Westfield Stratford City
Westfield Stratford City is a metropolitan capital for East London, a city within a city, an innovative and dynamic place for a new generation of consumer to shop, eat, meet and be entertained.
Located at the gateway to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with spectacular views over London, Westfield Stratford City is home to more than 70 dining options and a unique food market – the Great Eastern Market.
It is also a key leisure destination for London – home to three hotels offering a total of 617 bedrooms, the UK’s largest All Star Lanes bowling alley, a 17 screen all-digital Vue cinema and the UK’s largest Casino by Aspers completing the round the clock lifestyle offer.
Westfield Stratford City is adjacent to the London Olympic Park, East Village, Stratford Regional and Stratford International stations. The shopping centre is part of a large multi-purpose development project called Stratford City. It is promoted as contributing significantly to the local economy, with the creation of up to 10,000 permanent jobs, including 2,001 jobs going to people in the local area.
One of the best connected shopping centres in the country, Westfield Stratford City has over 58 trains per hour connecting it to the City in just eight minutes, Docklands in 11 minutes and to the West End in only 20 minutes. For those driving to the centre, there is a 5,000 space car-park, and the newly opened 21 bay coach park caters for groups.
The shopping centre is anchored by a 240,000 sq ft (22,000 m2) John Lewis department store, a 32,000 sq ft (3,000 m2) Waitrose supermarket, a 136,000 sq ft (12,600 m2) Marks & Spencer department store, a 24 hour casino (Aspers) and a seventeen screen all-digital Vue cinema. The shopping centre also has a 267 room Premier Inn hotel, and another hotel with 350 rooms.
Once in centre, multilingual concierge staff specially trained to World Host standards are on hand to personally answer any questions and make recommendations to ensure all visitors have a fantastic Westfield experience.