Christmas Shopping Times 2013
Opening hours for Swindon's shopping centres
Although exact times vary, most major stores will be making an effort to stay open late - especially on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Sunday trading hours depends on the shop size, but most will open from 11am until late afternoon.
Late night shopping starts: 21 November
The big light switch-on event officially kicks-off the shopping festivities in the major retail precincts - The Parade and The Brunel Centre.
Late-night opening on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Most major stores staying open until 9.00pm. Sunday trading times vary.
Reduced Car Parking
£2 for 4 hours in Swindon town centre
Want to spend more time on your Christmas shopping without worrying about the cost of parking?
Well you can in Swindon town centre.
Reduced car parking is available at Brunel West, Brunel North or Fleming Way car parks for just £2 for four hours.
Late night shopping starts: 18 November
Bags more time to grab a bargain at Europe's biggest covered Outlet Centre.
Opening hours Monday-Friday 10.00am–8pm, Saturday 10.00am-7pm and Sunday 10.00am–5pm
Big names like Next and JJB are expected to stay open until 8pm on weekdays.
Most stores open until 8pm anyway, although some are expected to open later on certain days.
See website for core opening hours and Christmas opening hours.