Manchester Shopping and Shopping Centres

(Manchester, England, UK)

Manchester ShoppingManchester is a shopping paradise and is home to many impressive department stores and high-street favourites include the popular Harvey Nichols and Selfridges department stores, both in Manchester city centre. With an enormous range of independently owned stores selling unusual goods, Manchester's impressive shopping centre competes with major cities in Europe and has excellent shopping facilities. Manchester is officially the best place to shop outside of London and there are only a handful of cities that could match Manchester for its sheer variety of shops.

Some of the most popular areas for shop in Manchester include the Northern Quarter, Castlefield and Deansgate, where you will find an interesting selection of shops, including vintage clothes stores, white label record shops and stylish fashion boutiques with personal shoppers. Manchester city centre is the main shopping area in Manchester and is home to a number of large shopping arcades and galleries. There are also a number of shopping centres outside of Manchester city centre, include several out-of-town shopping developments.

Manchester is very different to many other cities in the United Kingdom and leads the way in chic fashion and stylish design. One of the major advantages with shopping in Manchester is its size. So much of Manchester is well pedestrianised and you can easily walk between the shopping centres, or take a bus or tram.

Manchester Shopping

Opening Hours

Most shops in Manchester open seven days a week, throughout the year, opening around 09:00 until 17:30 and often much later. On Sunday, Manchester shopping opening hours are generally shorter than the rest of the week.

Shopping Centres

Manchester is home to a large number of shopping centres, both modern and more traditional in design.

Triangle Shopping Centre
Address: Exchange Square, Manchester, M4 3TR, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 834 8961
Open hours: Monday to Wednesday - 10:00 to 19:00, Thursday and Friday - 10:00 to 19:00, Saturday - 09:00 to 19:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 18:00

Afflecks Palace
Address: 52 Church Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1PW, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 834 2039
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 17:30, Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00

Arndale Shopping Centre
Address: Market Street, Manchester, M4 3AQ, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 833 9851
Open hours: Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday - 09:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

Barton Shopping Arcade
Address: Barton Arcade, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BB
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 18:00

Coliseum Shopping Centre
Address: Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PL, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 907 3934
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:30 to 17:30

Manchester Craft Centre
Address: 17 Oak Street, Smithfield, Manchester, M4 5JD, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 832 4274
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:30, Sunday - 11:00 to 16:00

Royal Exchange Shopping Centre
Address: St. Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DB, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 834 3731
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:30, Saturday - 09:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

Trafford Shopping Centre
Address: Barton Dock Road, Manchester, M17 8AA, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 749 1717
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 21:00, Saturday - 09:00 to 19:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 18:00