Touchwood

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Touchwood
Touchwood Solihull Park.jpg
Jubilee Gardens entrance to restaurants and mall
Location Solihull, England
Opening date 5 September 2001
Developer Lend Lease Group
Management Paul Birkett
Architect Eric Kuhne
No. of stores and services 104
No. of anchor tenants 1 (John Lewis)
Total retail floor area 650,000 sq ft (60,000 m2)
No. of floors 2 (John Lewis 4 floors)
Parking 1,700
Website http://www.touchwood-solihull.co.uk

Touchwood is a shopping centre in Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

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Opened in 2001 and costing £110 million to build, the centre was built on the former car parks behind the High Street.[1]

Around 251,000 cubic metres of earth were excavated to form the basements and over 4,000 tons of support the Touchwood structure.[2]

Touchwood has the only John Lewis department store in the West Midlands, at 265,000 sq ft (24,600 m2), as well as 80 other stores, over 20 restaurants and a Cineworld nine-screen multiplex cinema.[3]

The Touchwood access also leads to Library Square, for the Solihull Central Library and Arts Complex.

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Coordinates: 52°24′47″N 1°46′48″W / 52.413°N 1.780°W / 52.413; -1.780