|Monday – Saturday||08:00 – 00:00|
|Sunday||09:30 – 00:00|
For individual store hours, please visit our shop page
Cinema and restaurant times may vary as well. Please refer to the relevant business’ website for more information on this.
Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday - Retail Operating Hours
|Thursday 2nd June (Bank Holiday)||09:30 – 17:00|
|Friday 3rd June (Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday)||09:30 – 17:00|
*Please refer to the relevant entertainment & restaurant websites for trade time information.*
Car Park Opening Hours:
|Monday – Saturday||08:00 – 00:00|
|Sunday||09:00 – 00:00|
Car park closing times are subject to the last film showing. Lift access is available only at Sainsbury’s entry and exit point from 18:30 onwards.
Car Park Tariff:
|12 hours and over:||£14.40|
|Sunday – all day||£1.20|
All payment machines have contactless payment options.
Disabled & Parent and Child Parking
Our designated disabled parking bays are located on the 2nd floor of the car park, conveniently located adjacent to the elevators. The parent and child parking can be found throughout all levels of the car park.
Electric Car Charging Points
Electric charging points can be found on Level 2 of the car park.
Last updated 21 February 2022.
Please check ahead of your visit to find out more about individual store opening times here: https://www.thebeaconeastbourne.com/store_categories/shop/
We want to reassure you that the well-being of our employees, retailers and shoppers continues to be our top priority, and therefore we would like to remind you of the following:
– Please maintain a distance of at least 1m from other shoppers.
– Customers are encouraged to use card payments where possible; individual stores may not accept cash payments at this time.
– All public spaces and touchpoints are disinfected throughout the day.
– Hand sanitiser remains available at all customer entry/exit points, lift lobbies and car park payment machines.
As per the latest government guidance, please be advised that face coverings are no longer a legal requirement as of 27 January 2022.
However, the government suggests that you continue to wear a face-covering in crowded and enclosed spaces where you may come into contact with people you do not usually meet.
You can find the latest government guidelines on face-covering here.
We thank you for your patience, understanding and loyalty during this time.
Click and Collect
Click & collect makes visiting us that little bit easier.
Simply choose Click and Collect when you purchase from a retailer’s website and select us as your closest store.
Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi at The Beacon. Just select BT Openzone from the network list in your phone, laptop or tablet settings, and follow the simple on-screen instructions to register. Then you’re free to browse the web as you browse all of our fantastic stores!
The centre’s toilet facilities are located on the ground floor, adjacent to Tui.
Baby Changing facilities are also available, alongside our accessible toilets, as well as within the main ladies toilets.
Accessible toilets are available within the centre and are located adjacent to Shades.
The Beacon also provides a Changing Places toilet which includes height-adjustable hoists, equipment and adequate space for those whose needs are not met by standard accessible toilets. These facilities are operated via a RADAR Key system. RADAR Keys can be obtained from the Shopmobility Office.
For more information about accessibility at the centre, see below.
Shopmobility is open Wednesday – Friday, between 9am and 4pm.
Please be informed that Shopmobility will be closed between the hours 12:30 – 13:00. Please contact the team prior to your arrival to avoid disappointment.
The dedicated team of volunteers will ensure you are confident about using one of the vehicles before you go on your way to enjoy the benefits of The Beacon, the town centre or even the seafront.
As Shopmobility is very popular it is advisable to pre-book on 01323 439585. The office is located by the Marks & Spencer entrance point.
For more information click here.
Leaps & Bounds Nursery
Leaps and Bounds Day Nursery offers childcare for children aged 4 months to 5 years old.
The beautiful nursery is set over three classrooms, each one set up to create a safe and stimulating space for each age group, our nursery also boasts two gardens.
Their ethos is to provide a safe and caring home from home environment with staff who work together with parents to support children with their development and education giving them strong foundations in their learning journey.
The nursery is located seconds away from The Beacon and minutes from the train station.
Address: 42 Ashford Rd, Eastbourne BN21 3TB
Contact: 01323 410585
Monday – Friday: 7:30am–6:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
Whether you need an instant passport picture or some fun photos for your loved ones to carry around in their wallet, PhotoMe has got you covered. The photo booth is located on the lower ground next to Sainsbury’s exit point.
Access to the centre
The Beacon is fully wheelchair accessible with step free access into the Centre, from Terminus Road and Ashford Road. We also have five lifts providing access to and from The Beacon Car Park.
Our designated disabled parking bays are located on the 2nd floor of the car park, conveniently located adjacent to the elevators.
The Beacon is a great place to work, whether you’re looking for part-time or full-time opportunities.
In case of an accident or emergency you’ll be in safe hands. Our security staff are trained in first aid skills so if you are in need of help or assistance please ask one of the team.
All lost property found is held in the security office next to Deichmann on the first floor. This office is contactable on 01323 733780.
You can find cash machines in the following locations:
- Metro Bank
- Marks & Spencer
- NM Money