Houndshill Shopping Centre

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Houndshill Shopping Centre
Houndshill Shopping Centre logo
Entrance to Houndshill Shopping Centre - geograph.org.uk - 1385017.jpg
LocationBlackpool, Lancashire, England
Opening date1980s
DeveloperModus Properties
OwnerBlackpool Council
No. of stores and services55+
No. of anchor tenants5
No. of floors1

Houndshill Shopping Centre is an indoor shopping centre in Blackpool, Lancashire England; located in centre of town, just opposite Blackpool Tower.

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Construction on Houndshill began in 1978. A car park was also constructed above the shopping centre, spanning over 4 floors.[1] It is the only indoor shopping centre in Blackpool.

In September 2008, a new extension was opened at a cost of over £30million; the extension featured Debenhams as the new flagship store and trebled the size of the shopping centre. The multistory car park was also expanded.[1][2][3]

In 2019, the owners of Houndshill, BCC Eiffel went into receivership, putting the future of the centre into doubt; It was bought by Blackpool Council soon after for £47million.[4]


Stores within Houndshill include: JD, Next, Yours Clothing, Jack & Jones, River Island, Costa Coffee, New Look,Build-A-Bear Workshop, Disney Store, Deichmann, Footasylum, Superdrug, Pandora and Smiggle.[2][3][5][6]


  1. ^ a b "The Houndshill over the years - and what's next for Blackpool's shopping centre after £48m sale". Blackpool Gazette. 6 November 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b "New Houndshill nearing completion". Blackpool Gazette. 30 July 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Hounds Hill Shopping Centre Extension". Turley.
  4. ^ "Blackpool Council buys Houndshill Shopping Centre for £47m". BBC News. 6 November 2019.
  5. ^ Louise Topp (4 April 2011). "Blackpool Shopping". Virtual Tourist.
  6. ^ "Blackpool - Houndshill Shopping Centre". Hynes Illingworth.

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Coordinates: 53°48′59″N 3°03′12″W / 53.8164°N 3.0533°W / 53.8164; -3.0533