Elk Mill is a large retail park in Oldham, Greater Manchester.
Shops here at the time of writing (October 2016) include Asda Living, Harveys and Bensons for Beds, Boots, Carpetright (carpets, rugs, and floor coverings), Carphone Warehouse (in Currys PC World), Currys PC World, DFS (sofas, chairs, and furniture), DW (sports store and fitness club), JD Sports (trainers, football boots, sports clothes etc.), Maplin, Next, Oak Furniture Land, Pets at Home, Scotts (menswear), ScS (sofas), Smyths (toys), Argos, and Sofology (formerly Sofaworks and CSL).
The Bathstore outlet is no longer here. The Comet store closed in 2012 when the company entered administration.
The retail park also boasts several places to eat and drink; KFC, Frankie & Benny’s, Pizza Hut, Nando’s, and a 24-hour McDonald’s restaurant.
Shops at Elk Mill are open 7 days a week. Opening times vary by store.
Elk Mill is situated in Royton, 1½ miles north of Oldham town centre and close to the intersection of the A627 (M) and Broadway.
To reach it by car leave the M62 motorway at Junction 20 and take the A627 (M), signposted for Oldham. After driving for 2 miles take the A627 (signposted for Oldham), and then the A663 (Broadway) for Royton. The Centre Retail Park is immediately on the left. Drivers with satellite navigation systems can use the postcode OL2 5HX to find it.
Buses from Oldham town centre to Elk Mill include the 406 service from Oldham to Mills Hill in Middleton.
The park is situated on the site of Elk Mill, the last cotton mill to open in Oldham (in 1928) and the last to close (in 1998).
The shopping park was previously known as the Centre Retail Park.