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21 May 2010, 06:00
It's a year since Gloucester's new shopping centre opened
A number of events are going on at the Designer Outlet Village at Gloucester Quays to mark the first anniversary.
Heart's Kate Justice spoke to Centre Manager Richard Rawlings about the events over the coming days, what is next for the development and what its been like opening during a recession:
Before the centre opened there was concern it could have a negative impact on shops in the City Centre, with fears shoppers would stay away.
But 12 months on Julian Smith, who runs Cotter's Bar shoe shop in Northgate Street, told Heart the opposite has happened: