Liverpool Shopping and Districts

(Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK)

Liverpool ShoppingLiverpool is home to one of the best shopping centres in the whole of the United Kingdom. With numerous retail clusters, department stores, high-street stores and smaller specialist shops, shopping in Liverpool has become one of the most popular weekend activities in Merseyside. In fact, the city centre probably has every kind of shop imaginable.

There are a number of small fashion boutiques in central Liverpool, selling the latest designer clothes. Some of the best fashion outlets can be found in the Cavern Designer Shopping Centre, Clayton Square and at the trendy Albert Dock complex. In the Southport area, traditional Victorian arcades remain, with spectacular architecture. Also, on the outskirts of the city is the popular Cheshire Oaks attraction, which has become one of the largest designer outlet villages in the county.

Opening Hours

Most shops in Liverpool open seven days a week, throughout the year, opening around 09:00 until 17:30 or later. On Sunday, opening hours are predictably shorter than the rest of the week.

Liverpool Shopping

Shopping Centres

Clayton Square Shopping Centre
Address: Clayton Square, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1QR, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 4560
Clayton Square, in the heart of the city centre. This large indoor mall has two floors filled with a wide variety of shops, including many high-street favourites and fashion boutiques, together with a café and restaurant area.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 18:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

Liverpool Palace Shopping Centre
Address: 6-10 Slater Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 4BD, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 708 8515
The trendy Liverpool Palace is located in the very heart of the city and is one of the most popular places to shop. With three floors of shops selling books, clothes, antiques, music, food, home wares, jewellery and much more besides, the Palace is conveniently close to the Central train station.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 18:00

Quiggins Shopping Centre
Address:12-16 School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 3BT, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 2462
The Quiggins Centre is situated in the city centre and is home to many unusual independent shops, such as gift shops, vintage clothes stores and furniture shops. Featuring impressive Victorian architecture, the Quiggins also has a popular café and good amenities.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

St. John's Shopping Centre
Address: 25 St. George's Way, St. John's Precinct, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1LY, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 0916
Located within the city centre, the St. John's Shopping Centre is one of the oldest retail centres in the area. With many impressive shops, including a number of high-street favourites and large department stores, St. John's also features many clothes shops, a large Post Office, gift shops, food stores and a café.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 17:30, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

Cavern Walks
Address: Matthew Street, Cavern Quarter, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RE, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 236 9082
The stylish Cavern Walks can be found in central Liverpool. Built in the late-20th century, this complex features numerous clothes shops, some of the city's most exclusive designer stores, jewellery shops, shoes and cafés.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 17:30

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village
Address: Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port, Merseyside, CH65 9JY, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 356 7932
The Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village, in the Wirral area, is the perfect place to find many genuine bargains. This is one of the biggest outlets for designer clothes, sportswear, shoes, toys and home accessories.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00, Thursday - 10:00 to 20:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00

High Street Shops and Department Stores

Some of the main shopping areas in central Liverpool include Lord Street in the Southport area, Bold Street, Clayton Square, Matthew Street and the Carvern Quarter. These are all filled with a variety of shops and department stores, including a number of interesting independent stores. Major local department stores include the following shops.