We have dug deep in the our photo archive to bring you the first days and opening days of 18 shops in Sheffield’s Meadowhall.
Who can you spot queuing to meet the celebrity of the moment or watching the ribbon being cut?
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5. Marks and Spencer
The new look Marks and Spencer, was opened in 1999 by "Children of promise" from left Karl Goddard, Emma Green and Natasha Wilson,with Store Manager Stefan Andrejczuk right
Photo: Stuart Hastings
6. New Look
Terri Dwyer, Ruth from TV's Holloaks, pictured at the opening of the New Look store at Meadowhall in 2000
Sheffield Steelers stars Kent Simpson (left)and Shayne McCosh at the official opening of the new Nokia store in 2001
Photo: Nokia PR
Hollyoaks actress Danielle Brent presents first customer Sylvia Atkins with a bunch of flowers from Store Manager Mark Hague as she opens the new Superdrug store in 2001
Photo: DEAN ATKINS