Designer outlets have been one of the strongest performing retail sectors over the past decade. It continues to deliver very strong returns, giving investors access to some of the best designer outlets in the UK, managed by leading outlet specialist McArthurGlen. Swindon is a very successful centre within our outlet mall portfolio, with a first class tenant line-up, and a strategy to continue to deliver strong performance for our investors.
Swindon Designer Outlet is a 15-minute walk from Swindon train station, with regular 60-minute train service from London, and two miles from the M4 motorway linking London to the South West of England and Wales. With 23,000 sq m (250,000 sq ft) of retail space and 123 stores, the centre is one of the leading shopping destinations in South-West England. In 2015, it had a regeneration of the Long Shop building as part of a £40m investment to create an even greater offer for customers.