thecentre:mk facilities take the stress out of shopping; visitors can make all purchases under one roof due to the variation in retailers and eateries through the mall. thecentre:mk in Milton Keynes is a large glass construction about a half mile in length. It is one of the longest under-cover shopping areas in Europe and is home to 240 shops, providing the discerning shopper with excellent retail brands, ranging from large national stores and desirable brands, to smaller specialist shops. The shopping centre attracts over 27 million visitors per year for shopping, eating, socialising and relaxing.
Queens Court is within thecentre:mk, which has now been re-developed to alternatively be known as Destination Dining. The outdoor area is made complete by a modern water feature alongside local artwork. The court is created with an elegant selection of restaurants; Carluccio's, Cafe Rouge, Nando's and YO! Sushi. Jamie's Italian is located nearby in Silbury Arcade.
thecentre:mk does not cater only for the shopper - a wide range of additional customer facilities have been designed to make these visits as interesting and enjoyable as possible. Restaurants and cafe's, entertainment, together with a weekly programme of events all help to create the fabulous atmosphere for which thecentre:mk is renowned. The centre houses Middleton Hall, which plays host to exhibitions, fairs and displays throughout the year. The Christmas display is a spectacular, free show open to all ages and promises a great day out.
Adjacent to thecentre:mk is the Food Centre, which houses a supermarket, a freezer centre and a range of small specialist shops.
The centre is open seven days a week, with late night shopping until 8pm on weekdays, with extended hours at Christmas time (until 9pm.)
Whatever you need, and whatever the weather, thecentre:mk is sure to have it covered. With a staggering three miles of shop fronts and thecentre:mk's quality and range of goods, it is no wonder it is one of the UK's top five shopping centres. Marks and Spencer has a third floor which makes it the largest in the region. It has a bakery and a delicatessen as well as a coffee shop. It is the centre's joint anchor tenant, in addition to the John Lewis Partnership.
Built on ground level with automatically-opening doors and ample parking around the building, thecentre:mk is also very popular with visitors with disabilities. If you do require help with your visit then contact Shopmobility as they have free wheelchairs available to hire. Please telephone on 01908 695060 to make a reservation. Bus cards are also available for sale as well as specialist disabled equipment and advice.
Parking at thecentre:mk is easy, with 21,000 spaces within Central Milton Keynes. Special provisions are made for disabled visitors, and mother and baby parking spaces are also available. All parking is free after 6pm in pay and display bays.
The Food Centre provides a further multi-storey car park in addition to supermarkets and speciality food stores. A variety of restaurants can also be found in the nearby Theatre District.
With more than 25 food outlets within thecentre:mk , you can enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner at one of the restaurants or get fast food at the big names. There are also restaurants to be found within the centre's department stores, including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Bhs and House of Fraser.
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 8.00pm
*These are official centre trading hours. Please check with individual stores as their hours may differ.
Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 11.00am - 5.00pm
Bank holidays: 9.00am - 6.00pm
Some store hours may vary. If there is a particular store you wish to visit, please contact the store directly to avoid disappointment.
Customer Information: 0870 890 2530
thecentre:mk, 24 Silbury Arcade, Central Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK9 3ES
Tel: 0870 890 2530