Basingstoke’s Premier Shopping Destination
Festival Place is a 1.1m sq ft shopping centre situated in the centre of Basingstoke, just off the M3, housing over 160 big brand stores including Debenhams, Next, Marks & Spencer, Apple, H&M, Zara, Jack Wills and New Look. It is home to over 20 mouth-watering eateries including Cote Brasserie, The Sushi Maki, Las Iguanas, Ask Italian, KOKORO, Pizza Express, Wagamama, Pret, Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Nando’s, and a 10-screen Vue multiplex cinema.
The Malls Shopping Centre has all your essential needs. With 540 spaces on a roof car park, and within easy access from the Station and local bus services.
There are all the High Street branded names like Argos, Bon Marche, Boots, Brighthouse, Costa, Deichmann, Delikatesy Smaczek, Jessops, KFC, Primark, Robert Dyas, Sainsbury’s, Shoe Zone, Sleepwell, Subway, The Works, Thomas Cook, TUI/First Choice, W H Smith, Wilko and Yours.
With entertainment, promotions and events held throughout the year.
Basingstoke market is all about buying fresh and buying local. A wide range of traders offer everything from fruit, vegetables, fresh fish, meat, eggs, artisan breads, cakes, pies and chutneys though to rugs, carpets, clothes, phone accessories, e-cigarettes and hot food from around the world.
By Royal Charter, markets have been contributing to the local economy in Basingstoke since 1622. Today, the market still takes place in the market square at the top of town and extends into Wote Street and Church Street. The market runs form 9am until 4pm every Wednesday and Saturday and due to it’s location enjoys a very busy lunchtime trade. You can’t buy happiness; but you can buy local…Support your local market!
Top of Town
Whether you’re popping to the Post Office and the bank or grabbing a bite to eat before going to The Haymarket Theatre or The Willis Museum, there’s more to Basingstoke’s Top of the Town than meets the eye, from its 800 year old Market Place to its famous Burberry fashion & Jane Austen connections, the area is surprisingly steeped in local history and many of the historical buildings remain.