Robin Park is a sports, leisure and retail complex on the outskirts of Wigan. It is home to a variety of businesses and organisations including Wigan Athletic FC, the Empire Cinema, the Robin Park Arena, ASDA, and B&Q.
The Robin Retail Park is situated in the middle of the complex. Shops here include Comet, Argos, Carpetright, Pets at Home, First Choice, Bensons for Beds, Poundstretcher, Maplin, JD, Matalan, Boots, Wickes, and Carphone Warehouse. There’s also a Burger King restaurant near the entrance.
Opening hours vary by store but all are open seven days a week. For example, opening times for Argos are Monday to Friday 9 am to 8 pm, Saturday 9 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Opening hours for Maplin are Monday to Friday 9 am to 8 pm, Saturday 9 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.
ASDA and B&Q have large stores at the southern end of the park. ASDA is open 24 hours from Monday at 8 am until Saturday at 10 pm. On Sundays it opens at 10.30 am and closes at 4.30 pm.
The northern end of the park houses a variety of leisure and entertainment businesses. The 25,000 capacity DW Stadium (formerly the JJB Stadium) is the home ground of Wigan Athletic FC and Wigan Warriors rugby league club.
The Robin Park Arena, Sports and Tennis Centre is a large community sports centre operated by Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, a charitable trust set up by Wigan Council to manage leisure facilities in the Wigan Borough. It boasts extensive facilities including an athletics arena with 10-lane running track, multi-purpose sports halls, a tennis centre with 4 indoor and 4 outdoor tennis courts, a full-size synthetic sports pitch, an indoor gymnastics centre, and a café.
Empire Cinemas is an 11-screen multiplex cinema showing all the latest movies. Nearby there’s a Gala Bingo hall plus several places to eat and drink such as Frankie & Benny’s, Pizza Hut, and the Red Robin pub.
Stadium Way is home to the Powerleague 5-a-side football centre (formerly the JJB Soccer Dome) and the DW Sports Fitness Club.
Robin Park is situated roughly one mile west of Wigan town centre. Drivers with satellite navigation systems can use the following postcodes to find it: Robin Retail Park WN5 0UH, DW Stadium (car parks) WN5 0UN, DW Stadium (reception, directors car park) WN5 0UZ, Empire Cinemas WN5 0UL, Asda WN5 OXA, and B&Q WN5 OXN.
Buses to Robin Park include the 639, 621, and 628. All depart from Wigan bus station with stops at Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western train stations.
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