We have dug deep in the our photo archive to bring you the first days and opening days of 18 shops in Sheffield’s Meadowhall.
Who can you spot queuing to meet the celebrity of the moment or watching the ribbon being cut?
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9. Premier Lodge
Patsy and Edina give Premier Lodge manager Ruth Cartlidge a helping hand as their new hotel opened at Meadowhall with some of the biggest beds in the industry available to guests. Pictured in 2001
Photo: DEAN ATKINS
10. Lunn Poly
Snappy the dragon performs the opening ceremony at the new revamped Lunn Poly shop at Meadowhal in 2001 with Amy Jenkins who works at the shop and deputy manger Kathie Taylor, right
Photo: Andrew Partridge
11. ritish Open Show Jumping Championships. 12 March 2003
Leading show jumpers Di Lampard and Michael Whitaker with Capt Patrick Leavey of the Household Cavalry, pictured at Meadowhall at the launch of the British Open Show Jumping Championships in 2003
Photo: Roger Nadal
12. Build-A-Bear Workshop
The opening of Build-A-Bear Workshop the first UK shop at Meadowhall in 2003. Sheffield Star's Alan Turner with Bear-builders and the bear he made, named "Beckham"
Photo: [email protected]