The Twentieth Century Society

Campaigning for outstanding buildings

Department stores

Debenhams – Torquay

Nominated by: Regional Group
Have C20 acted upon before? No
Region: South West
Former names: Bobby's
Dates from: 1940s?
Features of merit: Ornate ironwork awnings.

Lease bought by council. Plans are now being drawn up to demolish the harbourside Debenhams store in Torquay. Torbay Council wants to regenerate the site with a mixed development of flats and commercial use including restaurants at street level. (Update: July 2021)

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