Do you remember these Meadowhall shops from the 90s and noughties?

Some shops have stood the test of time, some sadly are just a fond memory but which Meadowhall shops do you remember?

Wednesday, 14th October 2020, 12:30 pm
Marks & Spencer Meadowhall rolled out the red carpet for customers at the Meadowhall Centre for the opening of the new link between the Interchange bridge at the front of the store in 1999. Left to right, Darren Pearce, Finance Manager at Meadowhall Centre, Peter Walker, South Yorkshire Passenger Executive and Stefan Andrejczuk, M & S Meadowhall Store Manager.
Marks & Spencer Meadowhall rolled out the red carpet for customers at the Meadowhall Centre for the opening of the new link between the Interchange bridge at the front of the store in 1999. Left to right, Darren Pearce, Finance Manager at Meadowhall Centre, Peter Walker, South Yorkshire Passenger Executive and Stefan Andrejczuk, M & S Meadowhall Store Manager.

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?

Want more Sheffield retro? Meadowhall shoppers over the years

Paul Lee, Chairman of Bon Marche Ltd, opening the flagship store at Meadowhall (Sheffield) in 1998 assisted by Carol White, Macmillan Cancer Relief Coporate Fundraiser for the North West Region.

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The opening of Waterstone's Book shop, The Arcade, Meadowhall in 1998. Seen LtoR are, Jo Humpreys-Davies, James Faraday, Kirsty Farrelly, Julie Melvin Miss Sheffield who cut the tape to open the shop, and Alex Eyre.

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Nancy Fielder, editor

Jack Duckworth opened new going places travel agency at Meadowhall in 1999
Sainsbury's opened it's revamped store at Meadowhall, in 1999. Left to right, Mohammhed Dajani, Meadowhall director, Ian Coull, director J Sainsbury PLC, Meadowhall chairman, Eddie Healey and the stores manager Philip Finegold.
The new look Marks and Spencer, was opened in 1999 by "Children of promise" from left Karl Goddard, Emma Green and Natasha Wilson,with Store Manager Stefan Andrejczuk right
Terri Dwyer, Ruth from TV's Holloaks, pictured at the opening of the New Look store at Meadowhall in 2000
Sheffield Steelers stars Kent Simpson (left)and Shayne McCosh at the official opening of the new Nokia store in 2001
Hollyoaks actress Danielle Brent presents first customer Sylvia Atkins with a bunch of flowers from Store Manager Mark Hague as she opens the new Superdrug store in 2001
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
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
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
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"
Meadowhall Mama's and Papa's store manager Karen Smith (left) and Midwife of the Years Angela Hewett(right) pictured at the store opening in 2003. Also pictured are staff and colleagues
Lucky Break author Lynda Page with her new book after opening the new WH Smiths at Meadowhall in 2006
Coronation Street star Nikki Sanderson at the opening of the new Virin Megastore at Meadowhall in 2006
Lovejuice opened in Meadowhall Oasis Food Hall in 2006. John Heseltine, founder of Lovejuice, cutting a ribbon to officially open his latest store with his two Sheffield staff, Melanie Dydhe manager and Daniel Differ, trainee supervisor.
George Davis with some of the staff at his new G IV store in 2010