Banbury Gateway Shopping Park opens

Banbury Gateway Shopping Park opens this month and, with 14 leading high street retailers including popular food and drink outlets, it creates a major new fashion and shopping destination in the region.


14 October 2015

Banbury Gateway
  • 14 leading high street retailers to provide a new fashion destination for the region.
  • Outfit will be the first store opening on 15 October and offers nine brands all under one roof including Topshop and Oasis. The first 50 shoppers though the door will receive £20 worth of shopping vouchers.
  • Eight stores including a 100,000 ft2 M&S offering fashion, home and food open over 28 and 29 October.
  • Primark also opens a new store in November.
  • New Look and Next Fashion open spring 2016.

The new shopping park is the latest addition to The Crown Estate’s retail portfolio. Stores are opening throughout October and November 2015 on this new 285,000 ft2 retail park, ideal timing for Christmas shopping.

Banbury Gateway will be a truly best-in-class shopping destination, boasting a fantastic line-up of leading retail brands including Marks and Spencer, Primark, River Island, Fat Face and food outlets such as McDonald’s and Ed’s Easy Diner.”

Hannah Milne, Head of Regional

Banbury Gateway Shopping Park is exceptionally well-connected located off Junction 11 of the M40 on the A422. The park has 600 free car parking spaces and is just two miles from Banbury town centre, while Oxford, Daventry and Towbridge are within easy reach. A regular shuttle bus will be running between Banbury Town Centre and Banbury Gateway.

The mix of retailers at Banbury Gateway Shopping Park will provide an unbeatable fashion offering to suit every style from chic to country casual, party wear to work wear or loungewear to athletic. The food and drink offering includes a McDonald’s restaurant with a drive-thru, Starbucks, M&S Café and Ed’s Easy Diner-the first outlet of the retro-American Diner to open in the area. Together the fashion, wider shopping and food and drink make for a great day out.

Store openings:

  • 15 October: Outfit opens stocking a range of fashion from Topshop, Miss Selfridges, Wallis, Warehouse, Burton, Evans, Dorothy Perkins, Topman and Oasis. Outfit will be giving away £20 worth of vouchers to the first 50 customers on opening day.
  • 28 October: Seven leading retailers open: River Island, Poundland, Carphone Warehouse, EE and Mountain Warehouse as well as Starbucks and McDonald’s.
  • 29 October: M&S opens its 100,000 sq ft store including fashion, home and food and an M&S Café.
  • November: Three openings are expected during November: Fat Face on 21 November while a 60,000 sq ft new Primark and Ed’s Easy Diner due to open during the month.
  • Spring 2016: New Look, Fat Face and Next fashion and home store will be opening.

Be the first to secure the opening offers! To celebrate Banbury Gateway many retailers are providing special offers on the day they open. 

Hannah Milne, Head of The Crown Estate’s Regional Portfolio, said: “Banbury Gateway will be a truly best-in-class shopping destination, boasting a fantastic line-up of leading retail brands including Marks and Spencer, Primark, River Island, Fat Face and food outlets such as McDonald’s and Ed’s Easy Diner. We are looking forward to welcoming shoppers from Banbury and the surrounding area.”

Banbury Gateway Shopping Park opening hours

  • Monday – Friday 0800 – 2100
  • Saturday 09:00 – 19.00
  • Sunday 1100 – 1700.

Please check with individual retail outlets for specific opening times.

Banbury Gateway