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Non-essential stores are now open.

We’re excited to welcome everyone back to The Trafford Centre with our non-essential stores allowed to re-open. Restaurants will remain closed for eat-in dining with some offering a takeaway service and leisure attractions will remain closed.

We’ve been hard at work preparing for the safe return of shoppers and staff and we have extra precautions in place to meet the government’s new tier 3 guidelines.

Planning ahead

To make sure your visit is a safe and enjoyable as possible we've put together some top tips for planning ahead:

1. Dress for the weather

In order to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing we've put limits on the number of visitors we have in the centre. This means at busier times you may have to queue outside so wrap up warm and bring a brolly.

2. Look for quieter shopping times

If you're hoping to visit the centre when it's at its quietest we'd recommend keeping an eye on our quieter shopping times page.

3. Don't forget your mask

Visitors must wear a face covering which covers the nose and mouth whilst inside the centre and within stores, unless exempt. Read about all our safety measure here.

4. Check store opening times

While the centre will be open from 10am - 10pm weekdays, 10am - 9pm Saturdays and 12noon - 6pm Sundays, our larger stores will be open from 9am Monday - Saturday to help you tick off those Christmas wish lists early. If you're planning to visit a particular store for that must-have gift we recommend contacting them direct. Check the Shop directory for details.

5. Try to shop alone

If you can, we'd recommend making your shopping trip a solo one to help maintain social distancing, reduce queues and keep each other safe. If you can't visit alone your shopping companion must be part of your household or bubble.

Finish your shop then grab something tasty to take home

Manchester is under Tier 3 restrictions meaning that while our restaurants, cafes and bars are not allowed to open for eat-in dining, they can offer a takeaway or click & collect service. Food must be eaten outside the centre so once you've ticked off those Christmas lists, treat yourself to a delicious takeaway to enjoy at home.

Find out which restaurants are offering takeaway:

We look forward to seeing you soon...

and we’d like to thank everyone in advance for helping us to keep The Trafford Centre safe during the festive season.

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