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Marks and Spencer opened first ever Oxfam charity pop up shop

Marble Arch was the location for the new M&S two day Oxfam pop up shwop shop. Over 40 celebrities including Alexa Chung, Daisy Lowe and Plan B all donated items that were sold. To gain entry to the shop you … Continue reading

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Relaxation of planning rules to go ahead

Wanting a swift and responsive planning system to assist in getting empty and underused buildings back in use, the coalition government is in the process of increasing the scope of permitted development rights in order to facilitate growth. Getting empty … Continue reading

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Liam Fairhurst Foundation

A teenage fundraiser is planning to open a charity shop with a difference and is appealing to landlords to help him find a suitable pop up shop at a reasonable rent in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Callum Fairhurst, who has already raised … Continue reading

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National pop up forum

Industry experts including Popupspace, We are Pop Up, The Empty Shops Network and StartUp Britain have teamed up to form a national Pop Up Forum. One of the Forum’s first campaigns is to urge administrators to allow them to turn … Continue reading

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Selkirk’s £22,000 award to set up pop up shops

The Royal Burgh of Selkirk’s Chamber of Trade has been awarded £22,000 to set up pop up shops in the area, to help reverse its 30% drop in pedestrian footfall.  Provided by LEADER (Links Between Activities Developing the Rural Economy) … Continue reading

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Hillsborough pop up shop

Margaret Aspinal, whose 18 year old son died in the Hillsborough disaster, has opened a store to raise funds for the victims’ families. The shop is open in Liverpool’s St John’s Shopping Centre and all proceeds will benefit The Hillsborough … Continue reading

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Vintage clothes pop up shop

Old Market, Bristol is the location of a pop up shop selling vintage burlesque and evening clothing. The Rio Grande shop will open in 24 West Street from January 12th to Sunday 14th. Funds raised will be going to Macmillan … Continue reading

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God’s Own Junk Yard

Chris Bracey, a London collector and creator of neon art (and in fact the first to create Soho’s perennial “Girls Girls Girls” sign) has recently opened his own pop up shop in central London. God’s Own Junk Yard is packed … Continue reading

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Pop up businesses for dummies

Worthing based artist Dan Thompson is something of an expert in the pop up shop world. He founded the Empty Shops Network, started the UK’s first pop up tourist information centre in Worthing, and transformed a disused carpet store into … Continue reading

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Art students’ jute bag pop up shop

Princes Mall in Edinburgh is playing host to a pop up shop selling limited edition reusable jute bags. Students from Edinburgh College of Art have teamed up with Jutexpo, a UK manufacturer who ran a competition for the students to … Continue reading

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