Situated in the borough of Brent, this shopping centre is one of the most popular centres for a spot of retail therapy in North London.
First opened back in 1976, Brent Cross Shopping Centre has undergone somewhat of a transformation since its inception. You will have the opportunity to scour hundreds of shops which feature major high street retail chains as well as individual boutique stores and supermarkets.
Major retailers inside this particular venue include John Lewis, Fenwicks, Marks and Spencer not to mention Sony, Zara and many more. There are more than a stonking 2,000 iconic brand names to choose from among the 100 plus individual stores.
These include Abercrombie and Fitch, Aldo, Gap, Hawes and Curtis, Hollister, The White Company, River Island as well as Banana Republic. Restaurants feature Yo Sushi, Carluccios and Gourmet Burger Kitchen to name but a few.
The centre is set to be revamped yet again thanks to a huge overhaul that will see a brand new town centre open up into a development which is set to take place in 2014.
When it comes to transport links, Brent Cross can be accessed by more than a dozen bus routes as well as the nearest tube stations. These are Brent Cross and Hendon Central which both lie in Zone 3 of the underground system and are served by the Northern lines.
The closest rail station to this particular shopping centre is Hendon which can be found on the Thameslink service. It should take no more than 15 minutes to reach your final destination. Opening times are from Monday to Friday between 10am and 8pm, Saturdays between 9am and 8pm and Sundays from 12pm until 6pm.
If you are looking for an urban oasis in order to escape the hustle and bustle or if you are in need of a sit down then why not check out Hendon Park. In addition to this, you will be able to visit Wembley Stadium which is in the close vicinity.
The National Stadium, this is where a host of sporting fixtures take place throughout the entire year. This includes the world’s most iconic knock out competition the FA Cup Final as well as all of England’s international home fixtures not to mention more recently the NFL.
his American franchise has come to our shores with its high class entertainment and has introduced one game to their roster. You can enjoy stadium tours where you can obtain a real behind the scenes look at the hallowed turf. Meanwhile, Hendon and Edgware are nearby and has been the hub of the Jewish community for many years.
Here you will find numerous shops, bars, delis and restaurants to choose from. They all serve up a wealth of cuisine and you will also find a mean chicken soup within close proximity! Meanwhile, Barnet Copthall can ensure you stay trim and fit thanks to its wealth of sporting facilities including an athletics track. You are also within easy access of the North Circular Road and motorway.