Shopping centre celebrates first birthday

The marble floor at Southsea's Queen's Hotel has been unveiled after 50 years

Hidden marble floor revealed after 50 years at the Queen's Hotel

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WHITELEY Shopping Centre celebrates its first birthday this weekend.

Tomorrow, free events will take place between 10am and 3.30pm.

Since the centre opened, 4.7 million visitors have passed through the doors.

Whiteley will mark its special day with a giant birthday cake and card and free activities and events.

One shopper will also have the chance to win a £1,000 shopping spree.

Centre manager Neil Carter said: ‘We’ve had a fantastic first year and there’s more to come with the leisure extension opening next year.’