Ikea

Ikea and the Gemini Retail Park in Warrington attract a lot of traffic to the M62. I guess that Ikea is particularly noteworthy as the Warrington store was the first of the furniture giant’s stores in the UK. It opened on 1st October 1987.

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An aerial view of Ikea at Junction 8 of the M62. You can see how close the store is to the motorway.

 

 

The first Ikea store in 1987-1354154

 

Staff at the opening of the Warrington store in 1987.

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/ikea-celebrates-25-years-in-uk-1354248

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/10/01/ikea-celebrates-25-years-the-uk_n_1928329.html

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