Shopping centres or malls made it easy for everyone, making a perfect day in just one place. If your wife wants to go shopping, your kids ask for some playtime, and you want to watch a movie with popcorn, an all in one destination. As London is the most prominent tourist place, shopping malls set room for millions of visitors every year.
Top 10 Shopping Centres in London
1. London Designer Outlet
10 am to 9 pm.
An outlet that made its entry in 2013, being the first in greater London as an outlet center. It is the best place for those who want to buy branded wear at discount prices. It is built in over 87 acres in Wembley, London, with a well-designed modern infrastructure. Accessible through all transport routes metro line, buses, trains, nearby stations. Spacious parking is available in the opposite center. It offers restaurants, bars, theatres for entertainment along with 81 stores.
2. Westfield London
Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm.
Sunday: 12 pm to 10 pm.
Angel central made its entry in 2008 in White City, West London. In over 240000 sq.m with 300+ stores and dining restaurants, cafes, and playspace for kids. It has 5000 + parking spaces and five floors offering good food in the food court with multiple cuisines. Bus, taxi, London underground and overground, all the services are nearby and accessible. It provides extensive luxury brands collection like Gucci, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, etc. There is a cycle parking and sit out to enjoy the weather while waiting for your taxi.
3. Burlington Arcade
Monday – Saturday: 08:00 am– 07:00 pm.
Sunday: 11:00 am – 06:00 pm.
Burlington is a vintage-style mall, built-in 19th century, located at 51 Piccadilly, London. Forty stores across the arcade offer the best variety of watches, shoe collections, and more. The entrance seems like a space between two buildings, but the interior is filled up more spaciously with a wide range of accessories and clothes. You could still witness the guards wearing Edwardian dresses and welcoming you with a warm smile. They also had a 007 theme for the champagne bar.
4. Angel Central
From 8.30 am to 8 pm.
The shopping mall’s beautiful entrance and outward look, with an arch of wings, resembles the wings of angels. It is more attractive to see at night with lightings all over. Angel Central has been open and available at 21 Parkfield, London, from 2002, offering branded clothes, accessories, and various stores, including perfumes, skincare, etc. Earlier it was known as N1 shopping center, changed its name and came back new, after renovations. It includes the best brands, lifestyle products, dining, bar, etc., with excellent cuisines.
5. ICON Outlet at the O2
Monday to Saturday 10 am to 08 pm.
Sunday 11 am to 06 pm.
With over 70 million visitors, the ICON Outlet at the O2 shopping center opened in 2007 at Peninsula square. In over 210000 sqft, it offers more than 60 fashion stores and not less than 40 brands, including clothes, accessories, and beauty care products. Easy to reach through bus, taxi, and London Underground services. It also has cafes, all country cuisines restaurants, bars, free parking service and the best place to shop for domestic as well as foreign visitors.
6. One New Change
All days except Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday: 12 pm to 6 pm.
One new change mall in downtown London, running since 2010, nearer to St Paul Cathedral church. Foreign and Domestic visitors can visit this place while visiting places and shopping through the mall. It has over sixty plus shops, with Italian pizzas and burgers in the food court. Accessible through train and bus, and parking spaces available vehicles. With best brands available for clothes in the mall, and also the accessories. The roof terrace is much beauty to witness the London city, especially St Paul Cathedral.
7. Bluewater Shopping and Leisure Destination
9 am to 9 pm.
As the picture says it all, it is called bluewater for a reason, water and mall side by side. This shopping center made its entry in 1999, in Kent, London, in not less than 200 acres. Over 300 stores, including restaurants and bars, reside here. Major brands to select for kids and adults. An exciting place to visit, shop, and enjoy nature with water flowing beside the mall. It is accessible from the London transit line. Dining, Chillout parties, big screen, games for kids or adults, trampoline, shopping for accessories, clothes, etc. It is a two-level spacious place, with lots of parking space beneath with visitors locally and internationally. This mall is a perfect place to enjoy for a family on the weekend or holiday.
8. Kingly Court
Open from 10 am to 7 pm.
Best place for vintage lovers, or those who want to shop for any theme-oriented clothes or accessories. This place in Carnaby Street, in London, is a three-story place for shopping and food. It is most famous for its variety of restaurants, cafes in an open roof type in summer, and closed in winter in West London. Millions of people visit this place every year.
9. Brent Cross Shopping Centre
10 am to 8 pm, Sundays: 12 pm to 6 pm.
The UK’s first out-of-town shopping center, Brent Cross, running since 1976, at Hendon, North London. With two train stations, bus services nearby, and a parking lot for ~8000 vehicles. It has two floors in an area of 85000 sq ft, with more than 100 shops, for clothes and accessories. Cafes, restaurants, bars to sit and enjoy for a quite good time.
10. Old Spitalfields Market
10 am to 6 pm, Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm.
It is Located at 16 commercial, London, was opened in 1991. A big market for all varieties of food, fashion, art, and music. You could save as well as enjoy yourselves. London is the most visited tourist place, and Old Spitalfields is the best street style market. Turkish ice cream, Italian Pizza, all in one at a place with better taste and best prices.