Detailed case study on Meadowhall

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Meadowhall, Sheffield
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Meadowhall is an indoor shopping centre in Sheffield, South
Yorkshire, 5km north east of Sheffield. It's the largest
shopping centre in the Yorkshire and Humber region, and 8th
largest in the UK. It is a separate development and is owned
by British Land.
It was built by bovis on a site that used to be occupied by
steelworks. It was opened on 4th Sept. 1990. Has over 280
stores and attracted 19.8 million visitors in its first year of opening ­ now about 30 million per year.
The centre has its own public transport interchange and is the only one in the whole of the UK to have a
bus, rail and tram interchange and is accessible for the locals and the rest of the country.
On Meadowhall's website they have directions for
public transport, bicycle and car.
By Bus 120 buses arrive here every hour. By Train
Up to 400 trains come to our interchange. By Tram
Every 10 minutes a Supertram arrives.
M1 Southbound. Leave at Junction 34 and
approach the traffic island in the right lane. Take
the 4th exit off the island (heading under the M1)
and follow the signs for Sheffield City Centre
(A6109). After passing Vue Cinema, turn left at the
traffic lights.M1 Northbound Leave at Junction 34,
taking the left hand lane. Take the 2nd exit and
follow signs to Sheffield City Centre (A6178). At the
first roundabout, turn right and at the second
roundabout (immediately in front of Meadowhall)
turn left onto Meadowhall Way, proceed to the 6th set of traffic lights and turn right. From Sheffield City Centre. Leave
Sheffield City Centre along the A61, leading onto the A6109 (M1 North) Brightside Lane. Continue for approximately 2.5 miles.
Go straight on at the roundabout with Forgemasters on your right, and then turn right at the 4th set of traffic lights.
A large range of shops varying from Hollister, Ann Summers, M&S, Apple Store to Argos. Meadowhall has the Oasis
Dining Quarter with is the food court with food outlets and seating over two floors ­ it is mostly fast food like
McDonald's and KFC but also has a Wagamama and Nando's. The second floor is solely resturants.
Meadowhall also has a Vue cinema with multiple showings throughout the day, the latest at 21:00.
There is also the Meadowhall Style magazine that features trends for the A/W 12 season.
There are also seasonal events throughout the year, Santa's snowflake hollow, Festive Coca Cola Truck Visit, Tea
Dance and Driving Lessons for 11-17 years old.
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There are good food and leisure facilities as well as shops for the locals in a safer environment than in the city centre,
such as an 11 screen cinema.

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Meadowhall has had a positive effect on the local economy as it provides jobs for the locals; some are employed to
work directly in the shops, and some are employed for service such as cleaners.
Anchor stores such as House of Fraser have increasingly re-located from Sheffield city centre Meadowhall, which has
meant that many high street stores have closed in the city centre.…read more


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