Retail Operating Hours
|Monday – Saturday||09:00 – 18:00|
|Sunday||10:00 – 16:30|
Restaurant’s & Cinema Operating Hours
|Monday – Sunday||12:00 – 00:00|
|New Year’s Eve||12:00 – 00:00|
Bank Holiday Retail Operating Hours 2023
|Monday 29th May (Spring Bank Holiday)||10:00 – 17:00|
|Monday 28th August (Summer Bank Holiday)||10:00 – 17:00|
|Thursday 7th December (Late Night Shopping)||09:00 – 19:00|
|Thursday 14th December (Late Night Shopping)||09:00 – 19:00|
|Thursday 21st December (Late Night Shopping)||09:00 – 19:00|
|Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve)||10:00 – 17:00|
|Monday 25th December (Christmas Day)||CLOSED|
|Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day)||10:00 – 17:00|
|Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve)||10:00 – 17:00|
|1st January 2023 New Year’s Day (Bank Holiday)||10:00 – 17:00|
Car Park Opening Hours:
|Monday – Saturday||08:00 – 00.00|
|Sunday||09.30 – 00.00|
|Easter Sunday||12:00 – 00:00|
|New Year’s Eve||08:00 – 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 Entrance:
Maximum Headroom 1.8M (5’11)
Car Park Tariff:
|12 hours and over:||£14.40|
|Sunday – all day||£1.20|
All payment machines have contactless payment options. No vehicles are to be left overnight.
If your stay exceeds 24 hours you will be charged the standard 24-hour charge plus the costs for the additional time brackets.
If you have any queries regarding parking, please call one of our team on 01323 643431
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.
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 Tuesday – Friday, between 09:00 – 16:00
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: 07:30–18:00
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.
Contact Photo-me customer services here
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 can trust that you’ll be in safe hands at The Beacon. Our security staff are all trained in first aid skills so if you are in need of help or assistance please ask one of the team as soon as possible and they will happily offer you the help you need.
All lost property found is held in the security office next to Deichmann on the first floor. This office is contactable on 01323 643431
You can find cash machines in the following locations:
- Metro Bank
- Marks & Spencer
- NM Money
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