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.
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