Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
|Location||Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England|
|Opening date||March 1995|
|No. of stores and services||145|
|Total retail floor area||31,300 sq m|
|No. of floors||1|
Located off Junction 10 of the M53, it is the largest outlet centre in the United Kingdom, with 145 stores and the first designer outlet village in Europe, when it opened in March 1995. It is run by McArthurGlen, and has a wide range of outlet stores run by large brands. As factory outlets, the stores primarily offer goods from previous seasons at discounted prices.
It is a large local employer, with its own JobCentre Plus and retail training academy. Brands include, Bose, Levi's, Fila, Burberry, The North Face, Fred Perry, Calvin Klein Jeans, Karen Millen, Polo Ralph Lauren, Molton Brown, East, Diesel, Tommy Hilfiger, Warehouse, Whittard of Chelsea, Nike Factory Store, Joules and Gap.
There is a leisure park, the Coliseum, located adjacent to the centre, with more shops, Tenpin bowling alley, a Vue Cinema, Freedome and Paradise Island Adventure Golf. Places to eat across the two sites include Frankie & Benny's, Miller and Carter Grill, Nando's, Chiquito, Prezzo, Harry Ramsden's, Spudulike, TGI Friday's, Giraffe, Pizza Express and Wagamama.
- "The rise of designer outlets in the age of austerity". The Telegraph. 9 April 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Best ever trading at designer outlet village". The Chester Chronicle. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
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