If you want to do some shopping in London but would like the convenience of the high street without having to deal with the crowds of tourists and the potential for rain, then you need to visit one of London’s great shopping centres. No matter what your shopping requirements, these centres offer the opportunity to indulge in some serious retail therapy.
Brent Cross Shopping Centre
Brent Cross was the first enclosed shopping centre in the UK, first opening its doors in 1976 and was truly revolutionary for its time. In the modern day it is still going strong with over 140 top stores and 2,000 luxury and designer brands. The centre continues to grow with a number of extension plans for the future.
Feltham Shopping Centre
Located in the borough of Hounslow, Feltham Shopping Centre offers more than just a place to satisfy your shopping needs. Although there are over 60 stores, the centre also includes Feltham Library, a 24 hour superstore, the modern Feltham Medical Centre and a travelogue too.
Possibly the most well known shopping centre in London, is the Westfield centre. With over 300 stores, there is something for everyone and it even has its own designer ‘village’ for those looking to shop for luxury and designer brands. There are a number of recognizable high street brands here too.
London Designer Outlet
Located in Wembley Park, the London Designer Outlet is a must-visit for anyone looking to purchase a designer bargain. Many of the stores have up to 70% off the recommended retail price and with over 70 brands featuring; if you are an aspiring fashionista then it is certainly worth seeing what bargains are to be had. If you fancy making a day out of it, there are also 15 restaurants and cafes and a 9 screen cinema complex here as well.
The Brunswick Shopping Centre is situated in one of London’s most historical villages; Bloomsbury. Created to be a hotspot for retail, food and culture within easy reach of London, The Brunswick certainly fits the bill. There is a nice mixture of high street brands and independent retailers as well as being the home of the famous Renoir art-house cinema.