14 April, 2008 – Affleck's Palace Saved!
Manchester's alternative shopping emporium Affleck's Palace has been saved from closure. Many feared that the popular Northern Quarter haunt would close after founder Elaine Walsh's 25-year lease expired last year.
wners Bruntwood have taken over management and have vowed to keep it open without significantly changing its off-beat focus. It was re-launched on Saturday as ‘Afflecks’.
Source: NWDA Press release