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Out of Town Retailing CASE STUDY:
The Trafford Centre




Sixth largest shopping centre in the UK
Opened 10 September 1998
Nearly 5.5 million (10 % of UK population) live with 45 minutes of the centre
Site owned by Manchester Ship Canal Company until 1986
The planning process was one of…

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Transport:
Situated off the M60 (Junctions 9 and 10)
Over 10,122 car spaces and 350 coach spaces
Its popularity has resulted in traffic congestion on the M60's Barton High-Level Bridge,
requiring a link road adjacent to the M60 crossing the ship canal on a new swing bridge.
Numerous bus routes…

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Gender:
Male ­ 35%
Female ­ 65%

Age:
16-34 ­ 22%
25-34 ­ 26%
35-44 ­ 21%
45-54 ­ 16%
55+ ­ 15%

Method of travel:
Car ­ 87%
Bus ­ 8%
Walk ­ 2%
Other ­ 3%

Frequency of visits:
Once a week or
more often ­ 24%
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Stephanie White

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fantastic! thank you :)

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