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When God Save The King! caused a dust-up on Duppas Hill

Two hundred years ago, when an ageing monarch was about to be crowned and there was dispute over which members of his immediate family he would allow to attend the ceremony at the Abbey, it was not all sweetness and … Continue reading

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500 shoppers queue for 3 hours for Purley Way M&S opening

Hundreds of customers were queuing around the Purley Way Retail Park block this morning, for the first day of trading of the new Marks and Spencer store. Supposed to be the guests of honour for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony opening … Continue reading

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£200 ‘Golden Ticket’ offer for lucky customers at new M&S

Early bird customers who flock to the new Marks and Spencer store on the Purley Way when it opens next Thursday could win themselves a Golden Ticket worth £200 of goods from the store. The 38,000 sqft new store features … Continue reading

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M&S announces Purley Way store opening date as Apr 27

Using the former John Lewis At Home site, the Croydon 38,000sqft clothing store and foodhall is the first of 20 stores being opened by Marks and Spencer in 2023 Marks and Spencer has announced Thursday April 27 as the official … Continue reading

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M&S’s Whitgift future questioned after shift to Purley Way

A bullish £480m expansion plan for one of Britain’s biggest retailers, with ‘the right stores, in the right place, with the right space’, could mean more bad news for Croydon town centre. By our retailing correspondent, MT WALLETTE There’s growing … Continue reading

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M&S recruiting 130 staff ahead of opening Purley Way store

EXCLUSIVE: The company CEO’s life-long association with the Croydon store may have helped to give the beleaguered Whitgift Centre a reprieve. By STEVEN DOWNES Marks and Spencer is recruiting more than 130 staff in advance of its opening a new … Continue reading

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