IT'S now home to Asda but West Swindon Centre was once dominated by French retailer Carrefour.

The shopping centre was built to accommodate housing development in Toothill and Freshbrook as Swindon expanded west in the early 1980s and has seen many changes over the years since.

Here we share a selection of pictures from the Adver archives of staff and customers enjoying life in West Swindon more than three decades ago.