You know Meadowhall as your favourite place to spend time shopping, eating and relaxing but it’s also one of the country’s key retail players. Let’s look at the facts . . .
· Meadowhall is Yorkshire’s permier shopping destination and one of seven super-regional shopping centres in the UK.
· Our 1.4 million sq ft centre has attracted 560 million visits since opening in 1990.
· It’s home to 230 stores, 50 places to eat and drink, and an 11-screen cinema.
· 18% of all business rates collected in Sheffield City Council come from the centre, with 1p of every £1 traced back to Meadowhall.
· During peak times we employ 8,500 people and 1 in 100 jobs across the City Region is supported by our activities.
· A proposed £300m Leisure Hall will create up to 1,000 new jobs for the region, driving Meadowhall’s reputation as a rewarding place to live and work.
· Meadowhall has its own public transport interchange for bus, train and tram services.
· The centre offers 12,000 free parking spaces
· Next door sits The Source Skills Academy, a training and development centre set up by British Land and Sheffield City Council in 2003.