Royal Priors Shopping Centre facts for kids
It in located in the centre of the town on the main street, The Parade. Opened in 1988 by Queen Elizabeth II at a cost of £35 million, there is a seven-storey car park adjacent to it and the town's bus stops are nearby.
The largest extension and refurbishment since it opened was in 2002 when a former outdoor court area to the north of the centre was covered over to increase indoor space at a cost of £7 million..
The centre was built on the former site of slum housing built between 1810 and 1840 by the wealthy of the town to house the poor and non-live in servants.
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