The Rock, Bury

The Rock is a shopping centre in Bury. It opened in July 2010 and offers a good choice of stores and restaurants, plus a bowling alley and multiplex cinema.


The shopping centre is anchored by Debenhams, M&S and Primark.

Other shops here include The Entertainer (toys and games), JD, Dorothy Perkins, H&M, Jones & Hoffman (jewellery), The Perfume Shop, Deichmann (shoes), Hurley (branded fashion), Peacocks, Bank (fashion), Duffer (menswear), Superdry (fashion), Topman, Topshop, Burton (menswear), Infinities (menswear), The Beauty Spa (beauty treatments), Oasis (ladies fashion), B Jewels (jewellery and watches), TV and Video Direct (electricals), Game (PC and video games), Holland & Barrett (health foods and supplements), Next, Peter Jackson (jewellers), Phones4u, Peacocks (fashion), River Island (fashion), Superdrug, Thomas Cook, and Vision Express (opticians).


The Rock offers plenty of restaurants and places to eat and drink. Outlets include Barista, Frankie & Benny’s, Flaming Dragon, Muffin Break, Pizza Express, Nando’s, Costa and Baguette Express. There are also cafes in M&S and Debenhams.


The Vue Cinema offers 10 screens.

AMF Bowling offers 24 computerised lanes, entertainment centre, and diner. It’s open 7 days a week from 10 am till late.

Opening Times

Opening times vary by store. All open late on Thursdays and have reduced hours on Sundays.

Opening times for the Debenhams, Primark and M&S are:

Debenhams – Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 – 8; Thu 9 – 9; Sat 9 – 7; Sun 11 – 5

Primark – Mon – Fri 9 -8; Sat 9 – 7; Sun 10.30 – 4.30

M&S – Mon – Wed 9 – 7; Thu 9 – 8; Fri 8.30 – 8; Sat 8.30 – 7; Sun 10.30 – 4.30

Times may vary at Christmas and other public holidays.

Location & Directions

The Rock is located at the north eastern end of Bury town centre.


Visitors arriving by car should leave the M66 at Junction 2 and follow the A58 into Bury town centre. This route leads directly to the multi-story car park entrance. Satellite navigation owners should use the postcode BL9 0JY.

Parking is free after 6 pm and only £1 on Sundays. Rates at other times are fairly reasonable.

Bus & Tram

The Rock is just a short walk from Bury Interchange, the location of the bus and Metrolink stations.



The Rock, Bury

Address and postcode
The Rock
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

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Reviews and Additional Information

  1. William Lees says

    I am already using the new medical centre and find it excellent. It has my old surgeries well beaten, and it’s a pleasure to go there, whereas I used to dread a visit to the doctors. Everything is 2010 and so modern and clean.

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