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Stafford shops opening - Turning into a boom town?

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Trumpet, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. Gareth

    Gareth Well-Known Forumite

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    Phase 2 would be nice at Mill Green, but they haven't started phase 1 yet.

    6 years and counting so far, taking forever like Stafford new cinema
     
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    anyone been to East Mids designer outlet?
     
  3. gilbert grape

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    Near Mansfield? Yes, but last time I went it didn't seem to be as impressive as the time before and similarly, the time before that.
     
  4. pinky

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    Went past the little dessert shop yesterday and it looks really nice inside, they look ready to open. Also walked past the new cinema sight and there was action happening on my way to Primark and it was busy on there, I would be shocked if it closed.
     
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    Visited Oatcakes & Milkshakes for lunch today after 1pm....very busy and spoke to a staff member who told us to order at the counter then they will sort tables out.

    Stood in the queue to find people just walking in behind us and taking the spare tables !! Order and got a table but it took around 30 minutes for the food to come out (its only Oatcakes !!)

    Food was good but by only having one chap doing the savoury food and 2-3 people doing the milkshakes and freak-shakes it took the shine off the visit...Will probably go back as a sunday brunch trip....
     
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    Last time we were there we didn't spot the sign telling us to order and pay before we'd sat down. I'm glad it's remained busy though.

    We were also in town today, had lunch at the soup kitchen - generally town seemed busy, which is always good.
     
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    There's a sign ??? :)
     
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    Bee and bean on mill street is coming along and the little dessert shop looks all set to open.
     
  9. ChrisLewis

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    So good to see new shops opening
     
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  11. pinky

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    I went into the guild hall today for some cards from the card factory and a nosy at the Clarks sale and noticed a Warren James is in there. How long has that been in there?
     
  12. proactive

    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Who is Warren James?
     
  13. Gramaisc

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    It's a jewellery chain.

    Hah..!
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Ah, righto.

    My money would have been on furniture.

    I see from their website that they do engagement rings from £69. Wish I'd known of their existance back in the day!
     
  15. Gareth

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    A couple of months tops
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Got any more news on this wonderful scoop @cotty1974 or was it in fact ill-informed, scaremongering bullshit?
     
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    I went into Primark this morning and it was packed, as was the whole shopping centre :)
     
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  18. Gramaisc

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    Packed? Really? All of it? Perhaps they are really moving, then?
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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