the Merseyway Shopping Centre with Greggs, Bap and Sandwich Pound all next door to each other. In the background is the Redrock Development.
Debenhams
Debenhams was founded in London in 1778 by Flint and Clark under the name 'Flint and Clark', there were a number of partner and name changes the store became 'Debenhams Limited' in 1905.

The large department store is best known for its clothing, cosmetics and home ware.

In 2009 Debenhams had over 153 stores in the UK, with more due to open.
Merseyway Shopping Centre

Merseyway Shopping Centre opened in 1965 but was extensively refurbished in 1995. It consists mainly of a large pedestrianised street, where at one point there are two levels of walkways for shoppers, and there is access to both the first and ground floor of many shops. There is a small area of covered mall at the western edge of the centre, constructed in 1995.

It is built on giant stilts above the River Mersey and the river runs for the entire length of the centre. The river was first covered over in the late 1930s and a road built over the top.
The Redrock Development
The Redrock Development LinkExternal link on Bridgefield Street is planned to a create a 10-screen multiplex cinema, 38,000 sq ft of retail and restaurants, a 360-space multi-storey car park and a new public square with external seating.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Merseyway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 892 903 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6127N 2:9.7819W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 892 903
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Debenhams  Greggs  Sandwich Shop  Redrock Development 

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