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Riverside development April start

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Gareth, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. kyoto49

    kyoto49 Well-Known Forumite

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    I'd be ecstatic if they knocked down the guildhall and redevoped it to have the stores that went to in the new centre, Stafford would be buzzing again. And it wouldn't be any more disruptive than the creation of that new place would it? M&S could have the old Co op, once redeveloped, and Primark could have had the old M&S.
     
  2. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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  3. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    It's actually been humming lately, by all accounts, Though, the cooler weather seems to have reduced that problem a bit.
     
  4. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    "Construction of the cinema element of the development is due to start in late spring/early summer 2016."

    LXB RetailProperties

    So there you are then
     
  5. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp
    Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp

    goes the alarm-clock and then you wake up......
     
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  6. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Gated Community ( loony bin )
     
  7. Jonah

    Jonah Spouting nonsense since the day I learned to talk

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    The old M&S store is smaller than the new Primark.
    The old Co-op store is a complete mess and isn't the right shape or layout for a modern store. It would probably cost a lot more to redevelop than a new store plus the current owners (whoever they may be) would have to sell or foot the cost. I doubt they would pay to redevelop it.
     
  8. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    The Milletts move into the old Co-op seems to be progressing very slowly.


    There have been hints that they will end up moving elsewhere in the end.
     
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  9. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    That's the trouble with you young 'uns, you want everything yesterday......
     
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  10. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Maypole
     
  11. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Noticed an increasing number of empty units around the town, surely there's now an opportunity for the likes of Stantons, Taylors, Wakefields, Macfisheries, Curtess, Dolcis, Hiltons, Haydens, Jenks, Jeff's, Golden Egg, Victor Value, Azaraways, Bagnalls, Times Furnishings, Briggs and all the other high street names that we have seen shut up shop (no pun intended) to buck the trend and say

    " Hey guys, we are open for business".......

    Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp, Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrp,.......
     
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  12. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    + County Woodware, Lotus Records, Tandy, Resales and Motorcycle Mecca.
     
  13. citricsquid

    citricsquid Well-Known Forumite

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    Do what vegas does, put a couple of slot machines in each empty unit then knock a hole in the wall of each, creating a long winding slot machine lined inside walk through Stafford, you'll be sure to get bored along the way and start gambling. Especially useful when it's raining.
     
  14. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    ReopenThe EagleFalcolnDirtyDuckStephensonsRocketNewInnPropsCastleTavernChambersDoxeyArmsThreeTunsKingsHeadBathHotelWhiteLionRailwayHotelGarthHotelNesbittCrispinAlbionThatoneupbytheRangersthatonethatsamotorcyclemuseumNagsHeadElephantandCastleTelegraphDogandPartridgethatonebythetelephoneexchangeWestwayUnicornPieandAlewhathaveiforgotten?
     
  15. Gramaisc

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    Crossbow?

    Assembly Rooms.

    Poly Canteen.

    Sheridan.
     
  16. Ecker

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    Their characteristics perhaps Mr Marwood...Props and The Student Union,
    you didn't have to go to the toilets because the toilets came to you.
     
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    I asked about the move on Saturday and all I got back was were not sure where we are going yet, it's still in negotiation.
     
  18. Lucy

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    I did hear that the co-op building has been sold, apparently to the furniture people in there now, and they are going to refurb shortly.
     
  19. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    I noted two hot babes looking lost in Tipping Street the other day so naturally I offered my services

    Seems they were out of towners ( I guessed this as they were very clean ) and had been to this new shopping walkway that the forum is obsessed with .

    They looked lost because there is apparently no signage indicating new visitors where the rest of the delights of Stafford are like Mr Sizzle, the pound a bag sweet shop and Greggs.

    Traders - take note
     
  20. proactive

    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    That move is apparently off and they are looking at alternatives, according to staff.
     

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