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23 Times Cheshire Oaks Had Zero Chill

No chill to be found there at all.

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1. When M&S opened such a huge store that it needs TWO cafes inside.

Your Mum hasn't stopped talking about it since.
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Your Mum hasn't stopped talking about it since.

2. When someone decided that hundreds of roundabouts was the best way to manage the traffic.

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3. When someone decided "The Coliseum" was an appropriately named area.

Because the architecture of the Roman Empire and a really big Debenhams are totally on par ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Because the architecture of the Roman Empire and a really big Debenhams are totally on par ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

4. When this surprising tale inspired a Google review:

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5. When Ralph Lauren opened this enormous shrine to preppy clothing and people lost their minds.

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People of Hoylake, behold your entire wardrobe!

6. And when Burberry opened its outlet store but you still couldn't afford to even breathe the air inside it.

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Just make the awkward 'pretending to browse' face and back out slowly.

7. When arsonists started a fire outside the Yankee Candle shop because of course that's the shop you would choose.

What did it smell like?
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What did it smell like?

8. When this was posher than anything you'd usually see in the Ellesmere Port area:

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9. When the well-known parking problem brought about some innovative solutions.

If you want to shop at the weekend, be sure to set off on Thursday to join the queue.
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If you want to shop at the weekend, be sure to set off on Thursday to join the queue.

10. When this big purple sign became a beacon of hope to inspire our dreams:

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Because despite the moaning, it's actually awesome.

11. When the Boxing Day sales inspired us all to become our very worst selves.

BRING ME THE DISCOUNTS.
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BRING ME THE DISCOUNTS.

12. When it was decided that Cheshire Oaks is the centre of the whole damn world.

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It probably should be TBH.

13. When the Vue cinema opened its new IMAX and the celebrities came pouring in.

So many famous faces!
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So many famous faces!

14. When Destiny and Elite nightclub hosted Girls Aloud in a pinnacle of awful noughties fashion.

Girls Aloud in 2003 at Destiny & Elite nightclub - some great pics from back in the day https://t.co/UVF5e0N8WQ

Desperate and Easy for the win.

15. And then it closed down and became Paradise Island Adventure Golf.

Instagram: @kimberlilli

Because the revellers of the North West fucking love golf.

16. When Travelodge opened, meaning that the 24-hour fun never has to end.

WHO CAN HANDLE TWO WHOLE DAYS OR MORE?
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WHO CAN HANDLE TWO WHOLE DAYS OR MORE?

17. When the Blue Planet Aquarium opened its Shark Tunnel and it became a walkway through your worst nightmares.

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18. And then it started a shark dating service because #YOLO.

Sharks need love too, people.
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Sharks need love too, people.

19. When Elements/Fuxion all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet finally closed down and the world lost one of the truly great dining experiences.

So many sweet (and sour) memories.
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So many sweet (and sour) memories.

20. When they installed the UK's largest artificial Christmas tree and it was ridiculously magical and festive.

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Four for you, McArthur Glen Coco!

21. When this happened:

22. When Borders closed down and there was a fear that literacy would decline in the area but the Helsby Arms swept in to save us all.

But where are we supposed to go to read all the magazines and spend £17.99 on CDs now?
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But where are we supposed to go to read all the magazines and spend £17.99 on CDs now?

23. When Cheshire Oaks' lack of chill became your lack of chill and you spent your life savings in Michael Kors.

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And Ted Baker and Jack Wills and OH GOD WHY DID I DO THIS?