For those looking to fit in some last-minute festive shopping, Whiteley has confirmed its opening times for the run up to Christmas.
From Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December the majority of the centre’s retailers will be open until 7pm, with some others including Next, Marks & Spencer and The Entertainer, opened until 8pm.
On Christmas Eve (24th December) its opening hours will be 9am – 5pm for any last-minute visits.
Restaurants and leisure sites at Whiteley will also be open as late as 10pm during the week and 11pm on Friday and Saturday for festive food and fun.
Individual retailer and restaurant opening hours may vary, so please check in directly with them before you travel to avoid disappointment.
Whiteley is home to over 70 brands, including JD Sports, Pandora, Boots and many more, as well as Cineworld, Rock Up, Baja Mexicali, Harvester, wagamama and Nando’s.
Mia Gordon, centre director at Whiteley, said: “We know many people have started their Christmas shopping early this year, but there’s also many who still have plenty to do or those last few bits to buy. We’re open right up until Christmas Eve, and look forward to welcoming visitors doing their festive shopping or spending some quality time with friends and family – right up until the big day.”
The centre continues to have extra measures in place to help visitors feel safe. Face coverings are now compulsory in stores and cinemas, and there are hand sanitising stations in place, along with enhanced cleaning regimes.
Customers can also enjoy up to four hours free parking on their visit to Whiteley.
The centre’s opening times for the rest of the festive period are:
• Christmas Day: Closed
• 26th December (Boxing Day): 10am – 4.30pm
• New Year’s Eve: 9am – 6pm
• New Year’s Day: Closed
• 2nd January: 10.30am – 4.30pm
• 3rd January 2022 (Bank Holiday Monday): 10:30am – 4:30pm
Please note these opening hours may vary by store especially on Bank Holidays.
For more information to help plan your festive trip to Whiteley, head here.