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Stafford shops closing - Turning into a ghost town?

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Goldstyle Limousines, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. littleme

    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    When did 'Rigout' close?

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  2. Sir BoD

    Sir BoD Well-Known Forumite

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    Wow. Steve was an institution in Stafford. That's a shame but he lasted longer than many independents.
     
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  3. littleme

    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    I know, spoke to him daily for many years when I worked in town.... I'm sure it was still there last week...
     
  4. staffordjas

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    That's a shame. Last time I went in was in January. Bought quite a bit from there in the past.
     
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    Accessorise at Riverside closing 14/3
     
  6. c0tt0nt0p

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    So how many empty units will this"successful and highly sought after" shopping experience have now?
     
  7. Gareth

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    Sorry your post does not make sense.

    are you asking how many units are there in total, empty or let??

    With regards to Accessorize ( load of crap that it was) they are finished. Monsoon and Accessorize closed down five weeks ago at the potteries centre, hanley. The end is nigh.

    There are currently discussions going on for 3 units by the cinema to be taken by one company in the leisure area :)
     
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  8. PeterD

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    Sorry your post doesn't make sense. Discussions are discussions and not occupying a unit.
     
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    So...another gym?
     
  10. c0tt0nt0p

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    Apologies, I thought the "So how many empty units" section was quite clear in the sentence...

    Or was it just me thinking that??
     
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    Carphone warehouse/Dixons are closing all the standalone Carphone warehouse stores to concentrate on selling phones through the existing main superstores so expect the unit on Queens retail park to go at some point....
     
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    Laura Ashley has fell into administration, so expect to close as rescue deal in the current economic climate has been pulled :(
     
  13. Noah

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    Already heard rumours that it is going
     
  14. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    You'd be mad to plan anything right now, unless the landlords were crapping it and actually dropped rents so you could lock in a good deal.
     
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    Yeah. I can see this thread getting busier and the Boom Town thread getting very quiet over the next few months
     
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  17. Tumble weed

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    The whole Guildhall is pretty much closed, the only accessible store is Poundland, the parking facilities have also closed .
     

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    Yes, but what’s changed?
     
  19. Thehooperman

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    There's less escape routes :)
     
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