Riot updates: UK shopping centres

Police advancing on looters, Chalk Farm, London. Photo by hughepaul

Police advancing on looters, Chalk Farm, London. Photo by hughepaul

Shopping centres in UK cities have been affected by rioting and looters. News updates here.

Westfield London: Some shops have closed early on 9th August 2011. Westfield London will “be trading as normal tomorrow.”. See their Twitter for updates.

The Mall, Wood Green is “open for business as usual”.

London seems quieter this evening. BBC News.

Bullring Birmingham: Being “guarded by a number of fully-trained protection dogs” on 9th August. See their Twitter for updates.

More Midlands updates here:tumblr.com/

Video: Looting on “Oldham Street, Manchester” 9th August

Arndale Centre, Manchester: “Reports that rioters have breached Arndale Shopping Centre in Manchester” tweets BBC Radio 5 Live, 9 August. Pamela Welsh from Manchester Evening News is tweeting.

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4 Responses to Riot updates: UK shopping centres

  1. Host, MSUK August 10, 2011 at 9:46 am #

    Dudley, West Midlands, 10th August: Merry Hill Centre. “We are open and trading normal hours.”
    http://twitter.com/merryhillcentre

  2. Host, MSUK August 10, 2011 at 9:35 am #

    Manchester, 10th August:
    “A number of city centre businesses are closing early this evening as a precautionary measure. At this time we understand that:

    Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser, Boots will close at 4pm
    Manchester Arndale, Debenhams, Primark will close at 5pm
    Bruntwood are recommending their tenants close at 5pm ”

    http://twitter.com/GranadaReports/status/101307750184779776

  3. Host, MSUK August 10, 2011 at 9:25 am #

    Wolverhampton streets are calm, no damage today, says: http://twitter.com/SuptPayneWMP

  4. Host, MSUK August 10, 2011 at 9:04 am #

    Birmingham, 10th August: “Bullring, Mailbox and other stores taken the decision to close early today at 4pm/5pm”
    http://twitter.com/bhamresilience