Treat yourself to some retail therapy at intu Lakeside - one of Europe's largest shopping centres.
Plus, it's incredibly easy to get to by train as c2c's very own Chafford Hundred railway station is right outside, saving you the hassle of finding a parking space. You can walk directly into the centre from the station via a pedestrian bridge. Easy.
intu Lakeside’s Shops
With over 250 shops, including household heavyweights: Marks and Spencer’s, Debenhams and House of Fraser, we’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for.
H&M, Oasis, New Look, Zara, and Topshop offer up the season’s best fashion, while Forever 21’s flagship three-tiered store is your one stop shop for the latest trends. – H&M have now moved in to that unit, Forever 21 have gone
Looking to spruce up for a night on the town? Lacoste, French Connection, Luke 1977 and Ben Sherman have the best in forward thinking menswear. While Foot Locker, Levi’s and Jack Jones make sure your everyday staples are box-fresh. For footie fans, don’t forget to pick up something to remember at West Ham Sportswear.
Each season bespoke jewellers Lola and Grace (Replace with Evisa) present trailblazing looks in a seriously cool variety of colours, textures, shapes and designs. For timeless classics, Goldsmiths (change to goldsmiths) Boutique, Beaverbrooks and Links of London (change to Emson Haig), offer breath-taking collections to be cherished through the generations.
Like staying ahead of the crowd? Menkind offers home and gift gadgetry at its best. Curry’s Digital(remove), Apple Store and Game have you covered for all your 21st century needs, as well as numerous phone stores. Wish to impress in the kitchen department? Lakeland is the undisputed home for innovative cookware.
For health and beauty, you’ll be spoilt for choice with industry trendsetters MAC cosmetics, Eden nail salon and Luminis Spa featuring hair removal, bespoke facials, and massages including treatments for expectant mums.
Whether you are hunting down the latest looks, upgrading your entertainment studio or simply spending the day treating the people who matter most to you, intu Lakeside Shopping Centre has something for everyone.
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Travelling with kids
Kids in tow? intu Lakeside welcomes children with its spacious, pushchair-friendly walkways, lifts, and fully equipped changing facilities, creating a stress-free shopping experience for the whole family. Partyman World of Play’s soft play area is the perfect place to let children aged 3-13 blow off some steam and let you make the most of your day. With fully trained staff keeping a careful eye, they’ll love getting to grips with gigantic themed play structures, crazy slides and even a designated football play area.
Check out Hamley's amazing toy store or brush shoulders with your favourite characters at the Disney store. For something extra special, why not celebrate your birthday with your own Build-a-bear birthday party!
Little ones to kit out? intu Lakeside Shopping Centre’s Schuh Kids means that younger feet get fitted just right.
Restaurants at intu Lakeside
Over 50 cafes and restaurants offer tranquil rest-stops to replenish and revive, with a variety of flavours to satisfy the most discerning tastes. Why not try Thai Express for a light bite or Las Iguanas for something more substantial.
Going all out? intu Lakeside’s 360 Champagne and Cocktails bar(Change to OYPT champagne bar) is the place to be. This luxury treat serves up crisp champagne, classic cocktails as well as coffee, cakes and afternoon tea. Or family favourite, Rhythm, offers fun, tasty and healthy Caribbean jerk cooking in a lively atmosphere. (Remove and change to another eatery, Five guys, tortilla etc)
Why not make a day of it? Catch the latest blockbuster at intu Lakeside’s VUE Cinema. With nine state of the art screens, all with stadium seating, you’ll really feel the difference. Want the ultimate in comfort when watching the latest blockbuster? The first of its kind in the UK: We love the giant bean bag seating in the ‘Evolution Screen’.
Did we mention intu Lakeside has its own 26-acre lake, complete with PADI certified diving school. (Remove diving school)
Coming soon: intu Lakeside have got a new state-of-the-art leisure development in the pipeline for 2018 which will include a Hollywood Bowl as well as diner, bar and a Nickelodeon-themed family entertainment centre. Watch this space!
Getting to intu Lakeside
intu Lakeside Shopping Centre has a direct link to Chafford Hundred railway station where c2c trains travel from London Fenchurch Street via Upminster and West Ham or towards Southend Central viaGrays and Stanford-le-Hope.
Take the load off your feet, avoid the queues, and take the train, for a truly stress-free shopping experience. intu Lakeside Shopping Centre is only a 5 minute walk from Chafford Hundred railway station.
With so much to see and do, we’re sure you’ll love your day at intu Lakeside Shopping Centre, when you travel by train with c2c rail.