Wilbrahim/Corkland row of shops

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Wilbrahim/Corkland row of shops

Postby Wintergreen » Sat Jul 11, 2015 11:01 am

Interesting story in the MEN ... the row of shops including the MetroCafe is up for sale.


Not sure how much success the owner will have persuading M&S etc. to open there but we'll see.

What would you like to see there? Or do the current shops deserve to stay?

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Re: Wilbrahim/Corkland row of shops

Postby ash pole » Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:30 am

Can't see a top end grocer opening there. For a start I think it's too small, there's no parking, and it's directly opposite the main competition. The current usage is just fine. This guy's done a great job of getting free advertising for the sale though!

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Re: Wilbrahim/Corkland row of shops

Postby ollie_the_brave » Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:23 pm

The current shops & cafe don't 'deserve' to stay, however as successful businesses any new landlord would be pretty daft to fire them off.

God knows what'll happen there, probably another Coop, 'cos we just can't get enough of their rip off shops in M21

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