Cambridge 2000: Burleigh Street: Robert Sayle
This replaced the charismatic
former Cooperative Society
building. A reminder of this are the four large
carved stones located approximately in the same spot
as previously, and just visible above the entrance in
In September 2004, Robert Sayle became
the first, temporary, occupant of the new building,
in order that its
could be re-developed. They were renamed to John Lewis,
the parent company.
In November 2007, they moved back to their
new, permanent, site.
The building here was to be re-developed as a mixture of stores and
flats, but in October 2008 Primark was given planning permission to
take over the entire building as a retail store. Primark opened their
store on 6 November 2009.
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