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CONTENTS 2-3................. Introduction 4-5................. Exchange Square & New Cathedral Street 6-7................. Selfridges 8-9................. Spinningfields 10-11............ King Street

DKNY Agent Provocateur 12-13............ Market Street & Manchester Arndale 14-15............ Deansgate & St Ann’s Square 16-17............ Northern Quarter 63 Degrees 18-21............ Intu Trafford Centre 23.................. Where to Stay Marriott Renaissance Marriott Worsley Park Radisson Blu Manchester Airport e Lowry Hotel 24.................. Manchester Airport 25.................. How to Claim a Refund 26-29............ Tax Free Retailers 31.................. Discover Manchester Yang Sing 32.................. Manchester City Centre Map

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Front cover image: Ted Baker, e Avenue at Spinningfields. Top – £89 / Bag – £79 / Jeans - £109 1


A GUIDE TO TAX FREE SHOPPING IN MANCHESTER In the UK a sales tax of 20% (VAT) is added to goods. Visitors om outside the EU can claim this tax back when departing the country. is guide highlights the best of Manchester’s shopping, lists the tax ee retailers and explains how to claim that refund. Manchester is the shopping capital of the north of England. From stylish shopping malls to specialist markets stalls, quirky boutiques to vintage treasure troves – the city offers a unique and diverse shopping experience.

e best times to visit Manchester for a bargain is during the January and summer sale seasons when most stores offer discounts. Visitors can buy exclusive labels at a fraction of the price.

In the 19th century, Manchester was known as ‘Cottonopolis’ – an international centre for the cotton industry. Today, the city is a hotbed for designers and retailers. Manchester’s exports have gone from textiles to Dame Vivienne Westwood, Matthew Williamson and Henry Holland. Fashion and shopping has been at the heart of the city’s style and attitude.

During November and December the city comes alive with the much-loved Christmas markets bursting with delicious treats and handmade gis, attracting visitors from across the world. Whether you’re looking for designer labels in renowned department stores like Selfridges and Harvey Nichols, one-off handmade pieces or the latest independent fashion in the Northern Quarter, Manchester has it all and more.

Manchester is a city that is perfect for shopping, its compact nature means that visitors can weave from street to store on foot, or take advantage of the Metroshuttle, the free city centre bus linking all shopping areas. Retailers line the streets and can be found hidden round ever corner, seasonal markets take over squares and spaces. Nestled in between are award-winning attractions and a diverse range of restaurants and bars. @visit_mcr



EXCHANGE SQUARE & NEW CATHEDRAL STREET Exchange Square and New Cathedral Street still astound first time visitors by the very fact that Selidges and Harvey Nichols as well as top brands Burberry, Radley and Hugo Boss are all on one street. Celebrating its Spanish influences, Zara proudly sits at the top of this exclusive shopping destination, whilst opposite, FCUK: French Connection attracts those looking for classic designs and high quality timeless pieces. Further down the street are two of the UK’s most loved luxury department stores. Selfridges, with it’s distinctive yellow branding and some of the most-wanted designer labels, including Alexander McQueen, Jimmy Choo and Dior whilst super chic Harvey Nichols features designers such as Prada, Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs. e cosmetic departments offer the latest international brands including Dior and MAC and make up advice. Both stores offer the ultimate personal shopping experience for those looking for an outfit for a special occasion, a new wardrobe, or advice on how to wear the season's latest trends. e service saves time, provides inspiration and allows you to relax with a glass of champagne whilst others do all the hard work for you. e area comes alive with outdoor events during summer whilst winter sees the addition of the twinkling wooden chalets of the Christmas markets.


SELFRIDGES Selidges voted ‘e Best Department Store In e World’ by the Global Department Store Summit 2012, offers a uniquely different shopping experience which distinguishes it entirely om any other department store.

Selfridges Exchange Square

Selfridges has two Manchester stores, Selfridges Trafford at intu Trafford Centre and Selfridges Exchange Square in the city centre, offering cutting-edge fashion, the most beautiful jewellery, sought aer watches, luxury accessories, the best beauty brands and much more - all available under one roof.

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Selfridges welcomes international visitors with a number of specially designed services available in store. Eligible customers are able to claim between 10-14% tax back on purchases, or schedule some time with an expert Personal Shopping consultant.

Selfridges Trafford is conveniently located just outside Manchester city centre near Manchester United Old Trafford Football Stadium. e store is situated within the destination that is intu Trafford Centre, the largest leisure and retail centre in the United Kingdom.

Selfridges Exchange Square is located in the heart of Manchester. It boasts a newly refurbished Beauty Hall and luxury Accessories area, housing the world’s top designer brands. Selfridges Exchange Square is a one-stop shop for luxurious retail therapy.


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e Beauty Hall at Selfridges Trafford has the largest beauty offering outside the flagship store in London, Oxford Street. Both Exchange and Trafford carry some of the most coveted beauty brands and exclusive fragrances, such as Tom Ford and Chanel, to the latest in skin care and make-up as well as top-to-toe grooming from manicures to eyebrow threading.

Selfridges Exchange Square and Trafford hold some of the world’s top designer women’s and mens collections. Shop Selfridges fashion edit from brands such as Alexander McQueen, Dior, Lanvin and Burberry. e stores also have a stylish edit of contemporary brands which include Helmut Lang, Alexander Wang, Acne and Marni.

Fine jewellery, watches, luxury gis, accessories and shoes


Selfridges Exchange Square Accessories department houses a multitude of luxury brands including Chanel, Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany as well as a stylish edit of collections from the most desirable contemporary brands such as, Celine, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen. e Watch Galleries contains extraordinary time pieces from world famous brands including Cartier, Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin. Or if you have a penchant for shoes, Selfridges Trafford Shoe Lounge is host to some of the most stylish and luxurious designer brands including Christian Louboutin, Prada, Fendi and Jimmy Choo.

Personal Shopping Selidges Exchange Square +44 (0)75 9086 2741 Selidges Trafford Centre +44 (0)161 629 1177 Tax Refund Services Selidges Exchange Square +44 (0)161 838 0624 Selidges intu Trafford Centre +44 (0)161 629 1261

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SPINNINGFIELDS Located off central Deansgate, Spinningfields is Manchester’s trendy hangout and shopping getaway. Not only is Spinningfields well known for its restaurants and annual events programme; e Avenue is also fast becoming the ultimate destination for a retail getaway. Spinningfields is a place where shoppers and party goers come to unwind in some of the city’s best restaurants and bars. is includes the award winning Australasia, an iconic building situated below Emporio Armani, Manchester’s quirky pub, e Oast House & Spinningfields’ new kid on the block, Neighbourhood.

As the popular destination combines worldclass architecture alongside contemporary public spaces, it is deemed to be the perfect spot for an aernoon of shopping, drinking and dining. Who knows, it could even lead to some dancing. During the summer season, e Avenue is the hub of Manchester’s social calendar hosting an exciting blend of live music festivals, fashion shows and VIP parties at the bohemian Oast House. e city’s favourite al fresco alehouse, provides an eclectic offering of food and an exclusive range of beers in a truly unique environment. eir complimentary live music festivals, Spinfest, attracts thousands of visitors every Bank Holiday.

With an impressive array of shops including Emporio Armani, Mulberry, Flannels, Oliver Sweeney, L.K.Bennett, Ted Baker Pashion, DKNY Men, AllSaints, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger, jewellers Phillip Stoner, boutique florist David Wayman and Nicky Clarke, you’ll be sure to find key wardrobe pieces, occasion wear and accessories to satisfy your spree.

If live alfresco music isn’t for you, the new and critically acclaimed Neighborhood brings New York’s trendy Meat Packing District to the streets of Manchester. Hosts of the hugely popular cosmopolitan style Brunch Club, the venue draws on New York’s penchant for a 24-hour culture catering for party-goers who are keen to extend their weekend.

From the best of British at Mulberry, to a pair of customised tattoo-shoes by master cobblers Oliver Sweeney; a trip to e Avenue will promise to be the most unique retail experience in the city. Each shop provides the ultimate in customer service and offers complimentary, undivided personal shopping to every customer. @spinningfields

With a huge emphasis on the world’s finest designers, best eateries and unique nightlife, visitors can escape the hustle and bustle and relax in the safe hands of e Avenue’s experts in fashion and entertainment.



KING STREET King Street is where you’re likely to spot the city’s celebrities and footballers’ wives picking up a little something for the weekend. Try containing your excitement for a street lined with brands such as the urban Diesel and Crombie who celebrate over 200 years of authentic British style and are the very epitome of sartorial fashion favoured by royalty, politicians, presidents and celebrities. It is also home to Jaeger, a luxury British brand known for designing stylish, innovative and superb quality womenswear. King Street is an exhilarating mix of jaw-dropping window displays and beautiful shop fronts, each enticing shoppers with their own signature style.

of Vivienne Westwood whose own boutique sits proudly at the top of the street. It is also home to internationally renowned brands such as the much adored Tommy Hilfiger – classic American style with a refreshing twist. If you’re looking for a more lavish shopping experience then indulge in the exclusive Hermés, arguably France’s most luxurious fashion house offering a selection of traditionally styled luxury goods, designer clothes and accessories. Set across three floors, the Cath Kidston store is the largest to date, stocking their ever popular homeware, fashion, children and baby ranges. Best known for it’s witty, vintage inspired prints and products.

Flying the flag for British design are the likes of Karen Millen for instantly recognisable eveningwear, and spicing things up, Agent Provocateur; co-founded by Joseph Corré, son

DKNY 76-80 King St, Manchester, M2 4NH Simply stated, DKNY is the energy and spirit of New York. International, eclectic, fun, fast and real. DKNY addresses the real-life needs of people everywhere, from work to weekend, jeans to evening. Both fashionable and friendly, DKNY consistently delivers its unique mix of style around the world. T: +44 (0)161 819 1048 E:

Agent Provocateur 81 King Street, Manchester, M2 4AH Offering lingerie, nightwear, swimwear, bedding, beauty, luggage and eyewear, Agent Provocateur believes in beautiful design and exceptional quality. Provocative, but always leaving something to the imagination, Agent Provocateur has a very British sense of style and humour. T: +44 (0)161 833 3735 E: 11



MARKET STREET & MANCHESTER ARNDALE Market Street and Manchester Arndale is the beating heart of the city’s retail offering, bursting with popular international brands and market stalls, with food and drink establishments scattered in-between. Market Street is the very definition of the modern British high street and is much adored by visitors from all over the world. e area is host to a diverse shopping offering such as the three storey art deco façade of Debenhams with a wide range of clothing, toys, furnishings and electrical goods.

Manchester Arndale is a shopping mall with over 240 shops, which includes the likes of Apple, Swatch and the luxury crystal makers, Swarovski, where you will be in awe of the glistening jewellery displays. Firm favourites such as Topshop and Clarks are all under one roof to ensure that you have an unrivalled shopping experience amongst the best brands without having to travel too far.

Half-way along Market Street visit H&M, the proclaimed fast-fashion store and All Saints offering sharp edge clothing for those who want a more British rock 'n' roll look. For a more retro and vintage look, go to Urban Outfitters, their bohemian apparel and furniture will add personality to your wardrobe. Opposite Debenhams is the newly multi million pound refurbished Primark; arguably one of the city’s busiest retailers is a place for fantastic value for money clothes, accessories and footwear. At the end of the street you will meet one of Britain’s favourite brands, Mark’s and Spencer. Best known for its quality fashion and food. It’s the traditional label encompassing the classic British style.



DEANSGATE & ST ANN’S SQUARE With an eclectic collection of independent and renowned brands, Deansgate and St Ann’s Square is a must visit. St Ann’s Square is a historical area which includes three distinctive buildings - the Royal Exchange, Barton Arcade and the elegant 18th century St Ann's Church, aer whom the square is named. e area is a major venue for visiting Continental, Farmer's and Christmas street markets every year and has several well known shopping outlets, including Office, Moss Bros and Gap. In addition to these fashion houses, the area boasts a David. M. Robinson store specialising in fine designer jewellery and luxury designer watches. Barton Arcade at the bottom of Deansgate, is a beautiful Victorian structure of iron and glass. e arcade was extensively restored in the 1980s and now houses exclusive shops and boutiques. e General Store is Manchester’s newest addition on the city’s independent shopping map synonymous with cutting edge and rock n roll garments for both men and women. Next door you will find Intro, who specialise in premium menswear brands, popular for those who have a passion for urban clothing. Inside this elegant setting lies the first stand alone store for Jeffery West in the North, a boutique for modern men who want shoes with good old fashioned quality and service.

On Deansgate no luxury shopping trip would be complete without a visit to one of Manchester’s premium and longest running department stores. For over 175 years, House of Fraser (founded as Kendal’s in 1835) has pulled in the fashionistas with the latest collections from across the world.



THE NORTHERN QUARTER If you’re looking for an alternative shopping experience, look no further than the bohemian Northern Quarter, home to an array of unique independent retailers, boutiques, cafes and bars. Here you’ll find vintage and customised fashion, art, jewellery, gis and records. Afflecks, is an Aladdin’s cave of one-off traders, offering everything from bespoke jewellery and clothing, to arts, cras, retro sweets and tattoo stores. Spend hours getting lost in the labyrinth of weird and wonderful treasures in one of the city’s best loved department stores.

Curiouser and Curiouser’s limited edition cutting edge collections include one off pieces so you can rest assured that your finds won't be seen on anyone else. Housed in a big space with floor to ceiling glass windows, the Richard Goodall Gallery exhibits rock posters, illustrations and photography by emerging and established artists for those who want to take some local art home with them.

Vintage clothing boutiques include Retro Rehab, JUNK and Blue Rinse, offer tailored clothes and accessories. Manchester Cra and Design Centre, the beautifully restored former Victorian market, is home to an array of artistrun studios offering the best in local design, jewellery, bags and accessories.

e Northern Quarter is also home to the best independent cafés and restaurants, indulge in a traditional Aernoon Tea of delicious home made sandwiches and cakes at Teacup, Home Sweet Home or Sugar Junction.

If you are on the hunt for rare vinyl and independent music, visit Piccadilly Records, Eastern Bloc and Vinyl Exchange. Magma is a design book shop with everything from stylish coffee table hardbacks to unique gis.

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INTU TRAFFORD CENTRE Just outside of the city centre, is the retail paradise and multi-award winning intu Trafford Centre, one of the most visited shopping centres in the UK. It offers tax ee shopping throughout many stores including high end brands such as Hugo Boss, Reiss and Kurt Geiger. Intu Trafford Centre, one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, is one of Greater Manchester’s most popular attractions and is just a short bus or taxi ride from the city centre.

is includes John Lewis, DKNY, Armani Exchange and Calvin Klein and the stunning Selfridges store that offers brands such as Miu Miu, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors and Mulberry.

e old-modern and aristocratic architecture of intu Trafford Centre makes its visitors feel like they are inside a palace, taking the shopping experience to another level. It’s like no other shopping centre in Europe, with glazed domes, gold edged columns, statues, murals, fountains and elaborate staircases. Above all, it is a destination in itself – somewhere you can spend the whole day - either with friends or family.

For those that love the latest trends, look out for stores like Forever 21, Banana Republic and Victoria’s Secret (opening Summer 2013) – which you won’t find anywhere else in the North West. British designers at the Centre include Karen Millen, Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney. No outfit is complete without a touch of jewellery – so look out for shops including Goldsmiths, Omega and Beaverbrooks where you can also pick up luxury watch brands like Rolex and Breitling.

Intu Trafford Centre is home to some of the world's finest brands. It boasts lots of stores offering desirable labels to suit all tastes.


e majority of stores at intu Trafford Centre offer tax free shopping so speak to the staff as you shop for more information. Just follow these simple steps:

e Great Hall & e Orient Your experience would not be complete without a visit to e Orient and e Great Hall - where all of the restaurants, bars, cafés and cinema are located. e Orient - Europe's largest food court – has over 60 restaurants and cafés. e steam ship-theme architecture of e Orient will make you feel like you’re on a cruise somewhere in the Atlantic. Its starry roof and accompaniment of lifeboats will make you feel like being on holiday.

• While doing your shopping, ask the staff in the shop for a Tax Refund Form. • When you’re leaving the country, take your purchases, receipts and passport to the customs desk to get your Tax Refund Form(s) stamped. • Send the validated form in the prepaid envelope and you will receive your refund directly onto your payment card.

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WHERE TO STAY Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation which includes luxury hotels, apartments and country houses. Marriott Renaissance Blackiars Street, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2EQ e Renaissance Marriott city centre hotel is situated on Deansgate within walking distance to Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, the Arndale Centre and Market Street. e hotel offers incredibly spacious bedrooms with stunning views of the city, air conditioning, lounge area and WIFI access. T: +44 (0) 161 831 6000

Worsley Park A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Marriott Worsley Park, Manchester M28 2QT Perfectly located just 10 minutes from the Trafford Centre, with its own championship golf course, spa and country club, this hotel has something to keep everybody happy on a shopping trip! T: +44 (0)161 975 2000 E:

Radisson Blu Manchester Airport Chicago Ave, Manchester Airport, M90 3RA Offering the perfect location for exploring the many shopping areas Manchester has to offer. e hotel has a range of beautiful rooms including Business Class rooms and Suites, extensive health club facilities and spa. T: +44 (0)161 490 5000 E:

The Lowry Hotel 50 Dearmans Pl, Chapel Wharf, Salford, Manchester M3 5LH e Lowry Hotel is part of Rocco Forte hotels and is contemporary, luxurious and comfortable offering the very highest quality accommodation, facilities and services including 165 bedrooms (six riverside suites and the Presidential suite). T: +44 (0)161 827 4000 E:

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MANCHESTER AIRPORT e award-winning Manchester Airport is the largest airport outside London. including exclusive tax free shopping, free wifi and a wide range of dining.

With three terminals handling over 19 million passengers each year, Manchester Airport is the global gateway to the North of England. 65 airlines ensure Manchester is directly connected to over 190 destinations and no more than one-stop away from anywhere in the world.

Airport shopping and dining Join the vast number of savvy shoppers already taking advantage of exclusive tax and duty free savings at the airport. Choose from luxury brands, cosmetics, clothing, electrical goods and more. en, make the most of the wide selection of food and drink options available across all three terminals.

With over 19,000 members of staff, the airport has also achieved prestigious industry recognition for customer service. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, Manchester Airport offers a host of facilities and services to help ensure hassle-free travel @manairport


HOW TO CLAIM A REFUND International visitors from outside the EU are entitled to reclaim the sales tax (VAT) of 20% (16.67% of the total purchase price) on most of the goods purchased here*.

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In order to claim back the VAT, follow the instructions below:

T: +421 232 111 111 English, German, French, Russian, Italian and Spanish T: +65 69 22 55 88 English, Japanese, Chinese E:

• At the time of purchase ask for a VAT refund form along with the receipt. • Complete the form including your name, full address, passport number and arrival and departure dates. • If Manchester Airport is your final point of departure from the EU, locate a Customs Officer in the departure lounge at the terminal with your goods, receipts and forms. e Customs Officer will stamp the form and return to you.

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• Post the form in one of the tax free refund boxes at the terminal or to the tax free agent to obtain your refund.

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• Your tax will be refunded on the card you have used to purchase the goods. Please note that at other UK Airports you may be able to obtain a cash refund or cheque depending on which facilities are available. You are advised to check before you travel.

Premier Tax Free Fintrax House, Station Road North, Merstham, Surrey, RH1 3ED, UK T: +44 (0) 1737 644922 E: www.premiertax

ere are a number of agents that are responsible for tax free refunds, listed opposite. For a full list of retailers go to pages 26-29.

*Terms and conditions apply. Percentage refund may vary. In order to be eligible for a VAT refund in the UK you must be a non-EU resident. You are only eligible if you spend a minimum amount in one store on the same day. is amount varies from one country to the next. You need to have spent fewer than 365 days out of the two years prior to making the purchase living in the UK, and you must be leaving the EU (for at least 12 months) within three months of making the purchase.


TAX FREE RETAILERS Here are some of the key tax ee retailers in Manchester - this isn’t a definitive list, so please ask the cashier at the time of purchase.

DEANSGATE & ST ANNS SQUARE Blacks Leisure 200 Deansgate Outdoor clothing Blacks Leisure 133 Deansgate Outdoor clothing Brooks Brothers Men’s/Women’s fashion Cotswold Outdoor Outdoor clothing

Fred Perry Men’s/Women’s fashion House of Fraser Luxury Department store Mulberry Company Men’s/Women’s fashion Staples Stationary/office supplies

Emporio Armani Men’s/Women’s fashion

EXCHANGE SQUARE & NEW CATHEDRAL ST Aspecto Men’s/Women’s fashion

Harvey Nichols Luxury department store

Louis Vuitton Men’s/Women’s fashion

Burberry Men’s/Women’s fashion

Hobbs Women’s fashion

Mappin & Webb Jewellery store

Camper Footwear

Hugo Boss Men’s/Women’s fashion

Molton Brown Beauty/cosmetics store

French Connection Men’s/Women’s fashion

J Barbour & Sons Men’s/Women’s fashion

Moss Group Men’s fashion

GAP Men’s/Women’s fashion

Lacoste Men’s/Women’s fashion

Office 16 St Anns Square Footwear


Office 3 St Anne's House Footwear Radley Handbags, purses & accessories Russell & Bromley Footwear Selfridges Luxury department store


KING STREET Agent Provocateur Lingerie

Crombie Manchester Men’s fashion

Jaeger Men’s/women’s fashion

Moss Group Formal men’s fashion

Belstaff Men’s fashion

Diesel Men’s/Women’s fashion

Jack Wills Men’s/women’s fashion

Phase Eight Women’s fashion

Boodles Jewellery store

DKNY Men’s/Women’s fashion

Jacques Vert Women’s occasion wear

Savoy Taylors Guild Men’s fashion

Cath Kidston Homeware, clothing, accessories

Ernest Jones Jewellery store

Karen Millen Women’s fashion

Tommy Hilfiger Men’s/women’s fashion

Hermès Men’s/women’s fashion

L'Occitane Cosmetic

Hobbs Men’s/women’s fashion

Monsoon Women’s fashion

Watches of Switzerland Watch store

Charles Tyrwhitt Men’s fashion


Whistles Women’s fashion


MARKET STREET/MANCHESTER ARNDALE Accessorize Women’s fashion/accessories Adidas (UK) Ltd Sportswear Aldo Footwear Apple Entertainment/digital Beaverbrooks Jewellery store British Home Stores (BHS) Department store Burton Men’s fashion Clarks Footwear Clas Ohlson Hardware retailer Coast Women’s fashion Currys Digital Entertainment/digital Debenhams Department store Dorothy Perkins Women’s fashion

Ernest Jones Jewellery store

JD Sports 16-18 Barbarolli Mall Sportswear

Evans Women’s fashion

Jessops Camera/digital

Fossil Watch store

JJB Sports Sportswear

Goldsmiths Jewellery store

Kitbag Sportswear

Guess Men’s/Women’s fashion

La Senza Lingerie

H Samuel Arndale Centre Jewellery store

Lush - 10 Market Street Cosmetics

H Samuel 103 Market Street Jewellery store

Lush - Arndale Centre Cosmetics Manchester City FC Sportswear

H&M 90 Hallé Mall Men’s/Women’s fashion

Marks and Spencer Department store

H&M 68-70 Market Street Men’s/Women’s fashion

Miss Selfridge Women’s fashion

Helly Hansen Outdoor clothing

Monsoon Women’s fashion

HMV New Cannon Street Music/entertainment

New Look Women’s fashion

JD Sports - Hallé Square Sportswear

Next Men’s/Women’s fashion


Nike City Sportswear Oasis Women’s fashion Octopus Stationary/office supplies Pandora Jewellery/Accessories Primark- Manchester Men’s/Women’s fashion Republic Men’s/Women’s fashion Schuh Ltd Footwear Slater MenswearManchester Mens fashion Sony Centre Entertainment/digital Superdry Men’s/Women’s fashion Swatch Watch store Swarovski Jewellery store Urban Outfitters Men’s/Women’s fashion


INTU TRAFFORD CENTRE is is just a selection of the stores that offer tax free shopping.

DKNY Jeans Men’s/women’s fashion

L’Occitane Beauty/ Cosmetics

Selfridges Luxury department store

A|X Armani Exchange Men’s/Women’s fashion

Ernest Jones Jewellery/watches

Laura Ashley Homeware

Scotts Men’s fashion

Accessorize Women’s fashion/ accessories

Forever 21 Women’s fashion

Lipsy Women’s fashion

Superdry Men’s/Women’s fashion

Fraser Hart Jewellery/watches

Lush Beauty/cosmetics

e Body Shop Beauty/cosmetics

Gap Men’s/Women’s fashion

Mamas & Papas Babywear

e North Face Outdoor clothing

Goldsmiths Jewellery/watches

Mango Women’s fashion

e Pen Shop Stationery/office supplies

Guess Men’s/Women’s fashion

Marks & Spencer Department store

omas Sabo Jewellery store

Hawes & Curtis Men’s/Women’s fashion

Monsoon Women’s fashion

Timberland Outdoor clothing

Jack & Jones Men’s fashion

Oasis Women’s fashion

T.M. Lewin Men’s/Women’s fashion

JD Sports Sportswear

Omega Watches

JD King of Trainers Footwear

Radley Accecssories

Topshop /Topman Men’s/Women’s fashion

John Lewis Department store

Reiss Men’s/Women’s fashion

Karen Millen Women’s fashion

Republic Men’s/Women’s fashion

Kurt Geiger Footwear

River Island Men’s/Women’s fashion

Aldo Footwear All Saints Men’s/Women’s fashion Ann Summers Lingerie Banana Republic Men’s/Women’s fashion Beaverbrooks Jewellery /watches Bench Men’s/Women’s fashion Bertie Footwear British Home Stores (BHS) Department store Coast Women’s fashion Debenhams Luxury department store


Zara Men’s/Women’s fashion

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DISCOVER MANCHESTER Manchester is made up of distinct districts each with their own personality, offering a different visitor experience. e compact nature of the city centre makes exploration easy. Castlefield

Northern Quarter

Central Retail District

Oxford Road Corridor



Deansgate Locks/Deansgate


e picturesque Castlefield is an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life; learn about Manchester’s industrial heritage at MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry) or relax at the many pubs and stylish restaurants in this historical, canal-side area.

Manchester’s bohemian quarter is bursting with independent bars and restaurants. From the laid back, New York style Kosmonaut to the quintessentially British pub, the Castle Hotel, the popular burger joint Almost Famous to cosy Malaysian spot Ning.

As well as being a shoppers’ paradise, this area is home to attractions including the National Football Museum and Manchester Cathedral as well as the award winning Royal Exchange eatre. Evening entertainment can be found at the iconic Printworks.

Running from St Peter's Square in the city centre down to the ‘Curry Mile’ in Rusholme, the popular student area is lined with cultural institutions including Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Museum and Contact eatre, live music venues and iconic bars.

Manchester’s Chinatown is the second largest in the UK, guaranteeing visitors a wide choice of oriental businesses including Chinese, ai, Vietnamese, Japanese and Korean restaurants. e annual Chinese New Year celebration is a highlight in the city’s events calendar.

Petersfield is home of the world famous Hallé Orchestra at e Bridgewater Hall, whilst e Great Northern Retail offers a selection of restaurants, Manchester235 casino, bars and cinema, not forgetting the brand new vintage inspired bowling alley, All Star Lanes.

Indulge in delicious cakes at Valerie Patisserie, or cocktails at Cloud23 on the 23rd floor of the Hilton Hotel, with views that will mesmerise any visitor. Under the railway arches, Deansgate Locks is a nightlife haven with numerous popular bars and clubs.

Spinningfields also hosts outdoor events that include summer film screenings and a Christmas ice rink. Dine at the awardwinning, underground Australasia or stylish Neighbourhood restaurant, or visit the gothic John Rylands Library.

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