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If you’re planning to visit a particular store we recommend contacting them directly as individual opening times can change without notice.

PLAN YOUR DAY

Getting Here

H2O Car Valeting provides a wide range of premium, convenient valeting services. Whether you need an interior deep clean, intensive paintwork protection, a high definition wax or just a quick wash and wax, we have a treatment to leave your pride and joy gleaming and smelling like new. And if you’re not sure which service is right for you, the fantastic customer service team will point you in the right direction.

Parent & child parking

Our car parks provide easy, safe and direct access into the centre for shoppers with little ones. There are plenty of parent and child spaces in all of the car parks.

Disabled parking

We have plenty of designated parking spaces in all the Centre car parks. Most sites are within easy reach of the main entrances. Centre Security personnel patrol the car parks and will deal with any parking abuse of the spaces set aside for customers with disabilities.

Mobility Services

Our Mobility Services scheme at Guest Services is located adjacent to the Blue Badge spaces in Regent Crescent car park 13.

You can find EV Charging Points on Regent 13 car park opposite Marks & Spencer and Peel 4 and Peel 5A car parks on the lower level. Download the car park map here.

The EV points here at the centre are part of the Greater Manchester EV network. Further details can be found here.

Tesla Supercharger Station Hub now open. Read more.

Can’t fit all your shopping, dining and fun into one day? No problem, there are five hotels to choose from including a Holiday Inn Express near to Trafford Palazzo and a further Premier Inn and Travelodge close by at TraffordCity.

Details and booking

Travelodge Manchester Trafford Park

Other Travelodge Hotels nearby

Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre North

Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre West

HolidayInn Express TraffordCity

As one of the biggest and most exciting shopping destinations in the UK, Trafford Centre is the perfect destination for educational, corporate and private organisations looking for a fun-filled day out, all under one spectacular roof.

Located about five miles west of Manchester city centre, Trafford Centre’s coach park has been recently reinstated to offer free parking for up to 27 coaches, seven days a week.

Trafford Centre is located about five miles west of the city centre with several conveniently situated transport links and parking for 11,500 vehicles.
Address: The Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8AA.

Trafford Centre has 18 car parks and 11,500 parking spaces including disabled, parent and child spaces and EV charging. Passenger lifts and escalators give easy access from each car park directly to the shopping centre.

For parking closest to our Guest Services Lounge, please use Car Park 13.

 

As well as easy access by car from the M60 motorway with free parking, Trafford Centre is also accessible by Metrolink tram, nearby train stations, a dedicated bus station, secure cycle parking and an on-site private hire taxi service.

Metrolink

We are accessible by Metrolink tram via the Trafford Park Line which runs direct from Manchester city centre: Tram | Bee Network | Powered by TfGM.

Bus

Buses run from all over the region to our dedicated on-site Trafford Centre Bus Station, for live departures and route information please see: The Trafford Centre bus station | Bee Network | Powered by TfGM.

Train

Bus and tram connections to the centre can be made from nearby rail stations such as Urmston, Salford Crescent and Manchester Piccadilly: Greater Manchester train network map | Bee Network | Powered by TfGM.

Plan Your Journey

To plan your journey by tram, train or bus to Trafford Centre please use: Plan a journey | Bee Network | Powered by TfGM.

Walking and Cycling

We are easily accessible on foot or by bike. Secure cycle parking is located adjacent to the Bus Station.

Private Hire Taxi

We have a dedicated on-site taxi service available outside The Orient. For more information, please call Streetcars on 0161 228 7878.

Services

Our new guest services lounge is now open on lower Regent Crescent opposite Virgin holidays. The space is located close to our blue badge parking and our friendly team are on hand for all customer enquiries and can help with:

Centre directions and parking

Gift Cards

Mobility scooters

Fun Buggy hire

Water refills

Plus a Dedicated fitting room for your collect+ purchases and a social hub for guest interaction.

Would you like a bespoke tour of one of Europe’s leading shopping and leisure destinations?

Marvel at the wonders of Trafford Centre as we bring back our popular free- of-charge bespoke services; ideal for education, corporate and private organisations who’d benefit from viewing Trafford Centre’s remarkable shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities with the support of our incredible Guest Services team.

Our dedicated team will be on-hand to both guide and accompany the tour, ensuring you get the very best out of the bespoke trip and information on the infamous chandelier, marble architecture, history, sustainability, staffing and overview of operations.

FEATURES OF THIS NEW AND IMPROVED SERVICE INCLUDE:

Easy booking system

Free Parking

Free tour of Trafford Manchester

Available 7 days per week (days and times to be pre-booked)

Fully manned Customer Service Team at your disposal

Dedicated guide & accompaniment

Wheelchair access and facilities

Multi Faith Prayer Room facility fully available

Book your bespoke tour by emailing here

Family

You’ll find baby bottle warming facilities conveniently located in The Orient food court. Just ask one of our friendly team and they’ll be pleased to help.

Let’s face it, shopping can be dull for little ones…but not at The Trafford Centre. Here, you can collect a Fun Buggy to keep them entertained!

You’ll find Fun Buggies available to hire near the Great Hall staircase, opposite the cash machines. These are miniature cars which are great for keeping the kids smiling while you shop. You can even hire a life size Playmobil fire engine or police car!

PRICES
£5 per hour

There is a a £20 refundable deposit. Please note that the cost of your fun buggy hire will be deducted from your deposit.

Please note: Fun Buggies are not available for hire during the last hour before the centre closes and suitable identification is required.

OPENING TIMES
Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm
Saturday 10.30am – 7.30pm
Sunday 10.30am – 5.30pm
Our Fun Buggies are open daily during mall operating hours*

*Subject to change and dependant on availability
Please note there is a height restriction of a maximum of 110 cm.

Tips for parents

Teach your child to recite their name, address and telephone number.

Get a free wristband from the Guest Services Lounge on lower Regent Crescent.

Sew or write their surnames only in any clothing.

Encourage young children to stay close and hold your hand or trolley.

Make sure that children know that Trafford Centre staff wear red polo shirt, red gilet and black trousers and also Trafford Centre name badges.

If you have lost a child inside a store, enquire at the nearest till. If on the malls ask a member of The Trafford Centre staff or at a Customer Services Desk.

Children remain your responsibility. Please DO NOT leave them unsupervised, especially when using lifts and escalators.

If you are little and lost

STOP, stand still and LOOK around. DO NOT run around.

If you see the person you came with, go straight back to them and hold their hand.

If you cannot see the person you came with go straight to the till if you are in a shop.

If you are out in the malls look for a member of Trafford Centre staff who has a red polo shirt, red gilet and black trousers and name badge on.

When a nappy needs changing, mummy needs a rest, or a toddler needs taming, our parent and baby rooms are on hand to give you a calming and peaceful environment.

Here at The Trafford Centre you’ll find baby changing facilities, nappy dispensers and private areas for feeding – all conveniently located in all the main toilet areas.

Left your buggy at home? No problem. Pushchairs can be hired in the centre.

Pushchairs can be hired at the Guest Services Lounge on lower Regent Crescent. There is a refundable £20 deposit required as well as proof of ID.

Accessibility

All our toilets located in The Orient Food Court, lower Regent Crescent and upper Peel Avenue have dedicated disabled toilets including assisted change facilities.

Free wheelchair hire* – £20 refundable deposit

Mobility scooter hire* – £20 refundable deposit, £3 per hour hire charge

Annual Membership*
Covers hire of scooter or wheelchair for up to 5 hours a day for a year. Please call 0161 749 1720 for details.

*Please note we are currently accepting card payments only.

Availability
Monday to Friday 10am – 9.30pm (last hire at 8.30pm)
Saturday 10am – 8.30pm (last hire 7.30pm)
Sunday 10am – 6pm (last hire 5pm)

ID required. Pre-booking on via our email is recommended but not essential.

Once you have finished using your wheelchair mobility scooter, we ask if you can kindly return it to the Guest Services Lounge, if you have somebody with you that is able to do this.

Prefer a quieter shopping experience? Join us for Quiet Hour every Wednesday from 10am – 11am. All our stores and restaurants take simple steps where possible to create a more autism-friendly experience, such as turning down music and dimming bright lights.

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