Portsmouth Cascades

The construction and life of Portsmouth’s Cascades in 25 historic photos

Cascades shopping centre turns 30 later this month and we’ve taken a trip down memory lane.

Here are some of the best photos from the centre’s history - including its construction between 1987 and 1989, and its grand opening three decades ago this month.

Scaffolding on Portsmouth Cascades in January 1988

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Scaffolding on Portsmouth Cascades in January 1988
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Portsmouth Cascades in September 1989

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Portsmouth Cascades in September 1989
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Royal Marines guard of honour at Portsmouth Cascades official opening in September 1989

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Royal Marines guard of honour at Portsmouth Cascades official opening in September 1989
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Opening of Portsmouth Cascades in September 1989

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Opening of Portsmouth Cascades in September 1989
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