The Tricorn Centre in 1988. The News 880373-3
The Tricorn Centre in 1988. The News 880373-3

23 memories of a trip to the infamous Tricorn

For many people in Portsmouth the Tricorn held great memories.

By Deborah Croker
Friday, 24th July 2020, 3:36 pm
Updated Friday, 24th July 2020, 3:38 pm

16 years have passed since it was demolished, so we thought we’d have a look back through the archives for some special images of the Tricorn shopping centre and its car park.

It was built in the mid-1960’s and designed by Owen Luder and Rodney Gordon in the Brutalist architecture style, that emerged in the 1950’s.

It took its name from the site's shape which looked like a tricorn hat.

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