Many of Southampton’s landmarks have undergone some major modifications over the last decade, some have experienced more minor alterations while a few haven’t changed a jot.
Either way, it’s always difficult to remember the finer details of what your local area used to look like so we’re going to hopefully make your life that little bit easier.
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HampshireLive used Google Street View’s ability to go back in time to showcase just how much, or how little, Southampton has changed between their earliest screengrab available (usually around 2008) to as close to the present day as possible.
So see how much you remember about what many of Southampton’s sites looked like in the not-too-distant past.
We begin with a shopping centre that has just passed its 30th anniversary after opening its doors on the 5th of September 1991, but what has become of Westquay’s older, but often forgotten sibling.
August 2009: Marlands Shopping Centre
A very clear rebranding has taken place in the intervening 10 years with the striking pink M replaced by the current logo which consists of a circle-style design.
Despite this however, the overall look of the building remains the same, although the stores inside have seen a mini-reshuffle.
Key developments included the Matalan store being split to provide retail stores…