Swan Shopping Centre

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Swan Shopping Centre
File:Swan shopping centre logo.jpg
Logo for the Swan Shopping Centre
Location Yardley, Birmingham
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Owner Tesco (Spenhill)
Total retail floor area 80,000 square feet (7,400 m2)
Website http://www.swancentreyardley.co.uk/
Sign on the old Swan building
Overhead view of Swan Island

The Swan Shopping Centre is a 80,000 square feet (7,400 m2) shopping centre in Yardley, Birmingham, which opened in Spring 2012.[1][2]

With its landmark high rise building, it stands on the A45 Coventry Road at its intersection with the A4040 Outer Ring Road (also the Birmingham Outer Circle Number 11 bus route), known as Swan Island.

In-store Events

Since its opening there has been one event inside the Swan Shopping Centre. For the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II Weekend, Free Radio hosted a "street party" inside the shopping centre with artificial grass. There were many other things happening too with music, having your picture taken as the Queen and more.[3]

Current Stores

There are 21 retail units in the shopping centre.[4]

References

  1. "The Swan Centre". Retrieved 2011-08-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Emma McKinney (11 June 2011), Road at new Tesco in Yardley is part-opened, Birmingham Mail, retrieved 2011-08-16<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Free Radio's coverage of the event". Retrieved 2011-08-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. http://www.swancentreyardley.co.uk/stores.aspx

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