Westfield Stratford City: Europe"s largest shopping centre lands in east London

Westfield meets East London: Europe”s largest mega mall with 300 shops, a cinema and a casino lands in Stratford

9:00 PM on 12th September 2011

Enlarge Monolith: There will be three levels of double-tiered shops

Monolith: This is an artist”s illustration of how the new mall will look with three levels of double-tiered shops

In the beginning: The first Westfield shopping centre opened in Blacktown, Sydney in 1959. It was built next to a newly electrified major railway station

In the beginning: The first Westfield shopping centre opened in Blacktown, Sydney in 1959. It was built next to a newly electrified major railway station

East London: Another Westfield mega mall is opening tomorrow in Stratford

Going East: The mega mall, seen in this illustration, will be the second Westfield shopping centre in London

JOHN LEWIS Nicole Scherzinger

Final touches: Workmen prepare ahead of the big launch of the Stratford shopping centre tomorrow, which will feature singer Nicole Scherzinger

Enlarge A city of shops: The shopping centre will provide the main route through to the Olympic site

A city of shops: The centre will provide the main route through to the Olympic site

Remember where you left it The Westfield car park will have 5,000 spaces

Remember where you left it The Westfield car park will have 5,000 spaces

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