Union Square Aberdeen

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Union Square
UnionSquareLogo.png
"See U There", "It's Happening"
Location Guild Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
Opening date 29 October 2009
Developer Hammerson
Owner Hammerson
No. of stores and services 60+ (plus 15 Restaurants)
No. of anchor tenants 1 (Marks & Spencer)
Total retail floor area 700,000 ft² (65,000 m²)
No. of floors 2
Parking 1700 spaces (3 floors + surface)
Website Union Square

Union Square is a shopping centre located in the centre of Aberdeen, Scotland, which opened to the public on Thursday, 29 October 2009. The centre contains a covered shopping mall and retail park.[1]

History[edit]

Following delays, the developer Hammerson began construction of Union Square in 2007. Costing £250 million, it is one of the largest city centre shopping developments in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Scotland after Glasgow's Buchanan Galleries, with a total retail space of 700,000 square feet (65,000 m2).[2]

Located on Guild Street and Market Street, the development adjoins onto the side of Aberdeen railway station and a new Aberdeen bus station creating a transport hub.[1] The mall houses more than 60 shops, over fifteen restaurants, a ten screen 2,300 seat Cineworld cinema (the largest in Aberdeen) and a 3-star Jurys Inn hotel with 203 rooms.[2] The hotel opened on 4 September 2009. More than 40 shops were trading on opening day and this number rose to around 50 by Christmas, with many other retailers opening in 2010 and into 2011 onwards.

Retail park[edit]

Below are just a few of the many stores.
As of January 2014 ;
TK Maxx, Marks & Spencer, Clarks, Outfit (retailer), Hobbycraft, Next, JD Sports

Shopping mall[edit]

Below are just a few of the many stores.
As of January 2014 ;
Boots, New Look, H&M, Cineworld, YO! Sushi, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Hugo Boss, Hollister.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hammerson announces opening date for Union Square in Aberdeen". Property Week. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Revealed: massive Aberdeen centre". Evening Express (Aberdeen). Retrieved 13 August 2009. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 57°8′37″N 2°5′42″W / 57.14361°N 2.09500°W / 57.14361; -2.09500