Swindon Designer Outlet

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Swindon Designer Outlet, a shopping complex built within the disused Swindon railway engine works.
Steam locomotive 4930 Hagley Hall in the eating area of the Outlet

Swindon Designer Outlet is a covered designer outlet in Swindon, England.

The outlet occupies the restored Great Western railway works and is owned by McArthurGlen. Built by Tarmac Construction and opened in March 1997,[1][2] it is located a few miles from junction 16 of the M4 motorway.[2]

In the eating area, a number of steam locomotives that were built at Swindon Works have been on display:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swindon Works to be a shopping centre The Railway Magazine issue 1142 June 1996 page 11
  2. ^ a b "Swindon Designer Outlet". Artipot. 6 December 2010. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  3. ^ One loco out, another in at Swindon The Railway Magazine issue 1180 August 1999 page 31
  4. ^ Hagley Hall set for big SVR comeback in 2020 Heritage Railway issue 260 25 October 2019 page 16
  5. ^ 7325 to make way for Hinton Manor when overhaul starts Steam Railway issue 484 September 2018 page 16
  6. ^ Seaward, Tom (21 August 2018). "WHAT'S ON: Everything you need to know about today's steam locomotive move". Swindon Advertiser. Archived from the original on 21 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  7. ^ "It's coming home! Edwardian locomotive to return to Swindon". Swindon Borough Council. 10 August 2018. Archived from the original on 21 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.

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Coordinates: 51°33′43″N 1°47′42″W / 51.562°N 1.795°W / 51.562; -1.795