Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We use cookies to personalise your experience; learn more in our Privacy and Cookie Policy. You can opt out of some cookies by adjusting your browser settings; see the cookie policy for details. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Westfield crowned UK’s best shopping centre for second consecutive year

Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City have been named the best shopping centres in the UK for the second year running, scooping first and second place respectively.

Kent shopping centre Bluewater came in third place, followed by Intu Trafford Centre and Intu Lakeside in fourth and fifth.

Meadowhall (Sheffield), Intu Metrocentre (Gateshead), Bullring (Birmingham), Brent Cross (London) and Intu Merry Hill (Dudley) made up the rest of the top 10.

Intu Watford was the biggest riser – up 10 places to position 26 since last year – followed by Westgate Oxford and The Lexicon Bracknell, which both rose eight places.

GlobalData’s Top 50 Shopping Centres Report 2019, which is compiled using consumer and business-to-business research as well as data from landlords, property experts and shoppers, showed that property owner Intu has the most centres in the top 20.

However, GlobalData said “virtually all regions of Britain boast excellent shopping centre provision”. This is reflected in the number of centres outside of London featured on the list, including three in the north west, two in Scotland, and one in the north east, Wales, Yorkshire and West Midlands each.

GlobalData retail consulting director Joseph Robinson commented: “[The] 2019 ranking highlights the continued outperformance of Westfield’s London centres. However, overall, the top 20 list paints a picture of excellent shopping centre provision throughout the UK.”

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.