Capitol Centre

The Capitol Centre is a large retail and leisure park in Walton-le-Dale, just south of Preston city centre.

4k video tour of the Capitol Centre

Stores here at the time of writing (September 2020) include Next, Homesense, TK Maxx, Furniture Village, Boots, Pets at Home, Currys PC World, and Waitrose.

Homesense and TK Maxx at the Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale, Preston
Homesense and TK Maxx

There’s a Dunelm store behind the retail park. Strictly speaking it is not part of the Capitol Centre.

Peta at Home and Next, Walton-le-Dale, Preston
Pets at Home and Next

The Tesco Homeplus store here closed in June 2015. Furniture Village opened in October 2016 in the unit previously occupied by Comet.

Boots and Furniture Village, Capitol Centre, Preston
Boots and Furniture Village

The standalone Carphone Warehouse store has no closed. It is now located within Currys PC World.

Currys PC World, Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale
Currys PC World

Other stores that were here but have now closed include Maplin, Fabb Sofas, and Gap.

Places to eat and drink are McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway, and Prezzo.

Subway and Starbucks, Walton-le-Dale, Preston
Subway and Starbucks

The Capitol Centre also boasts a 7-screen Vue cinema and the Nuffield Health Preston Fitness & Wellbeing Gym (formerly Virgin Active).

Vue Cinema Preston, Capitol Centre
Vue Cinema

The Tenpin bowling centre closed several years ago. The building now houses the Waitrose supermarket.

Waitrose, Capitol Centre

Opening times vary by store but all are open seven days a week. Opening hours for Waitrose are Monday to Saturday 8 am to 9 pm (10 pm Friday), and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm.

McDonald's, Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale, Preston

The Capitol Centre is situated on London Way (A6) in Walton-le-Dale (postcode PR5 4AW). Plenty of free customer parking is available.

Nuffield Health and Prezzo, Capitol Centre
Nuffield Health and Prezzo

In December 2014 the owners of the Capitol Centre applied for permission to demolish the Vue Cinema. The cinema was due to move to the Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston city centre. The plan was abandoned in 2016 after Preston City Council turned down plans for redevelopment of Fishergate.

Car park at the Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale
Car park

Other retail parks in Preston include Deepdale Shopping Park and Fulwood Central.


Map showing location of Capitol Centre.

Map showing location of Capitol Centre


Capitol Centre

Address and postcode
London Way
United Kingdom

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  1. No provision to lock up your push bike. Had to lock it to a lamp post.


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