Bicester Village

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This article is about the shopping centre. For the railway station, see Bicester Village railway station.
Bicester Village Shopping Complex
Address 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester OX26 6WD, England
The North Face store in Bicester Village

Bicester Village is an outlet shopping centre on the outskirts of Bicester, a town in Oxfordshire, England.[1] It is owned by Value Retail plc.

The shopping centre has about 131 stores and is located just off the main roundabout which brings the A41 into Bicester. In 2001, it was able to charge stores the highest rental of any comparable shopping centre in the UK,[2] and as of 2015 it attracts over 6 million visitors a year.[3]


On the 17 April 2015 Cherwell Council approved plans to demolish the nearby existing Tesco store and for construction of a further 28 retail units and an extra 519 parking spaces. A new Park & Ride and major road improvements, funded by the centre's owners, were also announced.[4] This is hoped to create around 3,500 new jobs in Bicester Village.[5]

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The centre is served by Bicester Village railway station which has a regular direct connection to London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway, provided by Chiltern Railways. (This station was formerly known as Bicester Town). This service is scheduled to be extended to Oxford railway station in 2016, and to Milton Keynes Central and Bedford from 2019.

The centre is also served by the X5 express coach service between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes and Bedford.


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