FAQs

What time does Orbital open? What time does Orbital close? What are Orbital opening times?

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 20:30, Saturday 08:30 - 19:00, Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 20:30, Saturday 08:30 - 19:00, Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.

Does Orbital hire mobility equipment? Can I hire a wheelchair? Are there any mobility scooters at Orbital?

No

No

When is the car park open and how many spaces do you have? Are there disabled/parent and child spaces?

The car park is open each day in conjunction with store opening hours.

The car park is open each day in conjunction with store opening hours. There are 1,000 parking spaces including bays for disabled drivers and parents with children.

Please note, the car park now has a 5 hour parking limit. 

Does Orbital have a vistors code or code of conduct?

No

No

What are the nearest transport links?

Orbital is easily accessed by car, bus and train.

Orbital is easily accessed by car, bus and train. There is a car park on site, bus stops nearby, and the nearest train station is Swindon (WILTS) train station which is only 15 minutes away by taxi.

Are there any jobs/vacancies in Orbital? Where can I find careers information for Orbital?

Careers information can be found on the centres website in the 'jobs' section.

Careers information can be found on the centres website in the 'jobs' section.

Does Orbital have any banks? Are there cash machines in Orbital? Where are the cash machines in Orbital?

Cash machine in the management suite

Cash machine in the management suite

How accessible is Orbital?

All stores are wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Lift Access is available in New Look, DW Sports Fitness and Outfit.

All stores are wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Lift Access is available in New Look, DW Sports Fitness and Outfit.

Are there places to eat and drink?

We have some fantastic options including Pizza Hut and McDonalds restaurants, Costa Coffee, Cafe Revive in M&S, and a Starbucks Cafe located in the New Look store.

We have some fantastic options including Pizza Hut and McDonalds restaurants, Costa Coffee, Cafe Revive in M&S, and a Starbucks Cafe located in the New Look store.

Does Orbital have Wifi? Is Wifi free at Orbital?

Yes

Yes

Does Orbital have click and collect?

Yes

Yes

Are there baby changing/feeding facilities?

There are baby changing facilities in Costa, M&S, McDonalds, ASDA, Pizza Hut, Homebase, Health Care Centre/Library and Starbucks (located within New Look).

There are baby changing facilities in Costa, M&S, McDonalds, ASDA, Pizza Hut, Homebase, Health Care Centre/Library and Starbucks (located within New Look).

What's on at Orbital? What events are on at Orbital? Is there any entertainment at Orbital?

Please refer to the centre's website in the What's On section, and facebook page.

Please refer to the centre's website in the What's On section, and facebook page.

Does Orbital have any gift cards? Where can I get gift cards at Orbital?

No, individual stores offer their own gift cards.

No, individual stores offer their own gift cards.

Is there a store / mall guide or map online? Can I download a store guide online?

There is a map on the centre's website.

There is a map on the centre's website.

What shops / brands / stores are at Orbital?

Please refer to the centres website on the shops page for details.

Please refer to the centres website on the shops page for details.

What women's / men's /fashion shops are at Orbital?

Outfit, Next, New Look, M&S.

Outfit, Next, New Look, M&S.

What baby facilities are there at Orbital? Does Orbital have any baby changing facilities? Is there a parent and baby Room?

In the Management Suite.

In the Management Suite.

Are there disabled changing facilities at Orbital?

In the Management Suite.

In the Management Suite.

Are there places to warm a baby bottle at Orbital? Is there anywhere to warm a babys bottle? Does Orbital have bottle warming facilities?

No

No

Is there anywhere where I can feed my baby? Are there any baby nursing facilities

No baby nursing facilities

No baby nursing facilities

Can I hire a pushchair or buggy at Orbital?

No

No

What family / childrens facilities are there at Orbital? Are there childrens play areas?

Yes, there is a large children's play area

Yes, there is a large children's play area

Are there child friendly / safe areas in Orbital? Is there a creche at Orbital?

No

No

What entertainment is there at Orbital? Is there a cinema at Orbital? What are the cinema times?

Please refer to the centre's website and facebook page

Please refer to the centre's website and facebook page

Where are the toilets in Orbital?

In the Management Suite, and within many of the retailers.

 

In the Management Suite, and within many of the retailers.

 

Are there disabled toilets in Orbital? Where are the disabled toilets in Orbital?

In the management suite.

In the management suite.

Are there any post boxes in Orbital?

No

No

Are there any photo booths available at Orbital?

Asda

Asda

Is there a business lounge at Orbital? Can I hire a meeting room at Orbital?

None

None

Are there any phone or ipad charging facilities?

No

No

Are there any phone or ipad charging facilities?

No

No

Are there any phone or ipad charging facilities?

No

No

Are there any police or security at Orbital?

Fully staffed security.

Fully staffed security.

Does Orbital have any first aid facilities? Where are the first aid facilities at Orbital?

Management Suite

Management Suite

Is there a quiet room in Orbital? Where are the quiet room facilities?

There is, in the Management Suite.

There is, in the Management Suite.

Where can I find the managements office at Orbital? Is there a lost property office? Is there a help desk or customer service point?

Rear car park

Rear car park

Are there any lockers available at Orbital?

No

No

Can I get to Orbital by Public Transport? What bus routes go to Orbital? How do I get to Orbital?

Bus stop on site

Bus stop on site

Can I get a train to Orbital?

No

No

Is there a bike route to get to Orbital?

Yes

Yes

How to I get to Orbital by car? Get me directions for Orbital by car

Please refer to our website for directions.

Please refer to our website for directions.

Does Orbital have disabled parking? Where are the disabled parking spaces at Orbital?

Disabled parking to the front of all the stores

Disabled parking to the front of all the stores

Does Orbital have family / children parking bays? Where are the family / children parking spaces at Orbital?

Parent & Child spaces to front of stores

Parent & Child spaces to front of stores

Is car parking free at Orbital? How much is car parking at Orbital?

Parking is free

Parking is free

Are there spaces for large vehicles / vans / motorhomes /coaches to park at Orbital?

No

No

What time does the car parks open? What time does the car park close?

They are locked at 22:30.

They are locked at 22:30.

Does Orbital have secure bike / bicycle parking? Where is the bicycle parking in Orbital?

Bike hoops on site at various points.

Bike hoops on site at various points.

Does Orbital have secure motorbike / motorcycle parking? Where is the motorbike parking in Orbital?

No

No

Is there a car wash at Orbital?

There is one close by at Asda petrol station.

There is one close by at Asda petrol station.

Does Orbital have any electric car charging point?

Yes close to front of Homebase.

Yes close to front of Homebase.

Do Orbital provide staff car parking facilities?

Nothing allocated but staff are asked to use rear car park

Nothing allocated but staff are asked to use rear car park

What restaurants are available at Orbital? What food & drink facilities are there?

There is a Nando's restaurant. There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite. 

There is a Nando's restaurant. There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite. 

What type of restaurants are there in Orbital? What time do the restaurants close?

There is a Nando's restaurant. There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite. Opening times vary, please call invididual retailers to confirm, see the Eat page for phone numbers.

There is a Nando's restaurant. There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite. Opening times vary, please call invididual retailers to confirm, see the Eat page for phone numbers.

What fast food restaurants are there at Orbital?

There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite.

There is a Costa and a McDonalds or Asda Living Cafe for a quick bite.

General opening times

Monday
08:30
-
20:30
Tuesday
08:30
-
20:30
Wednesday
08:30
-
20:30
Thursday
08:30
-
20:30
Friday
08:30
-
20:30
Saturday
08:30
-
19:00
Sunday
10:30
-
16:30

Store opening times may vary. Food and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening hours

Orbital Shopping Park Swindon Store opening times may vary. Food and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Orbital Shopping Park
Thamesdown Drive
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN25 4AN
01793726636
  • Car

    Orbital Shopping Park is located just off Thamesdown Drive, Swindon. Conveniently located with Cheltenham to the north and the M4 to the south. For specific directions, please type into your route finder or sat nav SN25 4AN.

  • Train

    Orbital Shopping Park is around 4 miles by road North-West of Swindon (Wilts) Train Station, and can be reached by taxi in less than 15 minutes.

  • Bus

    Bus routes 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 serve Orbital Shopping Park with regular services. Please contact Thamesdown Transport or check Traveline Southeast for timetable information.

Facilities

There are ATMs available at the customer service hub.

There are baby changing facilities can be found within the customer service hub.

We have a total of 1000 spaces available to the public - we offer free parking for the first 5 hours.

The ASDA car park has a 5 hour parking limit. 

906 Standard Spaces

54 Disabled Spaces

18 Parend Child Spaces

20 Motorcycle Spaces

2 Reserved Police Spaces

Our car park has also been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

Please note that for security reasons, the front main car park is locked each night and nor reopened until 05:30 the next day.

Barrier Closing Times

Monday to Friday 23:00

Saturday and Sunday 21:30

If you're locked in, please call our 24 hour helpline on 08081 565533

For more information on the Car Wash which is situated next to the Petrol Station, please click here.

An adult disabled changing room can be found within the customer service hub. The room is locked with a Radar key, with a spare key kepts in the site office within the same building. The room benefits height adjustable sink and adult changing bed, privacy screen and hoist. We have advertised the room on www.changing-places.org

Any issues please contact site security.

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 09:00 to 18:00

Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Toilets can be found in Café Revive in Marks & Spencer, in the Starbucks inside New Look, Homebase and the Asda Superstore.

Public toilets can also be found within the customer service hub. Opening hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 09:00 - 18:00

Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Services

A number of stores within Orbital offer a Click & Collect service - please see individual the relevant store pages for more information.

The Asda Superstore offers various services designed to meet the needs of all of its customers. These range from induction loops to wide check-outs and portable chip & pin machines. Guide dogs are welcome and disabled parking bays are available.

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