It's being called the £350 million gamble. In two days time Trinity Leeds will open as Europe's biggest city centre shopping mall.
It's backers say they're confident it'll bring the shoppers pouring in - bucking the recession and Britain's struggling High Streets.
But with more than 120 shops and restaurants, there are fears it'll squeeze the life out of other parts of the city. David Hirst reports.
They may be celebrating the opening of the Trinity shopping centre in Leeds on Thursday. But similar shopping centre schemes in Sheffield and Bradford remain on hold. A few views here from the folk of Bradford.
Europe's biggest city centre shopping mall is due to open in Leeds in just two days time. Its backers say that in spite of the recession AND struggling High Streets it's not a gamble. David Hirst reports.
Last minute preparations are going on at the new £350 million Trinity shopping mall in the centre of Leeds . It's due to open on Thursday and will employ 3,000 people.